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    Mr. Curtin is one of the founding members of Graham Curtin, A Professional Association.  He is a member of the Litigation Group specializing in practice in both Federal and State Courts.  He also maintains a practice representing athletes, coaches, sports teams and fashion designers on a variety of matters.

    He is a member of the Bars of the State of New Jersey, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

    He is a member of the American Bar Association and was a member of the House of Delegates from 1990 to 2015 and served as the New Jersey Delegate to the American Bar Association from 2001 to 2011.  He served as the Governor for New Jersey and Pennsylvania to the American Bar Association Board of Governors from 2012 to 2015.  He is a Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and served on the Council of the National Conference of Bar Presidents. 

    Mr. Curtin chairs the Lawyers Advisory Committee of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.  He is a member of the Board of Legal Services of New Jersey.  He currently serves as a member of the Notre Dame Law Association and is a past President.  He is a member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Historical Advisory Board.

    Mr. Curtin was the President of the Morris County Bar Association and the former Chair of the Morris County Judicial Selection Committee.

    Mr. Curtin was the President of the New Jersey State Bar Association from 1993 to 1994 and was the President of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation from 1986 to 1988.  He chaired the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law from 1996 to 1998 and is a current member of the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism.  He was a member of the Supreme Court of Ethics Committee serving as its Vice Chair from 1978 to 1984.  He served as a member of the Board of the New Jersey Supreme Court Lawyers Assistance Program from 2006 to 2009 and was reappointed in 2017 as Vice Chairman.  He was a Trustee of the Association of the Federal Bar and a member of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey Historical Society.

    Mr. Curtin has received the highest ratings from Martindale Hubbell, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers and Chambers & Partners.  He has been awarded the following honors

    • The New Jersey Commission on Professionalism Daniel J. O’Hern Award, 2015
    • Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. Award for the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey, 2011
    • Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey Professionalism  Award, 2010
    • Judge John F. Gerry Award for Service to the Federal Court, 2009
    • New Jersey State Bar Association Medal of Honor Award, 2007
    • New Jersey Commission on Professionalism Award, 2003
    • Morris County Bar Association Professionalism Award, 2003

    Bar Admissions

    • New Jersey, 1969
    • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, 1969
    • United States Supreme Court, 1981
    • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1991
    • United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit, 2004

    Education

    • University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D. 1968
    • Fairfield University, B.A. 1965

    Memberships

    • New Jersey State Bar Association
    • American Bar Association
    • Morris County Bar Association
    • Sports Lawyers Association
    • The Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey
    • United States District Court Historical Society
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Bar Association
    • The Federal Circuit Bar Association
    • New Jersey Supreme Court Historical Society
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