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March 16, 2023                                               Board of Trustees Meeting

Thursday, 6:00 p.m.                                        Live

                                                                           (Location to be decided)

April 25, 2023                                                  Officers Only Meeting

Tuesday, 6:00 p.m.                                          Steakhouse 85

                                                                           85 Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ

May 4, 2023                                                     Board of Trustees Meeting

Thursday, 5:00 p.m.                                        Zoom

May, 2023                                                        New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting Seminar                                                                               Borgata Hotel, Atlantic City

                                                                           Dates Not Available

June 15, 2023                                                  Annual Meeting & CLE Program

Thursday                                                          The Breakers Hotel

5:00 p.m. CLE                                                   1507 Ocean Avenue

6:00 p.m. Reception & Dinner                       Spring Lake, NJ

July, 2023                                                         NO BOARD MEETING

August, 2023                                                   Annual Back to Basics for the Experienced Attorney

                                                                           Location and Date to be determined

October, 2023                                                 Annual Trial Bar Awards Reception

                                                                           Location and Date to be determined

Bressler Managing Principal Diana Manning Selected to NJBIZ 2022 Power 50 in Law for the Second Year in a Row


Florham Park, NJ (July 2022) – Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C. is proud to announce that Firm Managing Principal Diana C. Manning has been selected to the NJBIZ Power 50 in Law list for the second year in a row.

The list highlights the 50 most influential attorneys in New Jersey private practice, public service, corporate law departments, and nonprofit organizations. Manning, along with others on the list, exemplify the persona, skills and acumen to lead within their firms and the courtroom. Manning, and the other Power 50 in Law honorees, are recognized for their top-tier guidance, professional services, and dedication to helping shape the legal industry within the state.


Manning, a certified civil trial attorney, is a trailblazer in the profession. A dedicated advocate for the advancement of women in the legal profession, she is the first female managing principal of Bressler, a former member of the firm’s Executive and Compensation Committees, and former chair of the firm’s Women’s Initiative Committee. In addition to leading the firm since 2021, Manning currently serves as co-chair of the firm’s Business and Commercial Litigation practice group and spearheads its Appellate practice team.


Active in the New Jersey legal community, Manning is president of the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association (NJWLA). She is also a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and a past president of Trial Attorneys of New Jersey, the Morris County Bar Association, and the Morris County Bar Foundation. Manning also served on the District XA Ethics Committee for 10 years, including appointment as chair by the New Jersey Supreme Court from 2017-2019. Recently, she received the 2022 Civil Practice Achievement Award from the Essex County Bar Association.

Emily A. Kaller

Appointed Chair of

New Jersey State Bar Association LGBTQ Rights Section:


Emily A. Kaller, a partner in the Greenbaum Rowe Smith & David LLP’s Litigation Department, has been appointed Chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) LGBTQ Rights Section. Ms. Kaller was sworn into her new role during the Bar’s recent Annual Meeting and Convention in Atlantic City.


Ms. Kaller has long been a passionate and proactive advocate for the rights of underrepresented individuals. On assuming leadership of the LGBTQ Rights Section, she comments: “I am so proud to serve as Section Chair. My goal for this year is to encourage, with the support of my firm, the many talented lawyers in our Section as they continue to promote the inclusion and acceptance of all members of the LGBTQ community by vigilantly defending and advancing the rights of LGBTQ individuals.”   


The LGBTQ Rights Section addresses issues that are of importance to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the legal profession. It advocates for and promotes the civil and human rights of the LGBTQ community, strives to improve access to justice for LGBTQ individuals and works to advance professional opportunities for LGBTQ attorneys and judges. Section members monitor and comment on new legislation, confer with legislators and give testimony in the state assembly and senate, and seek to advocate for the LGBTQ community in the courts and through legislative action.


Focusing her practice on commercial litigation, Ms. Kaller has experience in the prosecution and defense of financing, credit and other banking matters and contract disputes, representing clients in both state and federal courts and before the New Jersey Supreme Court, Appellate Division and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. She is the Immediate Past President and Board of Trustees Chair of Trial Attorneys of New Jersey (TANJ), a past Chair of the NJSBA’s Women in the Profession Section, and a member of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey (AFBNJ) and the Middlesex County Bar Association (MCBA). She previously served numerous terms on the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Women in the Courts and serves on the firm’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leadership Team.

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