The NH Bar Association’s Gender Equality Committee requests your participation in the upcoming Gender Equality Survey. This important survey, conducted each decade, analyzes and reports on progress towards eliminating gender bias in the legal profession. The Gender Equality Committee has retained the University of New Hampshire Survey Center to administer the survey – data collected [...]
NHWBA member, Bobbie Hantz, will be nominated by Governor Chris Sununu to fill Justice Carol Ann Conboy's seat on the NH Supreme Court following Justice Conboy's retirement. To read the press release about Attorney Hantz's selection, click here. Congratulations to Attorney Hantz on this nomination.
Hundreds of lawyers and judges from across the state attended the Centennial Celebration on June 1st at the Grappone Center in Concord, NH. It was a wonderful celebration of 100 years of women practicing law in New Hampshire. To view the video produced by New Sky Productions and shown at the event, click here.
For the ninth consecutive year, the NHWBA will be collecting food and monetary donations to help feed hungry families here in New Hampshire. From April 24th to May 24th, the NHWBA will be collecting canned or boxed food items and monetary donations for the New Hampshire Food Bank. Checks should be made payable to "NH [...]
More than 50 members and friends of the NHWBA attended our 15th Annual Work Stress Relief Clinic this past weekend at Mill Falls at the Lake in Meredith, NH. It was a wonderful opportunity to network with attorneys from the New England area. To view photos from the event, click here..
Want to help women in need? Here's your chance. The NHWBA and the New Hampshire Department of Corrections have jointly created the "Women to Women Project" to unite New Hampshire licensed attorneys with sentenced female inmates of the New Hampshire State Prison for Women. The purpose of the Project is to provide legal information on [...]
The NHWBA will be collecting clean, gently used professional clothing including accessories (i.e. shoes, purses, etc.) to be donated to Dress for Success, a non-profit that empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and tools to thrive in work and in life. We invite you to put a [...]
Our new, updated website has launched, but we could use your support. Please consider donating to this worthwhile project. Your contribution will help NHWBA improve member services as we design and implement our new website. The cost of the new site is significant because it is much more than just an internet address for NHWBA. [...]
Thanks to all who attended NHWBA's 19th Annual Fall Reception. The NHWBA was pleased to present the 2016 Marilla M. Ricker Achievement Award to Jennifer Parent and the 2016 Winnie McLaughlin Scholarship to Christine Hilliard. To see photos from the Fall Reception, click here.
In 2005, the NH Commission on the Status of Women conceived of the New Hampshire Women's Heritage Trail to give visible recognition to the significant participation of women in the life and culture of this state. The Trail reveals stories of notable women of the past who came from many walks of life with diverse [...]
For the eighth consecutive year, the NHWBA held a food drive to help stock the New Hampshire Food Bank for the summer months. Thanks to all the attorneys and their staff from around the state who donated food items or made monetary donations. As a result of their generosity, over 420 pounds of food was [...]
Many people were on hand to see the unveiling of the portrait of Marilla Marks Ricker at the New Hampshire State House on May 16, 2016. Several NHWBA members, past presidents and past Ricker Award recipients were in attendance. The unveiling ceremony was the culmination of a long process of raising the funds needed to [...]
Thanks to all who attended the 14th Annual Work Stress Relief Clinic on April 8-9, 2016. It was a fantastic event with many NHWBA members and friends in attendance. To view photos from the event, click here.
Thanks to everyone who attended NHWBA's 18th Annual Fall Reception. We were honored to have Senator Ayotte and Governor Hassan in attendance to congratulate Jane Young, the 2015 Marilla Ricker Award recipient. We were also pleased to share a video from Judge Susan Carbon in honor of Lyndsay Robinson, who is the 2015 Winnie McLaughlin [...]
The NHWBA Received the 2014 Public Service Award from the National Conference of Women’s Bar Associations
The NHWBA was selected to receive the National Conference of Women's Bar Associations' ("NCWBA") 2014 Public Service Award for its "Overcoming Cancer's Legal Challenges" program. This program was a collaboration of the NHWBA and the Elliot Regional Cancer Center. A support group at the Cancer Center called “Living Beyond Breast Cancer” meets on the second [...]