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

For Immediate Release


Christina Pateman

Legal Affairs Associate


NJSBA General Council to Elect Nominating Committee Member


The New Jersey State Bar Association’s General Council will meet on Friday, October 18 at the Law Center, New Brunswick. Pursuant to NJSBA bylaws, the General Council will elect a member to a two-year term on the NJSBA’s Nominating Committee. The Committee is responsible for nominating candidates to serve as officers and trustees of the association, and as ABA delegates and members of the Nominating Committee.

Any member of the NJSBA’s General Council may become a candidate for a Nominating Committee seat by filing a petition signed by no fewer than 10 members of the General Council (as designated in the Association’s bylaws, Article VI, paragraph 1).  Nominees from Union County are not eligible, pursuant to Article IV, paragraph 1 (i) of the Association’s bylaws, which prohibits more than one of the two members elected to the Nominating Committee by the General Council to be from the same county.

To obtain a petition form please call the NJSBA at (732) 937- 7514, or email Christina Pateman at Completed petitions must be submitted to Angela C. Scheck, the NJSBA Executive Director no later than September 9, 2013.

Membership in the General Council is governed by Article VI of the NJSBA bylaws and is limited to: NJSBA and NJ State Bar Foundation officers, current and past NJSBA trustees, past association presidents, and current committee chairs, section and division officers and designated delegates. Members also include county and certain specialty bar association officers and designated delegates, and NJSBA delegates to the ABA.