Nominations sought for 2017 Municipal Court Practice Award

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February 21, 2017
Contact: Barbara Straczynski
Director of New Media and Promotion
732-937-7524
   
NEW BRUNSWICK - The New Jersey State Bar Association Municipal Court Practice Section is soliciting nominations for its annual Municipal Court Practice Award. Nominees may be New Jersey lawyers, prosecutors, or retired judges, in good standing, who have evidenced:
   
1. Public service in advancing the development of municipal court practice in New Jersey in the preceding year or cumulatively as lifetime achievements in the field.
   
2. Dedication to the positive development of municipal court practice by publishing, teaching, and serving on municipal court practice committees.
   
3. Commitment to significant and sustained pro bono representation or pro bono service in order to positively effect the administration of justice in municipal courts.
   
4. Leadership in municipal court practice activities on a state, county and local bar association level.
   
Nominations must be in writing and include both your and nominee’s name, address, phone and fax numbers, and email address, along with detailed reasons in support of the nomination. Nominations are confidential and may be sent by mail, fax, or email, which must be received no later than 9 a.m. on April 10, 2017. The Administrative Office of the Courts does not permit an active judge to receive the award.
   
Nominations may be sent to:
Kenneth Vercammen at [email protected]Steve Hernandez at [email protected]or Lucia E. Perpina at [email protected]
   
Or mailed or faxed to:
Kenneth Vercammen
2053 Woodbridge Ave.
Edison, NJ 08817
Fax: 732-572-0030

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