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William S. Greenberg Receives NJSBA Presidential Achievement Award for Exemplary Service to Military Legal Assistance Program – 2007
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – William S. Greenberg, a Princeton resident and partner in the Newark office of McCarter & English, received the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Presidential Achievement Award for his efforts in the creation and implementation of the NJSBA’s Military Legal Assistance Program. Mr. Greenberg received the award at the Association’s Annual Meeting in Atlantic City on May 16.
The NJSBA Military Legal Assistance Program was created to assist military personnel deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan since 2001 with their legal needs on a voluntary pro bono basis. It offers assistance in three areas: family law, employment law; and debtor-creditor law. Members of the military who contact the New Jersey State Bar Association are referred to volunteers qualified to assist them with their specific legal issues.
An NJSBA member since 1967, Mr. Greenberg is active in several sections and committees, including the Military Law And Veterans Affairs Committee, Banking Law Section, Certified Attorneys Section, and Civil Trial Bar Section. He is a retired brigadier general in the U.S. Army and is a member of the New Jersey World War II Memorial Commission. He has served as special assistant to the adjutant general of New Jersey for homeland security and military legal assistance since 2001. He also served as special litigation counsel to the Adjutants General Association of the United States and was special litigation pro bono counsel to the National Guard Association of the United States.
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 and to aiding in the administration of justice. Visit the association’s website at www.njsba.com.
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