Hany A. Mawla, JSC, is a judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, serving in the Hunterdon County Chancery Division, Family Part. Prior to becoming a judge, Judge Mawla was a partner in the litigation department of the law firm of Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP where he litigated non-matrimonial, matrimonial and other complex family law related matters. He serves on the New Jersey Supreme Court Minority Concerns Committee, the New Jersey Supreme Court Family Practice Committee and the New Jersey Children in Court Improvement Committee. He has lectured on family law matters on behalf of the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the New Jersey Judicial College. Judge Mawla also was a member of the editorial board of the New Jersey Family Lawyer, the New Jersey State Bar Association family law publication. As adjunct faculty member at Raritan Valley Community College, Judge Mawla taught various litigat ion courses in the Paralegal Studies degree program. He also was an adjunct professor at Rutgers University in the Department of Political Science and the Center for Middle East Studies and is currently a visiting faculty member there, teaching Islamic Jurisprudence. Judge Mawla received a degree from Rutgers University, graduating with collegiate honors and high honors in political science. He received his law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law. He is the 2011 recipient of the Law School’s Distinguished Alumni Award and currently serves as an emeritus member of the Law School’s Diversity Committee. In 2010, Judge Mawla was awarded an Honorary Associate of Arts Degree from Raritan Valley Community College.
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.