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

For Immediate Release


Kate Coscarelli

Director of Media Relations


Several vie for trustee post in State Bar Association

Several veteran lawyers declared their intention to run for trustee spots made available when two board members received new positions – one to the state Superior Court bench and another will become secretary of the association in May. Terms for both seats would be from time of nomination until next May.

Stephen W. Barry is seeking to fill the available seat for a trustee to represent Cape May County, to replace J. Christopher Gibson, who is now a state Superior Court judge.
The others are seeking a seat that is designated is for a representative of a state bar association section or committee. Thomas Hoff Prol had filled the seat. He will be sworn-in as state bar secretary at the Annual Meeting and Convention in Atlantic City in May.
The candidates who declared their intention to serve as a section or committee representative on the board are:
Joan M. Burke
Kevin DiMedio
Jeffrey E. Gold
Christopher Leitner
Felice T. Londa
Amy Vasquez
David B. Wolfe
All candidates must submit a questionnaire by noon, April 20.

The Nominating Committee will convene next month to evaluate the candidates and select a slate to fill the seats.