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August 5, 2015

In this Issue

Divorce with domestic violence. Final hearing, Nashua Family Court, Sept. 8. Client relocated to the United States with her new husband, a US citizen who promised to help her get documentation and sponsor her two children. No property at issue, but the client needs spousal support to build a new life. Pro Bono will cover interpretation expenses as needed. Contact Pam Dodge.


Insurance company claims damages. Concord-area father of three was involved in an uninsured car accident. He was hit by another vehicle whose insurance company is pursuing him for property damages. Client would like help in defending against claim. Contact Janice.


Member ID cards will be issued to all active-status attorneys this year. Members who would like to submit an updated professional photo must send a high-resolution image by Friday, Aug. 7, to nhbainfo@nhbar.org.


Members who already have a photo on file with the bar should please login to www.nhbar.org and check the member directory, to verify that the photo is up to date.


All submitted photos will be included in the online member directory. Member photos are also provided to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office for use in the Hillsborough County Court Security Program.


Please contact Rosemarie Atwood with questions about ID cards and Karrie Fesette with questions about photos.


Members who have reported sufficient credits for the July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 reporting year will see an affidavit button on the 2014-2015 My Record page at www.nhmcle.org (ART). Once clicked, the online ART Affidavit filing process is triggered and you will soon hit the finish line. Just follow the prompts to affirm that the credits you have earned comply with NH Supreme Court Rule 53.  


The Affidavit filing process also requires payment of the NHMCLE annual fee. Members may pay online or request an invoice be sent to their firm. Caution: invoice payments must be received and processed by October 1, 2015 to avoid late fees.


Bar News welcomes member-submitted reviews of software, hardware, books, services, and other tools, products and services that may be of use to members of the legal community. Copies of several books now available for review.


Interested in reviewing one of these or another book? Please contact  Tricia Dannhauer at (603) 715-3250. For questions on submission guidelines and review topics, please contact Bar News Editor Kristen Senz.


An information session for NH Bar Association members about the  NHBA budget for FY16 is scheduled for 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17, at the NH Bar Center.

NH Bar Association members: Have you been appointed to a nonprofit board or a committee? Have you received an award or been accepted to participate in a leadership program? Bar News wants to know. Please send your news items to Tricia Dannhauer.

Pro Bono Golf - Old Man on the Mountain

It's not too late to sign up for the 22nd annual Quid Pro Bono Golf Tournament on Thursday, Aug. 13, at the Lake Sunapee Country Club.


Register now. All skill levels are welcome. Don't miss the terrific prizes, giveaways and camaraderie of this popular event. 


NH Supreme Court Seeks Amicus Briefs - 9/8

The NH Supreme Court recently issued a notice requesting amicus briefs 

in a case involving the sale of an unsafe vehicle.  



Specifically, "Did the plaintiff's waiver of his right to an inspection under RSA 358-F:2 also waive his rights, if any, under an implied warranty of merchantability?"  


Briefs are due by Tuesday, Sept. 8.


Sullivan County Bar Association Cruise - 8/27

The Sullivan County Bar Association has scheduled its annual boat cruise on Lake Sunapee for Thursday, Aug. 27. All county bar members and local practicing attorneys in the area are invited and may bring a guest. For more details, including the cost, contact Sarah Christie.


DRC Legal Director Job - 9/10

The Disability Rights Center-NH seeks a dynamic, committed attorney to lead and oversee the legal work of the DRC. The legal director is responsible for the development and supervision of the organization's individual and class action litigation and is a central partner on the management team. The DRC is a private, non-profit mandated by federal law to protect and advance the rights of people with disabilities in New Hampshire. Here's a complete job description.


Please send cover letter, resume, and writing sample by Thursday, Sept. 10, to BethK@drcnh.org.


The New Science of Sentencing.
The Marshall Project looks at new approaches to sentencing that take future crimes into account. Read more.

Infection Risk of Endoscopes Understated

Physicians don't know the true risk of infection from common preventive endoscopy procedures despite widespread use of an outdated safety estimate, from a Los Angeles Times report.

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.

Galway Mediation Service
Mediation and Arbitration, Seasoned Practical Experience Resolving Conflicts, Richard Galway, 603-488-5399.

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