THE HISPANIC BAR ASSOCIATION OF NEW JERSEY TOGETHER WITH THE NEW JERSEY WOMEN LAWYERS ASSOCIATION PRESENTED THE NUTS AND BOLTS OF THE JUDICIAL AND NJ STATE APPOINTMENTS PROCESS

26 Apr 2017 6:24 PM | Stephanie Brown (Administrator)


 Celebrating 37 Years:

1980-2017

THE HISPANIC BAR ASSOCIATION OF NEW JERSEY TOGETHER WITH THE NEW JERSEY WOMEN LAWYERS ASSOCIATION PRESENTED THE NUTS AND BOLTS OF THE JUDICIAL AND NJ STATE APPOINTMENTS PROCESS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 26, 2017

New Brunswick, NJ – Over eighty attorneys attended the panel discussion on "How To Become a Judge, Commissioner or Board Member: Nuts and Bolts of the Judicial and New Jersey State Appointments Process" on Wednesday, April 12th at the Law Center in New Brunswick, NJ.  Panelists included Michellene Davis, Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs, RWJBarnabas Health, Susan A. Feeney, Partner, McCarter & English, LLP, Tara Dowdell, President of TDG Speakers & Tara Dowdell Group and Ivette Ramos Alvarez, Partner, Einhorn Harris Ascher Barbarito & Frost.  The moderators were Kirsten S. Branigan, Founder of the Law Office of Kirsten Scheurer Branigan, P.C. and Arlene Quinones Perez, Partner at DeCotiis, Fitzpatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP and President of the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey.  The panel discussion was followed by a networking reception.

Panelists provided practical advice on best practices for potential candidates to achieve a NJ appointment and/or appointment to a NJ Board or Commission. The panelists also explained the process and underscored the need to plan for and begin engaging in the application and lengthy appointment process as early as possible.

The program was sponsored by McCarter English, LLP, RWJBarnabas Health, Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters, DeCotiis, Fitzpatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP, Law Office of Kirsten Scheurer Branigan, P.C. and Hudson Court Reporting. The program was co-sponsored by the Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey (APALA-NJ), the Garden State Bar Association (GSBA), New Jersey Muslim Lawyers Association (NJMLA), South Asian Bar Association of New Jersey (SABA-NJ) and was supported by Women in the Profession Section (WIPS) and the Diversity Committee of the NJSBA.

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Founded in 1980, the HBA-NJ is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit association that is comprised of attorneys, judges, law professors, law students, and other professionals who share a common interest in addressing the issues affecting Hispanics within the legal community.

The purpose of the Association is to serve the public interest: (i) by cultivating the art and science of jurisprudence, (ii) by advancing the standing of the legal profession, and (iii) by preserving high standards of integrity, honor, and professional courtesy among Hispanic lawyers.

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For press inquiries, please contact: Wendy Rubinstein, Esq., HBA-NJ Press Secretary, at wrubinstein@decotiislaw.com or (201) 928-1100.

For more information about the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey, please visit our website at: www.njhba.org or contact Arlene Quinones Perez, Esq., HBA-NJ President, at aqperez@decotiislaw.com or (908) 625-7714.

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Founded in 1980, the HBA-NJ is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit association that is comprised of attorneys, judges, law professors, law students, and other professionals who share a common interest in addressing the issues affecting Hispanics within the legal community.

The purpose of the Association is to serve the public interest: (i) by cultivating the art and science of jurisprudence, (ii) by advancing the standing of the legal profession, and (iii) by preserving high standards of integrity, honor, and professional courtesy among Hispanic lawyers.

Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey
P.O. Box 25562, Newark, NJ 07101

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