News & Events

2020 NHCLS Breakfast

The Campaign Breakfast this year will stream LIVE online at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17, including: Keynote remarks from Judge Fern Fisher of Hofstra University AND the presentation of the 2020 John E. Tobin Justice Award to Judge Susan Carbon. Registration is...

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Former UNH Law students honor professor with donation

The Campaign for Legal Services received a generous donation this summer from a group of former students of Mitch Simon, in honor of his retirement from teaching law at the University of New Hampshire School of Law. “Professor Simon was a steadfast source of guidance,...

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NHLA and LARC expand access to justice with new hires

Funding from a variety of public and private sources has allowed NH Legal Assistance and the Legal Advice & Referral Center to hire an additional lawyer and two paralegals to respond to the surge in need we are already seeing as a result of the pandemic crisis....

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Working with clients inspired our summer interns

We were fortunate to have had several students intern with NH Legal Assistance this summer. They all cited their work advocating for clients in need as the best part of their internships. Their reflections are below. Sofia Hyatt, 3L at UNH School of Law I am so...

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A check-in protects senior from domestic abuse

Virginia, 77, didn’t want to admit that she needed protection – especially not from her own daughter. She may have suffered in silence had NH Legal Assistance attorney Kay Drought not called her to check in on a prior domestic abuse case. The timing was good. A few...

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Without LARC, “I would have been suffering.”

A place to call home is one of the most basic needs for humans everywhere. When facing a worldwide public health crisis, a safe place to call home is more critical than ever. Danika learned in the midst of the pandemic that her landlord was selling the duplex she’d...

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Lunch with Legal Aid, July 16

Attorney General Gordon MacDonald opened today’s Lunch with Legal Aid with a confession: “I’ve been practicing law since 1995, and my admission is that when I walk into a courtroom, to this day, I get butterflies in my stomach." “Now, imagine walking in as a young...

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Legal Aid in NH in 2020

On April 29, the Campaign hosted an intimate Zoom panel discussion for our supporters on various committees to hear directly from the program leaders about what 2020 holds for legal aid in New Hampshire. Key takeaways: Uncertainty reigns for major funding sources for...

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Ovide Lamontagne to lead Campaign in 2020

Deborah Kane Rein, Co-Chair of the Overlapping Boards of Directors of NHLA and LARC, announced on Saturday that Ovide Lamontagne of Manchester will step into the Chairmanship of the Campaign Leadership Council in 2020. The Campaign Leadership Council...

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Check out our 2018 Annual Report!

Our 2018 Annual Report features stories of families around New Hampshire who needed legal aid to protect their homes, their safety and their basic living needs. The more than 500 businesses, law firms, individuals, families and foundations who supported the Campaign...

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Join us for the Winni Wine Fest!

Thursday, June 27, 5:30 - 8 p.m. Sample fine wines, liquors and delicious food in the gorgeous setting of Mill Falls by Church Landing! All proceeds to benefit civil legal aid for survivors of domestic violence.   Click the Adirondack chairs for more...

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Thank you for your 2019 Pledge!

Thanks to the support of nearly 40 sponsors and 350 attendees from across the state, the 2019 Campaign Kick-off Breakfast was our most successful Kick-off yet. YOU – our sponsors and attendees – gave more than $118,000 to support civil legal aid in New...

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2019 Campaign Kickoff

Thanks to the support of nearly 40 sponsors and 350 attendees from across the state, the 2019 Campaign Kick-off Breakfast was our most successful Kick-off yet. YOU – our sponsors and attendees – gave more than $118,000 to support civil legal aid in New...

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