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Just in!

Chief Justice Names Carol Novey Catuogno to Lead Bergen Vicinage

Chief Justice Stuart Rabner announced on March 6, 2023 that Superior Court Judge Carol Novey Catuogno will lead the Bergen Vicinage, effective, May 1 Judge Novey Catuogno succeeds Assignment Judge Bonnie J. Mizdol, who is retiring after more than 17 years on the bench, nearly eight as assignment judge.

WHY Membership in the BCBA is WORTH IT

BCBA membership
  • The purpose of the Bergen County Bar Association (BCBA) is to be the voice for the legal community.
  • The BCBA advocates for those who advocate for others.
  • Throughout the trajectory of your career, the BCBA provides a reliable network that meets you where you are and grows with you.
  • Membership provides social opportunities for you to interact with members of the judiciary, political representatives, and each other in enjoyable and informal settings.
  • CLE Seminars and Webinars at Discounted Pricing
  • Membership in the New Jersey County Bar Network
  • more

From NJ Courts: The Central Office, including the Administrative Office of the Courts and the Clerks’ Offices, will have a 10:30 am delayed opening Tuesday, March 14, 2023.

For information about New Jersey Superior Court Closings, please visit https://www.njcourts.gov/public/news-media/court-closings.

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Upcoming Events

Annual Meeting & Beefsteak Dinner

Annual Meeting & Beefsteak Dinner

THURSDAY, MAR 30 at 5:30PM
Hilton Hasbrouck Heights

Join Your Colleagues and Friends as We Celebrate the

Installation of
William I. Strasser, Esq.,
125th President

Save the Date for BCBA events

  It’s Never Too Early to Mark Your Calendars
2023 Events
are Just Around the Corner

Thursday, May 4, 2023
The Venetian, Garfield

Monday, June 26, 2023
Hackensack Golf Club, Emerson

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Upcoming CLEs


  • NUTS & BOLTS OF GUARDIANSHIP/ FIDUCIARY PRACTICE, Thursday, March 16, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, at The Craftsman, Fair Lawn, NJ.
  • OVERVIEW OF THE SPECIAL CIVIL PART – 2023, Wednesday, March 22, 2023, from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, at the Bergen County Courthouse, Room TBD.
  • EXPUNGEMENT CLINIC, Friday, April 14, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, at the Community Baptist Church of Englewood.
  • JOURNEY TO THE JUDICIARY – THE ROAD TO BECOMING A SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE, Thursday, April 27, 2023, from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, 2 Bergen County Plaza, Commissioner Public Meeting Room, 5th Floor.
  • NEGOTIATIONS BY EXAMPLE, Wednesday, May 10, 2023, from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, BCBA Office.
  • JURY TRIALS IN GUARDIANSHIP MATTERS, Tuesday, June 6, 2023, from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, BCBA Office.


  • WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION: The Benefits & Challenges for Women Contractors & Professionals, Friday, April 21, 2023, from 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm.

New Jersey County Bar Network (NJCBN)

Earning CLE credits just got easier! The BCBA is now a member of the NJ County Bar Network. Watch pre-recorded NJ accredited CLEs from different NJ bar associations. BCBA members receive discounted pricing.

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Professional Announcements

Honorable James J. DeLuca J.S.C. (Ret.)

Harwood Lloyd, LLC is pleased to announce that Honorable James J. DeLuca, J.S.C. (Ret.), has joined the firm as Counsel. His practice will focus on the resolution of commercial, probate, trust and estate disputes through mediation and arbitration as an alternative to traditional litigation. Judge DeLuca is also available to provide discovery master services and consultation on case management, development of trial strategy and, in appropriate circumstances, serving as special fiscal agent/receiver.

Judge DeLuca recently retired from the New Jersey Judiciary following 8 years of service as a Superior Court Judge in Bergen County, serving in both the Chancery and Law Divisions. Before he was appointed to the bench, Judge DeLuca practiced law for 38 years. Judge DeLuca has extensive experience with business disputes encompassing a broad range of matters, including those related to contracts, real property, employment, unfair competition, intellectual property, partnership, corporate and LLC issues.

You can contact Honorable James J. DeLuca, J.S.C. (Ret.) at jdeluca@harwoodlloyd.com

Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C.

Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C. has moved to Bergen County!

We continue to focus on representing individuals in employment and business law matters from our new office at 135 Chestnut Ridge Road, Montvale, NJ 07645.

(201) 777-2250.

Please complete THE FORM to reserve your spot. Any questions should be directed to Jackie Guénégo at info@bergenbar.org or by calling 201-488-0044.

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

96th Annual Golf & Tennis Outing at the Hackensack Golf Club