Bar News - May 14, 2010
Marilyn McNamara Receives Cultural Diversity Award
Marilyn B. McNamara, an attorney with Upton & Hatfield in Concord, received an award honoring her commitment to diversity from the NH Cultural Diversity Awareness Council (NHCDAC) at the 9th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., dinner on March 25.
|Marilyn B. McNamara
President-Elect of the New Hampshire Bar Association, McNamara is a domestic relations lawyer with over thirty years experience. She co-founded the Family and Housing Law Clinic (now the Civil Clinic) at Franklin Pierce Law Center in Concord and served as co-director and instructor for the clinic’s first year. McNamara also served for eight years as executive director of the Legal Advice and Referral Center, a federally funded poverty law program providing family and housing law advice, counsel and referral services to low-income clients.
"We were honored to have Marilyn as a guest speaker at our MLK dinner and to present her with an award recognizing her support of diversity," said Wayne Jennings, founder and Chairman of the NHCDAC. "I commend her for making best practices in diversity and inclusion one of her initiatives as the incoming president of the NH Bar Association."