NHBA e-Bulletin

Newsletter of the New Hampshire Bar Association

Martin Gross Memorial Service - 3/2

A memorial service for attorney and former Concord mayor Martin Gross will be held at 5 p.m., Wednesday, March 2, at the Capital Center for the Arts in Concord, NH.

NHBA Ethics Committee Online Library

Are you facing a dilemma? The NHBA Ethics Committee opinions and commentary articles are compiled online to make it easier to find solutions to ethical quandaries. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Contact Ethics Committee liaison Robin E. Knippers to request an opinion or consultation.

Can You Help These Pro Bono Clients?

Nashua POA. Senior citizen needs POA for healthcare and finances and to update her will along with advance planning assistance for special-needs adult son who lives with her. Please contact Carolann.

Unfiled divorce in Cheshire County. Client seeks divorce and shared parenting rights and responsibilities for two minor children. History of domestic violence, no issues with property or debt. Case will be heard in Jaffrey Family Division. Please contact Carolann.

NH Judicial Council Executive Director Job - 2/23

The NH Judicial Council seeks applications from attorneys interested in leading this executive branch agency charged with ensuring the quality and effectiveness of the state’s indigent-defense delivery system, among other duties. See the position notice for more information.

For more job openings, see the NHBA classified listings in NH Bar News and on the NHBA website.

A Lawyer & Judge in Every School Day – May 6

Raise awareness about the legal profession and our system of justice by connecting with a school and arranging to make a short presentation to students in observance of Law Day on May 6.

Visit the Law Day page on the Bar's website for ready-made materials and ideas. To find out whether a school in your area has already requested a visit, or for more information about how to get involved, please contact Robin E. Knippers.

Judge Cassavechia Retirement Reception – 2/23

Judge Cassavechia

All NH Bar members are invited to attend a retirement reception for the Hon. Gary R. Cassavechia from 3-5 p.m., Tuesday Feb. 23, in the Probate Courtroom at the Strafford County Justice and Administration Building, 259 County Farm Road, Dover.

Read the recent Bar News article about Judge Cassavechia’s career and retirement.

Feb. 23
3 - 5 p.m.

Engage with NHBA Online

The NH Bar Association pages on Facebook and Twitter provide links to timely news and information of interest to NH Bar members. We hope you will connect with us.

Question of the Week

New Hampshire is one of 21 states offering the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE). The ABA House of Delegates recently voted to support UBE expansion nationwide. Do you favor the nationalization of bar admissions?

Yes             No

All poll responses are anonymous.

Results from last week's poll:

By a 78.8 % to 21.2% landslide, members responded that they would not miss the attention they received from the NH primary now that it has passed.

Suggested Reading

Scalia’s Legacy of Laughs
Read all of the serious ruminations on Scalia’s career? How about this sampling of his rapier-sharp wit? Wall Street Journal Law Blog.

Video evidence from utility-pole camera didn't require warrant, 6th Circuit says
A federal appeals court has upheld a firearms conviction based on video evidence collected without a warrant from a camera perched on top of a utility pole. ABA Journal.

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.

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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 at www.nhbar.org 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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