ROSELAND, N.J./October 28, 2010 -- On October 20, 2010, Connell Foley partner John P. Lacey conducted a panel discussion for minority lawyers at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Lacey, the President of the Association of the Bar of New Jersey, served as the Moderator for the discussion on opportunities available to minority lawyers in the federal judiciary and the requirements to become a federal jurist. Among the invited guests were The Honorable Julio M. Fuentes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, The Honorable Jose L. Linares of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and The Honorable Karen Williams, United States Magistrate Judge of the U.S. District Court.
The Sponsoring Organizations included the New Jersey State Bar Association and the following New Jersey organizations: The Association of Black Women Lawyers, the Garden State Bar Association, the Hispanic Bar Association, the Asian Pacific American Bar Association, the South Asia Lawyers Association, and the Muslim Lawyers Association.
Mr. Lacey's practice focuses on complex corporate litigation, white-collar criminal defense, crisis management and catastrophic loss, class action defense, healthcare/ERISA litigation, labor and employment law, and internal investigations. For more information, please contact John Lacey at (973) 535-0500 or firstname.lastname@example.org.