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Craig M. Aronow
President

Craig Aronow is a partner in the New Brunswick law firm of Rebenack, Aronow & Mascolo, LLP and a Certified Civil Trial Attorney. He is licensed in both NJ and NY. He graduated in 1995 from The Pennsylvania State University and earned his JD with honors, Cum Laude, from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 1998. Following law school, Craig served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Alan A. Rockoff, Judge of the Superior Court of the State of New Jersey in Middlesex County (1998-99).

Craig is actively involved in professional organizations at the local and state levels. Craig is the Middlesex County Trustee of the New Jersey State Bar Association and past chair of the NJSBA Solo and Small Firm Section. He is a barrister in the Joseph Halpern Civil Inn of Court and received the NJSBA Young Lawyer Division’s Award for Service to the Bar in 2008.

Craig serves as Chair of the Association’s Lawyers Referral Service Committee and Past Chair of the Civil Practice Committee, and as the head coach for the Rutgers University Mock Trial Association, the 2012 National Championship Runners-Up. He is also past chair of the Association’s Young Lawyers Committee.

Rebenack, Aronow & Mascolo
111 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
732.247-3600

caronow@ramlawnj.com


Andrea J. Sullivan
President-Elect

Andrea is a partner with Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis, LLP.  Andrea received her AB, cum laude, from Mount Holyoke College and received her JD, with high honors, from Rutgers Law School, Newark, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif. After graduation, she served as Law Secretary to the Hon. Erminie Lane Conley, sitting in the Chancery Division, General Equity part, Middlesex County. Following her clerkship, she immediately joined Greenbaum, Rowe where she has practiced throughout her career.

Andrea is named to Best Lawyers in America for Commercial Litigation and to NJ Super Lawyers, and holds an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell. Andrea has served as a panelist for many continuing legal education programs, speaking at a number of NJSBA programs and as a panelist for the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education. Andrea received the Robert J. Cirafesi Chancery Practice Award and was named as one of New Jersey's Best 50 Women in Business in 2010.

Since 1991, Andrea has served on the Board of Central Jersey Legal Services Inc. and she is the Immediate Past President of the Board.  She is also a past president (2007-08) of the Middlesex County Bar Foundation, where she continues to serve on that Board. She also served for six years as a Trustee of the Bar Association, as Chair of the Women Lawyers Section and Chancery Practice Committee, and as Chair of the Chancery Practice Committee’s Early Settlement Program.

Andrea is also active in the New Jersey State Bar Association. She is a Trustee of the Women in the Profession Section, a past Vice Chair of the Equity Jurisprudence Committee, and a member of the Family Law Section.

Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis, LLP
Metro Corporate Campus I
PO Box 5600
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
732.549.5600
asullivan@greenbaumlaw.com

William Isele
1st Vice President
Bill Isele is Of Counsel in the Princeton office of Archer & Greiner, P.C.  Admitted to the bar of New Jersey in 1976, Bill’s practice is focused on Healthcare Law, Elder Law, and Government Agency Appeals. He is a graduate of The Catholic University of America (B.A. and M.A.) and Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.), and holds a Certificate in Gerontology from Rutgers University.  He served as New Jersey’s Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly from October 1999 to October 2007 under five governors (Whitman, DiFrancesco, McGreevey, Codey and Corzine) and has served as an officer of the National Association of State Ombudsman Programs.

Bill is a member of the American Bar Association and New Jersey State Bar Association, is the incoming President of the Middlesex County Bar Foundation, and has served as the Secretary of the New Jersey Supreme Court’s District VIII Fee Arbitration Committee since 1994.  He was the 2012-2013 Chair of the NJSBA Elder & Disability Law Section, and serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the NJSBA Health Law Section, which he chaired from 1989-1991. He was honored by the Health Law Section with its Distinguished Service Award for 2013. He is a recipient of the 2009 NJSBA Distinguished Legislative Service Award.

Archer & Greiner, PC
101 Carnegie Center
Suite 300
Princeton, NJ 08540
609.580.3780
wisele@archerlaw.com

Brenda Vallecilla
2nd Vice President

Brenda manages her own general practice in South Plainfield and counsels primarily in the areas of family law, real estate transactions, plaintiff’s personal injury, and some criminal and immigration matters. She is a graduate of Seton Hall University, where she attended as a Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholar. She is a graduate of Rutgers University School of Law-Camden where she received an American Jurisprudence Award for Oral Argument in Moot Court Competition. She clerked at the medical malpractice defense firm of George & Korin, in Woodbury and later became an associate of Tomar, Simonoff, Adourian, O’Brien, Graziano in Haddonfield, focusing primarily on plaintiffs’ personal injury work. Pursuing an interest in criminal law, she became an associate of Baker and Kahn in Voorhees. Unable to pass up an opportunity in the music business, prior to opening her own practice, Brenda was a Vice President of Marketing in the concert division at Live Nation, in New York City.

She is on the board of Central Jersey Legal Services Corporation, and is the President of the Middlesex County Bar Foundation where she has spearheaded the Middlesex County Mock Trial Program for the past four years. She was as a Trustee of the Middlesex County Bar Association and has served as an Officer since 2012, installed this year as Second Vice President. She was awarded the Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award by the Middlesex County Bar Association in 2010. She regularly volunteers as a pro bono attorney for various organizations.

300 Maple Street
Suite 201
South Plainfield, NJ 07080
908.756.2173
brendavesq@gmail.com

Joanne Vos
Treasurer

Joanne graduated from Seton Hall Law School in 1998. She clerked for the Hon. Stephen E. Mochary in Essex County before she went on to become a top litigator in the insurance defense industry. She has a distinguished history with the New Jersey Defense Association, having served as President from 2009 to 2010.

Joanne is a partner at Maraziti, Falcon & Healey, LLP and focuses her practice in environmental law. She represents property owners, public entities and private companies in complex environmental litigation, compliance, and transactional matters. Previously, Joanne practiced at two of the largest law firms in Middlesex County: Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas, LLP and Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis, LLP.

She is an avid speaker and writer on the topics of environmental law, litigation, and women in the law.

Maraziti Falcon LLP
150 JFK Parkway
#101
Short Hills, NJ 07078
973.912.9008
jvos@mfhenvlaw.com


Daria Anne Venezia
Secretary
Daria was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 1986 and is also a member of the Pennsylvania Bar and Massachusetts Bar. She is a partner in the law firm of Venezia & Nolan, P.C. in Woodbridge. Daria's practice is primarily concentrated in government body representation as general counsel, defending municipal tax appeals, estate planning and administration, and guardianships.

Daria graduated from Boston College and received her JD from Boston College Law School. She also received an L.L.M. in Taxation from Boston University.

Daria formerly taught Business Law as an adjunct professor at Middlesex County College. She was also formerly a volunteer attorney coach for the Mt. St. Mary Academy mock trial team. Daria served as secretary of the non-profit RESOLVE of New Jersey, Inc.  She currently participates as a volunteer mediator in the Early Settlement Program of the Chancery Practice Committee.
Venezia & Nolan
306 Main Street
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
732.634.8700
dariaannevenezia@verizon.net

Ellen F. Schwartz
Immediate
Past President

Ellen is a partner in the East Brunswick law firm of Ramatowski Spilka & Schwartz and has concentrated her law practice in the area of family law and related matters since 1985. She graduated from Seton Hall University Law School in 1985, having previously received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Dickinson College.

Ellen has served as an Early Settlement Panelist in Middlesex County for the past 20 years, and currently serves as a Trustee on the Middlesex County Bar Foundation. She serves as a volunteer for both Women Aware and Women Helping Women, as well as the Displaced Homemakers Network of New Jersey, for which she was honored as Middlesex County's Volunteer of the Year at the Legislative Awards in Trenton in May of 2003. She also served as the President of the Board of Directors of the YM-YWHA of Raritan Valley from 1996-1999.

Ellen is an active member of the Association’s Family Law Section and has served on both the Supreme Court District VIII Fee Arbitration Committee and the District VIII Ethics Committee.

Ramatowski, Spilka & Schwartz
758 Highway 18
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
732.613.8300
ellenfschwartz@earthlink.net

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