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THE ANNUAL DIVERSITY IN THE PROFESSION DINNER & AWARDS PRESENTATION

THE ANNUAL DIVERSITY IN THE PROFESSION AWARDS DINNER & PRESENTATION

THURSDAY, JUNE 24
5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
The Rooftop at The Terrace
Join the Bergen County Bar Association and Women Lawyers In Bergen as we prepare to honor our 2020 and 2021 Diversity in the Profession Award Recipients: Hon. Edward S. Kiel, U.S.M.J.  and Karen D. Gwynn, Esq.

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The Bergen County Bar Association and Women Lawyers in Bergen are pleased to announce their

Annual Diversity in the Profession Award

2020-2021 Honorees

2020 Honoree:

Hon.Edward S. Kiel, USMJ

Judge Kiel was appointed Magistrate Judge in 2019. Prior to his appointment, Judge Kiel was a litigation partner at Cole Schotz P.C. He was included in Best Lawyers in America, received an AV rating from his peers from Martindale-Hubbell, and was selected for inclusion in New Jersey Super Lawyers in Business Litigation. Judge Kiel received the Trailblazer Award from the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association for his work promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. He earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering and B.A. from Rutgers University and his J.D. from the University of Notre Dame
Law School.


2021 Honoree:

Karen D. Gwynn, Esq.

Ms. Gwynn has been an Assistant Prosecutor with the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office since May 1993. She is presently assigned to the Juvenile Unit. Ms. Gwynn was instrumental in developing the Drug Court Program in Bergen County. She has participated in numerous community service events and programs on behalf of the Prosecutor’s Office Community Affairs Task Force, including developing and organizing programs involving youth and their interactions with law enforcement. Ms. Gwynn received a dual B.A. degree in Psychology and Law Enforcement from the University of Maryland and her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law.

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A Service for the Members of the Bergen County Bar Association

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

2021 Annual Swearing-in of the Officers and Trustees