NHBA Annual Meeting Award Nominations Sought – 8/26
Do you know a judge whose level of judicial professionalism sets an example? Is there an attorney who embodies “the New Hampshire Way” of practicing law? Is there someone whose service to the legal profession needs to be recognized?
Please consider submitting a nomination – with the nominee’s name and reasons for the nomination – for one of the following awards by Friday, Aug. 26, to Denice DeStefano.
Justice William A. Grimes Award for Judicial Professionalism – To honor the memory of Justice William A. Grimes this award is presented to a judge who best fits the following: “The judges therefore should always be men of learning and experience in the laws, of exemplary morals, great patience, calmness, coolness and attention. Their minds should not be distracted with jarring interests; they should not be dependent upon any man or body of men.” (John Adams, 1776)
Distinguished Service to the Legal Profession Award – Presented to the nominee who best exhibits service to the legal profession.
E. Donald Dufresne Award for Outstanding Professionalism – To honor the memory of E. Donald Dufresne this award is presented to an attorney the best fits the following: “A professional lawyer is an expert in law, pursuing a learned art in service to clients and in the spirit of public service; and engaging in these pursuits as part of a common calling, to promote justice and public good.”
Please see this page for award descriptions and past winners.
The 2016 NHBA Annual Meeting will be held on Friday, Oct. 28 at the Sheraton Harborside Hotel in Portsmouth.