Ogletree Gives Lecture at Seton Hall Law School


 Shown, from left: Wilfredo Caraballo, Seton Hall law professor and council co-chairman; Renée Davis, diversity manager, Porzio, Bromberg; former state Supreme Court Justice James Coleman Jr., of counsel to Porzio, Bromberg; Ogletree; Paulette Brown, partner at Edwards Wildman Palmer in Madison; Christina Bennett, director of the school’s Legal Education Opportunities Program; and Patrick Hobbs, Seton Hall Law dean.

Charles Ogletree, the Jesse Climenko Professor of Law and founding director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice at Harvard Law School, spoke on “Challenges in Achieving a Post-Racial Community in the Age of Obama” on Sept. 19 at Seton Hall University Law School. The event was sponsored by Morristown’s Porzio, Bromberg & Newman and the school’s Diversity Council.

State Bar Foundation Hosts Art Show


 Shown, from left: the originator and art committee chairman, Steven Richman, partner with Duane Morris of Cherry Hill, with Cynthia Jacob, partner with Fisher & Phillips in Murray Hill and trustee of the New Jersey State Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts Inc., at the opening-day reception on Sept.13.

The New Jersey State Bar Foundation is hosting a juried art show of 18 lawyers’ art and sculpture at the New Jersey State Bar Center in New Brunswick from Sept. 13 through October 23.

PHOTO: JIM BECHNER

Corporate Counsel Unit Hosts Backpack Event


 Shown, from left, front row: Rebecca Brazzano, Thompson Hine; Valerie Camara, NJCCA immediate past president; and Joseph Aronds, NJCCA president; second row: Dana Gilbert, NJCCA board member; Barbra Levy, NJCCA vice president/communications; Elitza Meyer, NJCCA board member; Bertram Kaminski, NJCCA board member; Michael Prokop, NJCCA board member; Gail Girard, NJCCA executive director; Larry Samilow, Update Legal; and Noriko Ellen Okamoto, NJCCA board member.

The New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association, and families and sponsors, filled backpacks with school supplies for kindergarten students at Hawthorne Avenue and Roberto Clemente elementary schools in Newark on Aug. 14.