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Press Release

For Immediate Release
January 15, 2014

Communications Office

Governor Hassan’s Statement on Confirmation of Superior and Circuit Court Nominees

CONCORD – Following today’s confirmation by the Executive Council of Governor Maggie Hassan’s nomination of David A. Anderson of Portsmouth, Lawrence A. MacLeod, Jr. of Lebanon, and Charles S. Temple of Concord to serve as Superior Court judges and David S. Forrest of Temple and Elizabeth M. Leonard of Concord to serve as Circuit Court judges, the Governor issued the following statement:

“These five highly qualified individuals have demonstrated a strong commitment to a fair, effective and transparent New Hampshire judicial system, and each has clearly demonstrated the experience, integrity and temperament that the people of our state expect of their judges. I thank the Executive Council for confirming these dedicated public servants, and I look forward to continuing to work with the Judicial Branch to ensure that justice is done fairly and effectively on behalf of the people of New Hampshire.”