Date: August 15, 2002 Contact: Laura Kiernan
Court Information Officer
271-2646 x359

 

NEWS RELEASE

CONCORD--The New Hampshire Supreme Court is looking for non-lawyer state residents interested in volunteering to serve on the Supreme Court’s attorney discipline committee.

The Professional Conduct Committee enforces the ethics code for lawyers known as the "Rules of Professional Conduct" and receives and processes complaints of alleged misconduct.

The committee conducts a full day of meetings and hearings on the third Wednesday of each month. Some sub-committee meetings and additional hearings are held as the need arises. Members review complaints and interview the parties involved. They are expected to analyze material, write reports and discuss their conclusions at committee meetings. The time commitment for members is at least 15-20 hours per month.

Anyone interested in being considered for appointment to the Committee should submit a biographical sketch and a letter detailing why they are seeking the position to Eileen Fox, Clerk, New Hampshire Supreme Court, One Noble Drive, Concord, NH 03301.