New Book is Laudable Addition to Transparency Debate

Abigail WhiteNews & Events, Uncategorized

Originally published in The New Hampshire Bar News Secrecy and transparency are pervasive concepts in American political discourse. Consider how many stories about private e-mail servers and federal tax returns have invited pundits and citizens alike to speculate, “What are they hiding now, and why?” In “The Transparency Fix,” law professor Mark Fenster explores the legal, political and cultural issues … Read More

Attorney Patrick Arnold named to 2017 Rising Stars List by New England Super Lawyers Magazine

Abigail WhiteUncategorized

New England Super Lawyers Magazine has named Attorney Patrick Arnold to the 2017 Rising Stars List for his practice in civil litigation. This list recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in New England. This is the second year that Attorney Arnold has been named to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is … Read More

5 Rules For Landlords

Abigail WhiteUncategorized

By Attorney Patrick Arnold I signed my first apartment lease around 2001. I took some time to read through the several-page contract. Admittedly, many of the provisions seemed unfamiliar beyond the term of the lease, the rent amount and due date, and the early termination section. Do these notice requirements matter? How about the few lines detailing the landlord’s right … Read More

Book Review: Book of Famous Cases offers Context and Closure

Abigail WhiteUncategorized

Originally Featured in NH Bar News Trials of the Century By Mark J. Phillips and Aryn Z. Phillips Prometheus Books (2016) Paperback, 332 pages In Trials of the Century, father-daughter author duo Mark Phillips and Aryn Phillips chronicle the most sensational criminal trial in each decade of the 20th century. Readers may recall closely following a few of these cases … Read More

New Hampshire’s Right-to-Know Law Needs More Work

Abigail WhiteUncategorized

Originally Featured in NH Bar News “Government, therefore, should be open, accessible, accountable and responsive. To that end, the public’s right of access to governmental records shall not be unreasonably restricted,” says Part I, Art. 8 of the N.H. Constitution. The Legislature has further articulated that “[o]penness in the conduct of public business is essential to a democratic society.” RSA … Read More

Book Review: A Worthwhile Guide for Start-up and Growth-Phase Firms

Abigail WhiteUncategorized

Originally Featured in the NH Bar News While in law school, I was intrigued by the general absence of required coursework on law firm management issues. Where do new practitioners learn how many hours each week should be allocated to marketing and client development? Beyond the professional conduct rules, what are the dos and don’ts of client trust accounting? What … Read More