Inspired by the Firm’s tradition of active participation in Bar and other professional associations, Maria P. Vallejo was elected President of the Hudson County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division (YLD).
After serving as the YLD Recording Secretary, Ms. Vallejo was installed as President in March 2010. her objective as President will be to “focus on creating greater networking and educational opportunities for its members, while strengthening the YLD’s service to the Hudson County community.
Ms. Vallejo, became and Associate with CL&L in 2008 following a judicial clerkship with the Hon. Peter F. Bariso, Jr., Pr.J.Civ. She focuses her practice in appellate and governmental entity representation. Previously, Ms. Vallejo worked as a journalist and as an editor for Dow Jones & Co., where she wrote business articles and published in The Dow Jones Newswires and in The Wall Street Journal.