Honorable Karen M. Williams, is a United States Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, and sits in Camden, New Jersey. Appointed to the bench in May 2009, she handles preliminary proceedings in both civil and criminal cases. Judge Williams is responsible for individual case management of civil cases which includes conducting initial scheduling conferences, status conferences, settlement conferences, final pre-trial conferences and resolving discovery disputes. Her criminal duties consist of conducting initial appearances, conducting bail hearings and issuing warrants.
Founded in the late 1940s and incorporated in 1976, the New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ) is headquartered in Trenton, New Jersey. NJAJ is a statewide association of over 2,700 members in private practice and public service, paralegals, law clerks, law students and law school graduates not yet admitted to the bar. NJAJ is dedicated to protecting New Jersey’s families by working to preserve and strengthen the laws for safer products and workplaces, a cleaner environment and quality health care.