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

For Immediate Release


Kate Coscarelli

Sr. Director, Communications


Winder is first vice president of New Jersey STate Bar Association

NEW BRUNSWICK -- Miles S. Winder became first vice president of the New Jersey State Bar Association earlier this summer. He is on track to become president in 2015.


A solo attorney from Somerset County, Winder took the oath of office at the association’s Annual Meeting and Convention at the Borgata Hotel, Casino and Spa in Atlantic City in May.


Winder has a long history of activity in the legal community. He has been a member of the state bar association since 1972, and first joined its Board of Trustees in 2003. He is also a member of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation’s board.   

 He is a former chair of the NJSBA's Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section and currently serves on the section's board of consultors. Winder is a past president and current trustee of the Somerset County Bar Association and is a member of the Colorado, Florida and American (ABA) bar associations. He is member of the trustee board of Northwest Jersey Legal Services. In addition, he is the past president of the Somerset County Bar Foundation, and currently serves as a trustee. 


Winder was a member of the New Jersey Death Penalty Study Commission and was formerly chair of both the District XIII Fee Arbitration and Ethics committees.  He serves as a special master for complex ethics matters for the New Jersey Supreme Court and is a counselor to the Joseph Halpern Inn of Court.


Additionally, Winder is a professor at Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg.


He practices estate litigation, estate planning and administration, contracts, real estate, and commercial law. He received his law degree from the University of Denver.