The interest generated by IOLTA is disbursed according to Supreme Court rule, with at least 75% going to Legal Services of New Jersey, Inc., to provide legal assistance to indigents in civil matters, at least 12.5 % going to the New Jersey State Bar Foundation to provide free law-related public educational programs, and the remaining amount awarded in discretionary grants up to $150,000 annually. The IOLTA Fund disbursed $13.7 million in grants in 2010.
Mr. Connell is a Partner and shareholder of Archer, based in the firm’s headquarters in Haddonfield, N.J. With more than 25 years of wide-ranging experience in litigation and client counseling, he serves as a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation, Labor and Employment Groups, and Intellectual Property Groups, Chair of the Communications Practice Group, and Co-Chair of the Civil Rights and Appellate Advocacy Groups. A resident of Haddonfield, he is active in numerous professional, civic, and charitable organizations.
Archer, P.C., is a full-service regional law firm with more than 200 lawyers and eight offices in Haddonfield, Hackensack, Princeton and Flemington, N.J.; Philadelphia, Pa.; New York, N.Y.; and Wilmington and Georgetown, Del. The Firm has been serving Fortune 100 clients, small to medium-sized businesses and individuals for more than 80 years. Each office provides full-service litigation and transactional capabilities in nearly every area of law including corporate, estate & trust, family & matrimonial, labor & employment, litigation, medical & personal injury and real estate services. For more information, visit www.archerlaw.com.
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