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NJSBA News and Updates

March 31, 2015
  • Atlantic County High School Wins Third State Mock Trial Championship

    Mainland Regional High School won the state title in the New Jersey State Bar Foundation's 2015 Vincent J. Apruzzese High School Mock Trial Competition. The school goes on to represent New Jersey in the national competition in Raleigh, North Carolina, May 14-16. Read more here.

  • Family law leader Madeline Marzano-Lesnevich to receive Saul Tischler Award

    A Bergen County lawyer will receive this year’s Saul Tischler Award in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the practice of family law. Madeline Marzano-Lesnevich, founding partner of Lesnevich & Marzano-Lesnevich, LLC, of Hackensack, will receive the honor from the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Family Law Section on April 1, at the Hilton Short Hills. The award recognizes her contributions to advancing the development of family law and to the legal profession. Read more >

  • Election slated for next NJSBA secretary this spring

    New Jersey State Bar Association members will vote on who will be the next secretary. Association trustees Kimberly A. Yonta and Fruqan Mouzon and former trustee Robert J. Brass are the candidates on the ballot. The NJSBA Nominating Committee selected Yonta in February when it released its slate of candidates. Brass and Mouzon are seeking the office by petition, as per the bylaws. In the coming weeks, all general members of the association will receive information about voting. Voting will take place between April 13 and May 4. Read more>

  • Legislators honored and seminar on ethics in state government are focus of NJSBA Town Hall Advocacy event

    The New Jersey State Bar Association honored several legislators at a statehouse ceremony today. At the gathering, Association President Paris P. Eliades presented the Robert B. Meyner Award to legislators who sponsored and supported the successful effort to reform the state’s alimony laws. In addition to the ceremony, the association hosted a Town Hall Advocacy seminar that focused on ethics in state government. Read more>

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