Jessica S. Allen, Counsel at Keefe Law Firm was recently appointed to the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Women in the Courts as the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association’s representative for its 2018-2020 term. The purpose of the Committee is twofold:
- Monitor the New Jersey Court system’s systemic gender bias and,
- Make recommendations to the Supreme Court on gender bias to assist in ensuring fair treatment for women in the courts.
This is Ms. Allen’s second NJ Supreme Court appointment. She served on the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Complimentary Dispute Resolution as the Division of Law Representative for the 2013-2015 term.
An active contributor to the NJ legal community, she is the Immediate Past President of the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association and was the 2014 recipient of the Professional Lawyer of the Year Award from the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law. Ms. Allen also recently began to serve as a Committee Co-chair working with the Executive Committee of the NJSBA Labor & Employment Law Section for the 2018-2019 term. She is also an Executive Board Member of the Historical Society of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.
Ms. Allen is co-author of “A Preview of Proposed EEOC Enforcement Guidance and Effects of #MeToo,” New Jersey Law Journal, March 2018, and is a frequent speaker and presenter of CLE programs.
About Keefe Law Firm
Founded in 2005, Keefe Law Firm is a full service law firm representing individuals and organizations. We are committed to providing experienced, aggressive representation and extremely responsive service for clients in New Jersey and nationwide. Our key practice areas include complex and commercial litigation, personal injury, mass tort, employment, workers compensation, alternative dispute resolution, real estate and land use, and trusts and estates.
John Keefe, the firm’s founder and New Jersey Certified Civil Trial Attorney currently serves at the president of the New Jersey State Bar Association and has served as plaintiff’s liaison in several NJ and national class action law suits.
The firm has offices in Red Bank, Newark, New Brunswick, and Point Pleasant, New Jersey. For more information, visit keefe-lawfirm.com