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  • 06/03/2020

    Hill Wallack Divorce and Family Law Partner Supti Bhattacharya has been appointed to the Access to Justice Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association's Pandemic Task Force

    News Release

    Princeton, NJ June 3, 2020 --- Hill Wallack Divorce and Family Law Partner Supti Bhattacharya has been appointed to the Access to Justice Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Pandemic Task Force. This Committee will identify the legal needs of those less-advantaged and develop strategies to assist them, including promoting the NJSBA pro bono platform, Free Legal Answers, which helps members of the public get answers to their initial legal questions related to COVID-19.  NJSBA Immediate Past President, Evelyn Padin, will serve as chair of the Access to Justice Committee of the Task Force.

    The NJSBA has created a statewide Pandemic Task Force to examine the issues created by the COVID-19 crisis that affect the judicial system, the legal profession, the practice of law, and access to justice for the public.  The Task Force will oversee five special committees that will focus on: 1) Law Firm Opening and Operations; 2) Resuming Jury Trials (Civil and Criminal); 3) Practice of Law Issues; 4) Courthouse Operations and Logistics; and 5) Access to Justice. The goal of the Task Force is to provide resources, information and relevant guidance in each of these critical areas to the New Jersey legal community and to all stakeholders in government – the Governor’s office, the state Legislature and the Supreme Court. This newly formed task force will include retired judges and lawyers representing NJSBA sections and committees, local, affinity, and specialty bar associations.  Past president Thomas H. Prol will serve as chair, and the entire Executive Committee of the Association will participate as members of the Task Force. 

    Ms. Bhattacharya also has been reappointed for an eighth term to the NJSBA’s Diversity Committee, which she previously chaired, and for a seventh term to the NJSBA’s Bylaws Committee, which she also previously chaired.

    Supti Bhattacharya practices exclusively in the areas of Family Law and Matrimonial Law, including: Divorce; Separation; Domestic Custody and International Custody; Child Support; Alimony; College Tuition and College Expense Contribution; Child Emancipation; Equitable Distribution of Assets; Domestic Violence; Pre-Nuptial Agreements; and Mid-Marriage Agreements.  For more information about Ms. Bhattacharya’s background and experience, please visit www.hillwallack.com/supti-bhattacharya.