Young Lawyers Division
In 2015, the Association launched its Young Lawyers Division for the purpose of stimulating the interest of younger lawyers in activities of the Association and conducting programs of interest and value to younger lawyers.
Bonnie Birdsell, Brian Morrison, and David Marck are Co-Chairs of the Young Lawyers Division of the AFBNJ. Their contact information is below:
Bonnie Birdsell, Esq.
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer
Brian Morrison, Esq.
David Marck, Esq.
Epstein Becker Green
November 18th from 6:30 to 8:30 PM, a Young Lawyers Event in Newark
The Young Lawyers Association of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey cordially invites all “Young Lawyers” who are current or future members of the Association to attend The Federal Judges and 2015-2016 Law Clerks Reception at McCarter & English, LLP, Four Gateway Center, 100 Mulberry Street, Newark.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
AFBNJ Young Lawyers Division Federal Judges and Law Clerks Reception
To welcome the 2016-2017 Law Clerks, the Young Lawyers Division of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey cordially invites all Young Lawyers* who are current or future members of the Association to attend the Federal Judges and Law Clerks Reception. Dinner and drinks will be served.
Location: Seton Hall Law School, 1109 Raymond Boulevard, Newark, NJ 07102
Please RSVP by November 14, 2016 via this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/federal-judges-and-2016-2017-law-clerks-welcome-reception-tickets-28614291115
*Young Lawyers are those who have been practicing for ten years and less.
The event is hosted by the Young Lawyers Division of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey and Seton Hall University School of Law.
Thursday – April 27: AFBNJ Young Lawyers’ Division
Third Annual Spring Networking & Cocktail Reception
6:30 to 9:30 p.m. – McLoone’s Boathouse, 9 Cherry Lane, West Orange
The Young Lawyers’ Division of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey cordially invites all Young Lawyers* who are current or future members of the Association to attend the Third Annual Spring Networking & Cocktail Reception. Come meet members of the bench and bar as well as AFBNJ’s officers and trustees.
The event is hosted by the Young Lawyers Division of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey.
Thank you to the following firms whose contributions help make this event possible:
McCarter & English
Wilentz Goldman & Spitzer
AFBNJ Young Lawyers Division – Federal Judges and 2017-2018 Law Clerks Welcome Reception – Reserve Your Spot by Nov. 17, 2017
Join AFBNJ’s Young Lawyers Division as it welcomes the 2017-2018 Law Clerks. All Young Lawyers* who are current or future members of the Association are invited to attend the Federal Judges and Law Clerks Reception. Food and drinks will be served.
Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Place: Rutgers Law School, 123 Washington Street, 3rd Floor Atrium, Newark, NJ
The Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey’s
Young Lawyers Division and
Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP
for a conversation on
Achieving Equality for Minority Attorneys in Federal Court
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Panel Presentation and Break-Out Sessions: 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Cocktail Reception and Networking: 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel, 515 U.S. Highway Route One South, Iselin, N.J.
Join us for a welcoming and candid conversation concerning how minority attorneys can create and avail themselves of greater opportunities to participate in federal court. Hear historical and current perspectives from the bench and bar and from public and private sector attorneys. Participate in a discussion regarding what we all can do to give attorneys from diverse backgrounds more opportunities to have their professional voices heard.
This event is free of charge and open to all. Summer Associates, law interns and attorneys who have been practicing law for fewer than ten years are highly encouraged to attend.
Raymond M. Brown, Esq., Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith, & Davis LLP
Judge Steven C. Mannion, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the District of New Jersey
Lora Fong, Esq., Assistant Attorney General and Chief Diversity Officer, Office of the Attorney General
Alan Dexter Bowman, Esq.
Karina Fuentes, Assistant Federal Public Defender
Sammi Malek, Assistant U.S. Attorney
Rajiv D. Parikh, Esq., Genova Burns, LLC
Hector D. Ruiz, Esq., Walsh Pizzi O’Reilly Falanga LLP, President, Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey
Luminaries/Break-Out Session Moderators
Joseph A. Hayden, Jr., Esq., Pashman Stein Walder Hayden PC; AFBNJ Past President
Thomas R. Ashley, Esq.
Wanda Akin Brown, Esq.
The Hon. Paul J. Fishman, Arnold & Porter LLP, former U.S. Attorney
Dara Govan, Assistant U.S. Attorney; President, Garden State Bar Association
Eric S. Pennington, Esq., Eric S. Pennington, PC; Business Administrator, City of Newark
2.4 New Jersey MCLE Credits have been requested.
This program is being presented by the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey and Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP, in conjunction with
The Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey, Inc., the Garden State Bar Association,
the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey, the New Jersey Muslim Lawyers Association, Seton Hall University School of Law
and the South Asian Bar Association of New Jersey
Annual Federal Judges and 2018- 2019 Law Clerks Reception
Thank you to all who attended the Young Lawyers Division of The Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey’s Annual Federal Judges and 2018 – 2019 Law Clerks Reception on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at McCarter & English in Newark, NJ.
Pictured from left to right: Hon. Michael Hammer, William T. Reilly (President of the AFBNJ), Hon. Stanley Chesler, Brian Morrison and Bonnie Birdsell (Co-Chairs of the Young Lawyers Division of the AFBNJ)
Kate Janukowicz, Megan Wiggins, Hon. Michael Chagares and Maria Brinkmann