Jul 8, 2009 2:40 PM Administrative Judges Edwin Kelly and David King in the foreground. Judges Mangones (obscured), Lewis and Brown further down the row.
Attorney General Kelly Ayotte speaks with Senate President Sylvia Larsen
NHBA President Jim Tenn (center) flanked by Mary Ann Dempsey and David DePuy. At right, Peter Hutchins.
Retired NH Supreme Court Chief Justice David Brock converses with Pierce Law Dean John Hutson (left) and attorney Jack Middleton, one of the speakers.
Justice Conboy prepares for the swearing in, accompanied by her three sons and grandson.
Governor John Lynch administers the oath of office to Hon. Carol Ann Conboy, the 105th justice of the Supreme Court
Chief Justice Broderick applauds Justice Conboy after she officially joined the court. In the background is Michael Delaney, Governor's legal counsel
McLane law firm partner Jack Middleton, a personal friend, has seen Judge Conboy rise from the ranks of associate at his law firm to 17 years on the trial court, to the state's highest court.
Chief Justice Broderick presents Judge Conboy with her bench nameplate
Senior Associate Justice Linda Dalianis helps her new colleague don her judicial robes
The swearing in is complete and Justice Conboy enjoys the crowd's applause.