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September 2, 2015

In this Issue

An enhanced online version of Law of the Lands, the cover story in the August issue of Bar News, includes additional essays and photos from NH Bar members working abroad. Check it out and let us know what you think at news@nhbar.org.

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Justice in NH Time to purchase tickets for the NH Bar Foundation Annual Dinner at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 17 at the Grappone Center in Concord.

Come celebrate justice in New Hampshire with our 2015 Award Recipients, NH Supreme Court Chief Justice Linda Dalianis and attorney Jonathan Eck, and honor Richard Cohen, retiring executive director of Disability Rights Center-NH.

Discounted tickets are available for new lawyers.

Help End the Wait: Take a Pro Bono Case
Belknap County: Uninsured motorist involved in two-car collision is seeking assistance to negotiate payment plan for damages to vehicle. Nothing has been filed with the court yet but Pro Bono client has been contacted by a subrogation services company and later by the attorney for the driver of other vehicle. Please contact Pam Dodge.

Hillsborough North: Disabled woman, sole source of income is social security. She owns a condominium and would like to establish a trust to obtain an exemption on her property taxes. She proposes her daughter as trustee. Please contact Carolann Wooding.

The NH Judicial Branch Circuit Court Administrative Judge routinely conducts judicial evaluations and invites participation in this process. The following judges/masters are presently being evaluated. Click on the name to fill out the survey.

Justice Sharon DeVries10th Circuit Court
Justice Robert Foley7th Circuit Court
Justice Thomas Rappa2nd Circuit Court
Justice L. Phillips Runyon8th Circuit Court

Responses will be shared with the judges and masters being evaluated, but the identities of respondents are confidential.

For a hard copy of a survey, email lcammett@courts.state.nh.us with your name, address and the name of the judge/master you would like to evaluate, or call (603) 271-6418 and one will be mailed to you. All evaluations must be completed online or be returned by Sept. 14.

The Rockingham County Bar Association and the judges and staff of the Rockingham County Superior Court are holding an event to celebrate the career of retiring Court Clerk Ray Taylor from 5 to 8 p.m.on Thursday, Sept. 10, with a presentation at 6 p.m.

Appetizers and cash bar, at the Exeter Inn, 90 Front Street, Exeter. The cost is $25 at the door or $20 in advance. Pay online or send a check payable to RCBA before Sept. 8 to:
Susan Lowry
82 Court Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Susan will also collect cards and notes for Ray before and during the event.

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Sept. 10
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
2 Pillsbury St.
If you missed the Evidence 2015 NHBA·CLE program in May, here's your chance to watch it as a facilitated video replay.

Learn about proposed changes to the NH Rules of Evidence, e-discovery, hearsay and important exceptions, and hear the judges' perspectives on evidentiary rulings - regardless of your trial experience level.

Join us at the NH Bar Center in Concord next Thursday, Sept. 10, and earn live credit. 360 NHMCLE Minutes, including 60 Ethics/Professionalism Minutes.

Register now or visit our upcoming programs list for more CLE programs.

Daniel Webster
The NH Bar Association International Law Section seeks nominations for the 2015 Daniel Webster International Lawyer of the Year Award.

This award honors a NH Bar member "whose contribution to international law demonstrates the spirit of Daniel Webster and whose good works help elevate the standing of the legal profession and serve as an inspiration to others."

Nominations may be made by any member of the NH Bar, with or without notice to the nominee. Submissions should include a description of the contributions made by the nominee and be sent by Friday, Oct. 9, to Robert Cheney.

Firm operates as a nonprofit, keeping hourly rates low
Two recent law school grads figured out a way to bring legal services to those who need them most and still earn a living. Read more.

Female law profs at the University of Denver are underpaid, violating the Equal Pay Act
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has determined that the University of Denver's Sturm College of Law is violating the Equal Pay Act by paying its female professors less than males. Read more.

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McLane Law Firm
The McLane Law Firm combines legal excellence with creative thinking and superior client service to construct innovative and winning legal strategies. email address: LAW@mclane.com, phone: (603) 625-6464.

Concord Search & Retrieval, Inc.
Serving the legal, banking and real estate communities with corporate filings, document retrieval and UCC searches nationwide for over 10 years. www.concordsearch.net.

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