Rescheduled: Table for Eight with John Garvey
Location & Date
17 Depot Street
Mar 7, 2017
Reserve your seat at the Table for Eight with John Garvey. Professor Garvey is a professor at UNH School of Law where he has directed the nationally acclaimed Daniel Webster Scholar Honors Program since the program’s inception in 2005. Professor Garvey was selected to serve on the Carnegie Foundation’s Initiative on the Future of Legal Education and has been a frequent speaker at national and international events regarding the Webster Scholar program. In 2011, the New Hampshire Bar Association awarded Professor Garvey the E. Donald Dufresne Award for Outstanding Professionalism for his pioneering efforts with the program. In 2013, he was named by National Jurist Magazine as one of the 25 most influential people in legal education. In 2015, the New Hampshire Bar Association presented him with the Distinguished Service to the Legal Profession Award.
Professor Garvey started his legal career as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps and received both the Navy Achievement Medal and the American Bar Association Award for Professional Merit. Upon completing his military tour in 1981, Professor Garvey joined Sulloway & Hollis, in Concord, NH. During his 24 years at the firm, he devoted his time to a wide range of litigated matters and eventually became the chair of the litigation department. In addition, he was one of the original principal attorneys in the Claremont case, which made a successful state constitutional challenge to New Hampshire’s method of funding the education of its children. As a result of his work on this case he was a recipient of the New Hampshire Civil Liberties Union “Bill of Rights Award.”
In addition to being an experienced trial lawyer, Professor Garvey is a well-known mediator and arbitrator with nearly 25 years of experience. In 2014, he was selected by Best Lawyers as the 2014 Lawyer of the Year for Mediation in his practice locale. He has also been selected to the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.
Join Professor Garvey for dinner and some lively conversation on Tuesday, March 7th at 6:00 p.m. Dinner is Dutch Treat and registration is limited to 7 people.