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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 12/16/08
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Arnold N. Fishman Receives Amicus Curiae Award

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Arnold N. Fishman received the New Jersey State Bar Association’s (NJSBA) Amicus Curiae Award at the Association’s Board of Trustees Meeting and Holiday Luncheon on December 12, 2008 at the New Jersey Law Center. He is a Medford Lakes resident and partner in the Haddon Heights and Hammonton law firm of Fishman Littlefield and Fishman LLC.

The award recognizes Mr. Fishman for his extraordinary efforts in representing the NJSBA in the case of State v. Chun, where the Court considered the reliability of the new Alcotest machines in prosecuting DWI cases. Mr. Fishman’s efforts ensured that the final Supreme Court guidelines on the use of the Alcotest were reasonable and fair and accounted for the concerns of both prosecutors and defense attorneys.

An NJSBA member since 1982, Mr. Fishman is currently an NJSBA Trustee representing Camden County. He is a past chair of the Municipal Court Practice Section and the Municipal Court Practice Committee of the Camden County Bar Association. He currently serves on the New Jersey Supreme Court Municipal Court Practice Committee.

Admitted to the bar in New Jersey and Washington, DC, Mr. Fishman’s practice is limited to defending person in Municipal Courts of the State of New Jersey with emphasis on driving while intoxicated.

The New Jersey State Bar Association incorporated in 1899 is dedicated to the continuing education of lawyers and the public, to reforming and improving the legal system, to encouraging participation in voluntary pro bono activities and to aiding in the administration of justice. Visit the Association’s website at www.njsba.com.