Stanley Carlton Van Ness, American lawyer. Bar: New Jersey, Supreme Court of the United States Court. Recipient Reginald E. Heber Smith award, Thurgood Marshall award Seton Hall Law School, Richard J. Hughes Career Public Service award, Governor's Public Service award, Distinguished Alumnus award, Rutgers University, Urban League Lifetime Achievement award.
Assistant United States attorney District New Jersey United States Department Justice, Trenton, 1964—1965. Assistant counsel to Governor State of New Jersey, 1965—1967, counsel to Governor, 1967—1969, public defender, 1969-1982, public advocate, 1974-1982. Partner Jamieson, Moore, Spicer, 1984—1990.
Of counsel Picco, Herbert, Kennedy, 1990. Partner Herbert Van Ness Cayci & Goodell, Princeton, New Jersey, 1990—2007. Richard J. Hughes professor constitutional law Seton Hall University, 1982-1984, adjunct professor law Rutgers University, 1981.
Mellon lecturer University Pits. Law School Chairman, Trenton Human Relations Council. Past vice-chairman courts task force National Commission Standards and Goals.
Past vice-chairman State Law Enforcement Planning Commission. Member committee on minority concerns, committee on economy in courts Supreme Court. Board directors Prudential Insurance Company, GPU Energy.
Born February 28, 1934