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Supreme Court - Meet the Justices

SENIOR ASSOCIATE JUSTICE LINDA S. DALIANISCHIEF JUSTICE LINDA STEWART DALIANIS
Linda Stewart Dalianis was sworn in as the 35th Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court on December 15, 2010 by Gov. John Lynch. She was the first woman to hold a seat on the New Hampshire Supreme Court, and she is the first woman to be Chief Justice. Prior to her appointment to the Supreme Court by Gov. Jeanne Shaheen in the year 2000, Justice Dalianis had served for almost 20 years on the Superior Court bench, both as an associate justice and as Chief Justice. More...

ASSOCIATE JUSTICE GARY E. HICKSSENIOR ASSOCIATE JUSTICE GARY E. HICKS
The Honorable Gary E. Hicks was sworn in as the 104th Justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court on January 31, 2006 after serving for four years on the Superior Court, the state's major trial court. Before becoming a judge, Justice Hicks was a commercial litigator for 23 years with Wiggin & Nourie, then one of New Hampshire's largest law firms. More...

ASSOCIATE JUSTICE CAROL ANN CONBOY ASSOCIATE JUSTICE CAROL ANN CONBOY
Associate Justice Carol Ann Conboy is the 105th justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Connecticut, Justice Conboy served as an officer in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam war. She received her law degree in 1978 from the University of New Hampshire Law School (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center), after which she clerked for Judge Shane Devine, the former Chief Judge of the New Hampshire Federal District Court. More...

ASSOCIATE JUSTICE  ROBERT J. LYNNASSOCIATE JUSTICE ROBERT J. LYNN
The Honorable Robert J. Lynn of Windham was sworn in on December 17, 2010 as the 106th Associate Justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court. Justice Lynn was appointed to the trial court bench in 1992 by then Governor Judd Gregg and was named Chief Justice of the Superior Court in 2004 by then Gov. Craig Benson. He was nominated to the Supreme Court by Gov. John H. Lynch. More...

ASSOCIATE JUSTICE JAMES P. BASSETTASSOCIATE JUSTICE JAMES P. BASSETT
Associate Justice James P. Bassett spent more than 27 years as a trial and appellate lawyer in New Hampshire, specializing in complex commercial and civil litigation, First Amendment issues and land use cases. He was nominated to the Supreme Court by Governor John Lynch and, following confirmation by the Executive Council, Justice Bassett was sworn in as the 107th member of the court on July 19, 2012. More...

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