New Hampshire

110 ABA Journal New Hampshire articles.

Disgraced Former N.H. Judge: ‘I Cried. Who Wouldn’t?’

Cleaning out her desk at her Rockingham County Superior Court chambers on Friday, former N.H. judge Patricia Coffey was disgraced, broke and regretful.

Helping her husband, a disbarred lawyer, shield…

Judge Who Hid Disbarred Spouse’s Assets Steps Down

Embattled New Hampshire Superior Court Justice Patricia Coffey, who last week was suspended for three years, is stepping down from the bench.

The Nashua Telegraph reports that…

Judge Who Tried to Hide Assets for Disbarred Husband Gets 3-Yr Suspension

The New Hampshire Supreme Court has suspended a judge for three years, a term 12 times longer than a disciplinary panel had recommended.

The unpaid suspension of Superior Court Judge…

Lawyer Censured for Misrepresenting Role in ‘Law Firm’

A New Hampshire lawyer has been censured for implying that he was a partner in a small law firm when in fact he simply shared office space with his colleagues.

N.H. City Says Attorney Malpractice Nixed Insurance

A New Hampshire municipality has sued its former legal counsel for malpractice, contending that he not only failed to appropriately advise the city of Claremont of the legal risks associated…

Judge Helped Spouse Shield Assets

Lawyers recommended to a disciplinary panel at a hearing today that a New Hampshire judge be publicly reprimanded for helping her husband shield assets from creditors as he was being…

‘Obsessive’ Client Accused of Hiring Hit Man to Kill Lawyer’s Wife

A New Hampshire woman has been arrested on charges she hired a hit man to kill the wife of a prominent lawyer she had hired.

Katherine Mandola is accused of…

Record $460M in Fees Sought in Securities Class Action

Milberg Weiss and two other lead law firms are seeking $460 million in fees and about $29 million in expenses in the $3.2 billion settlement of a…

Judge Takes Crack at Seuss-Style Egg Rhyme

With a nod to Dr. Seuss’ Green Eggs and Ham, a federal judge has warned an inmate that attaching a hard-boiled egg to his complaint about his prison diet was…

Bloomberg: Insurers Aren’t Paying Claims

Despite having had to cover Hurricane Katrina, the worst U.S. disaster in the history of insurance, carriers are earning record profits. One reason why is that many don’t pay claims…

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N.H. OKs Civil Unions, Sans Legal Pressure

New Hampshire’s governor signed a law yesterday authorizing civil unions for same-sex couples.

The state is the fourth state to authorize civil unions and the first to do so without…