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      For more information on New Jersey State Bar Association events, please contact Kate Coscarelli, Senior Managing Director of Communications and Media Relations, at kcoscarelli@njsba.com or call 732-249-5000.

July 13

BURLINGTON COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Christmas in July party, Fri., 6-8:30 p.m., at the home of Doug Heinold, 191 Peshekee Trail, Medford Lakes. Co-sponsored by the BCBA’s Women in the Profession Committee Benefitting the BCBA’s annual Children’s Holiday Party. Cost: $30 with donation of a new toy (unwrapped); $35 without donation. Food generously sponsored by: The Bonnette Ross Group. Send checks and reservation form, no later than July 6, 2018, to: Burlington County Bar Association, 137 High Street, 3rd Floor, Mount Holly, NJ 08060.

NJSBA — Annual NJSBA Happy Hour and Networking Social, Fri., at Bar Anticipation, 703 16th Ave., Lake Como/Belmar. Cost: Free! Schedule: 5:30-7:55 p.m.: Hot and Cold Buffet. The reduced price Happy Hour is 6-7 p.m. ($2 for House Drinks, House Wine, Bud/Bud Lite draft). Attorneys and staff, prosecutors, public defenders and police are all  invited. Co-sponsored by NJ State Bar Association Municipal Court Section and several other Bar organizations, the Middlesex-Monmouth Retired Police and professional groups. Includes outdoor bands, prize give-aways. Bring your friends. (Please bring a canned food donation for a community food bank, continuing to provide food and help to individuals in need.) For more information, email Ken Vercammen’s Law Office at VercammenLaw@Njlaws.com so we can put your name on the VIP list for wristbands.

July 14

NJSBA — Shredding Party (NJSBA Members only), Sat., 9-11 a.m., at the New Jersey Law Center, 1 Constitution Sq., New Brunswick. Join us for a Shredding Party (Future Date: Oct. 6).  Paperwork—it’s part of the culture of the law office. Now, you can shred all those documents (even bound and stapled documents) at the NJSBA Shredding Party. Safe Shredding will be on hand with their mobile destruction trucks—capable of shredding 100 lbs. a minute. Each member may bring up to 10 boxes of paper: $2 for each small box (1 Cu. Ft. Storage Box 12″ x 15″; approx. 30 lbs.); $4 for each large box (2 Cu. Ft. Storage Box 15″ x 24″; approx. 50 lbs.). Bags of paper are ill-advised and will be charged at the rate of $5 per small bag and $10 per large bag. Trucks hold up to 10,000 lbs. and are capable of shredding documents, books, stapled and/or clip binders. Safe Shredding will use all possible safety and security measures when shredding documents and will provide a Certificate of Destruction to any member who requires that level of documentation.

July 16

NJSBA — Environmental Law Section CLE Meeting (Section Members only), Mon., 8:30-10:30 a.m., at the New Jersey Law Center, 1 Constitution Sq., New Brunswick. Topic: New Jersey’s Safe Dam Act Casts A Broad Net of Liability; What You Need to Know About Being Responsible for a Dam in N.J. Speakers: Daniel Greenhouse, Esq., Law Firm of Cullen and Dykman LLP; John Kale, DEP, Bureau of Dam Safety; Clay Emerson, Ph.D. PE, CFM, Princeton Hydro, LLC. Description: Being liable for a “dam” or associated body of water in New Jersey is expensive. DEP’s rules require an owner or operator of a dam or reservoir to submit specific information on a regular basis, depending upon the classification of the dam, and to maintain the dam in accordance with DEP’s engineering standards. This program will discuss liability under the Safe Dam Act and DEP’s rules. We will also discuss it from an engineering perspective, with pictures of dam failures.  Cost: $23.

July 19

ESSEX COUNTY BAR FOUNDATION — Women Lawyers Networking event, Thurs., 6-8 p.m., at the Essex Fells Country Club, 219 Devon Road, Essex Fells. Cost: $60 for ECBA Members; $75 for nonmembers; $25 for Young Lawyers, Law Students and Public Sector Lawyers. Co-sponsored by: Hispanic Ba Association-NJ; IWIRC-NJ Network; NJSBA Women in the Profession Section; New Jersey Women Lawyers Association; Seton Hall Law School Women’s Law Forum; and TMA NOW. For more information, contact Wendy S. Deer, Esq., at wsdeer@essexbar.com.

MERCER COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Family Bench Bar Meeting, Thurs., 3:30 p.m., in Judge Catherine Fitzpatrick’s Courtroom, Civil Court Building, 175 S. Broad St., Trenton. For more information, call Mary E. Murkli at 609-585-6200 or go to mmurkli@mercerbar.com.

MIDDLESEX COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Board of Trustees Meeting, Thurs., 9 a.m., at the MCBA Office, 87 Bayard St., New Brunswick. All members are invited to attend. To make a reservation you must call 732-828-3433, ext. 102 in advance.

July 20

MIDDLESEX COUNTY BAR ASS’N — “Day at the Races” Annual Track Outing, Fri., at Monmouth Park Racetrack, Turf Club, Parterre Level 1, Oceanport. Includes Free Ethics Seminar: Practical Solutions to Ethical Issues in all Practice Areas. Moderator: George J. Shamy Jr., Esq.; Speakers: Joseph J. Benedict, Esq., (Criminal); Edward J. Rebenack, Esq. (Civil); Appellate Division Judge Arnold Natali (Chancery); Tara Auciello, Esq. (Municipal Court); and John P. Paone Jr., Esq. (Family). Schedule: 9:30 a.m.: CLE Seminar; 12:15 p.m.: Buffet Lunch with Open Bar; 12:45 p.m.: First Race. Cost: $99 per person. Co-sponsored by the Monmouth Bar Association. To make a reservation, go to www.mcbf.org or call 732-828-3433, ext. 102.

MONMOUTH BAR ASS’N — Annual Beach Bash, Fri., 6–9 p.m., at The Asbury Hotel, Asbury Park. Co-sponsored by the Middlesex County Bar Association. Cost: $70 for bar members and $50 for Young Lawyers. To make a reservation, go to  www.monmouthbarassociation.com or call 732-431-5544.

July 26

GIORDANO, HALLERAN & CIESLA and HARTINGTON KING ENGLISH — Common Problems and Solutions for Businesses Employing Foreign Workers,Thursday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, 125 Half Mile Road, Red Bank. Employment and Immigration Seminar by Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla and Hartington King English will focus on hiring and interview matters; wage and hour concerns; New Jersey’s Paid Sick Leave Law; sexual harassment, other critical employment policies; I-9 Compliance Audits and E-verify and their Benefits and Drawbacks under the Trump Administration; H-2A and H-2B Visas; PERM Process.  Speakers: Jeri L. Abrams and Ari G. Burd, Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla; and Eileen S. King English and Justin M. English, Hartington King English, Please RSVP by July 20 to Lisa Zingler, lzingler@ghclaw.com or call 732-224-6585.

August 10

MIDDLESEX COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Board of Trustees Meeting, Fri., 9 a.m., at the MCBA Office, 87 Bayard St., New Brunswick. All members are invited to attend. To make a reservation you must call 732-828-3433, ext. 102 in advance.

NJSBA —  Summer CLE Fest, Fri., 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., at the Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center, 2 Convention Blvd., Atlantic City. Schedule: Morning Sessions: 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m; 12:15-1:15 p.m.: Networking Luncheon with Exhibitors. Afternoon Sessions: 1:15-4:30 p.m. Civil Trial Track: Morning Session: Case Evaluation, Sizing and Settlement Techniques. Afternoon Session: Award Winning Use of Technology: From Intake through Trial. Family Law Track: Morning Session: Negotiating Family Law Settlements. Afternoon Session: Alimony. Labor and Employment Law Track: Morning Session: Substance Abuse and Employment Law. Afternoon Session: The 2018 New Jersey Wage and Hour and Pay Equity Update. Tax and Estate Planning Track: Morning Session: Multi-Jurisdiction Estate Planning. Afternoon Session: Estate Planning for Unusual Assets. Cost: $260 (at the door: $280).

August 14

NJSBA —  Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee Meeting (Section Members only), Tues., 6:30-7:30 p.m., at the New Jersey Bar Association, 1 Constitution Sq., New Brunswick. Food will be provided (sandwiches). Please register so we may order the appropriate amount. This meeting will take place at the NJ Law Center only. Members who cannot attend in-person may join via conference call. All callers will remain on hold until the chair/host initiates the call. (Dial in number: 732-964-1031; Conf. room # 671017; User Pin: 1022.)

August 15

UNION COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Baseball Outing: The NY Yankees vs. the Tampa Bay Rays, Wed., 7:05 p.m. start time at New Yankee Stadium. Bus will depart 4:30 p.m. (Sharp!!!) from Lindabury, Estabrook & Cooper, 53 Cardinal Drive, Westfield. (Box lunch and refreshments will be provided on the bus.) Cost: $70 per ticket (tickets are limited).(Seats are in the Terrace Level, Section 210.) Send checks and reservations to: The Union County Bar Association, Union County Courthouse, 2 Broad Street, First Floor, Elizabeth, NJ 07207. 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 Catherine Fitzpatrick’s Courtroom, Civil Court Building, 175 S. Broad St., Trenton. For more information, call Mary E. Murkli at 609-585-6200 or go to mmurkli@mercerbar.com.

THE BAR FOUNDATION OF UNION COUNTY — Annual Golf and Tennis Outing, Thurs., at Suburban Golf Club, 1730 Morris Avenue, Union. Schedule: Lunch: 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.; Driving Range: 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.; Dinner: 6-9 p.m.; Shotgun Start: 12:45 p.m.; Tennis Round Robin: 1 p.m. (Soft Spikes and appropriate golf attire is required. Golf attire acceptable for Dinner.) Cost: Lunch, Golf, Cocktails and Dinner: $250. Lunch, Tennis, Cocktails and Dinner: $170. Golf, Cocktails and Dinner: $240. Tennis, Cocktails and Dinner: $160. Cocktails and Dinner Only: $100. Lunch, Golf and Cocktails: $190. Lunch, Tennis and Cocktails: $85. Co-sponsored by the Union County Chapter of NJCPA. Send checks and reservations to: The Bar Foundation of Union County, Union County Courthouse, 2 Broad Street, First Floor, Elizabeth, NJ 07207. For more information, call 908-354-5984.

September 26

MERCER COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Judge’s and Law Clerk Reception and Beef Steak Dinner, Wed., 5 p.m., at the Mercer Oaks Golf Course, 725 Village Rd W, Ste. 1, West Windsor.  For more information, call Mary E. Murkli at 609-585-6200 or go to mmurkli@mercerbar.com.

MIDDLESEX COUNTY BAR ASS’N — General Membership Dinner Meeting, Wed., 6:15 p.m., at The Pines Manor, 2085 Route 27, Edison. Dinner Topic: State of the Middlesex County Judiciary. Speakers include Hon. Alberto Rivas, A.J.S.C. and all Presiding Judges.  Predinner CLE Seminar (4:30 p.m.): Update on Malpractice Issues. To make a reservation, go to www.mcbalaw.com or call  732-828-3433, ext. 102.

October 1

MIDDLESEX COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Annual Golf Outing, Mon., 11 a.m., at the Cherry Valley Country Club, Skillman. Openings available. To make a reservation, go to  www.mcbalaw.com or call 732-828-3433, ext. 102.

October 4

MIDDLESEX COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Civil Practice Dinner Meeting, Thurs., 6 p.m., at The Pines Manor, 2085 Route 27, Edison. Co-sponsored by Middlesex County Trial Lawyers Association. Seminar Topic: Civil Rules Update. Speakers: Hon. Jessica Mayer, J.A.D.; Barry Muller, Esq.; and Willard Shih, Esq. Cost: $40 for Law Clerks, $75 for MCBA & MCTLA members and $125 for all others. To make a reservation, go to www.mcbalaw.com or call 732-828-3433, ext. 102.

October 11

MERCER COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Xtreme, Thurs., 8 a.m.–8 p.m., at Mercer County Community College, Conference Center. Details to Follow. For more information, call Mary E. Murkli at 609-585-6200 or go to mmurkli@mercerbar.com.

November 2

MERCER COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Casino Night, Fri., 6:30 p.m., at the Stone Terrace by John Henry, 2237 Kuser Road, Hamilton. For more information, call Mary E. Murkli at 609-585-6200 or go to mmurkli@mercerbar.com.

November 29

MERCER COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Family Bench Bar Meeting, Thurs., 3:30 p.m., in Judge Catherine Fitzpatrick’s Courtroom, Civil Court Building, 175 S. Broad St., Trenton. For more information, call Mary E. Murkli at 609-585-6200 or go to mmurkli@mercerbar.com.