William C. (Bill) Moran Jr. has spent years providing legal services to the communities of Southern Middlesex County N.J. and neighboring Mercer County. He is a graduate of Princeton University with a degree in Politics and a certificate in Princeton’s Special Program in American Civilization. He earned his law degree from the University of Virginia and then served a one year clerkship to the Hon. Gerald T. Foley on the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division. Immediately thereafter he entered private practice with the firm that is now Huff Moran & Orron.
His areas of practice include wills, trusts, estate planning and estate administration as well as all phases of probate and probate litigation. More recently he has developed a sub-specialty in handling the problems of the elderly including planning for long term care, powers of attorney, right to die issues and medicaid qualification. Bill has been a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (www.naela.com) for more than ten years. He also handles all phases of real estate matters and has represented numerous municipal agencies, including the Township of Cranbury for over 20 years, the East Brunswick Sewerage Authority for more than 10 years and the Monroe Township Utilities Authority for more than 30 years.
Bill has also been very active in service to his profession, having served as President of the New Brunswick Bar Association and as Chairman of the New Jersey State Bar Association Committee on Availability of Legal Services. He was also appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court to serve first as a member, and then as Chairman of the Professional Ethics Committee for Middlesex County. Subsequently he was appointed as the first Chairman of the Fee Arbitration Committee for Middlesex County. He is a member of the Middlesex County, New Jersey and American Bar Associations
All of this, however, has not left Bill without time to give back to the community. He has served as Adjunct Assistant Professor at Mercer County Community College and has taught numerous public education programs at local high schools and at the IBM Corporation. He has also taught a portion of the Skills Training program run by the Bar Association. He has been member of the Cranbury Lions Club and a charter member of the Jamesburg Knight’s of Columbus. But Bill takes most satisfaction in the charitable works he has done as the first Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Martin House Community for Justice Foundation, providing assistance to the inner city poor of Trenton, NJ and as a Trustee of the Lawrence Schacht Memorial Foundation providing help to medical or religious institutions.
David E. Orron has more than 23 years experience providing legal counsel and advice to individuals and small business owners. Mr. Orron concentrates his practice in the area of estate planning, including: elder law; estate tax planning, wills and trusts; business transition planning; probate; probate litigation; and estate administration. He is a past president (2005-2006) of the Mercer County Estate Planning Council.
Mr. Orron, as well as the firm, has a long-established presence and standing within the many active adult communities in the Monroe Township/Cranbury area, as well as the banks, trust companies, real estate agencies and financial services companies that service those communities. In addition to advising clients on strategies to reduce or avoid estate and gift taxes, David assists elderly clients and their children in managing the numerous financial, medical and family issues associated with aging and incapacity.
David’s practice also includes real estate transactions, land use, general business representation, municipal law, and personal injury. David has been the municipal attorney for East Windsor Township since 1996. He also represents applicants and objectors before zoning boards and planning boards throughout Middlesex and Mercer Counties.
A 1981 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and political science, David earned his law degree in 1984 from Rutgers University School of Law - Camden. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey, the U.S. Tax Court, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit. He joined the firm in 1984 and has been a partner since 1989.
David has served on the board of directors of a number of local charitable, professional and business organizations including Family and Children’s Services of Central Jersey, Hightstown-East Windsor Chamber of Commerce, and the Mercer County Estate Planning Council. He and his wife, Dara, live in East Windsor and have two grown children.
Donald Katz has over 34 years of experience providing legal services and counsel to individuals and businesses in New Jersey. Mr. Katz helps his clients with a wide range of legal matters, but spends most of his time in the areas of commercial and residential real estate, the full representation of small and medium size businesses and estate planning and administration. He has been of counsel to the firm since 1995 and previously was a partner in a major statewide law firm for 15 years.
Don graduated from Rutgers College of Rutgers, The State University in 1970 with an A.B. in Business Administration, where he was selected as a member of the Rutgers Economics Honor Society. He subsequently received his law degree in 1973 from New York University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey, in the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals and is also admitted to practice before the U. S. Supreme Court. He is member of the Middlesex County Bar Association and is the long time co-chair of its Real Estate Committee. He is also a member of the both the New Jersey and American Bar Associations and the Business and Real Property, Probate and Trust Law sections or committees of both bar associations. A past justice (president) of his law school chapter of Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity International, he presently serves as treasurer of its New Jersey alumni chapter.
In addition to the practice of law, Don also has a long history of leadership in community and charitable service. Don, an Eagle Scout with more than 50 years service in the Boy Scouts, the recipient of numerous scouting awards and recognitions, presently serves as a member of the board of directors of the Central New Jersey Council of the Boy Scouts of America and formerly served as its counsel.
After doing the volunteer legal work to merge the two Jewish Federations in Middlesex County, he served for many years on the board of the Jewish Federation of Greater Middlesex County and currently serves on the board of the Perth Amboy based, Jewish Renaissance Foundation.
Don is a member of the board of directors and a committee chair of the East Brunswick Regional Chamber of Commerce and an officer and director of the East Brunswick Regional Chamber of Commerce Charitable Foundation.
After having completed the formation of what was then called Blue Badge Association #1, and is now called the Middlesex County 200 Club, (a charitable support group for police, fire fighters and other public safety officers/ “first responders”), in 1974, he has served as its counsel since that time.
Don is a life member of Mensa as well as of Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity.
Don also has a long leadership involvement in both government and political service. He is the former chairman and commissioner of the East Brunswick Sewerage Authority, the former vice chair of the New Jersey State Council on Local Mandates and he presently serves as a commissioner of the Middlesex County Board of Elections. Since 1992 he has been the elected Republican State Committeeman representing Middlesex County on the New Jersey Republican State Committee and he has been counsel to the Middlesex County Republican Organization for approximately 20 years.
Don, born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey and a resident of Middlesex County his entire life, presently lives in East Brunswick with his wife, Sue.
Jeanne Naglak has been an attorney since 1986, and has been providing estate planning services and financial products and services to individuals, families, and family owned businesses since 1979. She concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, wills and trusts. She has been of counsel to the firm since 2006, and is admitted to the practice of law in New Jersey and New York.
In addition to practicing law, Jeanne holds her state life and health insurance licenses, and her FINRA series 7 and series 66 investment licenses. She provides investment, annuity, and insurance services and products through her affiliation as a Financial Consultant with AXA Advisors, and has been providing investment management services to her clients for more than 20 years. The combination of legal and financial skills and licenses makes Jeanne uniquely qualified to assist the firm’s clients in all aspects of their financial planning needs.
Jeanne holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, and earned her law degree at night from Brooklyn Law School, while working on Wall Street. She also holds certificates from executive programs taken at Columbia University, and the Wharton School, and has taught at the Princeton Adult School, and the New York State Bankers Association Trust School.
Currently serving on the Board of Advisors for the School of Business at The College of New Jersey, Jeanne also is a member of the American Heart Association Advisors Board, and the Mercer County Estate Planning Council. She has served in the past on the McCarter Theater Associates Board, the Board of Trustees of The College of New Jersey, the Board of Trustees of Family and Children’s Services of Central New Jersey, and the Princeton Area Junior Woman’s Club. Jeanne and her husband, Ken, live in West Windsor and have two school aged children.
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