James Noucas, left, received the Vickie Bunnell Award for Community Service. Roland Morneau received the Distinguished Service to the Public Award. (His wife, Janet, center left, accepted the award on his behalf.) Barbara Keshen received the Outstanding Service in Public Sector/Public Interest Law Award. The awards were presented by NHBA President Jennifer Parent, right.
Nearly 500 Bar members turned out to see national speaker Michael Tigar as he shared vivid stories of his career and connected with audience members to convey the importance of reality-based ethics for attorneys.
Members of the NHBA Leadership Academy, Suzanne McKenna and Thomas Walker, speak with MYM attendees about the work of the Academy and about the service projects currently under way by the Class of 2012.
NH Women’s Bar Association Executive Director, Gretchen Pyles, and NHWBA President Holly Haines worked as exhibitors at the Midyear Meeting. More than 10 exhibitors helped support the reduced cost of the Midyear Meeting for members while offering valuable services and products.
Hon. Susan Carbon, who recently took a position as Director of the Department of Justice Office of Violence Against Women, gave the keynote address at the Gender Equality Committee Breakfast, which also hosted the presentation of the Hollman Award for Gender Equality to NH Supreme Court Justice Gary Hicks.
The NH Pro Bono Referral Program presented its Pro Bono Awards at the Midyear Meeting Honors & Awards Luncheon. Find a listing of the award winners on page 35.