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New Hampshire Legal Assistance receives $600,000 3-year grant to provide civil legal aid to domestic violence survivors

Posted Sep 06, 2022

The United States Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women recently awarded $600,000 to New Hampshire Legal Assistance to fund legal advice and representation for survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. The grant is one of 59 competitive awards ...read more

NHLA's 2022 Interns Complete Summer Internships

Posted Aug 29, 2022

On August 5, NHLA’s summer interns wrapped up their two-month internships learning about and providing legal aid alongside our staff attorneys and paralegals. Before they return to law school in the fall, we asked them to reflect on their time spent with us. “It’s been a great experience,” ...read more

Welcome to our NHLA 2022 Summer Interns

Posted Jun 03, 2022

NH Legal Assistance welcomed our summer legal interns this week. They are going to spend the next three months working closely with NHLA advocates in and out of the courtroom. We sat down with each of them so they could share a little bit about themselves and why they are excited to be immersing the ...read more

NHLA Executive Director Sarah Mattson Dustin and NH Chief Justice Gordon MacDonald testify in favor of HB 1343

Posted Apr 18, 2022

Sarah Mattson Dustin, Executive Director of New Hampshire Legal Assistance, joined the New Hampshire Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on April 14 to testify in favor of HB 1343. Accompanying her to voice support for the bill was NH Supreme Court Chief Justice Gordon MacDonald. At the end of the he ...read more