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Piscataway Fire Company and Fire District quietly settle sexual harassment and wrongful termination lawsuit for $325,000.

Please take note: The Arbor Hose Company and its employees operate independently from the authority of the Township of Piscataway. Fire services within Piscataway are overseen by four fire districts, each managed by five elected fire commissioners. These fire districts have established contracts with six volunteer fire companies responsible for conducting fire suppression activities. Arbor […]

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Municipal Court Judge in Union County Faces Ethics Charges for Representation of Private Divorce Client.

On March 3, 2023, the District XII Ethics Committee, an arm of the New Jersey Supreme Court, filed a formal ethics complaint against a Union County Municipal Court Judge for allegedly signing his client’s name to a document that was ultimately filed with the court and for failing to provide his client with a copy […]

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Admonition Recommended for Municipal Attorney for Two Towns for Lack of Communication with Private Client

In an undated report issued in June 2023, an attorney ethics hearing panel recommended that a lawyer who is presently serving as a municipal attorney for two municipalities in Ocean and Monmouth counties be “admonished,” the least severe level of discipline, for an ethics violation arising out of legal work done for a private client. […]