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foundation dedicated to supporting civil legal aid for the
disadvantaged and law-related education in New Hampshire.
Justice understood by and available to all people in New Hampshire.
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Bar Foundation News
Annual Event to be Held September 23
The Bar Foundation's Annual Event will be held Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at the Radisson Hotel/Center of NH, Manchester.
The event, which usually takes place in the spring was rescheduled. The event will include the presentation of the Frank Rowe Kenison Award and the Robert E. Kirby Award. (See list of past recipients.) Nomination information will be posted soon.
The banking community's steadfast support of the vital IOLTA Program also will be celebrated. More details on this event will be posted in the NH Bar News.
Richard Cohen Named 2014 Honorary Fellow
Richard A. Cohen
Richard A. Cohen Richard Cohen, longtime executive director of the Disabilities Rights Center of NH, was named the 2014 NH Bar Foundation Honorary Fellow at the NH Bar Foundation Fellows Reception on March 7, 2014.
Cohen is a national leader in advocacy and policy work for individuals with disabilities, dating back to the beginning of his career when, as an attorney for NH Legal Assistance, he served as lead counsel in the class-action suit that forced the state to move services for the developmentally disabled from institutions to community-based agencies, and triggered the closing of the Laconia State School. Earlier this year, the DRC, led by Cohen, reached a settlement with the state aimed at improving community-based mental health services.
Recipients of Justice Grants also were recognized at the reception.
Make Your IOLTA Dollars Count More
It really makes a difference where you have your IOLTA account! Your IOLTA deposits earn substantially more if you use one of the Leadership Banks that support the New Hampshire Bar Foundation's mission by paying 2 percent or more on IOLTA deposits.
Now, banks paying at least 1 percent also are being specially recognized as Partner Banks. Find out more about Leadership and Partner Banks.
IOLTA has generated $30 million for civil legal services and public education over its 30-year history. Find out more about IOLTA.
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