The Mercer County Bar Association (MCBA) officially announced John S. Eory, of Stark & Stark’s Divorce Group, as its recipient of the Mercer County Professional Lawyer of the Year Award.  The award will be formally presented at the Mercer County Bar Association General Membership “Beefsteak” honoring retiring Judges from the Mercer Vicinage on Thursday, May 21, 2009, at 6:00 p.m. at The Firkin Tavern, Parkway Avenue, Ewing, New Jersey.

The Professional Lawyer of the Year Award is given to someone who is well-recognized for character and competence; someone who is respected by all and looked upon as a role model of appropriate professional behavior.  John Eory is known and regarded throughout the community and legal profession for his exemplary conduct and character.  He is a positive role model and his good deeds serve to focus favorable public attention to the legal profession. An Awards Ceremony will be held in September at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick where John will be recognized for his achievement.