Bar News - June 18, 2010
Michael Fuerst Completes Second Term
Nominations Being Accepted for New IOLTA Committee Member
The New Hampshire Bar Foundation Board of Directors and staff express their sincere thanks and appreciation to Michael Fuerst of the Claremont law firm of Buckely & Zopf, who recently completed his second five-year term on the IOLTA Grants Committee.
To fill the open five-year term on the IOLTA Grants Committee, nominations will be accepted through June 30, 2010. The Nomination Form may be downloaded from the Bar Foundation website or clipped from Bar News and mailed or faxed (603-224-2910) to the NH Bar Foundation. Current committee members include Ruth Ansell, Jamie Hage, Leslie Nixon and Don Hebert. The five-member IOLTA Grants Committee meets twice a year.
The Bar Foundationís IOLTA Grants Program is a competitive grant process that provides funding to New Hampshire nonprofit organizations that provide civil legal services to the disadvantaged, law-related education, and other projects approved by the NH Supreme Court. The IOLTA Grants Committee makes funding recommendations to the NH Bar Foundationís Board of Directors. For the FY2011 grant cycle (6/1/10-5/31/11), $900,000 was awarded to eight organizations and programs providing civil legal services
For additional information, contact Mary White, IOLTA Operations Coordinator, 603-715-3210.