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Marilla M. Ricker Achievement Award

Since 2000, the Marilla M. Ricker Achievement Award has been presented annually at NHWBA's Fall Reception. Its recipients are women lawyers who have achieved professional excellence, and paved the way to success for other women lawyers, or advanced opportunities for women in the legal profession, and/or performed exemplary public service on behalf of women.

You can learn more about Marilla M. Ricker, a woman of many New Hampshire legal firsts, here.

Past Ricker Award Winners

Back (L to R): Marital Master Deborah Kane Rein, Jennifer Parent, Ellen Musinsky

Front (L to R): Hon. Jean K. BurlingMaureen Raiche Manning, Justice Carol Ann Conboy, Lucy C. Hodder

L to R:  Ellen Musinsky, Justice Carol Ann Conboy, Emily Rice, Deborah Rein, Connie Rakowsky, Lucy C. Hodder, Mary Susan Leahy, Jennifer Parent, Hon. Susan Carbon

Back (L to R): Carol Hess, Linda Johnson, Cathy Green, Representative Ann McLane Kuster, Deborah Rein, Connie Rakowsky, Emily Rice

Front (L to R): Ellen Musinsky, Hon. Jean K. Burling, Hon. Tina Nadeau, Justice Linda Dalianis, Justice Carol Ann Conboy, Hon. Susan Carbon, Jennifer Parent

Award Recipients

 2019 Maureen Raiche Manning
 2018  Catherine E. Shanelaris
 2017  Hon. Linda Stewart Dalianis
 2016  Jennifer L. Parent

 Jane E. Young

 2014  Carol L. Hess
 2013  Hon. Tina L. Nadeau
 2012  Connie Rakowsky
 2011  Lucy C. Hodder
 2010  Marital Master Deborah Kane Rein
 2009  Ellen J. Musinsky
 2008  Hon. Carol Ann Conboy
 2007  Sherilyn Burnett Young
 2006  Barbara Keshen
 2005  Mary Pilkington-Casey
 2004  Ann McLane Kuster
 2003  Hon. Jean K. Burling
 Emily G. Rice
 2002  Linda S. Johnson
 Deborah J. Cooper
 2001  Cathy J. Green
 Mary Susan Leahy
 2000  Hon. Susan B. Carbon
 Martha Van Oot

Nomination Process

The nomination process for 2019 is now closed. Please stay tuned for details about how to nominate someone for the 2020 award. 

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