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Amirali Y. Haidri Receives Amicus Curiae Award

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Amirali Y. Haidri, a Springfield Resident and Union Township (Union County) attorney, was honored with the New Jersey State Bar Association’s (NJSBA) Amicus Curiae Award during the Association’s Board of Trustees Meeting and Holiday Luncheon on December 7, 2007.

Mr. Haidri received the award in recognition of his efforts in drafting the NJSBA amicus curiae brief in the case Johnson v. Scaccetti. The NJSBA argued that the plaintiff in the case was entitled to damages for all of her injuries, even those that did not meet the verbal threshold, because that is what a plain reading of the Automobile Insurance Cost Reduction Act (AICRA) requires. The Court agreed. To read the brief, visit the NJSBA’s website at www.njsba.com.

An NJSBA member since 1997, Mr. Haidri is currently an NJSBA Trustees representing Union County and is a member of both the Amicus Committee and the Appellate Practice Committee. In addition, he is a past trustee of the Union County Bar Association, and is a former Chair of Panel 6 of the District XII Fee Arbitration Committee. He serves as an Arbitrator for the Mandatory Non-binding Automobile and Personal Injury Arbitration Program, Superior Court, Union Count.

Mr. Haidri received is his law degree from New York Law School and has been a solo practitioner since 1988. His practice includes personal injury, professional malpractice, products liability, workers’ compensation and patent and trademark causes. He is licensed to practice in New Jersey and New York as well as the United State District Court, District of New Jersey and the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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

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