Bar News - June 18, 2014
NH Bar Foundation News: Annual Bar Foundation Award Nominations Due July 1
Frank Rowe Kenison Award
This award recognizes and individual or individuals who have made substantial contributions to the betterment of NH citizens through the administration of justice, the legal profession, or the advancement of legal thought. The award is named after Frank Rowe Kenison (1907-1980) who served as chief justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court from 1952 to 1977. An exquisite legal thinker, he committed his life to the legal system, education about the law and the promise of equal justice for all.
Robert E. Kirby Award
The Robert E. Kirby Award was established in 1996 to honor the memory of Bob Kirby, a young lawyer “of great skill, civility and good humor” who died that year at the age of 35. This award to honor Bob’s memory reminds us all that decency, courtesy and perspective neither inhibits nor defeats excellent advocacy. The Kirby Award recipient is an attorney 35 years old or younger who demonstrates the traits of civility, courtesy, perspective, and excellent advocacy.
Download nomination forms or read more about these awards at www.nhbarfoundation.org. Please feel free to encourage others to write letters in support of your nomination. Nomination forms or letters must be received by 5 p.m., Tuesday, July 1, to be included for consideration. Please mail to: NH Bar Foundation, 2 Pillsbury St., Suite 300, Concord, NH 03301, or email to email@example.com. Please be prepared to furnish the committee with additional information about the nominee.