NJ Senate Confirms 2 Prosecutors, Dozens Of Judgeships

Law360, New York (December 7, 2017, 6:25 PM EST) -- The New Jersey Senate on Thursday confirmed 31 attorneys nominated by Gov. Chris Christie for judgeships and two to county prosecutor roles following nearly five hours of testimony before a judiciary committee of lawmakers, some of them industry peers.

Ascending to a judgeship is a “roller-coaster process” in New Jersey, which is home to 100,000 registered attorneys, Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Nicholas P. Scutari, a Union County Democrat who is also a lawyer, said to the jurist hopefuls during the committee’s meeting Thursday morning. Only about...
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