Bar News - September 18, 2009
Lawyers in the News
Rebecca Shafer, LexisNexis Appointment
Rebecca Shafer, a Bar member since 1982 and president of Amaxx Risk Solutions, Inc., was recently appointed to the LexisNexis Executive Committee of Lex Larson’s Workers’ Compensation Law Practice.
|Patricia A. Morris,
Patricia A. Morris, Humane Treatment of Animals
Patricia Morris, a sole practitioner in Center Barnstead, has recently been appointed by Gov. Lynch as chair of the Governor’s Commission on the Humane Treatment of Animals. Morris engages in the practice of animal law in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. She is also on the board of directors for the NH Horse Council and the NH Disaster Animal Response Team.
|Gina M. Norris
Gina M. Norris, NH Art Association
Gina M. Norris, an attorney with Wiggin & Nourie in Manchester has joined the board of directors for the New Hampshire Art Association, a non-profit, educational and professional association with 400-plus members.
Corey MacDonald, Portsmouth Police Department
Corey MacDonald, of the MacDonald Law Office in Portsmouth and a police officer in the Portsmouth Police Department, was one of two men recently promoted to the rank of Captain by the Portsmouth Police Commission in a recent ceremony. MacDonald works full-time as a police officer and operates his law firm part-time.
|Anne E. Trevethick
Leigh S. Willey
Anne E. Trevethick, Leigh S. Willey Co-Presidents, Dress for Success
Anne E. Trevethick and Leigh S. Willey, both members of the litigation practice group of Devine Millimet in Manchester, were recently elected as co-presidents of Dress for Success – New Hampshire, an international non-profit organization that promotes economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a support network and career development tools.
Margaret-Ann Moran Named More Award Winner
Margaret-Ann Moran, an attorney with Upton & Hatfield in Hillsboro, was recently selected to receive the 2009 St. Thomas More Award by the NH Catholic Lawyers Guild. The Thomas More Award recognizes a lawyer or judge who is a practicing Catholic and who embodies the spirit of St. Thomas More in his or her courage, dedication, integrity, civility and compassion toward others. Read a full news release about Margaret-Ann Moran.