Bar News - October 16, 2009
Lawyers in the News
|Geoffrey J. Vitt
Geoffrey J. Vitt, ABA Co-Chair
Geoffrey J. Vitt, of Vitt & Rattigan in Hanover, has been named co-chair of the Pro Bono and Public Interest Committee of the Section of Litigation of the ABA, effective September 1, 2009. The Committee assists lawyers in handling pro bono cases and the Committee members handle certain types of pro bono cases.
Marilyn Mahoney, NHCFS
Marilyn Mahoney, a partner at Harvey & Mahoney Law Offices in Manchester was recently appointed to chair the board of trustees for NH Child and Family Services, a statewide non-profit dedicated to advancing the well-being of children by providing an array of social services and to strengthening family life.
|Peter A. Nieves
Peter A. Nieves, CHaD
Peter A. Nieves, a shareholder at Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green was recently appointed to the board of CHaD, New Hampshire’s only children’s hospital, which is committed to providing outstanding compassionate care for children and their families.
David Allen, MYPN
David Allen, an attorney at Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green was recently selected to chair the 2010 New Hampshire Start-Up Challenge, a program coordinated by the Manchester Young Professional’s Network, which provides the opportunity to the developers of the best business plan to win $25,000 to bring the project to life.
George Bruno, New England College
George Bruno, former ambassador to Belize, was recently awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from New England College at the institution’s 63rd opening convocation. Bruno was recognized for "creating substantive change on a global scale."
Kevin Baum, Leadership Greater Manchester
Kevin Baum, an associate at Devine Millmet in Manchester, was recently selected to participate in the 2010 Leadership Greater Manchester program, which strives to cultivate leadership resources within the greater Manchester community by giving potential leaders a well-rounded look at issues facing the region.
Elaine Michaud, CHaD
Elaine Michaud, chair of Devine Millimet’s Healthcare Practice Group, was recently named a member of the board of CHaD, New Hampshire’s only children’s hospital, which is committed to providing outstanding compassionate care for children and their families.
|Sari Ann Strasburg
Sari Ann Strasburg, DirectWomen
Sari Ann Strasbury, owner of Strasburg Law in Bedford, was recently named one of the 21 top lawyers in the country by the 2009 DirectWomen Board Institute, a program which identifies and promotes qualified women lawyers to serve on corporate boards of public companies.