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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 05/24/05
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Joanne D. Kay Named Camden County Trustee to New Jersey State Bar Association

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Joanne D. Kay, a resident of Wildwood Crest and a partner in the Wildwood law firm of Kay & Kay, was installed as a Trustee of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) at the organization’s Annual Meeting at Bally’s Atlantic City on May 19. The 43-member Board of Trustees manage the affairs and property of the NJSBA.

An NJSBA member for 16 years, Kay served as the Cape May County representative on the association’s Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointments Committee (JPAC) from November 2000 to May 2005. In 1997 to 2000, she served on the District I Ethics Committee of the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

In September 2005, Kay will become President-Elect of the New Jersey Association of County Welfare Attorneys where she will serve in that capacity until September 2007.

Kay is a former president of the Cape May County Bar Association. She founded the county bar association’s Cape Mediation Services and served as Founding Director from 1992 to 1997.

Kay was a member of the Board of Directors of Cape Counseling Services from 1981 to 1989, and from 1994 to 1999, she served as President and Chair for the organization.

Within her community, Kay has been a member of the Burdette Tomlin Memorial Hospital Auxiliary TWIGS since 1978. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Cape Savings Bank.

A graduate of the University of Wisconsin with a degree in journalism, Kay earned her law degree from Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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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