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Midyear Meeting: Intersections of Science & Law – 3/10

SAVE THE DATE. The NH Bar Association Midyear Meeting, scheduled for Friday, March 10, at the Radisson/Center of NH in Manchester, will feature CLE programming on scientific research covering a wide array of topics – from forensic technology to implicit bias – that will inform your practice and enhance your knowledge base. Join the conversation.

Look for more details and a registration link soon at www.nhbar.org.

Can You Help These Pro Bono Clients?

Attorney needed to negotiate with landlord. Single woman living in Southern Carroll County has received eviction notice expiring January 18th. She has located other housing but needs assistance in negotiating time to move. Please contact Janice.

Manchester Family Division Parenting Case. Client is respondent in filed parenting case. No hearings are scheduled at this time, but client really needs assistance as opposing party is represented. Please contact Pam Dodge.

Get in on the Action

Have you been thinking about getting more involved with the Bar Association or providing legal service to the public? There’s still one more slot open to host Lawline this year, on Dec. 13, 2017. Lawline gives you a chance to volunteer just two hours of your time. In exchange, you will have the rewarding experience of offering advice and counsel to members of the public who have general legal questions. Answer calls from your home or office. For more information, please contact Jacqueline Geddes today.

Lawline is a public service of the NH Bar Association. Calls from the public are answered from 6-8 p.m. on the second Wednesday of every month, at 1-800-868-1212.

Workplace Violence CLE – 2/9

This program will not be recorded, so don’t miss out!

This seminar will address the growing concern about violence in the workplace. Cutting edge enforcement and guidance from OSHA will be presented by Andrew Palhof from OSHA’s Concord office. Active shooter situations and best practices will be presented by Lt. Terry Choate and Joseph Hileman, of Blue-U Defense in Hancock, NH.

Attend In-Person or Via Live Webcast.

NHBA Seminar Room
or Live Webcast
Thursday
Feb. 9
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
220 NHMCLE Minutes
FROM THE COURT

Comments on Reappointment of Federal Public Defender – 3/3

The current term of office of Miriam Conrad, Federal Public Defender for the Districts of Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island, is due to expire on Oct. 30, 2017. The US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit is considering the reappointment of Conrad to a new four-year term of office, subject to public notice and opportunity for public comment.

Members of the bar and the public are invited to submit comments for consideration by the Court of Appeals regarding the reappointment of Conrad to a new term of office.

All comments will be kept confidential and should be received by March 3 by Susan J. Goldberg, Circuit Executive, US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, Office of the Circuit Executive, John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse, 1 Courthouse Way, Suite 3700, Boston, MA 02210.

OTHER NEWS & EVENTS

NHWBA Post-Holiday Party – 1/12

The NH Women’s Bar Association Post-Holiday Party is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at Orr & Reno, 45 S. Main St., Concord. Join NHWBA members and friends for a fun and relaxing evening, and bring gently used women’s professional clothing to be donated to the nonprofit Dress for Success. Contact NHWBA for more information.

Orr & Reno
Concord
Thursdau
Jan. 12
6 p.m.

Business in the Arts Awards – 2/17

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Business in the Arts Awards, sponsored annually by the New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts to publicly recognize and honor businesses and a business leader that have had significant impact on the state’s arts and cultural environment.

Nominate online and view the award criteria. Winners will be announced at the Awards banquet on Monday, May 8, 2017.

For more information or assistance, contact the NHBCA at joan@nhbca.com or (603) 224-8300.

Suggested Reading

NH Supreme Court Immunity Ruling
The NH Supreme Court sided with police in denying an appeal to hold the officers legally responsible for wrongfully arresting a Concord man for a crime that no longer existed. Read more.

How a Misleading Story Is Changing Immigration Policy
The Atlantic reports that erroneous claims that one of the San Bernardino shooters made public social-media posts about jihad have produced legislation to overhaul the process of screening visas. Read more.

Some of these news sites may limit access to subscribers or registered users. (Many sites allow free trial access limited to the number of pages viewed.) Also, the Bar Association does not endorse the sites providing these links; these are provided for your information only.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

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Inclement Weather Notice

In the event of inclement weather, closings or delayed openings at the Bar Center will be communicated via the Bar's website and on our voicemail greeting at the Bar Center.

If the Bar Center is experiencing a delayed opening, we will be open as soon as is reasonably possible for staff to safely get in to the office. If you are in doubt about the status of any meeting, please call the Bar Center ay 603-224-6942 before you head out.

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