Chasan Lamparello Mallon & Cappuzzo, PC is pleased to announce that Managing Partner Ralph J. Lamparello received the New Jersey State Bar Foundation’s Medal of Honor Award on September 16, 2019. This award recognizes significant contributions to the advancement of the justice system and the legal profession in New Jersey and professional excellence, based on accomplishments in the law and service to the profession and the community.
Mr. Lamparello has been a member of the NJSBF’s Board of Trustees since 2003 and served as a Trustee and President of the New Jersey State Bar Association. In 2013 he recieved the prestigious Humanitarian Achievement Award from Seton Hall School of Law's Peter W. Rodino Jr. Society. In 2015 Best Lawyers in America named Mr. Lamparello New Jersey Lawyer of the Year, and in 2017 Super Lawyers listed him in its "Top 100" lawyers in New Jersey. The Medal of Honor Award highlights Mr. Lamparello’s leading role in preserving the State Bar’s commitment to the independence of the New Jersey judiciary.
“From the nationally recognized mock trial competition to the ground-breaking anti-bullying initiatives, to the topical student publications of Respect and The Legal Eagle, to the informative conferences for senior citizens and the disabled community, plus the countless grants to worthy service organizations, the New Jersey State Bar Foundation epitomizes what is truly remarkable about the New Jersey legal profession,” Mr. Lamparello said. “I am honored and humbled to receive this recognition from the Foundation. I am proud to be a New Jersey lawyer.”
Mr. Lamparello was honored along with Shirley Berger Whitenack, Esq. at the NJSBF’s Annual Medal of Honor Awards Dinner Reception on Monday, September 16, 2019 at the Park Chateau in East Brunswick.