Lawrenceville, NJ – January 18, 2024 – Szaferman Lakind proudly announces that Co-Managing Partner, Craig J. Hubert, has received the distinguished James J. McLaughlin Award. This annual award is presented to select individuals who demonstrate the highest level of civility, legal competence, and professionalism in the practice of civil trial law.  Craig will be recognized on February 5, 2024 at the Palace at Somerset, along with co-recipients, Honorable Yolanda Ciccone and Edward DePascale, Esq.

The James J. McLaughlin Award is conferred by the Civil Trial Bar Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA), which is dedicated to the professional advancement of civil trial attorneys and the promotion of justice in civil trial practice. Craig Hubert

The James J. McLaughlin Award is named in honor of “Jimmy McLaughlin”, a respected Mercer County trial attorney known for his skilled trial work and commitment to professionalism and civility.

Co-Managing Partner, Brian G. Paul, commented: “Our firm is immensely proud and honored to celebrate Craig’s receipt of the James J. McLaughlin Award, the highest distinction bestowed by the New Jersey State Bar Association for a civil attorney. This prestigious accolade not only recognizes Craig’s exceptional legal expertise and professionalism but also underscores his pivotal role in setting the standard for excellence in civil trial law. His achievement is a beacon of inspiration for us all and a testament to the unparalleled commitment and skill he brings to our profession.”

Craig has been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney. He has consistently been included in the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers™, a recognition awarded by Thomson Reuters since 2005, and has been annually selected to the Best Lawyers in America® list by BL Rankings, LLC, since 2013. He was honored by Best Lawyers as a 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” for Personal Injury-Plaintiffs in the Princeton-Metro region.

Szaferman Lakind proudly congratulates Craig Hubert for his outstanding achievements and well-deserved recognition.