The New Jersey State Bar Association’s Municipal Court Practice Section is soliciting nominations for its annual Municipal Court Practice Award. Nominees must be a New Jersey lawyer, prosecutor, or retired judge in good standing, who has evidenced:
- public service in advancing the development of municipal court practice in New Jersey in the preceding year, or cumulatively through lifetime achievements in the field;
- dedication to the positive development of municipal court practice by publishing, teaching, and serving on municipal court practice committees;
- commitment to significant and sustained pro bono representation or pro bono service in order to positively impact the administration of justice in municipal courts;
- leadership in municipal court practice activities on a state, county and local bar association level.
The AOC does not permit an active judge to receive the award.
Nominations must be in writing and include the name, address, phone, fax, and email address of the nominee and the individual submitting the nomination, along with detailed reasons in support of the nomination. Nominations are confidential; may be sent by email, fax or mail; and must be received no later than 1 p.m. on April 10, 2015.
Nominations should be sent by email to Kenneth Vercammen, [email protected]; Jon-Henry Barr, [email protected]; Jeff Gold, [email protected]; Albert Mrozik, [email protected]; or by fax or mail to Kenneth Vercammen, Esq., 2053 Woodbridge Ave., Edison, NJ 08817; Fax: 732-572-0030.