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Highlights of NJMLA's accomplishments and initiatives over the past term.

Awards

The New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law bestows Professional Lawyer of the Year Awards to NJMLA member, Ehsan F. Chowdhry;

October 22, 2015

Appointees

The New Jersey Supreme Court has appointed NJMLA members to several committees, including Women in the Courts, Minority Concerns, and Civil Model Jury Charges;

Appointees

The New Jersey State Bar Association has also appointed NJMLA members to several important committees, including Diversity, Membership, and New Jersey Lawyer Editorial Board.

Co-sponsor

“Pathways to the Federal Judiciary” with sister specialty bar associations and the NJSBA, on October 20, 2010;

October 20, 2010

Co-signatory

Letter to County Bar Associations Urging Approval of NJSBA’s Proposed Bylaw Amendment seeking greater diversity in the NJSBA’s Board of Trustees.

October 22, 2010

Co-sponsor

Legal Services of New Jersey’s and Passaic County Bar Association’s foreclosure-defense seminar.

November 30, 2010 and on January 27, 2011

Support

Seton Hall’s Second Annual Diversity Banquet Cocktail Reception.

February 16, 2011

Support

NJSBA President Rick Steen’s 2011 Diversity Summit.

March 16, 2011

Co-sponsor

NJSBA Member Reception event.

March 16, 2011

Support

CAMP’s Fourth Leadership Summit.

April 2, 2011

Co-sponsor

“The Impossible Islamic State” presented by Columbia University Professor, Wael Hallaq.

April 25, 2011

Co-sponsor

“A Question of Individual Rights: What has society gained or lost since Sept. 11?” at the NJSBA’s 2011 Annual Convention.

May 19, 2011

Co-sponsor

“South Asians in New Jersey: Ten Years After 9/11.”

July 30, 2011

Co-signatory

Letter to the President Barack H. Obama seeking the removal of hurdles to charitable giving by Muslims since 9/11.

August 10, 2010

Co-signatory

Letters to Senate and Congressional leaders regarding the inflammatory nature of Representative Peter King’s hearings on “radicalization of the American Muslim community and homegrown terrorism.”

February 1, 2011 and June 15, 2011

Co-signatory

Statement of Principles for 10th Anniversary of Sept 11.

August 2011