Bar News - January 20, 2016
Court News: Ruoff and Pendleton Nominated to Bench
Gov. Maggie Hassan last month nominated David Ruoff of Manchester to serve as a judge on the New Hampshire Superior Court and John Pendleton of Portsmouth to serve on the Circuit Court.
Both nominees were recommended to the governor by the Judicial Selection Commission.
Ruoff is currently a trial attorney and owner of Law Offices of David W. Ruoff in Manchester, as well as an adjunct professor at the University of New Hampshire School of Law where he has taught trial advocacy since 1997. In the past he has worked at the NH Public Defender, the Rockingham County Attorney’s Office and the NH Attorney General’s Office.
Pendleton is an owner of Dwyer Donovan & Pendleton in Portsmouth, where he practices in several areas, including criminal and civil litigation, utility and water issues, and landlord-tenant law. He previously worked at the Strafford County Attorney’s Office, taught business law as an adjunct professor at Colby Sawyer College and practiced at other private law firms.