Judge Jack L. Lintner, a 1969 graduate of Washington and Lee's School of Law, received the 2013 Trial Attorneys of New Jersey Professional Lawyer of the Year Award from the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law, in October.
The award honors attorneys whose "character, competence, and commitment to the highest professional standards mark them as outstanding members of the bar."
The New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law is a cooperative venture of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the state and federal judiciary, and New Jersey's three law schools.
Jack began his judicial career as a trial judge in the superior court in Middlesex County in 1988, where he spent nine years in the civil court, attaining the position of presiding judge of the civil and chancery divisions. He was appointed to the appellate division in 1999 and was a presiding judge there from 2006 through his retirement in 2008. During his judicial career, Jack published more than 100 opinions.
Prior to his appointment to the bench in 1988, Jack concentrated his practice on civil litigation in both the state and federal courts. He received the 2008 James J. McLaughlin Award from the Civil Trial Bar Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the 2001 Distinguished Service Award from the Institute for Continuing Legal Education. He is also a Fellow of the American Bar Association.
He belongs to the Bridgewater, N.J., firm of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus P.A, focusing his practice on alternative dispute resolution, insurance coverage and appellate advocacy consultation.