Middlesex Bar Association Installs Officers


Tara Auciello

Jack Borrus

Dennis Estis

The Middlesex County Bar Association installed officers and trustees for the 2013-14 term on May 22 at the St. Charles Riverboat in Perth Amboy. Officers are President Tara Auciello, a New Brunswick solo; President–elect Ellen Schwartz, of Ramatowski Spilka & Schwartz in East Brunswick; First Vice President Craig Aronow, of Rebenack Aronow & Mascolo in New Brunswick; Second Vice President Andrea Sullivan, of Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis in Woodbridge; Treasurer William Isele of Archer & Greiner in Princeton; and Secretary Brenda Vallecilla, a South Plainfield solo. The new trustees are John Gillick, Martin Kane Kuper, East Brunswick; Meryl Gonchar, Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis, Woodbridge; Louis Seminski Jr., Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, Woodbridge; Daria Anne Venezia, Venezia & Nolan, Woodbridge; and Charles Whelan III, a New Brunswick solo. In addition, the 2013 David Pavlovsky Service to the Bar Award was given to Jack Borrus of Borrus, Goldin, Foley, Vignuolo, Hyman & Stahl in North Brunswick, and the 2013 Arthur H. Miller Lawyer Achievement Award was given to Dennis Estis, of Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis. From left, Auciello, Borrus and Estis.

Lenrow Receives Garibaldi Inn of Court Award


 From left: J. Warren Wood III, inn president; Lenrow; and inn executive director Robert Margulies, of Margulies Wind in Jersey City.

Robert Lenrow, an attorney/mediator with Cease Fire Mediation Services Inc. in Paramus, received the Jeydel Award from the Garibaldi Inn of Court for Alternative Dispute Resolution on May 8 at Dolce Restaurant in Basking Ridge. The award, given in recognition of excellence of ADR in the state, is named for the late Richard K. Jeydel, who served on the executive committee of the American Arbitration Association board.

Lawyers Volunteer for National Rebuilding Day


From left: Cervino and Beidner.

Elyse Beidner, general counsel of Boiling Springs Bank in Rutherford, and Daniele Cervino, a partner at Golub & Isabel in Parsippany, worked on a project in Midland Park for National Rebuilding Day on April 27. Boiling Springs was sponsor of the project by Rebuilding Together Bergen County. Beidner was a volunteer and Cervino served as volunteer coordinator.

Education Law Center Recognizes Awardees


 From left: Landgraf; David Sciarra, ELC executive director; and Henderson.

The Education Law Center of Newark held its annual awards reception on May 8 at the Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick. It gave its Education Justice Award to Wade Henderson, president and CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. In addition, the Marilyn Morheuser Humanitarian Award was presented to the New York law firm White & Case, and a special recognition award was presented to Kurt Landgraf, president and CEO of the Educational Testing Service, for his support of ELC.

Riker Danzig Sponsors 10K Race

Team Riker Danzig, friends and family members.

For the ninth year, Morristown’s Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti was the title sponsor of the Riker Danzig Newport 10,000 on May 11 at Newport, a waterfront community in Jersey City. Nearly 100 runners participated on the Riker Danzig team, joining another 1,254 in the benefit for the Jersey City Medical Center.