Bar News - October 21, 2015
Nominate Your Colleague
The New Hampshire Bar Association is now accepting nominations for its annual awards celebrating the achievements of Bar Association members and partners in the legal community. Nominations for the following awards will be accepted through Friday, Dec. 19.
Vickie M. Bunnell Award
for Community Service
Instituted in 1998 to honor the memory of Vickie M. Bunnell, “a country lawyer,” and to applaud the community spirit that is a hallmark of the legal profession in New Hampshire, this award is presented to an attorney from a small firm (four or fewer attorneys) who has exhibited dedication and devotion to community by giving of their time and talents, legal or otherwise.
to the Public Award
This award is presented to the nominee who best exhibits service to the public on behalf of the administration of justice.
Outstanding Service in Public
Sector/Public Interest Law Award
This award is presented to a member of the New Hampshire Bar, or an organization employing eligible members, who, at the time of the nomination, has at least five years of service in exemplary government service, military service, law enforcement, public interest law services (including prosecution, public defense, legal advocacy in low-income communities or for individuals with disabilities at a nonprofit organization), or at an another nonprofit organization.
Qualified individuals/organizations may be nominated more than once. Submit nominations to: NHBA Midyear Meeting Awards, 2 Pillsbury St., Suite 300, Concord, NH 03301-3502. The awards will be presented at the Midyear Membership Meeting in early March 2016.