William Isele Receives Distinguished Services Award From New Jersey State Bar Association Health Law Section

William P. Isele, an attorney with Archer P.C. in Princeton, N.J., recently received the Distinguished Service Award for 2013 from the Health Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) in recognition of “invaluable contributions and countless achievements” that have enhanced the stature of the health law bar in New Jersey and beyond.

Mr. Isele received the award last month at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick during a presentation by John Washlick, Chair of the Health Law Section, which keeps members informed of changes in laws and regulations affecting the provision of health care services through programs, conferences and publications.

The plaque presented to Mr. Isele reads:

“In recognition of his many years of outstanding service to the Section as Chair, as a committed member of the Board, and for his invaluable contributions and countless achievements, he has enhanced the stature of the Section and has elevated the prominence of the Health Law Bar.  Through his public service as New Jersey’s Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly, he labored to protect the State’s senior citizens from abuse and neglect.  One of New Jersey’s pioneering health lawyers, universally recognized as the moral conscience of the State’s Health Law Bar, we admire him for the quality of his convictions.  He has earned our highest regard.” 

Mr. Isele practices health care and elder law. He represents a wide range of clients, from private individuals to individual and institutional health care providers to governmental and quasi-governmental entities. A recognized expert on issues of long-term care and elder abuse, he formerly served for eight years as New Jersey’s Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly, in charge of the state agency that works to preserve and protect the health, safety, welfare and rights of New Jersey residents age 60 and older who live in long-term health care facilities. He served as Chair of the NJSBA Health and Hospital Law Section from 1989 to 1991, and is Immediate Past Chair of the NJSBA Elder and Disability Law Section, which reviews, comments on and provides resources related to issues of special concern to the elderly, their families and caregivers.

Archer PC is a full-service regional law firm with more than 175 lawyers and nine offices in Haddonfield, Hackensack, Princeton, Flemington and Shrewsbury 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 85 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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