January 21, 2022, Concord, NH
The New Hampshire Bar Foundation is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of its annual Frank Rowe Kenison and the Robert E. Kirby awards for outstanding community service and lawyering.

Steven Scudder

Former director of the ABA Center for Pro Bono and counsel to the ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service, Steven Scudder is the recipient of the Frank Rowe Kenison Award.
During his tenure at the ABA he led many successful national pro bono initiatives, presented and wrote extensively about pro bono, and provided significant consultation to volunteer legal services programs across the country.  He graduated from the Franklin Pierce Law School in 1983, was in private practice for a short time, and then became director of the New Hampshire Pro Bono Program. For 10 years he led that program and the bar’s other lawyer referral and public service initiatives.
The Kenison Award was established by the Bar Foundation to recognize an individual (or individuals) who makes substantial contributions to the betterment of New Hampshire citizens through the administration of justice, the legal profession, or the advancement of legal thought.

Henry Klementowicz

Henry Klementowicz Senior Staff Attorney at the ACLU of New Hampshire is a recipient of the Robert E. Kirby Award.
Henry joined the ACLU of New Hampshire as a Staff Attorney after almost three years of working for a large New Hampshire law firm. He is especially proud of his work to create a partnership between that firm and the New England Innocence Project, which seeks exoneration of wrongfully convicted individuals in New Hampshire.
Henry received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was a Notes Development Editor for the American Criminal Law Review, and his B.S. from Columbia University.
The Robert E. Kirby Award was established in 1996 to honor the memory of Bob Kirby, a young lawyer “of great skill, civility and good humor” who died that year at the age of 35. Kirby was an attorney with the Concord law firm of Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell.

Megan Carrier

Megan Carrier a shareholder at the Sheehan, Phinney, Bass & Greene Law Firm is a recipient of the Robert E. Kirby Award.
Attorney Carrier’s practice focuses on business litigation and involves representing individuals and businesses in a wide range of disputes before state and federal trial and appeals courts, administrative tribunals, arbitrators, and in mediation. Typical litigation matters include employment, zoning and land use, insurance coverage, contract, and tort disputes.
Megan graduated magna cum laude from the University of New Hampshire School of Law as a Daniel Webster Scholar, and earned her bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts.
The Robert E. Kirby Award was established in 1996 to honor the memory of Bob Kirby, a young lawyer “of great skill, civility and good humor” who died that year at the age of 35. Kirby was an attorney with the Concord law firm of Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell.
This year’s recipients will also be honored at a dinner at the Manchester Country Club on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. For more information about the event, visit www.nhbarfoundation.org.

About The New Hampshire Bar Foundation

The NH Bar Foundation is a nonprofit, grant-making charitable foundation dedicated to supporting civil legal aid for the disadvantaged and to encourage law-related education in New Hampshire.