Please note that calendar events must be received in writing by this office no later than TUESDAY morning, six days prior to the Monday issue in which the calendar item is to appear.
Please send items to New Jersey Law Journal, P.O. Box 20081, Newark 07101, Attention: CALENDAR, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about New Jersey State Bar Association events, please call (732) 249-5000, or visit www.njsba.com.
THE BAR FOUNDATION OF UNION COUNTY — Talk: “How Technology Is Changing the Legal Field—In and Out of the Courtroom.” Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Suburban Golf Club, 1730 Morris Ave., Union. Topics covered wil include: Deposition Technology and its Use at Trial; iPad Application Designed for the Legal Field. Speakers: Cornelius Caruso Jr., Tobin, Kessler, Greenstein, Caruso, Wiener & Konray, Clark; and Kim Haduck and Brian McCann, both with Vertext Legal Solutions in Livingston. Cost: Members $40, nonmembers $80. Send checks and reservations to The Bar Foundation of Union County, Union County Courthouse, 1st Floor, 2 Broad St., Elizabeth, NJ 07207, or call (908) 354-5984.
ANNE E. THOMPSON AMERICAN INN OF COURT— Meeting, Wed., 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express, N.J. Turnpike Exit 9, New Brunswick. Topic: “Navigating the Division of Child Protection and Permanency.” Speakers: Michelle Perry-Thompson, Esq., Tosca Bynoe Blandford, Esq. and Charisse Penalver, Esq. For more information, call Carolyn Chang at (609) 261-4224.
NEW JERSEY WOMEN LAWERS ASS’N AND THE HISPANIC BAR ASS’N OF NEW JERSEY — Panel Discussion: “How To Become a Judge, Commissioner or Board Member: Nuts and Bolts of the Judicial and New Jersey State Appointments Process,” Wed., 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at The Law Center, New Brunswick. Speakers: U.S. Magistrate Judge Lois H. Goodman; Michellene Davis, executive vice president, corporate affairs, Barnabas Health; Daniel R. Guadalupe, Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus; Susan A. Feeney, McCarter & English; and an invited representative from the Office of the Governor. Moderators: Ahmed M. Soliman, Stark & Stark; Jhanice V. Domingo, Einhorn, Harris, Ascher, Barbarito & Frost. Network reception to follow panel discussion. Cost: Free for members of co-sponsoing organizations; $25 for nonmembers. To register, visit: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/ register/eventReg?oeidk=a07e8tq7vxu1e55ca81&oseq=&c=&ch=.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY BAR ASS’N — “Why College Students Need Lawyers,” Thurs., 5 p.m., Douglass Campus Center, Meeting Room C, 100 George St., New Brunswick. Speaker: Donald Heilman, Ed.D., J.D. Cost to attend is free for members of the MCBA RU Lawyer Referral Service and $10 for all others. To RSVP, go to www.mcbalaw.com or call (732) 828-3433, ext. 102.
AMERICAN INNS OF COURT — Barry Croland Inn of Court meeting, Tues., 5:30 p.m., at the Greenbrook Country Club, 100 Greenbrook Rd., North Caldwell. For more information, contact Beatrice Kandell at email@example.com or call (973) 992-0900.
LEGAL SERVICES OF NEW JERSEY— The third of a series of seven training sessions by Legal Services of New Jersey on consumer law will focus on debt collection litigation, Tues., 9:45 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the LSNJ offices, 100 Metroplex Drive at Plainfield Ave., Edison. Cost: $15. For more information, call Harvey Fisher at (732) 529-8430, or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE BAR FONDATION OF UNION COUNTY & WOMEN LAWYERS IN UNION COUNTY — 23rd Annual Hon. William J. McCloud Award. Recipient: Lizanne J. Ceconi, Esq., Ceconi & Cheietz, Summit. Wed., 6:15 p.m., at The Gran Centurions, 440 Madison Hill Rd., Clark. Predinner seminar, 4:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.; Topic: “A Parent’s Obligation To Pay for College: Perspectives From the Bench and Bar.” Speakers: Union County Presiding Judge Lisa F. Chrystal; Marc R. Brown, Esq., Wolkstein Von Ellen & Brown, Springfield; and Kimberly A. Rennie, Esq., Ceconi & Cheifetz, Summit. Cost for UCBA Members: Young Lawyers: $35 (Admitted 3 years or less); Young Lawyers: $50 (Admitted 4 to 10 years); Seminar only: $40; Dinner Only: $75; Dinner & Seminar: $90. Send checks and reservation to: The Bar Foundation of Union County, Union County Courthouse, 2 Broad St., 1st Floor, Elizabeth, NJ 07207, or call (908) 354-5984.
HUDSON COUNTY BAR ASS’N AND FOUNDATION— Administrative Professionals Day Luncheon, Wed., 1:00 p.m., at The Bonefish Grill, 200 Mill Creek Dr., Secaucus, NJ 07094. Cost: $65 per person. For more information, contact the Hudson County Bar Association & Foundation, 583 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07306, or call (201) 798-4708, or email www.hcbalaw.com.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Annual Beefsteak Dinner Meeting, Wed., 6 p.m., The Knights of Columbus, 61 Pine St., Old Bridge. The Blind Justice awards will be presented. To RSVP, go to www.mcbalaw.com or call (732) 828-3433, ext. 102.
MERCER COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Municipal Bench-Bar meeting, Thurs., 3:30 p.m., at Ewing Township Municipal Court, 2 Jake Garzo Dr., Ewing. For more information, call (609) 585-6200.
VOLUNTEER LAWERS FOR JUSTICE — Free legal aid clinic on all legal issues related to Superstorm Sandy, Thurs., 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Recovery Information Center in the Moonachie Presbyterian Church, 221 Moonachie Rd., Moonachie. The clinic is part of VLJ’s Disaster Legal Response Program (DLRP), which also includes extended representation for those who are eligible. For more information, call (855) 301-2525.
VOLUNTEER LAWERS FOR JUSTICE — Free legal aid clinic on all legal issues related to Superstorm Sandy. Fri., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Brick Presbyterian Church, 111 Drum Point Rd., Brick. The clinic is part of VLJ’s Disaster Legal Response Program (DLRP), which also includes extended representation for those who are eligible. For more information call (855) 301-2525.
BURLINGTON COUNTY BAR FOUNDATION — “Run for the Bar” 5K Run/1-Mile Walk, Sat., 7:30 a.m., Kings Grant Community Center, 50 Landings Dr., Marlton. Cost: $25 for preregistration for adults and children age 13 and up; $15 preregistration for children ages 6-12; Race Day Registration add $5; free for children under 5. To register, contact the Burlington County Bar Foundation, 137 High St., 3rd Floor, Mount Holly, NJ 08060, or call (609) 261-4542.
ESSEX COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Installation and Awards dinner, Mon., cocktails at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. Kenneth Rosenberg of Fox Rothschild will be installed as president. Cost: $175 for ECBA members, $200 for nonmembers. Please remit payment to ECBA, 470 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Newark, NJ 07102, or register online at www.essexbar.com.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Family Law Section Dinner Meeting, Mon., 6 p.m., The Pines Manor, 2085 Route 27, Edison. Topic: Guardians ad Litem and Parenting Coordinators in Court. Cost: $50 per person. To RSVP, go to www.mcbalaw.com or call (732) 828-3433, ext. 102.
ESSEX COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Retirement cocktail reception for Judge Peter Vasquez, Tues., 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., at The Crystal Plaza, 305 W. Northfield Ave., Livingston. Cost: $75 per person. RSVP by April 22. Send checks only payable to Hon. Robert H. Gardner, J.S.C., to Veterans Courthouse, 50 West Market St., Chambers 802, Newark, NJ 07102. For more information, call (973) 992-8100.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Law Practice Management Seminar, Tues., 8 a.m., MCBA office, 87 Bayard St., New Brunswick. Topic: A Question of Balance (To Build Your Law Practice). Cost: $15 for MCBA members and $30 for all others. To RSVP, go to www.mcbalaw.com or call (732) 828-3433, ext. 102.
BURLINGTON COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Annual Law Day Dinner, Thurs., 6 p.m., at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel, 515 Fellowship Rd., Mount Laurel. Topic: “State of the Courts.” Speaker: Burlington County Assignment Judge Ronald Bookbinder. The 13th annual Jan M. Schlesinger Scholarship Award will be presented to a deserving law student by the Burlington Count Bar Foundation, and certificates will be presented to the winners of the 2014 Mock Trial Competition. For more information, contact the Burlington County Bar Association, c/o Law Day Dinner, 137 High St., 3rd Floor, Mount Holly, NJ 08060 or call (609) 261-4542.
SOMERSET COUNTY BAR ASS’N— Law Day Program: “Touring the Law in Somerset County: the Courthouse, the Judges, and the Murder Trial that Captured the Attention of the Nation,” Thurs., 5:30 p.m., at the Somerset County Courthouse. The program is free and open to the general public. For further information, contact event chair Ryan Carey at (908) 580-1776 or Foundation Chair Francine Gargano at (908) 753-2079.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY BAR ASS’N — “Bar Goes Local” Lunch Meeting, Fri., Sunny Palace Restaurant, 1069 Rte. 18 South, East Brunswick. Guest Speaker: East Brunswick Mayor David Stahl. Cost: $15 for MMCBA members and $20 for all others. To RSVP, go to www.mcbalaw.com or call (732) 828-3433, ext. 102.
MERCER COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Bankruptcy Law Section meeting, Tues., 4 p.m., in Judge Michael Kaplan’s courtroom, U.S. Federal Courthouse, 402 East State St., Trenton. For more information, call (609) 585-6200.
MERCER COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Board of trustees dinner meeting, Tues., 5:30 p.m., at Settimo Cielo, Trenton. For more information, call (609) 585-6200.
HUDSON COUNTY BAR ASS’N AND FOUNDATION— New Jersey State Bar Night. Former Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court Helen E. Hoens, Ralph J. Lamparello, Esq., President, New Jersey State Bar Association, and Angela C. Scheck, Executive Director, New Jersey State Bar Association & Foundation, will be honored. Thurs., 6 p.m., at The Sheraton Lincoln Harbor Hotel, 500 Harbor Blvd., Weehawken. Cost: HCBA Members: $80; NJSBA Representatives: $80; HCBA Young Lawyers: $60; Nonmembers: $130. For more information, contact the Hudson County Bar Association & Foundation, 583 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07306 or call (201) 798-4708, or email www.hcbalaw.com.
MERCER COUNTY BAR ASS’N — Family law bench-bar meeting, Thurs., 3:30 p.m., in Judge Catherine Fitzpatrick’s courtroom, Mercer County Civil Courthouse, 175 S. Broad St., Trenton. For more information, call (609) 585-6200.