Clapp Award for Excellence in Legal Education by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) in association with the New Jersey State Bar Association . This award is the institutes highest honor and recognizes those who have a long history of significant services to the field of continuing legal education. Frost was honored, along with this years Distinguished Service Award winners, at a reception on Monday, Dec. 12, at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick. I am honored to receive this award, which recognizes the volunteer efforts of many lawyers to the commitment of being involved in continuing legal eEducation, especially when I see whom else is being honored, Frost said. Before I was a lawyer, I was an adult educator. Moderating and speaking at legal seminars over the years has been an extension of my commitment to lifelong learning which began long before I became a lawyer. Selfishly, moderating or speaking at seminars forces me to learn new things in order to share information and knowledge with others which, in turn, makes me a better lawyer. Every seminar I participate in is fun and satisfying on a very personal level. Frost has organized and presented seminars on family law, appellate practice and ethics for the NJICLE for more than 20 years. Since joining Einhorn Harris in 1985, she has practiced in the matrimonial area, handling various cases such as divorce, custody, domestic violence and paternity issues. She is approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey to mediate family law matters and handles both court appointed and private mediation. She is also certified by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers to arbitrate family law matters. Frost has authored numerous works in the area, including the Womens Legal Rights Booklet.
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