Denomination: Roman Catholic
Joseph Stephen Novak, American lawyer. Bar: New Jersey 1973, United States District Court New Jersey 1973, United States Supreme Court 1976. Named Outstanding Young Man American, United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1982; recipient Boss of Year, Hunterdon County Legal Secretaries, Flemington, 1983-1984.
Partner Drake & Novak, Clinton, 1973—1985. Sole practice Pittstown, New Jersey, since 1986. Member district ethics committee New Jersey Supreme Court, Trenton, since 1984.
Chairman Child Placement Review Board, Flemington, 1979—1981. President Grandin Library Association, Clinton, since 1980. Board directors Pregnancy Aid and Information Center, since 1980, New Jersey Citizens Concerned for Life, since 1982.
Chairman St. Joseph's Church 2d Century Fund, High Bridge, New Jersey, 1982. Municipal chairman Clinton Republican Committee, 1981—1983. Committeeman Hunterdon County Republican Committee, Flemington, 1981—1983.
Vice president Union Township Republican Club, 1984—1985.
Member of American Bar Association, North Hunterdon Junior Chamber of Commerce, New Jersey Lawyers for Life (president, director since 1981), Hunterton County Bar Association (committee chair), Association Trial Lawyers American, New Jersey State Bar Association, Knights of Columbus Lodge (Grand Knight since 1978), Hunterdon Hills Lions (Clinton) (director, vice president 1980-1984).
Born June 28, 1945