Kleinbaum Elected Bar Labor/Employment Chair


Paul Kleinbaum, shown, a partner with Zazzali, Fagella, Nowak, Kleinbaum and Friedman in Newark, was elected on May 16 to a two-year term as chairman of the New Jersey State Bar Association's Labor and Employment Section. The following officers also were elected: First Vice Chair Paulette Brown, partner, Edwards Wildman Palmer, Madison; Second Vice Chair Lisa Manshel, partner, Francis & Manshel, Millburn; Treasurer Ian Meklinsky, associate, Fox Rothschild, Lawrenceville; and Recording Secretary Keith Waldman, partner, Selikoff & Cohen in Mount Laurel.

Seton Hall Law Graduates 326

From left: A. Gabriel Esteban, university president; state Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa, commencement speaker and honoree; and Seton Hall Law School Dean Patrick Hobbs.

Seton Hall University School of Law held its graduation ceremonies on May 24, giving out 306 juris doctor degrees, five LL.M. degrees, and 15 M.S.J. degrees.

Rutgers-Camden Confers 274 Degrees


From left, Dean Rayman Solomon and keynote speaker and U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman.

Rutgers Law School-Camden awarded 274 juris doctor degrees on May 23.

Women Judges Sponsor Program for Students

From left: Color of Justice Committee member Eleanor Parris, secretary to Superior Court Judge Michelle Hollar-Gregory; Hollar-Gregory; Alycia Guichard, associate director of the law school's Minority Student Program; Danita Minnigan, law clerk to Hollar-Gregory; U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Rosemary Gambardella; Administrative Law Judge Sandra Robinson; Mamie Lau, conference coordinator, NAWJ-NJ; and Senior Associate Dean Frances Bouchoux.

The National Association of Woman Judges held its New Jersey chapter's "Color of Justice" program on April 6 at Rutgers Law School-Newark. The program was created to advance high school students' interests in careers in the law.