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The Bergen County Bar Association will be presenting it Annual Professionalism in the Law Seminar. This year we will be exploring Ethics & Professionalism in the COVID-Era. We will begin our seminar by presenting to our recipients of the Honorable Peter Ciolino Professional in the Law Award and the Albert Burstein Attorney Public Service Award. Throughout this seminar we will be discussing different topics and challenges that have been experienced through this year year due to the COVID-19 Public Health Pandemic.

Our 2020 Award Recipient for the Hon. Peter Ciolino Professionalism in the Law Award: Hon. Brian R. Martinotti, U.S.D.J.

Our 2020 Award Recipient for the Albert Burstein Attorney Public Service Award: Hon. Michael R. Dressler, Surrogate

Some of the topics that we will discuss involve:

  • Bergen County's Lawyer-to-Lawyer Program
  • Professionalism in the Era of COVID-19
  • A 2019 Yearly Review of Attorney Discipline, Trends, Pitfalls, and Reminders
  • Professionalism in the Municipal Courts
  • Helpful Remedies to Stress Caused within the Legal Profession Caused by COVID-19
  • A Live Q&A Session with a Seminar Panelists