Tom Vesper to be Given Gerald B. O’Connor Award

Gerald B. O’Connor Award

Tom Vesper is being awarded the Gerald B. O’Connor Award at the New Jersey Association for Justice dinner on 2/23/23. The 2023 Gerald B. O’Connor Award will be presented to:

  • Clarence A. Barry-Austin, Esq.;
  • ​​​​Donald A. Caminiti, Esq.;
  • Donald M. Lomurro, Esq.;
  • Kathleen M. Reilly, Esq.; and
  • Thomas J. Vesper, Esq.

The NJAJ Board of Governors created the Gerald B. O’Connor Award to honor the memory of Gerald B. O’Connor, who was an extraordinary trial lawyer who earned the respect of colleagues and adversaries alike for his brilliant skill and professionalism as well as his humanity. The award is presented to veteran current or former NJAJ members who, like Gerald B. O’Connor, have had a stellar legal career and:

1. Have exhibited skill as a trial attorney

2. Have exhibited creativity as a trial attorney

3. Have exhibited professionalism as a trial attorney

Congratulations to Tom on this great achievement!