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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 06/30/06
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McCarter & English Receives Special Recognition Pro Bono Award from New Jersey State Bar Association

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ-The New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) presented a Special Recognition Pro Bono Award to the law firm of McCarter & English on May 18 at the NJSBA Annual Meeting in Atlantic City. The NJSBA established the Pro Bono Awards in 2002 to be given at the Annual Meeting in recognition of outstanding pro bono efforts.

McCarter & English is being recognized for their speedy efforts in the formation and distribution of handbooks in collaboration with the NJSBA for Hurricane Katrina evacuees. They have also provided many hours to negotiations with the New Brunswick Tax assessor about various agreements made with the New Jersey Law Center.

Over the years, McCarter & English have provided assistance for many different types of cases ranging from Fortune 100 companies to individual people. They are a nationally based firm that has been in business for over 160 years.

The New Jersey State Bar Association, incorporated in 1989, 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.

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