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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 05/28/08
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Allen A. Etish Named President-Elect of New Jersey State Bar Association

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Allen A. Etish, a partner with the Haddonfield law firm of Archer & Greiner, was installed as President-Elect of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) on May 22 at the organization’s annual meeting in Atlantic City. Mr. Etish will assume the NJSBA presidency in 2009.

Mr. Etish, of Cherry Hill, also serves as a Trustee of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation, the NJSBA’s philanthropic arm. He has been a member of the NJSBA for 33 years and served as the Camden County representative on the Board of Trustees from 1999 until his nomination as Secretary in 2004. He served as Chair of the association’s Committee on Multi-Jurisdictional Practice (MJP), a highly charged issue regarding cross-border practice, from 2001 to 2004, and as co-chair from 2000 to 2001. He continues to serve as trustee liaison to the Federal Practice and Procedure and Bankruptcy Law sections of the State Bar Association.

Mr. Etish is the former President of the Camden County Bar Association and the Association of County Bar Presidents. He has served on a number of New Jersey Supreme Court Committees including: the Committee on Multi-Jurisdictional Practice in 2001, the Committee on Bar Admission by Motion in 2001, and the Committee on the Model Rules of Judicial Conduct in 1995.

A 1974 graduate of Rutgers School of Law-Camden, Mr. Etish attended Rutgers College where he was a Henry Rutgers Scholar.

Mr. Etish is a frequent lecturer for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, the Camden County Bar Association and the National Business Institute on various topics including: Advanced Federal Court Practice, Best Practices, Multi-Jurisdictional Practice, Trial Evidence and Real Estate Practice. A partner in Archer & Greiner’s Litigation Department, he concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, bankruptcy representation and business transactions.

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

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