The New Hampshire Women's Bar Association (NHWBA) was founded in May of 1998. The stated purpose of the NHWBA is to "promote and support the advancement and interests of women in the legal community through leadership, professional interaction, education and the exchange of ideas between our members and the community."
To fulfill this mission, the New Hampshire Women's Bar Association (NHWBA) offer their members "opportunities for personal and professional growth through networking and professional development forums, continuing legal education seminars, and public service initiatives that focus on improving the lives of women and children in New Hampshire."
Members of NHWBA are comprised of attorneys in all areas of law, judges, educators, government officials and law students from across the state.
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The Marilla M. Ricker Achievement Award is presented each year to women lawyers who have achieved professional excellence, or paved the way to success for other women lawyers, or advanced opportunities for women in the legal profession, or performed exemplary public service on behalf of women.
In the Spring of 2008, the NHWBA celebrated its 10th anniversary with a gala dinner celebrating women trailblazers in the law award recipients including:
The categories of membership in NHWBA include:
The Officers of the New Hampshire Women's Bar Association include:
According to the bylaws of NHWBA, after the "completion of the President’s term, the President shall assume the position of Past President and shall act in such capacity as a full voting member of the Board." The Past Presidents' Council oof the NHWBA advises the Board of Directors long-range planning as requested by the Board.
As a member-driven organization, the NHWBA relies on its members to bring new events, benefits, and programming to its members. The committees of the NHWBA include:
NH Lawyer Referal Service - To find a lawyer in New Hampshire, contact the lawyer referral service managed by the NHBA. The lawyer referral service provides an alternative to finding an attorney in New Hampshire using an online attorney directory.
Bar Rules for Attorneys Websites and Marketing in NH - Learn more about the bar rules that apply to ads, websites, and internet marketing. that can be found in the New Hampshire Rules of Professional Conduct, specifically in sections 7.1-7.3.
NH Criminal Defense Lawyers Association - Since 1988, the New Hampshire Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NHACDL) has served as a voluntary, professional association of the criminal defense bar including solo practitioners, members of large firms, and state and federal public defenders.
This article was last updated Thursday, December 26, 2019.