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Frank A. Louis Receives Distinguished Legislative Service Award

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Frank A. Louis, a Toms River resident and founding partner of the Toms River law firm Louis Stolfe & Ziegler, was honored with the New Jersey State Bar Association’s (NJSBA) Distinguished Legislative Service Award during the Association’s Board of Trustees Meeting and Holiday Luncheon on December 7, 2007 at the NJ Law Center.

Mr. Louis received the award in recognition of his representation of the NJSBA on the New Jersey Divorce Reform Study Commission and years of distinguished service to the Bar.

An NJSBA member since 1973, Mr. Louis currently serves on the Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointments Committee for Ocean County. He is a former chair of the Family Law Section and is a Member Emeritus of the section’s Executive Committee. In 1990, he received the Tischler Award from the section in recognition of his contributions to the advancement of family law. In 2006, the NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) awarded him the Alfred C. Clapp award for Excellence in Continuing Legal Education. He is a past president of the Ocean County Bar Association, where he also chaired its Family Law Committee for many years.

Mr. Louis received his law degree from Rutgers Law School – Newark and is a Certified Matrimonial Attorney. In addition, he has been a member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Family Part Practice Committee since its inception and has also been appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court to serve on the following committees: Special Committee on Matrimonial Litigation, Family Automated Case System, Economic Consequences of Dissolution Committee, Complimentary Dispute Resolution Task Force and the Appointment of Fiduciary and Counsel Committee.

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