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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 06/01/06
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James J. Ferrelli Named Burlington County Trustee

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Mount Laurel attorney James J. Ferrelli, a partner with Duane Morris LLP, was installed as Burlington County Trustee of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) at the organization’s Annual Meeting on May 18 at Bally’s Atlantic City. He joins Duane Morris partner Steven Richman on the 45-member Board of Trustees, which manages the affairs and operation of the Association.

A member of the NJSBA since 1985, Mr. Ferrelli serves on the Equity Jurisprudence Committee and is a member of the Federal Practice and Procedure, Intellectual Property, Local Government Law, and Product Liability and Toxic Tort sections. He is immediate past president of the Burlington County Bar Association and has served as an officer and on its Board of Trustees for 10 years.

Mr. Ferrelli has served on committees of the Burlington County Bar and NJSBA, and of the Philadelphia and Camden County Bar Associations. He is a member of the Litigation, Real Property Probate and Trust Law and Intellectual Property Law sections of the American Bar Association, and the Commercial Litigation and Drug and Medical Device Litigation committees of the Defense Research Institute. Mr. Ferrelli is a member of the Editorial Board of the New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, and is a frequent speaker and author on topics relating to his areas of practice.

Mr. Ferrelli is resident in Duane Morris’ Princeton office. He concentrates his practice primarily in the areas of business litigation, product liability and class actions. Additionally, Mr. Ferrelli serves as Special Counsel for the Burlington County Bridge Commission.

Mr. Ferrelli is a 1984 graduate of the New York University School of Law, where he served for two years on the Annual Survey of American Law. He earned his B.A. from Boston College, graduating summa cum laude.

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.

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