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James J. Tenn Jr. (center) receiving his award 

CUA Law Alumnus Received Manchester Bar Association's Distinguished Service Award

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CUA Law alumnus, James J. Tenn Jr., Esq. '91, received the Distinguished Service Award from the Manchester Bar Association.

Tenn Jr.'s achievements were formally recognized at the Manchester Bar Association’s Annual Award Dinner on April 16, 2019. This award is given to those who have made exceptional contributions to the Manchester Bar Association and achieved professional excellence over the course of their legal career.

Jim is a life-long resident of New Hampshire and is a proud graduate of Manchester Central High School. Jim is the immediate past President of the New Hampshire Bar Association. Jim is an active member of the New Hampshire, Manchester, and American Bar Associations. Jim currently serves on the Manchester Bar Association Executive Committee. Jim has also served the New Hampshire Bar Association as Vice-Chair; Governor-At-Large; Hillsborough County Governor; and has served as the Vice-Chair of the New Hampshire Bar Association Pro Bono Policy Advisory Board. Jim is also active in the New Hampshire Bar Foundation and continues to serve as Chair of the Foundation Development Committee.

Jim has received numerous awards. In January, 2000, Jim was recognized by the New Hampshire Bar Foundation and was presented the prestigious Robert E. Kirby award for demonstrating traits of civility, courtesy, perspective and excellent advocacy in the practice of law. In 2001, Jim was recognized by the New Hampshire Bar Association for distinguished pro bono service. Jim has also received recognition as 40 Under Forty in New Hampshire.