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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 12/24/07
CONTACT:Barbara Straczynski
Director of Communications
732-937-7524

NJSBA section meeting to feature AG Anne Milgram

NJ Attorney General Anne Milgram will be the guest speaker at the Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008 Criminal Law Section meeting being held at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick. The meeting registration for this event is open for the benefit of all NJSBA members.

The Criminal Law Section is also extending an invitation to join the section by offering 5 free months of Criminal Law Section Membership for New Section Members Only who register for the program. The cost to attend for Criminal Law Section members is $21 and the cost for non-Criminal Law Section members is $29. Registration is available online at www.njsba.com under the Meetings Calendar.

This is an excellent opportunity for NJSBA members who engage in criminal practice to join the vibrant, active, and intriguing Criminal Law Section. The meeting will provide terrific networking opportunities with existing section members as well as the chance to talk with the Attorney General.

Anne Milgram was sworn in as New Jersey's 57th Attorney General on June 29, 2007. As the State's chief law enforcement officer, Milgram heads the 9,600-person Department of Law and Public Safety, one of the largest agencies in New Jersey state government.

As Attorney General, Milgram coordinated the development of Governor Corzine's anti-crime strategy to attack gangs and gun violence, and she has spearheaded investigations into Internet safety, consumer privacy rights, and college student loan rates. She has also initiated reforms at the state's professional boards and overseen compliance with state and federal election laws. She has testified before the Environmental Protection Agency for tougher enforcement of clean air laws and she launched an affirmative litigation section in the Division of Law to aggressively pursue legal action to protect the public and improve the quality of life in New Jersey.

Registration is requested by Jan. 3, 2008.