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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 06/13/02
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Ronald T. Catelli Honored With Young Lawyers Service To The Bar Award

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Ronald T. Catelli, a Long Branch resident and Red Bank attorney, received the Service to the Bar Award from the New Jersey State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division at the organization’s recent annual meeting in Atlantic City. The Service to the Bar Award is presented to a young lawyer who has devoted substantial time and energy to bar activities at the county, state and/or national level, including specialty and minority bars.

A member of the New Jersey State, Monmouth Bar and American Bar Associations, Catelli is immediate past chair of the Monmouth Bar Association’s Young Lawyer’s Committee. As chair, Catelli organized a holiday party for underprivileged children at the Monmouth County Courthouse, a Monmouth Park Racetrack event for members and their families, and a law symposium at Brookdale Community College for local high schools. In addition, Catelli is active with the Monmouth Bar Association’s Meetings and Programs Committee coordinating events and greeting new members.

Catelli is a co-coordinator of the Monmouth County mock trial competition, an event that is sponsored by the Monmouth Bar Association in conjunction with the New Jersey State Bar Foundation. In this effort, he solicits local attorneys and judges to serve as coaches and to judge the competition, conducts organizational meetings with teacher coaches, promotes the event to local media, schedules and secures courthouses, attends and supervises the mock trials.

Catelli practices civil and commercial litigation at the Red Bank law firm of Reussille, Mausner, Carotenuto, Barger & Steel. He is a graduate of St. Thomas University of Villanova in Miami, Florida and received his law degree from The University of Memphis School of Law in Memphis, Tennessee.

The Young Lawyers Division of the NJSBA organizes and promotes activities, including continuing legal education seminars that are of assistance to new lawyers in the practice of law, and encourages pro bono and community service involvement by all new lawyers.

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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