Carlos M. Bollar was honored by the Rutgers School of Law-Camden Alumni Association with the 2023 Arthur E. Armitage Sr. Distinguished Alumni Award. The Armitage Award recognizes Rutgers Law School’s most accomplished graduates. The award was established in 1983 in memory of Armitage, who, with a group of interested citizens, founded both the South Jersey Law School in 1926 and its companion College of South Jersey in 1927. Carlos received the award at the school’s Annual Gov. James J. Florio Scholarship Benefit and Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony, held November 9 at the Merion in Cinnaminson.
One of the leading environmental attorneys in New Jersey, Carlos represents clients in complex toxic tort, product liability and environmental litigation matters. He handles environmental litigation cases in all of the contexts in which they arise, including single plaintiff cases, mass actions involving hundreds of plaintiffs, class actions, and defending clients against state and federal government. Carlos regularly handles high stakes litigation with massive potential damages.
Carlos has been a champion of diversity and inclusion in the legal profession throughout his career, serving as a past president of both the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) and the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey (HBA-NJ). Carlos also serves on the Board of Trustees for the New Jersey State Bar Association.
In addition to being a past recipient of the HNBA’s Latino Lawyer of the Year Award and the HBA-NJ’s prestigious Margarita Echevarria Trailblazer Award, Carlos has been honored by the multi-platform news media organization Al Día as one of the top attorneys in the Philadelphia region. He was named to the Nation’s Best List by Lawyers of Color. He was also named Professional Lawyer of the Year by the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law, as well as being named as one of the 55 Most Influential Latinos in New Jersey by the Latino Leadership Alliance of New Jersey.
Founded in 1928, Archer & Greiner, P.C. (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 nine offices, including Voorhees, Hackensack, Princeton and Red Bank, NJ; Philadelphia and Harrisburg, PA; Wilmington, DE; New York, NY; and Houston, TX.