DAVID A. BROCK

Chief Justice

 

RESIDENCE: Hopkinton, New Hampshire
1975-Present
Manchester, New Hampshire
1950-1975
BORN: July 6, 1936, Stoneham, Massachusetts
FAMILY: Married Sandra Ford, Philadelphia, PA 1960; four daughters and two sons.
EDUCATION: Manchester Central High School, Manchester, N.H. 1953;
Holderness School, Plymouth, N.H. 1954;
Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H. (A.B.) 1958;
University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan (LLB) 1963;
National Judicial College, Reno, Nevada 1977.
MILITARY: Member, N.R.O.T.C. Regular Program 1955-1958;
Commissioned 2/Lt. U.S.M.C. 1958;
U. S. Army Intelligence School, Ft. Holabird, Md., 1960 (Honors);
Platoon Commander; Bn S-2 (Intelligence) Officer;
Commander, 4th Counterintelligence Team, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Letter of Commendation, Commandant of the M.C., 1960. Captain, U.S.M.C.R.
PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT: Associate, Devine, Millimet, McDonough, Stahl & Branch, Manchester, N.H.
1963 - 1969
United States Attorney for New Hampshire
1969 - 1972
Partner, Perkins, Douglas and Brock, Concord, N.H.
1972 - 1974
Partner, Perkins & Brock, Concord, N.H.
1974 - 1976
Special Counsel to the Governor & Executive Council, State of N.H.
1974 - 1976
Legal Counsel to the Governor of New Hampshire
1976
Associate Justice, N.H. Superior Court
1976 - 1978
Associate Justice, N.H. Supreme Court
1978 - 1986
Chief Justice, N.H. Supreme Court
1986 - Present
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS: Bar of the State of New Hampshire
Bar of the United States District Court
Bar of the United States Court of Appeals (lst Circuit)
Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States
American Bar Association
PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED ACTIVITIES: Chairman, N.H. Supreme Court Rules Advisory Committee
1985 - February, 1997
Chairman, N.H. Supreme Court Commission on Court Accreditation
1986 - present
Chairman, New Hampshire Interbranch Council on Substance Abuse and the Criminal Justice System
1991 - 1995
Member, National Criminal Justice Information Services Advisory Policy Board
1999 –2002
Member, Education Committee, Appellate Judges Conference, American Bar Association
1981 - 1997
Faculty, Appellate Judges' Seminar Program, American Bar Association
1984 - 1989
Member, Board of Directors, National Center for State Courts, 1996 – 2000
Chair-elect, 1997 – 1998
Chair, 1998 – 1999
Member, Judicial Education and Technical Assistance Consortium
1989 - 1997
Faculty, Leadership Institute in Judicial Education,
1990 - 1997
Member, National Judicial College, Long Range Planning Committee
1990 - 1991
Member, Standing Committee on Judicial Relations, American Inns of Court
1996 - present
Member of the Board of Directors, State Justice Institute, January 1992 - 1998
(Vice Chairman, 1994 - 1995, Co-Chair 1995 -1998)
National Conference of Chief Justices,
Member, Board of Directors, 1993 – 1994
Vice-President, 1996 – 1997
President-elect, 1997 – 1998
President, 1998 - 1999
Delegate, American Bar Association House of Delegates, representing Conference of Chief Justices
1994 - 1996; alternate delegate 1997 - 2000
Chairman, N.H. Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Conduct
1981 - 1989
Member, State of N.H. Judicial Council
1979 - 1987
Member, Select Commission on a Unified Court System
1980 - 1984
Member, Appellate Advocacy Committee, Appellate Judges' Conference, American Bar Association
1982 - 1984
Chairman, State of New Hampshire Legal Services Advisory Commission
1977 - 1979
Chairman, District Court Reform Subcommittee, Governor's Commission for Court System Improvement
1974 - 1975
Chairman, Constitutional Revision Committee, N.H. Bar Association
1976 - 1977
Lecturer, Municipal Law Seminar
1976
National District Attorneys Association
1969 - 1972
GOVERNMENTAL-COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS: Delegate, N.H. Constitutional Convention
1974
Manchester Industrial Council
1968 - 1976
Trustee, Manchester Boys Club
1969 - 1972
Director, Manchester Community Guidance Center, Inc.
1966 - 1972
President, Manchester Community Guidance Center, Inc.
1969 - 1972
Greater Manchester Mental Health Center Fund Raising Campaign
1971 - 1972
Member, N.H. Mental Health Advisory Commission
1976 - 1978
Trustee, Holderness School, Plymouth, N.H.
1972 - 1973
Member, Governor's Commission for the Handicapped
1978 - 1979
Inductee, Manchester Central High School
Hall of Fame, 1997
Distinguished Service Award, Leadership Institute for Judicial Education, 1998
OTHER: Candidate for U.S. Senate (Republican primary)
1972