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June 3, 2015

In this Issue


Bar News plans to feature New Hampshire's multigenerational law firms in an upcoming issue. If you are part of a law firm that has passed through at least three generations of the family, please send a short description of the firm and its history to news@nhbar.org.



Support the NHBA Pro Bono Referral Program this year by checking the box on the dues invoices the Bar sends out in early June.

Your tax-deductible gift will help Pro Bono see that low-income families, veterans and seniors are connected to the legal help they need.

Questions? Contact Ginny Martin.



The NH Judicial Selection Commission seeks applications for full-time judicial positions in the Circuit and Superior courts and per diem judgeships in the Circuit Court. Download the application or request a copy by calling (603) 271-7677. Please be sure to use the most recent version of the application, revised in 2014.

Completed applications must be received by 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 9. Each candidate must submit the application and all accompanying documents, including writing samples, via email only to jscapplications2013@gmail.com.

Please direct questions to Co-chairs Emily Gray Rice (603-665-8824) or Jim Rosenberg (603-225-7262).



The Nashua Bar Association and the NH Woman's Bar Association are jointly hosting a free networking event from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, at Margarita's in Nashua. Appetizers will be provided. Nonmembers welcome. Please RSVP to Elizabeth Perry.


For details of the new paperless online reporting tool, see this Bar News article  and the NHMCLE web page.

Each NH Bar Association member needs to:

  1. Activate his or her ART Account;
  2. View 2015 credit progress on the "My Record" page;
  3. Attend and Enter CLEs to reach the 2015 requirements by June 30. 
  4. Prepare for the online "Affidavit of Compliance" with $10 annual fee.



Bar News will feature a special section on federal practice and bankruptcy in the June issue and is now accepting proposals for timely and practical articles related to developments in the law, practice tips, trends, case law, etc. Please contact Editor Kristen Senz with your article ideas by June 8. Articles should be 800-1,000 words. Drafts will be due June 22.



GavelIn accordance with Supreme Court Rule 56 and RSA 490:32, the NH Judicial Branch Circuit Court Administrative Judge routinely conducts judicial evaluations and participation in this process. The following Judges/Masters are presently being evaluated. Click on the names to complete the surveys:

Justice Susan Carbon9th Circuit Court
Justice Julie Introcaso9th Circuit Court
Justice Michael Ryan9th Circuit Court
Justice Lucinda Sadler10th Circuit Court

Responses will be shared with the judge/master being evaluated, but are treated as confidential and respondents remain anonymous.

To request a paper copy of a survey, please email the Circuit Court Administrative Office or call 271-6418 and one will be mailed to you. Hard copy surveys should not be signed. All evaluations must be completed online or returned by July 10.



Pro Bono GolfNow taking registrations for players. Limited time offer, newly admitted NH Attorneys receives 22% discount when you sign up by July 1. Sign up as a team or individual. All skill levels welcome!

Be There in Spirit:
Pro Bono Golf Sponsorships - 8/13

Unable to attend the 22nd Annual Quid Pro Bono Golf Tournament on Thursday, August 13 at Lake Sunapee Country Club? Be a sponsor instead! Select from several levels of sponsorships to show your support for this vital program.

Want to play? Foursomes, duos or single players welcomed. Special rate for new lawyers (in practice 3 years or less).



News Website Gawker Target of Unionization Effort 

Many people interested in results of a vote on unionization of workers at news website Gawker, reports the LA Times.

 

The Biggest Hurdle for Lawyers with Disabilities: Preconceptions. ABA Journal reports on law firms making accommodations.


 

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