On April 6th, Eileen P. Mulroy, a native of Bergen County, was sworn in as the 123rd President of the Bergen County Bar Association (BCBA). Ms. Mulroy is the fifth woman to lead the organization. She has been a member of the BCBA since 1983. In 2007, she became a Trustee, where she served for 9 years, and in 2016, she was elevated to the position of Secretary of the BCBA. Over the years, Ms. Mulroy has served on several BCBA committees, including Bench/Bar, By-Laws, Continuing Legal Education, Membership, Memorial Service, and is the current co-chair of the Workers’ Compensation Committee. Ms. Mulroy served as President of Women Lawyers in Bergen (WLIB) from 2003-2005 and recently completed her two-year term as President of the Bergen County Bar Foundation. She also served as a member and Chair of the New Jersey Supreme Court District IIB Ethics Committee. Ms. Mulroy remains an active member of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) and is a frequent presenter on the topic of workers’ compensation and insurance at the NJSBA’s mid-year meeting.
Ms. Mulroy earned her B.A. from Manhattan College and her J.D. from Albany Law School, where she was president of her class. She has worked in Legal Services, the Archdiocese of Newark, and several law firms. She currently practices at Testan Law, concentrating primarily in workers’ compensation defense work. Ms. Mulroy is an avid traveler and, for many years, penned the popular column Weekend Getaways in the WLIB newsletter. Ms. Mulroy lives in New Milford and enjoys spending time at the Jersey Shore.