FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   March 1, 2001

CONCORD—Walter L. Murphy, Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Superior Court, today announced that Stillman D. Rogers, Clerk of the Cheshire County Superior Court, who has served with distinction since August 1, 1978, is retiring effective May 17, 2001.

A committee of Justices has been appointed to review the qualifications of applicants for the position. It is expected that Attorney Rogers’ successor will be appointed by the full court prior to his retirement date.