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.
The Award(s) will be presented at NHWBA’s Annual Fall Reception. Nominations will be accepted through May 31, 2021. NHWBA Board of Director members currently serving on the Board and/or who served on the Board during the most recent 2-year term are not eligible for the Award.
To nominate a woman lawyer: (1) Complete the Nomination Form (PDF/Word), (2) attach a copy of the nominee’s resume or biography and (3) describe in your own words how the nominee has achieved the following:
The narrative should not exceed two typed pages and should contain concrete examples for at least one of the listed criteria. You may attach articles written by the nominee or other letters of support from individuals or organizations.
All nominations shall remain active for a period of three years. Materials may be submitted to update and/or supplement a nomination during that same time period.
Send the following nomination materials:
NHWBA, Marilla M. Ricker Achievement Award
Past Ricker Award Winners
Back (L to R): Marital Master Deborah Kane Rein, Jennifer Parent, Ellen Musinsky
Front (L to R): Hon. Jean K. Burling, Maureen 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