FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MAY 19, 2017
ATLANTIC CITY --
Kimberly A. Yonta was sworn in last night to serve as second vice president of
the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA).
The Middlesex County lawyer and former association trustee
is on the path to the presidency in 2020.
Yonta, a New Brunswick practitioner who concentrates in
criminal trial advocacy and municipal criminal matters, said she was excited to
continue working on issues that affect the members.
“We are working hard on several issues, all with the central
mission of improving the lives and practices of attorneys throughout the
state,” said Yonta. “I am excited to help lead the NJSBA as it moves forward,
make changes for the better, and advocate for the members.”
Yonta has extensive experience in the association.
She is a former trustee. She is a past chair of the Criminal
Law Section, and has previously chaired the Lawyers in Transition Committee,
Finance and Operations Committee, Women in the Profession Section and Young
Lawyers Division. Yonta is a member of several other state bar groups,
including the Amicus, Finance and Operations, Government and Public
Sector Lawyers, and Meetings Arrangements and Planning committees; and has
served as the association’s representative to the New Jersey Supreme Court
Committees on Model Criminal Jury Charges and Jury Selection. Last year, she
was honored to receive the Solo Small-Firm Lawyer of the Year Award for her
work related to lawyers in transition.
Yonta is also active as a trustee with the Middlesex County
She is married to former NJSBA Trustee Craig M. Aronow. They
live in East Brunswick with their two daughters, Abigail and Madeline.