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Attorney Discipline System

          The New Hampshire Supreme Court is seeking volunteers to serve on the committees that make up the New Hampshire Attorney Discipline System.  While applications are welcome at any time, beginning in January 2014 there will be openings for attorneys and non-attorneys to serve on two of the three committees that are part of the system: the Professional Conduct Committee and the Hearings Committee.  There is a particular need for non-lawyer committee members.  A description of the Attorney Discipline System and of the role of each committee, as well as an application, can be found on the Attorney Discipline System website: www.nhattyreg.org at Volunteer Opportunities .

          Individuals interested in being considered for appointment to a committee should complete an Attorney Discipline System Committee Application and submit it to Janet F. DeVito, General Counsel, New Hampshire Supreme Court Attorney Discipline Office, 4 Chenell Drive, Suite 102, Concord, NH 03301 by December 31, 2013.

The Supreme Court Attorney Discipline System is designed to protect client rights and guarantee lawyers a full and fair evaluation of complaints against them. The system is composed of the Attorney Discipline Office, a Complaint Screening Committee, Hearings Committee and Professional Conduct Committee.The Attorney Discipline Office is located at 4 Chenell Drive, Suite 102, Concord, N.H. 03301. Phone: (603) 224-5828.

For further information, go to the Attorney Discipline System website.

Complete text of August 27, 2003 Supreme Court order on Rule 37, Attorney Discipline System.

See Rules of Professional Conduct in the NH Court Rules.

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