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Christian P. Fleming
Jabin & Fleming
530 Highway 18
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Chris is a partner with Jabin & Fleming, LLC, in East Brunswick, where he specializes in plaintiff's personal injury cases and criminal defense. He is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Criminal Trial Attorney.

Chris got his start litigating while in the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps. As a Navy JAG, Chris's first tour was in the Trial Service Office, Pacific Detachment, Yokosuka, Japan, where he served as a military prosecutor. He next served as the Assistant Command Judge Advocate on board the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63), home-ported to Yokosuka, Japan, and deployed throughout the western Pacific and Arabian Sea.

After leaving active duty in 2000, Chris began his civilian career with Jabin & Fleming.  Upon joining the Navy Reserves, Chris was assigned to the International and Operational Law Unit as an international law attorney. Called back to active duty in 2008, Chris served as the legal advisor to the Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group, Forward Headquarters, Kuwait.

Chris currently serves as the Commanding Officer of the Navy Reserve Defense Institute of International Legal Studies. He served previous tours as the Commanding Officer of the Navy Reserve Naval Justice School, and the Executive Officer of the Navy Reserve Naval War College's Stockton Center for the Study of International Law. Chris has taught courses on the law of armed conflict and trial advocacy throughout the world, and specializes in the international law of cyber operations.

Marc S. Gaffrey
Hoagland Longo Moran Dunst & Doukas
40 Paterson Street
PO Box 480
New Brunswick, NJ 08903
Marc is the Supervising Partner of the Environmental & Toxic Tort Litigation Department at Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas in New Brunswick. With a background in biochemistry, Marc has been able to apply his unique knowledge to the scientifically complex world of toxic tort litigation to cases in asbestos litigation, toxic tort, mass tort and environmental matters over his 28-year career.  He is also one of a few attorneys in the nation who is a member of the American Industrial Hygiene Association.

Marc has been named National Coordinating Counsel to multiple companies encompassing an array of business disciplines. He coordinates the defense of all asbestos-related matters throughout the country, including hiring local counsel and managing the files, retaining experts, and maintaining relationships.

Marc has handled thousands of toxic tort cases in New Jersey, New York, and Eastern Pennsylvania, and has extensive experience in the litigation of toxic tort matters and mass tort litigation. Such matters involve lead, asbestos, silica, talc, benzene, "sick building syndrome," latex allergy, PCB, diazanon, welding fumes, orthodichlorobenzene, trichloroethylene, and many other chemicals and pesticides.

Marc has also litigated numerous environmental matters involving fuel oil discharge, hazardous waste, Superfund site construction and remediation, and landfill clean-up. As a special note, he assisted in the litigation of the landmark case of Ayers v. Township of Jackson and tried NJDEP v. Dimant which is currently the most cited environmental case in New Jersey. 

He has authored various articles in the toxic tort field and has been a frequent lecturer at both national and regional conferences including: Defense Research Institute (DRI), Perrin Conferences, New Jersey Defense Association, HB Litigation Conferences, Harris Martin, Worley, and NJ Institute of Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE). Marc routinely gives in-house seminars to clients and trade associations discussing the most recent trends and trial techniques in asbestos and toxic tort litigation. Marc is also the Co-Chair of the MCBA’s Environmental Law Committee.

In addition, Marc is an adjunct professor at Rutgers University, Department of Political Science, and teaches undergraduate Constitutional Law, as well as seminars combining aspects of bio-chemistry and the practice of law.


William P. Isele
Archer Law, PC
101 Carnegie Center
Suite 300
Princeton, NJ 08540

Bill Isele is Of Counsel in the Princeton office of Archer Law, P.C., where he has practiced since 2007.  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 (BA and MA) and Georgetown University Law Center (JD), and holds a Certificate in Gerontology from Rutgers University.

 

In his 40-year legal career, Bill has been a staff attorney for the American Medical Association; a partner in East Brunswick’s Gross & Novak; Of Counsel to Roseland’s Carella, Byrne, Bain & Gilfillan; a principal in Bridgewater’s Kern Augustine Conroy & Isele, and a principal in Milltown’s Law Offices of William P. Isele. He served the people of the State of New Jersey as their Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly from October 1999 to October 2007.

 

Bill is a member of the ABA and NJSBA, and is a Past President of the Middlesex County Bar Foundation. He has served as the Secretary of the New Jersey Supreme Court’s District VIII Fee Arbitration Committee (Middlesex) since 1994 and the District VII Fee Arbitration Committee (Mercer) since 2015. As Chair of the NJSBA Health Law Section, he was instrumental in advocating for passage of New Jersey’s Advance Directives for Health Care Act. As Chair of the NJSBA Elder & Disability Law Section, he was instrumental in advocating for the passage of New Jersey’s POLST legislation. Bill was honored by the NJSBA in 2009 with its Distinguished Legislative Service Award, and by the Health Law Section in 2013 with its Distinguished Service Award. Bill was also honored by Ryder University’s Law and Justice Program in 2014 for his “Distinguished Contributions to Law and Justice.'

 

Bill has served in leadership roles in numerous not-for-profit organizations: he was an officer of the National Association of State Ombudsman Programs; is a Past President of the Board of the Princeton Senior Resource Center; is a past member of the Board of the New Jersey Hospice & Palliative Care Organization, where he also chaired its Ethics Council; and is a current member of the Boards of Central Jersey Legal Services Corp. and Leading Age New Jersey.


Jay Mascolo
Rebenack Aronow & Mascolo, LLP
111 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Jay is a partner at Rebenack, Aronow & Mascolo and concentrates his practice on personal injury claims and civil litigation. Jay obtained his B.A. with a major in history from Seton Hall University in 1996 and he obtained his JD from the Catholic University of America in 1999. He was admitted to the New Jersey Bar and US District Court of NJ Bar in 1999. Jay was certified as a Civil Trial Attorney by the NJ Supreme Court in 2007.

Following law school, Jay served as a Law Clerk to the Hon. Yolanda Ciccone, Judge of the Superior in Middlesex County. Following his clerkship, Jay was an associate at the Hoagland Longo law firm in New Brunswick for 6 years. In 2007, he helped create the firm of Rebenack, Aronow & Mascolo (RAM Law) with his two partners. Jay has obtained dozens of verdicts in jury trials throughout New Jersey from Bergen County to Salem County. He has served as a barrister in the Inns of Court and has presented lectures and served on panels to discuss topics ranging from trial techniques to jury selection.

In 2010, Jay was selected to the New Jersey Law Journal’s "40 Under 40.” Jay has been selected for inclusion in the New Jersey Super Lawyers publication in New Jersey Monthly Magazine.

Jay currently resides in Colonia with his wife Claudia.  In his free time, Jay enjoys golfing, running and watching baseball.”


Raul E. Menar

Menar & Menar
97 Bayard Street
Suite 101
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Raul Menar is a partner at the firm of Menar and Menar, where he specializes primarily in Family Law and Wills and Estates.

 

As part of his service to the Bar of Middlesex County, Raul is on the list of volunteer attorneys with Middlesex County Legal Services; he volunteers in the county’s matrimonial Early Settlement Panel and is a member of the Assignment Judge’s committee for the Family Section.  He is a member of the Inns of Court for Family Law program.  He is an active supporter of the Middlesex County Bar Foundation where he not only always attends their events and fundraising efforts, but also donates his time as a lecturer for the MCBF Civics Education Program for Perth Amboy Middle Schoolers.

 

Raul joined the firm of Menar & Menar, then known as Paula A. Menar, Attorney at Law, LLC, in New Brunswick, in August of 2005. In January of 2007, Raul became a partner in the firm. Raul has represented clients in cases involving a variety of issues of Family Law, as well as Estate Planning and Litigation.

 

Raul was born in Punta Arenas, Chile and immigrated to the US with his family at the age of 12 and settled with his family in NJ. He is married to Paul DePascale. He obtained his BA Political Science from New York University and his JD degree from Brooklyn Law School. He was admitted to practice in NJ in 2006 and NY in 2007.

 


Steven Nudelman

Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis LLP
Metro Corporate Campus I
PO Box 5600
Woodbridge, NJ 07095

Steve is a partner in Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP, where he practices construction law. For over two decades he has represented members of the construction industry across a broad spectrum of matters in federal and state courts, arbitrations and mediations.  He has defended and asserted claims on behalf of owners, developers, condominium associations, general contractors, design professionals, subcontractors, vendors and sureties involved in public and private construction projects throughout the New Jersey and New York metropolitan area. 

 

Understanding that a well-drafted agreement is critical to minimizing claims and disputes, Steve has a transactional practice as well, assisting industry clients with construction contract drafting, review and negotiations.

 

Steve is a Charter Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America, co-vice chair of the Construction Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association and a member of the ABA Forum on Construction Law. He is a member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Complementary Dispute Resolution, as well as the District VIII Fee Arbitration Committee. Steve serves as a Bar Reader for the New Jersey Board of Bar Examiners and he is a Law Merit Badge Counselor for the Boy Scouts of America.


Angela F. Pastor
Pastor & Pastor, LLC
528 Rahway Avenue
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
Angela graduated from Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark in 2004 after graduating Magna Cum Laude from Seton Hall University. She is admitted to the New Jersey State Bar and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. Her professional associations include the Family Law Section of the Middlesex County Bar Association. She also serves as an Early Settlement Panelist in Middlesex County.

Angela was also selected for inclusion in the New Jersey Super Lawyers®-Rising Stars Edition 2009 and 2010, as published in New Jersey Monthly.


Michael B. Roberts
Roberts & Teeter
1075 Easton Avenue
Tower 2, Suite 2
Somerset, NJ 08873

Michael is a partner at Roberts & Teeter, LLC. He is a 2009 graduate of Rutgers Law School. His practice is devoted to representing the criminally accused in the Superior Court and handling gun permitting matters.

 

Michael serves as trustee to the Criminal Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association as well as trustee to the Middlesex County Bar Foundation. He is serving his second year as an investigator with the District XIII Ethics Committee. Michael is the proud recipient of the MCBA’s Young Lawyer of the Year award. He has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers since 2016, and a New Leaders of the Bar by the New Jersey Law Journal. 

 

Prior to beginning his practice, Michael clerked for the Hon. Edward M. Coleman, PJCiv. In addition, Michael serves as head coach to the Rutgers University Mock Trial team where he has helped the team achieve national recognition on three occasions. 

 


George J. Shamy, Jr.
Shamy & Shamy
178 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
George is the managing and senior partner at Shamy and Shamy, LLC, a New Brunswick based general law practice. He practices primarily plaintiff’s personal injury litigation. George obtained his B.A. from the University of Colorado in 1976 and his J.D. from Seton Hall University in 1979. He was admitted to the New Jersey bar and the US District Court of New Jersey bar in 1979. He was admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court in 1992. In 1992 he was appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a certified civil trial attorney, and he has maintained that designation through multiple re-certifications.  In 2013 he was honored by the Middlesex County Bar Association as the civil trial lawyer of the year.

George is an active arbitrator in both the Middlesex County and Somerset County Auto Arbitration programs, and a volunteer mediator for the Middlesex County Civil Court, Special Civil Part.  He is one of few selected by the Middlesex County Civil Presiding Judge to serve on her voluntary Civil Bar Panel, and he is a long standing member of the Middlesex County Assignment Judge’s civil practice committee.

George is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Arbitration Association, the New Jersey Association for Justice, the Middlesex County Bar Association , the Middlesex County Bar Foundation (currently serving as treasurer) and the New Brunswick Bar Association.

Elliot S. Solop
Dwyer, Bachman Newman & Solop, LLC
14 Woodward Drive
Old Bridge, NJ 08857
Elliot is an associate at Dwyer, Bachman & Newman, LLC in Old Bridge. He was previously associated with Ansell Grimm & Aaron, P.C. in Ocean. His practice is devoted to matrimonial and family law. He earned his B.S., cum laude, in Finance from Montclair State University in 2009 and his J.D. from New York Law School in 2012. He is admitted to practice in both NJ and NY.

After the completion of his law school studies, Elliot served as a law clerk to the Hon. John A. Jorgensen, JSC of the New Jersey Superior Court, Chancery Division, Family Part, Middlesex County. During his clerkship, he handled a variety of matrimonial matters including issues such as child custody, child and spousal support, domestic violence, emancipation, equitable distribution, and visitation.

Elliot was the Middlesex County Bar Association 2014 Young Lawyer of the Year. He is an active member of the Middlesex County Bar Association (Trustee and Chair of the Sports & Entertainment Law Committee), Middlesex County Bar Foundation (Secretary), Ocean Chamber of Commerce (board member), and Monmouth Bar Association. Additionally, he co-authored a chapter on Intellectual Property Rights and Endorsement Agreements for the New York State Bar Association’s publication In the Arena: A Sports Law Handbook (2013).

Edward Testino

121 Highway 34
Matawan, NJ 07747
Edward Testino is a solo practitioner in the Township of Old Bridge and concentrates his practice on trial work, including personal injury, family law and municipal court. He received his JD from Oklahoma City University School of Law in 1984 and he received an LLM in Securities Regulation in May 1985 from Georgetown University School of Law. Ed is an alumnus of the University of Delaware where he received his BA degree. He is also admitted to the New York and D.C. Bars.

Ed is a Past President of the Middlesex County Bar Foundation. In addition, he is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, NJSBA Family Law Section and American Inns of Court. He has taught continuing legal education courses and lectured at trade associations on legal topics.

Ed has served in many capacities in his community, including serving sixteen years on the Old Bridge Town Council and 30 years as a member of the Old Bridge/Sayreville Rotary Club. As a member of his local Rotary Club, Ed helped support various local charities and he is a recipient of the Paul Harris Fellow Award for his service.

Daria Anne Venezia

Venezia & Nolan
306 Main Street
Woodbridge, NJ 07095

Daria Venezia is a partner in the law firm of Venezia & Nolan, P.C.  Her practice encompasses real estate transactions, estate planning and administration and guardianships as well as the representation of several public bodies.  She serves as general counsel, special counsel and tax appeal counsel for various government entities.

 

Daria earned her BA from Boston College and as a double eagle, earned her JD from Boston College Law School.  She also received an LLM in Taxation from Boston University Law School.  Following graduation, she joined the law firm founded by her father and has continued to practice there since that time.

 

Daria was admitted to the bar in New Jersey in 1986 and is also a member of the Massachusetts and Pennsylvania bars.

 

Daria taught Business Law as an adjunct professor at Middlesex County College.  She also served as volunteer attorney coach for the Mount Saint Mary Academy mock trial team.  Daria served as secretary of the non-profit RESOLVE of New Jersey, Inc. and currently assists several non-profits. She also currently serves as a volunteer mediator in the Early Settlement Program of the Chancery Division Mediation Program, is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and is a member of the Women United Program for United Way of Central Jersey.


Eugene Wishnic

Wishnic & Jerushalmy, PC
146 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

New Jersey native and partner in the firm of Wishnic & Jerushalmy, Eugene Wishnic earned his JD in 1992 from the Rutgers School of Law in Camden. In 1997 he opened a solo practice on Bayard Street in New Brunswick and in October 2015 opened the doors of his present office on Livingston Avenue.

 

His practice is primarily focused on representing accident victims in Superior and Workers Compensation Court and defendants in both Municipal and Superior Court. Since becoming an attorney in 1992, Eugene has developed a fluency in Spanish that has allowed him to better serve his client base among the local Latin community.

 

Eugene is a member of the Middlesex County Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, Middlesex County Trial Lawyers’ Association (MCTLA), New Brunswick Bar Association, American Association for Justice, New Jersey Association for Justice, and is a contributor to NJ-PAC. He also serves as an Officer of the Middlesex County Trial Lawyers Association, participates in the Rutgers University Student Legal Services/MCBA Attorney Referral Program and has served as a judge of the finals of the Regional High School Mock Trial competition for the past two years.  He looks forward to again serving on the Executive Board of the MCBA and continuing to promote the strength and growth of the Association and the members it serves.


Kimberly Yonta
111 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Since establishing YONTA LAW, LLC in New Brunswick in 2012, Kimberly concentrates her practice on criminal and municipal defense cases. A former Assistant Hudson County Prosecutor in Jersey City, she served as both appellate unit and trial team supervisors, serving the people of Hudson County for over ten years.


Admitted to practice in New Jersey and Connecticut, Kimberly is Treasurer of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA).  She serves as Chair-Elect of the Criminal Law Section, Chair of the Committee on Lawyers in Transition, Past Chair of the Women in the Profession Section, and Past Chair of the Young Lawyers Division.  In the NJSBA, she is a member of the Amicus Committee, Government and Public Sector Lawyers Committee, and the NJSBA representative to the Supreme Court Committee on Criminal Jury Charges.  With the New Jersey State Bar Foundation, Kimberly is a member of the "Legal Eagle" editorial advisory board. Past appointments include: New Jersey Commission on Professionalism and the Law, Membership and Public Relations Committee, Judicial Administration Committee, Legal Education Committee and Hudson Vicinage Advisory Committee on Minority Concerns.  Serving her local community, Kimberly is an assistant coach of the Rutgers University Mock Trial Association, the National Runner-Up Champion in 2011-12.  She also volunteers some of her time to the St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. Bartholomew Church in East Brunswick, ministering to those in need through the client services program.  Past achievements include Certification by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Criminal Trial Attorney and Middlesex County Bar Association Young Lawyer of the Year.  Kimberly served as the law clerk to the Hon. N. Peter Conforti in Morris County in 1999-00. She received her B.A., cum laude, from Providence College, attended Washington College of Law at American University, and received her J.D. from Quinnipiac University School of Law.

 

Kimberly lives in East Brunswick with her husband Craig Aronow, Esq., and their beautiful daughters, Abigail (12) and Madeline (9).
 

 

 

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