The Office of Attorney Ethics is seeking an attorney to serve as a volunteer Secretary to District VA (Essex-Newark) and District VC (West Essex County) Fee Arbitration Committee commencing immediately.

Consistent with Rule 1:20A, the District Fee Arbitration Committee (DFAC) Secretary screens fee arbitration requests received from members of the public and the bar, administers the process and workload of the Committee, and answers telephone calls and written inquiries from members of the public and bar regarding the attorney disciplinary process. Candidates must maintain an office within the district.

Although the secretary position is a volunteer position, DFAC Secretaries are paid an annual emolument which is paid on a quarterly basis to defray the expenses of committee administration. Interested candidates must be willing to begin serving in the Secretary position immediately, but to forego the emolument until September 1, 2012.

Interested candidates should submit a resume to:

Michael J. Sweeney, Esq.
First Assistant Ethics Counsel
840 Bear Tavern Road, Suite 1
Ewing, New Jersey 08628

Charles Centinaro, Director
Office of Attorney Ethics

Dated: January 17, 2012