Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to providing services, solutions, and clinical care that help individuals and the local, national, and global communities where they live.
Founded in 1766, Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate; postdoctoral fellowships to residencies; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement.
The University of Florida (commonly referred to as Florida or UF) is an American public land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant research university located on a 2,000-acre (8.1 km2) campus in Gainesville, Florida. It is a senior member of the State University System of Florida and traces its historical origins to 1853, and has operated continuously on its present Gainesville campus since September 1906. The University of Florida is ranked 14th overall among all public national universities in the 2014 U.S. News & World Report rankings, and has ranked within the top 100 universities worldwide. The University of Florida was also described as a "Public Ivy" in the book The Public Ivies: America's Flagship Public Universities.
The New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) is a voluntary bar association for the state of New Jersey.
In June 1899, 74 attorneys launched NJSBA in Atlantic City; annual dues were $5.00. Within the next decade, the Canon of Ethics was adopted by the NJSBA and the Committee on Law Reform, aimed at improving the practice of law and administration of justice in NJ, was formed. Over the years, NJSBA supported the establishment of a Judicial Council to study the problem of an increase in court cases, the replacement of the New Jersey Court of Errors and Appeals with a Supreme Court, and the repeal of Prohibition. In 1945, NJSBA developed refresher courses for attorneys returning from service in World War II, the forerunner of today's practice of Continuing Legal Education. In the 1980s, paralegals, law office administrators and other non-lawyers were welcomed into NJSBA as associate members.
NJSBA supports 37 practice-oriented sections to support a diverse spectrum of law practice. NJSBA is the publisher of New Jersey Lawyer Magazine. It shares New Jersey Law Center with the New Jersey State Bar Foundation, the Institute for Continuing Legal Education, the IOLTA Fund of the Bar of New Jersey, the New Jersey Lawyers Assistance Program and the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism.
Schiff Hardin LLP provides legal services. Its practice areas include antitrust, trade regulation, class action litigation, government contracts, and corporate litigation. The company was founded in 1864 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.
Fibrocell Science, Inc. operates as an autologous cell therapy company, which engages in the development of treatments for skin and connective tissue diseases with unmet medical needs. Its clinical and pre-clinical programs include treatments for restrictive burn scars, vocal cord scars, and acne scars. The company was founded on September 1, 2009 and is headquartered in Exton, PA.
Teletouch Communications, Inc. offers wireless telecommunications solutions, including cellular, two-way radio, GPS-telemetry and wireless messaging. The company was founded on July 19, 1994 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, TX.
Crown Financial Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, Crown Financial Group, Inc., operates as a financial services firm. It provides securities trading, underwriting, investment banking, and brokerage services primarily for institutions and corporations