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NJWLA Meet the Political Party Leaders Forum & Networking

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When: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
6:30 PM until 9:30 PM
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The Pines Manor
2085 Route 27
Edison, New Jersey  08817
United States
Presenter: See description below
Contact: Jonathan Cowles
732.828.3433, x. 102

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NEW JERSEY WOMEN LAWYERS ASSOCIATION
MEET THE POLITICAL PARTY LEADERS

Wednesday, September 28th

Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis, LLP
99 Wood Avenue South, 4th Floor
Iselin, NJ 08830
6:30pm to 9:30pm

Co-sponsored by:
Middlesex County Bar Association
Mercer County Bar Association

Network with Legislators, Political Party County Chairs and State Committee men and women at a unique program on election law sponsored by the NJ Women Lawyers Association, Public Policy Committee.  The program will also be hosted by Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis LLP and co-sponsored by the Middlesex and Mercer County Bar Associations.
 
Political party leaders have a role in selecting and electing candidates for office and appointments.  They influence public policy and the flow of government business.  One in four NJ Legislators are lawyers.  In the mid-19th century, nearly 80 percent of members of Congress were lawyers.  Today 40% are lawyers.  In the US 24% (30% in NJ) of the 7000 plus state legislative seats are held by women.  Women hold 20% of congressional seats.

Pursuant to NJ Election law County, State and National Party Committees run the Republican and Democratic parties in NJ.  Committee members must run for office.  These men and women elect county party chairs and choose candidates to run for various offices. State Committee Members elect NJ representatives to the RNC and the DNC and subcommittees of these organizations.  They also approve delegate rules in their respective states.

Price:  $20 NJWLA Members & Middlesex & Mercer Bar Members; $30 Non Members

Agenda:
6:30 -7:30 Cocktail Reception with Party Chairs, Legislative Leaders
7:30 -8:45 PM
Welcome:  President of NJWLA
Moderator:  Hon. Christine V. Bator, Esq., Co Chair NJWLA Public Policy Committee, NJ Republican State Committeewoman and Former BPU Commissioner.

County Chair Panel: Marguerite Schaffer, Esq. and Al Gaburo, George Gilmore, Esq and TBD

Legislator Panel: Confirmed – Senator Loretta Weinberg; Invited – Senator Dianne Allen, Senator Ray Bateman, Esq, Senator Shirley Turner, and Senator Linda Greenstein, Esq.
   
8:45-9:30 PM Questions and networking.

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