NOTICE TO THE BAR: NEW JERSEY ATTORNEY ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION – CHANGES FOR THE 2020 REGISTRATION PERIOD

Please see the following notice from the Bergen County Courthouse regarding the change in the New Jersey Attorney Electronic Registration beginning on Wednesday, January 8, 2020.

Notice to the Bar – 2020 Attorney Registration

NOTICE TO THE BAR: FAMILY DIVISION REASSIGNMENTS

This notice comes the Bergen County Courthouse explaining in detail the reassignments of the Family Division beginning on Monday, December 2.

Please see the attached notice below for more information.

Notice to the Bar – Family Division Assignments

NOTICE TO THE BAR: Nominations for the Board of Trustees

The Nominating Committee of the Bergen County Bar Association is soliciting the names of members who are interested in serving as an Officer or Trustee of the Bergen County Bar Association. Any member in good standing who is interested in being considered or wishes to submit for consideration the name of another, should forward their resumes and an explanatory letter to the Office Headquarters if the BCBA on or before Friday, December 20th.

Please see the attached letter from the Chair of the Nominating Committee for more information and details of this process.

Nominating Notice to the Bar for Candidates

NOTICE TO THE BAR: The Annual BCBA & BCBF Holiday Toy Drive

The Bergen County Bar Association and Bergen County Bar Foundation are sponsoring its annual holiday toy drive until Wednesday, December 18th. The toys will benefit children in the Bergen County’s Family Shelter, Head Start, and Social Services Programs.

Please deliver new unwrapped toys on or before Wednesday, December 18th to the BCBA/BCBF Office Headquarters at 15 Bergen Street in Hackensack, NJ.

Please see the attached flyer link below for more information.

FLYER TOYS FOR TOTS

NOTICE TO THE BAR: Attorney Identification Card Information

To all BCBA Members,

The following notice from the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office outlines information regarding attorney identification cards for your attention.

Revised Attorney ID Cards

Young Lawyers Section Swear-In New Officers


Assignment Judge Bonnie J. Mizdol swears-in the Association’s Young Lawyers Section Officers for 2019-2020 at the September Dinner Meeting in Bonefish Grill in Paramus. Sarah N. Gloates-Horta succeeds Toni Ann Marabello as President of the Young Lawyers Section. She is joined by President-Elect Kali A. Trahanas and fellow officers: Gregory C. Ein, Matthew M. Nicodemo, and Bodgan A. Kachur.

The Bergen County Bar Association Hosts its Annual Professionalism in the Law Seminar and Awards Dinner

The Bergen County Bar Association hosted its Annual Professionalism in the Law Seminar and Awards Dinner on Wednesday, October 16th. BCBA President Andrew J. Cevasco (Left) presented Michael “Jerry” Breslin (Second from Left) with the first annual Albert Burstein Attorney Public Service Award. Thomas Loikith (Far Right) was presented with this year’s Hon. Peter Ciolino Professional Lawyer of the Year Award. Featured speaker at this year’s awards dinner was New Jersey State Attorney General Gurbir Grewal.

NOTICE TO THE BAR: Courthouse Cafeteria & Beverage Machines

NOTICE TO THE BAR:

RE: Courthouse Cafeteria Services and Beverage Vending Machines

We are happy to report that the Bergen County Justice Center main cafeteria located on the First Floor in the new agency building at 2 Bergen County Plaza is now open under new management. The hours of operation for the new cafeteria are 7:30am to 3:00pm Monday through Friday. The Courthouse cafeteria located on the Third Floor will reopen the week of September 23rd.

Beverage vending machines are now operational and are located on the First Floor of the courthouse opposite the Hudson Street Entrance.

NOTICE TO THE BAR: Unscheduled Closings and Delayed Openings for the Court

Decisions to close or delay openings are made separately for each courthouse and are based on local weather conditions. Delayed openings sometimes become closings, and sometimes courthouses sloe early if weather warrants. For these updates, follow the courts on Twitter, sign up for text messages, or go to The New Jersey Judiciary website at NJ COURTS https://www.njcourts.gov/courts/closings.html

On the bottom of the NJCOURTS.GOV webpage are a number of icons that you may select to obtain court information from a variety of social media source such as Twitter and Rave alerts. The best method to receive immediate unscheduled closing information is to sign up for Rave text messages at https://www.getrave.com/login/judiciary-state-nj-us

For Municipal Courts, please check with your local municipal court for closing information. Below are the two links to use for the municipal courts:

https://njcourts.gov/courts/closings.html

https://njcourts.gov/courts/closingsmuni.html 

Notice to the Bar – Unscheduled Closings

THE OFFICIAL 2019-2020 BCBA COMMITTEE DIRECTORY

This is the official copy of the 2019-2020 Bergen County Bar Association Committee Directory and Calendar of Events.

BCBA Committee Directory 2019-2020.pdf