New Jersey State Bar Association - The voluntary Bar Association of New Jersey, serving members since 1899.

For Immediate Release

Sept. 13, 2011

Charles Hollenbeck, Director

NJ Commission of Professionalism in the Law


NJSBA Announces Candidates for Nominating Committee

The following members of the New Jersey State Bar Association General Council have complied with applicable rules and procedures set forth in the NJSBA bylaws and rules of the General Council and are now candidates to fill a vacancy on the NJSBA Nominating Committee:


                                 Richard J. Badolato  (Essex County)

                                 Stephen N. Maskaleris (Morris County)

                                 Asaad K. Siddiqi (Essex County)


An election to fill the vacancy will take place at the meeting of the General Council on Friday, October 14, 2011 at the New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick.


If you cannot attend the General Council meeting, you may vote by absentee ballot. To receive an absentee ballot please write to Rita Seborowski of the New Jersey State Bar Association, 1 Constitution Square, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, or e-mail her at Only members of the General Council may vote. Once a ballot is sent you will not be permitted to vote at the October 14 meeting. All absentee ballots must be returned to the Law Center by October 12 at 5 p.m.


The membership in the General Council is set by the NJSBA bylaws, Art. VI, Par.1 which states that membership includes: NJSBA officers, current and past trustees, past presidents, committee chairpersons, section and division officers, ABA delegates, and State Bar Foundation officers. Also, certain officers of county and designated specialty bar associations, specifically the president, immediate past president, president-elect, first vice president, secretary and treasurer. County associations may also appoint delegates based on the number of NJSBA members from each county, with a minimum of five delegates from each county. Five delegates may also be designated from each participating specialty bar association and section or division within the NJSBA. For 2011 designated specialty bar associations include the Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association, Association of Black Women Lawyers, Garden State Bar Association, Hispanic Bar Association, Muslim Bar Association and NJ Women Lawyers Association.