New Jersey State Bar Association - The voluntary Bar Association of New Jersey, serving members since 1899.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 08/04/09
CONTACT:Charles Hollenbeck
Executive Dir., NJ Commission on Professionalism
732-249-5000

Candidates sought for General Council Nominating Committee Member election

NOTICE TO THE BAR

NJSBA GENERAL COUNCIL TO ELECT

NOMINATING COMMITTEE MEMBER

Nominating petitions for General Council members seeking a two-year term on the New Jersey State Bar Association Nominating Committee must be filed with the Association no later than Friday, Sept. 4, 2009. The Nominating Committee is responsible for nominating candidates to serve in officer and trustee positions on the NJSBA Board of Trustees, as ABA delegates, and members of the Nominating Committee.

Any member of the NJSBA’s General Council may be nominated for the Nominating Committee seat by filing a petition signed by no fewer than 10 members of the General Council (as designated in the Association’s bylaws, Article VI, paragraph 1), provided that his or her county is not already represented on the Nominating Committee (as provided by the Association’s bylaws, Article IV, paragraph 2). The following counties are currently represented on the Nominating Committee: Essex, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Morris, Monmouth, and Salem. Petitions must be submitted to Angela C. Scheck, the NJSBA Executive Director.

An election to fill the vacant committee seat will be held at the General Council’s Annual Meeting scheduled for Friday, Oct. 16, 2009 at the Law Center, New Brunswick. To obtain a petition form please call the NJSBA at 732- 937-7514, or write to Rita Seborowski, New Jersey Law Center, One Constitution Square, New Brunswick, NJ 08901.