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Joseph Stephen Novak

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.

Background

  • Novak, Joseph Stephen was born on June 28, 1945 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Joseph Francis and Anne Rose (Ruyak) Novak.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Seton Hall University, 1968. Juris Doctor, Seton Hall University, 1973.

    Career

    • 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.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New Jersey 1973, United States District Court New Jersey 1973, United States Supreme Court 1976.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    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).

    Connections

    • Married Judith Ann Carbaugh. Children: Joseph Stephen Junior, Douglas Lloyd, Jeffrey Scott, Jeremy Thomas-More, Sarah Elizabeth, Matthew Adam.
    • father: Joseph Francis Novak
    • mother: Anne Rose (Ruyak) Novak
    • spouse: Judith Ann Carbaugh
    • children: Joseph Stephen Junior Novak
    • Douglas Lloyd Novak
    • Jeffrey Scott Novak
    • Jeremy Thomas-More Novak
    • Sarah Elizabeth Novak
    • Matthew Adam Novak
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    Born June 28, 1945
    (age 72)
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