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Georgette Castner of Montgomery McCracken Appointed to New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Model Civil Jury Charges

September 13, 2016


NEW JERSEY – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that partner Georgette Castner has been appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court to serve on the Supreme Court Committee on Model Civil Jury Charges for its 2016-2018 term (effective September 1, 2016 through August 31, 2018). The Committee is composed of judges, attorneys and professionals who prepare and update model civil jury charges and related judges’ notes. Trial judges and litigants use the model charges to provide juries with accurate and understandable instructions on the law in civil cases.

Georgette focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation at the trial and appellate levels, with an emphasis in products liability, employment litigation and catastrophic injury matters. Georgette has also represented individuals in white collar and ethics cases as well as public and private entities in government investigations and regulatory compliance matters. Georgette is located in the firm’s Cherry Hill, N.J. office.

She is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the United States District Courts for the District of New Jersey and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Georgette is active in the legal community and is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Camden County Bar Association, the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey and the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association.

Georgette received a J.D., with honors, from Rutgers University School of Law-Camden. While in law school, she served as Research Editor for the Rutgers Law Journal. She was also selected as a Governor’s Executive Fellow and completed course work at the Eagleton Institute of Politics. Georgette earned a B.S., cum laude, from The College of New Jersey.

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