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Eric Landman Named As Trustee To New Jersey State Bar Association

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Eric Christopher Landman, a Freehold resident and attorney with the Somerset law firm of Sherman & Viscomi, Esqs., was installed as a trustee to the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) at the organization’s recent annual meeting in Atlantic City. The board of trustees is responsible for the management of the affairs and property of the association.

An NJSBA member for 20 years, Landman received the association’s Distinguished Legislative Service Award in 1995 for his work on legislation that elevates the penalties for the unauthorized practice of law from a disorderly persons offense to a crime of the fourth degree. The annual awards acknowledge commitment to the NJSBA’s legislative goals and members’ willingness to testify before the state Legislature, prepare amendments and contact legislators on the association’s behalf.

Landman served as chair of the NJSBA Unlawful Practice Committee from 1994 to 1996, and again from 1998 to 1999. He also served as a member of the association’s Nominating Committee.

A past president of the Middlesex County Bar Association, Landman is also a member of the Monmouth Bar Association and the Middlesex County Trial Lawyers Association. He served on the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Model Jury Charges, Civil, from 1982 to 1988.

Landman served as counsel and was a member of the board of directors for Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Middlesex County from 1984 to 1991. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America—New Jersey Chapter.

A graduate of George Washington University, Landman received his law degree from Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America.

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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