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NEWS ADVISORY
Judicial Branch, State of New Hampshire
CONTACT:
Laura Kiernan
Communications Director
lkiernan@courts.state.nh.us
603-271-2646 ext 2359

Swearing in ceremony for Justice Conboy broadcast live on the court website

July 8, 2009
11:30 a.m.

CONCORD—The swearing in ceremony for Carol Ann Conboy as the 105 th justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court will be broadcast live on the Judicial Branch website Wednesday July 8, 2009 at 11:30 a.m. The oath will be administered by Gov. John Lynch at the New Hampshire Supreme Court.

To watch the event, go to www.courts.state.nh.us and click on the icon “Webcast.”

Justice Conboy, a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Connecticut, served as an officer in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam war. She received her law degree in 1978 from Franklin Pierce Law Center, after which she clerked for Judge Shane Devine, the former Chief Judge of the New Hampshire Federal District Court. She was a partner in the New Hampshire law firm of McLane, Graf, Raulerson and Middleton and practiced as a trial lawyer with a concentration in employment law.

Justice Conboy served for 17 years on the state Superior Court, most recently as Supervisory Justice of the Merrimack County Superior Court, before she was nominated to the Supreme Court by Gov. John Lynch in June. She has served as Chair of the New Hampshire Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics, and Chair of the New Hampshire Superior Court Sentence Review Board. In addition to her judicial duties, Judge Conboy serves as a member of the Franklin Pierce Law Center Board of Trustees.

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