NJAJ Members Donate $25,000 to Food Banks

 Shown, from left: Carlia Brady, a partner at Stark & Stark, presents donations to Phyllis Stoolmacher, director of the Mercer Street Friends Food Bank in Trenton, on Nov. 20.

The New Jersey Association for Justice donated more than $25,000 to food banks throughout New Jersey for holiday meals for families in need.

Drinker Celebrates New Associates’ Bar Passages

 Shown, from left: Diego Rosado, Alexander Meiseles, Julie Tersigni, Zoha Barkeshli and Jessica Burt.

Drinker Biddle & Reath hosted a cocktail party Dec. 18 in its Florham Park office to welcome its new associates and celebrate their passing the New York and New Jersey bar exams.

Lindabury Teams With Hospital for Card Contest

 Shown, from left: Karmen and Frisch.

Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper of Westfield teamed up with client Children’s Specialized Hospital of Mountainside to host a contest in which patients submitted drawings to serve as the firm’s holiday card. Nine children participated and the drawing done by Karmen, age 21, was chosen. Lindabury, McCormick partner Edward Frisch presented the nine artists with awards and presents.

McElroy, Deutsch Hosts Fashion Charity Event

Shown, from left, Sarah Clark of McElroy Deutsch and Stephanie Smith of W by Worth.

McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter’s Women’s Initiative of Morristown hosted a fashion charity event on Dec. 13 to benefit Hurricane Sandy victims and the Court Appointed Special Advocates of Morris and Sussex Counties Inc. Clothing and accessories were available for purchase and the initiative also collected gently used winter coats and clothing.