Einhorn Harris Associate Coleman Appointed to DEC

Einhorn Harris Associate Matthew S. Coleman to Serve Two-Year Term on District Ethics Committee Matthew S. Coleman

Matthew S. Coleman, an associate in the matrimonial and family law department at Denville’s Einhorn Harris Ascher Barbarito & Frost, was appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court to serve on the District Ethics Committee for Hudson County (DEC VI) for a two-year term, which began Sept. 1, 2017. The Office of Attorney Ethics (the OAE) assists and coordinates the district ethics committees, and recognizes and values the attorney and public member volunteers who commit their time to preserve and enhance public confidence in the bar. “I am honored to be appointed to this important committee, which ensures attorneys adhere to ethical standards in their representation of clients,” Coleman said. “By doing so, we can help maintain the public’s trust and confidence in the legal profession. I have lived and worked in Hudson County most of my life, and I am excited by this opportunity to serve the community.” Coleman also is serving as one of 10 Trustees of the LGBT Rights Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. He joined Einhorn Harris in April 2013. He earned his B.A. in journalism and mass communication from New York University in 2003, and his J.D. from Rutgers Law School-Newark in 2009. Coleman was a law clerk for Presiding Family Judge Maureen B. Mantineo in Hudson County.

Katz Elected to Community Association Institute’s Board

Hill Wallack Partner Katz Elected to the Executive Board of the Pa./Del. Valley Chapter of the Community Ass’ns Institute Jonathan H. Katz

Princeton-based Hill Wallack partner Jonathan H. Katz was elected treasurer of the board of directors of the Pennsylvania/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAI-Pa/Del Val) at the chapter’s annual meeting in December 2017. The board is composed of community association volunteer leaders, community association managers and professional business partners. As a member of Hill Wallack’s community associations practice group, Katz concentrates on community association law and general litigation, representing condominium and homeowners associations throughout New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania. Katz has previously been involved with the New Jersey and Pennsylvania/Delaware Valley chapters of the Community Associations Institute, as chair and member of several of committees. He is also the editor of Hill Wallack’s “Condominium and HOA Law Blog” (www.condolawnj.com). A graduate of Rutgers College and Rutgers Law School-Camden, he is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Horwitz Joins P.G. Chambers School Trustee Board

Abbey Horwitz Elected to Board of Trustees for P.G. Chambers School Abbey M. Horwitz
[Photo Credit: Lynn Goodwin.]

Abbey M. Horwitz, an associate at Norris McLaughlin & Marcus in Bridgewater, has been elected to the board of trustees for P.G. Chambers School (PGCS) in Cedar Knolls. Her two-year term began Jan.1, 2018. PGCS helps children with disabilities lead full, productive lives; develop confidence in their own unique abilities; and engage in the community through education and therapy, serving 10 counties in northern New Jersey. Horwitz has been a member of the board’s Development Committee for the past year and a half and plans to continue. Her daughter has been a student at the school for the past four years. A resident of Cedar Grove, Horwitz practices primarily in estate planning and administration—preparing wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, durable powers of attorney, advance directives for health care, and other estate-planning documents. She earned her J.D. from New York Law School, where she received the Carbonell Fellowship in Law and Policy, in 2006, and her B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis in 2000.