McLane Director Bruce Felmly Bestowed Highest Honor by Manchester Bar Association


McLane Director Bruce Felmly Bestowed Highest Honor by Manchester Bar Association 

April 26, 2012, Manchester, NH:  The law firm of McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton, Professional Association is pleased to announce thatBruceFelmly has been chosen as this year’s recipient of the Manchester Bar Association’s Distinguished Service Award. 

Mary Tenn, president of the Manchester Bar Association described Bruce as a lawyer who is exemplary among his peers, and who has gone above and beyond in service to the profession and the practice of law.NewHampshire Supreme Court Justice Carol Ann Conboy presented the award to Bruce and stated, “Bruce has been widely recognized for his expertise as both a trial and an appellate lawyer. He is listed by Woodward & White as one of theBest Lawvers in America, and is recognized in Chambers and Partners as one of America’s leading business lawyers. He was also recognized by his peers in theSuper Lawyerspublication as one of the leading trial lawyers in New England.”

Co-chair of the McLane Law Firm’s Litigation Department, Bruce is consistently recognized as one of the leading trial lawyers of business and civil disputes in New Hampshire and regionally. 

 He is a Fellow of The American College of Trial Lawyers, having served on the Board of Regents from 2006-2010.  He has been active in the New Hampshire Bar Association, serving as President in 1995, and is a member of the American Law Institute.

Bruce received the 2002 Award for Distinguished Service to the Legal Profession of the New Hampshire Bar Association Awards, and was appointed Chairman of New Hampshire Supreme Court Long-Range Planning Task Force publishing its report long range planning for the New Hampshire Justice System. The Committee’s report, A Vision of Justice, was delivered to the Supreme Court and the public in September, 2004.

He lives in Manchester, New Hampshire and can be reached at (603) 628-1448 or by email at

About the McLane Law Firm

Founded in 1919, the McLane Law Firm is the largest full-service law firm in the state of New Hampshire, with offices in Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth, as well as Woburn, Massachusetts.  Driven by the firm’s depth of sophisticated legal expertise and an unwavering commitment to client service, McLane has built collaborative and lasting relationships with a broad spectrum of domestic and international clients.