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June 20th, 2024                                                                  Annual Meeting

Thursday                                                                              The Breakers Hotel

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. CLE                                                   1507 Ocean Avenue

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Cocktails on the front porch        Spring Lake, NJ 07762

7:00 p.m. Dinner & Guest Speaker:                                  Registration Form Here

Hon. Michael Noriega,

Associate Justice New Jersey Supreme Court

Trial Attorneys of New Jersey Annual Meeting
Thursday, June 20, 2024
Registration Form

$125.00 per person


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POSTPONED                                              Lunch & Learn

Virtual Zoom Seminar                                                     Seminar: Preparing Witnesses to Testify

Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas, LLP Announces Chad M. Moore as New Managing Partner



Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas, LLP, a premier full-service law firm serving clients nationwide, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chad M. Moore as its new Managing Partner. Chad, a respected figure in the legal community and a former President of the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey and the New Jersey Defense Association, brings a wealth of experience and strategic insight to his new position.

In his role as Managing Partner, Chad will be responsible for steering the firm's operational strategies, driving growth initiatives, and maintaining the firm's commitment to providing outstanding legal services across a spectrum of industries.

"We are thrilled to have Chad step into the role of Managing Partner,” said Gary J. Hoagland, the firm's former Managing Partner. “His legal acumen, leadership skills, forward-thinking approach, and steadfast commitment to client service uniquely position him to propel our firm into a promising future."

Chad's journey with Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas spans over twenty years, during which he played a pivotal role in the firm’s success, especially as the leader of the Civil Litigation and Commercial Litigation practice groups. As evidence of his strong commitment to innovation, Chad has been instrumental in directing the firm’s technological advancements to stay abreast of industry shifts. Additionally, he is an active member of the Generative Artificial Intelligence Committee of the New Jersey Supreme Court, offering insights on the implications of AI in legal practices and court operations.

Reflecting on his new role, Chad stated: "It's a great honor to lead a firm of such caliber, known for its distinguished history and dedication to excellence in legal services. I’m eager to collaborate with our exceptional teams to further our achievements and continue providing unparalleled service to the diverse clients and industries that we represent."

Bressler, Amery & Ross Managing Principal Diana Manning Sworn in as Secretary of New Jersey State Bar Association


FLORHAM PARK, NJ (May 24, 2023) – Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C. proudly announces that firm managing principal Diana Manning was installed as Secretary of the New Jersey State Bar Association. The NJSBA is the state's largest professional organization of judges, lawyers, and legal professionals. Manning was sworn in on May 18, 2023 during the NJSBA’s 2023 Annual Convention in Atlantic City. 

"I am honored to have the opportunity to serve the members of the NJSBA," said Manning. "Observing the impact that those who have come before me have had on the legal community is inspiring, and I look forward to helping further the Association’s mission."

Manning is Bressler's first female firm managing principal. She leads the firm's Appellate and Business and Commercial Litigation practice groups. She is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney. Manning is a Trustee of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation, a Vice Chair of the Civil Trial Bar Section and a former Trustee of the NJSBA. Diana is a member of the New Jersey Supreme Court-appointed Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct, a Past Chair of the Association's Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointments Committee and a Past Chair of the District XA Ethics Committee.

In addition, Manning is President of the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association and past President of the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey and Morris County Bar Association and served on the Board of Trustees for the Morris County Bar Foundation, CASA of Morris and Sussex Counties, Inc., and Literacy Volunteers of America-Bergen County.

Admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York, Manning received her J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law and her B.A. from Rutgers College.

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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