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Mercer County Bar Association Installs its First Transactional Lawyer as President

PRINCETON, N.J. – Dorothy Bolinsky, a real estate partner at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, was installed last night as President of the Mercer County Bar Association (MCBA). Bolinsky stepped in as the first president in the Association’s history with a purely transactional practice. The MCBA Installation Dinner and General Membership Meeting took place at the Greenacres Country Club in Lawrenceville, where members and friends of the Association dined and witnessed Bolinsky and nine others take their oath of service as MCBA’s new Executive Board and 2016 Board of Trustees. Also sworn in were Michelle Gasparian as President-Elect; Colleen M. Crocker as Vice President; Robert E. Lytle as Treasurer; and Angelo J. Onofri as Secretary. 2016 Trustees are Robert F. Casey, Michael Kahme, Tanya L. Phillips, Sandberg Durst and Thomas Onder. In her inaugural address as President of the Mercer County Bar Association, Bolinsky spoke of her involvement with the Association since the beginning of her legal career and of the enriching relationships she continues to develop because of her involvement. Her speech highlighted the continued development of an inclusive professional community through the encouragement of new ideas and participation. Bolinsky has been active with MCBA for many years and, in 2004, was selected as the Association’s Young Lawyer of the Year. She has previously served as chair of MCBA’s Real Estate Section and currently serves on the Association's Budget Committee. She is also a trustee of the Mercer County Bar Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation formed by MCBA to provide funding for public legal education and awards annual law school scholarships. When she is not leading the Association, Bolinsky counsels clients in a wide range of real estate transactions including commercial leasing, acquisition, disposition, financing, operations, development, construction zoning and land use planning. Bolinsky earned her J.D., with honors, from Rutgers University School of Law - Camden, and her B.S., magna cum laude, from Pennsylvania State University. She is resident in Drinker Biddle’s Princeton office. Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP is a national law firm with 650 lawyers in 11 offices providing client service in areas such a real estate, government and regulatory affairs, communications litigation, commercial litigation, corporate and securities, corporate restructuring, employee benefits and executive compensation, environment and energy, health care, insurance coverage, intellectual property, investment management, labor and employment, life insurance and annuities, products liability and mass tort litigation, and private client services.
01/31/2014 - 13:09


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