The Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation (ARVF) honored Archer partner Steven K. Mignogna at the Foundation’s 19th Anniversary Birthday Bash, held virtually on November 5. Selected as one of this year’s ARVF’s Victorious Champions, Steve was recognized for his long-term contributions to volunteering and service that have made such a difference to the Foundation and the communities it serves.
ARVF was formed in 2002 in memory of Alicia Rose DiNatale of Voorhees, N.J., who died at the age of 17 from a rare form of cancer. Steve is a member of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees and previously served on the Board of Advisors. The annual Birthday Bash is the Foundation’s signature event, raising funds to support hospitalized children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses.
An attorney since 1989, Steve serves as both Chair of Archer’s Estate and Trust Litigation Group and Co-Chair of the firm’s Estates and Trusts Group. Steve has been with Archer since 1988, when he joined the firm as a law clerk. Steve specializes in commercial litigation, including litigation involving probate matters, estates, trusts, gifts, fiduciaries, guardianships, and real estate.
In addition to his work with ARVF, Steve is active in various other charitable and community organizations In 2017, he received the Excalibur Award from the Bishop Eustace Preparatory School Alumni Association, recognizing his lifetime achievement in civic, religious, humanitarian, and professional endeavors.
Steve is widely known in the legal community through his longstanding leadership roles with the American Bar Association and the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and the ACTEC State Chair for New Jersey. Steve is the Chair of ACTEC’s Fiduciary Litigation Committee.
Steve also serves on the Advisory Committee of the Heckerling Institute. Among his professional recognitions, Steve was named by the Camden County Bar Association as the 2020 Professional Lawyer of the Year. In 2017, the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education honored Steve with the Distinguished Service Award.
Steve is a national lecturer and author. He authors the treatise, Estate and Trust Litigation, and is the editor and contributing author of The New Jersey Estate Planning Manual and New Jersey Probate Procedures Manual.
Founded in 1928, Archer is a full-service law firm serving Fortune 100 clients, small to medium-sized businesses and individuals. The firm provides litigation and transactional services in nearly every area of law, including business counseling, labor & employment, real estate, health care, intellectual property, family and matrimonial, personal injury, public finance, tax, trusts and estates, bankruptcy, land use and environmental law. With 175 attorneys, Archer has eight offices throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, including Haddonfield, Hackensack, Princeton and Red Bank, NJ; Philadelphia and Harrisburg, PA; Wilmington, DE; and New York, NY.