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May 15, 2013


The following is a summary of actions taken at the May 15, 2013, meeting of the New Jersey State Bar Association Board of Trustees at the Borgata Hotel Spa and Casino in Atlantic City. This summary does not constitute official minutes.

Trustees: The board of trustees welcomed several new members. They are: Marc R. Brown, representing Union County; Linda W. Eynon, representing Camden County; Erik G. Fikry, as a section trustee; Jonathan H. Lomurro, as a Young Lawyers Division trustee; Timothy F. McGoughran, representing Monmouth County; Louis H. Miron, representing the New Jersey State Bar Foundation (NJSBF); John R. Nachlinger, an at-large trustee; Thomas P. Scrivo, as a section trustee, and Nancy Erika Smith, as a section trustee.

In addition, several trustees concluded their tenure on the board. They were: John F. DeBartolo, who represented Monmouth County; Richard A. DeMichele, who was a section/committee trustee; Arnold N. Fishman, who represented Camden County; Bonnie Blume Goldsamt, who was a section trustee; Amirali Y. Haidri, who represented Union County; Christina Vassiliou Harvey, who was a Young Lawyers Division trustee; Stuart M. Lederman, who represented the NJSBF; Michael J. Stanton, who was a section trustee; and Daniel L. Weiss, who was an at-large trustee.

Government affairs: The trustees granted the Executive Committee authority to address technical corrections proposed by the New Jersey Business and Industry Association to A-4023, which concerns the Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act.

Bylaws: The trustees approved the inaugural set of bylaws for the Child Welfare Law Section. The board also approved a change to the bylaws for the Dispute Resolution Section that allows officers to serve more than two terms on the section’s board of directors.

Child support guidelines: The board endorsed a joint report of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, New Jersey chapter, and the state bar association’s Family Law Section to the Supreme Court on proposed revisions to the child support guidelines.

CLE for legislators and staffers: In an effort to better educate legislators, staffers in Trenton about issues of concern to the legal community, the trustees agreed the association should provide unbiased, free continuing legal education seminars to members of the Legislature and their staff, no more than three times a year.