|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 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 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
Speaking Up for a Noble Profession and Fairness
New Jersey Lawyer No. 317/April 2019
The Value of Listening
New Jersey Lawyer No. 316/February 2019
Commitment to Professionalism Critical for All Attorneys
New Jersey Lawyer No. 315/December 2018
NJSBA Mentor Match Needs You
New Jersey Lawyer No. 314/October 2018
Doing Good Together, for the NJSBA and Profession
New Jersey Lawyer No. 313/August 2018
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