|John E. Keefe Jr., the founder of Keefe Law Firm, formerly Keefe Bartels LLC, in Red Bank is the 120th president of the New Jersey State Bar Association.
Keefe said he is filled with humbled and honored to serve the state’s legal profession. He feels strongly that lawyers and the law are a force for good in society.
In the coming year that he plans to focus the energies of the association on advancing legislation that will put professionals on an even playing field; increasing diversity and inclusion in the profession; establishing a mentorship program; and creating a formal network to help attorneys in times of personal or health crisis.
He is also a trustee of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation.
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John E. Keefe Jr.
2018-2019 NJSBA President
Leading Lawyers Forward, Together
John E. Keefe Jr. became the 120th president of the New Jersey State Bar Association at the Annual Meeting and Convention in Atlantic City last month. This is an excerpt of his installation speech.
New Jersey Lawyer No. 312/June 2018