Freeman Joins Advisory Board at Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law

Freeman Appointed Member of the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law Advisory Board Lloyd Freeman                                              [Photo Credit: David Michael Howarth Photography.]
Lloyd Freeman  was appointed a member of the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law Advisory Board, an external group that advises the univeristy president, law school dean and school faculty on the development of law school academic, co-curricular, and extra-curricular programs. Freeman, a partner at Archer & Greiner, is an adjunct professor at the law school. According to the firm, he was selected as a board member because of his commitment to the legal profession, distinguished public service, and diversity of interests. The law school opened in the fall of 2006 and was the first new law school in Philadelphia in more than 30 years, the firm said. Law school Dean  Daniel M. Filler  said in a statement: “We’re so excited to have Lloyd join the Board because of his deep expertise in legal practice and particularly his focus on the fast-growing role of technology. His experience will keep the law school curriculum on the cutting edge of legal practice.”  Freeman’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts. He is the first person of color to rise through the ranks from summer associate to attain partner status at his firm, according to the announcement. He is a member of the hiring and diversity committees, and coordinates the summer associate program. He also is the founder and chairman of the firm’s affinity group, L.E.A.D. (Lawyers Encouraging Archer’s Diversity). He is immediate past president of the Garden State Bar Association.

Lawrence Installed as 2nd VP for NJ Chapter of AAML

Lawrence Installed as 2nd VP for NJ Chapter of AAML Jeralyn L. Lawrence                                        [Photo Credit: Lynn Goodwin.]
Jeralyn L. Lawrence  has been installed as second vice president of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML).  Lawrence is a partner, member of the management committee, and chair of the matrimonial and family law practice group at Norris McLaughlin in Bridgewater. She also is a member of the firm’s Women’s Forum steering committee. In her practice, she handles matrimonial, divorce and family law, and collaborative law. She is certified by the state Supreme Court as a matrimonial law attorney and is a trained family/divorce mediator. She is certified by the AAML as a family law arbitrator. She graduated from Kean College and Seton Hall University School of Law, where she graduated second in her class.  Lawrence is treasurer of the New Jersey State Bar Association and on track to become president in 2022, and is past chair of the organization’s Family Law Section. She also is past president of the Somerset County Bar Association. She works with the State Bar’s Military Legal Assistance Program, providing pro bono legal assistance to New Jersey residents who have served overseas or on active duty in the armed forces after September 11, 2001, and is a member of the New Jersey Association of Justice, New Jersey Women Lawyers Association, and other professional groups.