Morris bar association names Mark Wechsler as president

Denville attorney Mark Wechsler has been named president of the 1,100-member Morris County Bar Association.

The graduate of the Widener School of Law succeeds Allen Iskra as head of the 113-year-old association of lawyers and judges.  According to a statement from the Morristown-based organization, its mission is to…

…maintain the honor and dignity of the profession of law; to promote an understanding of the law and its application in society; to foster the due administration of justice; and to promote the capacity of the Bar for public service; and to support the objectives and goals of its charitable “arm,” the Morris County Bar Foundation.

Here is the full announcement, from association Executive Director Nancy Bangiola:

 

FROM THE MORRIS COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION

Denville attorney, Mark Wechsler was installed as President of the 1100 member Morris County Bar Association at a dinner held in his honor at the Park Savoy in Florham Park on January 16, 2013. Assignment Judge Thomas Weisenbeck administered the oath of office to Mr. Wechsler and the other members of the Morris County Bar Association Board of Trustees.

Denville attorney Mark Wechsler, the new president of the Morris County Bar Association. Photo courtesy of the Morris County Bar Association

Denville attorney Mark Wechsler, the new president of the Morris County Bar Association. Photo courtesy of the Morris County Bar Association

Mark Wechsler has served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Morris County Bar Association and in every leadership position of the Board as well as having served as President of the Morris County Bar Foundation.

Mr. Wechsler also served as chairman of the MCBA Family Law Committee from 2006 – 2008. He serves as a Blue Ribbon Panelist for the Early Settlement Panel Program in Morris County. He is also a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and that organization’s family law section.

Mr. Wechsler has dedicated himself to the development of strong client-attorney relationships, excellent negotiation and trial skills. He has lectured on behalf of the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education [ICLE] and also provides pro bono services to and lectures for The Women’s Center at the County College of Morris.

He received his B.A. from the State University of New York at Albany; his M.A. from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice; and his J.D. from the Widener University School of Law. Mr. Wechsler devotes his practice to matrimonial, divorce and family law

The following attorneys will also serve on the Morris County Bar Association’s Board of Trustees: John P. Robertson, II, President-Elect; Diana C. Manning, First Vice-President Robin C. Bogan, First Vice-President Treasurer; Patrick Galligan, Treasurer; Jennifer McAndrew Vuotto Secretary; and Allen Iskra, Immediate Past President and Trustees, Randall Bush, Joseph Cadicina, Timothy Ford, Christopher Garibian; Stephanie Frangos Hagan, Julian L. Hill, Kurt Krauss, James Porfido, Patricia Roche, Melissa Ruvolo, Jane Simpson, John Paul Velez, and, Young Lawyer Co-Chairs Alyssa Engelberg and Alexis Laufer and William Krais (N.J. State Bar Trustee).

Established in 1900, the Morris County Bar Association’s membership is comprised of 1100 Morris County attorneys and judges. The objectives of the organization are to maintain the honor and dignity of the profession of law; to promote an understanding of the law and its application in society; to foster the due administration of justice; and to promote the capacity of the Bar for public service; and to support the objectives and goals of its charitable “arm,” the Morris County Bar Foundation.

Superior Court Assignment Judge Thomas Weisenbeck, right, swears in Denville lawyer Mark Wechsler as president of the Morris County Bar Association. Photo courtesy of the Morris County Bar Association.

Superior Court Assignment Judge Thomas Weisenbeck, right, swears in Denville lawyer Mark Wechsler as president of the Morris County Bar Association. Photo courtesy of the Morris County Bar Association.



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