Please note that calendar events must be received in writing by this office no later than TUESDAY morning, six days prior to the Monday issue in which the calendar item is to appear.

Please send items to New Jersey Law Journal, P.O. Box 20081, Newark 07101, Attention: CALENDAR, or rstack@alm.com.

For more information about New Jersey State Bar Association events, please call (732) 249-5000, or visit www.njsba.com.

September 4

MERCER COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Opening ceremonies, Tues., 9 a.m., in ceremonial courtroom, Mercer County Courthouse, Trenton. For more information, call (609) 585-6200.

MERCER COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Bankruptcy Section meeting, Tues., 4 p.m., in Judge Kaplan’s chambers, U.S. District Court, Trenton. For more information, call (609) 585-6200.

MERCER COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Board of trustees meeting, Tues., 5:30 p.m., at the Hamilton Manor, 30 Route 156, Hamilton. For more information, call (609) 585-6200.

SOMERSET COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Court opening and remembrance ceremonies, Tues., 4 p.m., in the ceremonial courtroom, Historic Courthouse, Somerville. For more information, call (908) 685-2323.

September 5

BURLINGTON COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Opening of courts and memorial service, Wed., 9 a.m., at the Olde Historic Courthouse, Mount Holly. For more information, call (609) 261-4542.

NJSBA — Appellate Practice Committee meeting, Wed., 6 p.m., at the New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick. Cost: $19 per person.

September 10

CHABAD OF SE MORRIS COUNTY — Jewish law symposium, Mon., 5 p.m., at the Birchwood Manor, 111 N. Jefferson Rd., Whippany. Speakers: U.S. District Judge Stanley Chesler, Michael Critchley, Michael Broyde and Steve Audubato. Topic: The Ethics of Winning at All Costs — The Lawyer and the Media; Cooperating Witnesses; and Sports Bounties. CLE ethics credits provided. To register, call (973) 377-0707 or visit jewishlawsymposium.com.

NJSBA — New Jersey Lawyer Magazine editorial board business dinner meeting, Mon., 6 p.m., at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, 90 Woodbridge Center Dr., Woodbridge.

NJSBA — Elder and Disability Law Section business dinner meeting, Mon., 6 p.m., at the New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick.

September 11

MORRIS COUNTY BAR ASS’N — 9-11 Day of Service, Tues., 6 p.m., at the Morristown Library, 1 Miller Rd., Morristown. Association attorneys will give free legal advice on general questions concerning bankruptcy, family law, immigration and municipal/DUI. For more information, call (973) 267-6089.

NJSBA — Real Property, Trust and Estate Section board of consultors business dinner meeting, Tues., 4:30 p.m., at the New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick. Cost: $19 per person.

NJSBA — Women in the Profession Section business meeting, Tues., 6 p.m., at the New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick. Cost: $16 per person.

NJSBA — Animal Law Committee business meeting, Tues., 7 p.m., at the New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick. If you are unable to attend in person, you may conference in. For conference call information, please call the meetings department at (732) 249-5000. Cost: $3 per person.

September 12

NJSBA — Young Lawyers Division kick-off and barbecue, Wed., 5 p.m., at the New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick. Cost: $28 per person.

NJSBA — Networking reception and open house, Wed., 6 p.m., at the New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick.

NJSBA — Insurance Law Section business dinner meeting, Wed., 6 p.m., at the New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick. Cost: $30 per person.

September 13

ESSEX COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Retirement dinner party, Thurs., 5:30 p.m., at The Newark Club, Newark. Superior Court Judge Michael Petrolle will be honored. Cost: $60 per person. To make reservations, call Angela Minieri at (973) 693-5881.

MERCER COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Lawyers C.A.R.E. free legal clinic, Thurs., 5:30 p.m., at the Mercer County Connection, Hamilton Square Shopping Center, Route 33 at Paxon Ave., Hamilton. For more information, call (609) 585-6200.

NJSBA — 2012 Women’s Bench Bar conference, Thurs., 9:30 a.m., at the New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick. Hear from some of New Jersey’s most prominent women leaders addressing issues involving women in the courts and in business, including gender bias and breaking through the glass ceiling. Cost: $35 per person for members, $65 per person for nonmembers.

NJSBA — Paralegal Committee business dinner meeting, Thurs., 6 p.m., at the New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick. Cost: $16 per person.

NJSBA — Criminal Law Section business dinner meeting, Thurs., 6 p.m., at the New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick. Cost: $23 per person.

September 14

MIDDLESEX COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Board of trustees meeting, Fri., 12:15 p.m., at the MCBA office, 87 Bayard St., New Brunswick. For more information, call (732) 828-3433, ext. 102.

September 18

MERCER COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Real Estate Section board of trustees meeting, Tues., 9 a.m., at the MCBA, 1245 Whitehorse-Mercerville Rd., Hamilton. For more information, call (609) 585-6200.

NJSBA — Land Use Law Section board of directors meeting, Tues., 9 a.m., at the New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick. Cost: $2 per person.

SOMERSET COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Installation and volunteer recognition dinner and foundation basket raffle benefit, Tues., 6 p.m., at the Raritan Valley Country Club, Bridgewater. For more information, call (908) 685-2323.

September 19

AMERICAN INN OF COURT — Anne Thompson chapter joint meeting with the NJSBA Health Law Section, Wed., 6 p.m., at the New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick. Speaker: Jonathan Franklin. Topic: The Health Care Reform Act — Facts, Not Fiction: What Every Lawyer Needs To Know. For more information or to make reservations, call Carolyn Chang at (609) 261-4224.

MERCER COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Judges and law clerks dinner, Wed., 5:30 p.m., at the Trenton Country Club, 200 Sullivan Way, West Trenton. For more information, call (609) 585-6200.

MIDDLESEX COUNTY BAR ASS’N — General membership dinner meeting, Wed., 6:15 p.m., at The Pines Manor, Edison. Speaker: Superior Court Judge Travis Francis. Topic: State of the Middlesex County Judiciary. For more information or to make reservations, call (732) 828-3433, ext. 102.

NEW JERSEY ASS’N OF LEGAL ADMINISTRATORS — Business Partner Exposition, Wed., 6 p.m., at Mayfair Farms, West Orange. For more information, contact Jackie Pampinella at jpampinella@foxrothschild.com.

NJSBA — Family Law Section Executive Committee business dinner meeting, Wed., 6 p.m., at the New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick. Cost: $35 per person.

UNION COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Beefsteak dinner, Wed., 6 p.m., at the Union Elks Club, 281 Chestnut St., Union. There will be a predinner seminar, “Ethics, Professionalism and Plea Bargaining in Municipal Court,” at 4:30 p.m. For more information, call (908) 354-5984.

September 20

MERCER COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Family bench-bar meeting, Thurs., 3:30 p.m., in Judge Fitzpatrick’s courtroom, Mercer County Civil Courthouse, 175 S. Broad St., Trenton. For more information, call (609) 585-6200.