Jennifer Parent Named President of National Conference of Bar Presidents

The law firm of McLane Middleton, Professional Association congratulates attorney Jennifer L. Parent on being named President of the National Conference of Bar Presidents’ (NCBP) Executive Council –

The NCBP was founded in 1950 to provide information and training to state, local, metro, and specialty bar association leaders from across the country.  Its primary mission is to provide high-quality programming to current bar leaders at two meetings held each year contemporaneously with the annual and midyear meetings of the ABA.  NCBP provides resources for bar leaders on leadership, innovation, and collaboration.  Presentations and workshops have focused on changes in the practice of law, how to put on a hackathon, cybersecurity, and community outreach as well as “bread and butter” subjects and issues like membership expansion, continuing education, access to justice, and diversity and inclusion.  NCBP also offers a webinar series through its 21st Century Lawyer programming and awards diversity scholarships for membership to bar leaders.

Jennifer talks about the National Conference of Bar Presidents and their focus on leadership, innovation, and collaboration in a podcast from 8/7/2018 –

Jennifer is a director and chair of the firm’s Litigation Department.  She has over 20 years of experience litigating and resolving disputes for companies and business owners in a wide range of complex commercial cases and employment matters.

Throughout her career, Jennifer has been recognized with numerous awards and recognitions, including: 2016 Marilla M. Ricker Achievement award by the New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association, 2015 Outstanding Women in Business award by the New Hampshire Business Review, the New England Top 50 Women Lawyers of 2013 by Super Lawyers, the New Hampshire Bar Association’s Judge Philip S. Hollman Gender Equality Award, a Trailblazer in the Law by the New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association, the Union Leader’s 40 Under Forty Business Leaders, and the Robert E. Kirby Award presented by the N.H. Bar Foundation.

In addition, Jennifer is rated by Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers, and is ranked by Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Best Lawyers in the Labor and Employment category. 

Jennifer serves as Vice-Chair of the Palace Theatre’s Board of Trustees and Co-Chair of its Advisory Board.

Jennifer can be reached in the firm’s Manchester office at (603) 628-1360 or