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RULES OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

ADMINISTRATIVE RULES 35 TO 59

53.8. NHMCLE Board


A. Membership, Appointment and Terms of Board - The Supreme Court of the State of New Hampshire shall appoint a Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board consisting of ten (10) members as follows:

 
   1. The President-Elect of the New Hampshire Bar Association -- ex officio

    2. An active or retired New Hampshire Supreme Court Justice

    3. An active or retired New Hampshire Superior Court Judge, an active or retired District Court Judge, or an active or retired Probate Court Judge

    4. The Chair of the New Hampshire Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Committee -- ex officio

    5. Nominee of the New Hampshire Bar Association President

    6. Four (4) lawyers admitted to the New Hampshire Bar Association, at least one of whom shall be a professor of law or other professional educator at the post-secondary level

    7. The Executive Director of the New Hampshire Bar Association or designee - ex officio

Board members, other than ex officio members, shall serve a term of three (3) years or in the case of active members of the judiciary, until they no longer are on the court from which their appointment is derived, if sooner. Nothing in this section shall prohibit an active member of the judiciary whose term expires by reason of retirement from being appointed thereafter as a retired member of the judiciary.

B. Chair of Board - The Chair of the NHMCLE Board shall be designated by the Supreme Court from among the ten (10) members of the board.

C. Other Officers - The NHMCLE Board shall elect a Vice Chair and Secretary from among its members.

D. Quorum - A quorum of the board shall consist of five (5) members, and the act of a majority of such quorum shall constitute the lawful act of the board.

E. Powers and Duties - The board shall have the following powers and duties:

    1. Administer this rule and establish appropriate committees for that purpose;

    2. Adopt regulations consistent with this rule and for its intended operation; and,

    3. Report at least annually to the New Hampshire Bar Association and the Supreme Court.

F. Confidentiality - The records of the board are not confidential, other than those pertinent to exemptions pursuant to Rule 53.2(B)(6).

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