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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 12/16/08
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Jeffrey Evan Gold Receives Amicus Curiae Award

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Jeffrey Evan Gold 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 Voorhees Township resident and principal attorney of the Law Offices of Gold & Associates. P.C. in Cherry Hill and Mt. Holly.

The award recognizes Mr. Gold 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. Gold’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 2003, Mr. Gold is currently Chair-Elect of the Municipal Court Practice Section. He was named “Municipal Court Practitioner of the Year” by the NJSBA in 2004 and again in 2008. He is a past chair of both the Burlington County Municipal Court and Criminal Practice Committees and currently serves on the Supreme Court Municipal Court Practice Committee.

A Rutgers Law School-Camden graduate, Mr. Gold has been a criminal defense attorney for over 25 years. He is a frequent lecturer throughout the state on DWI and other criminal and municipal court topics and is a regular legal analyst on TV channel CN8’s Its Your Call With Lynn Doyle.

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.