NJ Bar President Escapes Atty's Suit Over City Contract

By Jeannie O'Sullivan (October 18, 2021, 8:04 PM EDT) -- New Jersey State Bar Association President Domenick Carmagnola has shed a claim that he and his firm sabotaged another lawyer's payment for conducting a workplace investigation for the city of Clifton, following a state judge's ruling that the allegation was merely a "bare conclusion."

In a ruling read into the record Wednesday, Passaic County Superior Court Judge Bruno Mongiardo dismissed the claim by the Law Offices of Nicholas J. Palma in a case involving alleged conduct that predates Carmangola's induction as bar association president earlier this year.

The judge concluded there were "no facts to support the bare conclusion" that Carmagnola...

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