Hunterdon Bar Installs President, Issues Professionalism Award
Kasia Zielinski was inducted as president of the Hunterdon County Bar Association at the annual installation dinner on Sept. 26 at the Beaver Brook Country Club in Annandale and sworn in by Ann R. Bartlett, a retired Superior Court judge in the Somerset/Hunterdon/Warren vicinage, for whom Zielinski previously clerked. Zielinski received her J.D. from Rutgers Law School-Newark, where she worked on the Women’s Rights Law Reporter, which was founded by Ruth Bader Ginsburg before she joined the U.S. Supreme Court. Zielinski is a family law partner at Maleski, Eisenhut and Zielinski in Flemington. She is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a matrimonial attorney, and is admitted in New Jersey state and federal court. She is a trained family law mediator and volunteers in the Hunterdon County court’s matrimonial early settlement Program.
During the event, John P. Gallina was awarded the 2018 professionalism award. Other officers and trustees installed during the installation dinner included: president-elect Anthony E. Koester, vice president Peter A. Marra, treasurer Scott M. Wilhelm and secretary Patrick Heller. Trustees included immediate past president Daniel B. Tune, Mary Ann Bauer, Michelle Cresti, Lisa H. Browning, Diana N. Fredericks, John H. Rittley and Therese Thompson.
Tanella Receives YMCA’s ‘Champion’s Cup Award
Peter H. Tanella, chair of the corporate practice at Mandelbaum Salsburg in Roseland, on Sept. 17 received the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges’ “Kenneth A. DeGhetto Champions Cup” for supporting and raising funds for the organization’s “Kids Care Club Golf Tournament.” He is a member of the organization’s board of directors, board governance committee and golf committee, and spearheaded efforts to raise more than $12,000 for the event, according to the firm. The cup, first awarded in 2011, is named after Kenneth A. DeGhetto Ph.D., retired chairman of the board of Foster Wheeler Corp. and a longtime supporter of the YMCA. The award is presented annually to a volunteer who displays such a commitment. “This award recognizes a spirit of generosity, sportsmanship and an unwavering support of the YMCA and it mission to strengthen community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility,” said Lisa Kelly, chief development officer of Metro YMCA of the Oranges, in a statement. Tanella is a member of Mandelbaum Salsburg’s executive committee. He represents entrepreneurs, emerging growth companies, privately owned mid-cap enterprises, and owner-managed businesses.