Register for the 2022 
Lawyers Leading the Way Breakfast

March 30, 2022    8:30AM - 10:30AM

Kindly RSVP by March 16, 2022

Print and Mail Sponsorship/Ticket Purchase Form


Event Overview:

The music is back! For the first time in nearly two years, the Newark Boys Chorus School is hosting an in-person Lawyers Leading the Way event, where prominent law firms and leading attorneys from throughout New Jersey come together to network and observe an inspirational performance from the school’s Concert Chorus.  Join us for a wonderful networking event and help make a difference in the lives of these very deserving young men.


When:                   March 30, 2022, 8:30am – 10:30am

Where:                  Nanina’s In The Park, 540 Mill St., Belleville, NJ 07109


Host Committee:

Zenola Harper, Vice President, Litigation, Labor and Employment, Horizon BCBSNJ

Jerome Kearns, NBCS Board Member & Senior Director Regulatory Affairs, Sidecar Health

Jason McNish, NBCS Board Member & Assistant General Counsel, Horizon BCBSNJ


Keynote Speaker

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Jennifer Velez,

Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Horizon BCBSNJ

Special Honoree:

This year we are pleased to honor Linda Willett and celebrate her retirement from Horizon BCBSNJ, where she served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for 12 years.  Linda and her husband Richard have been instrumental in supporting the Newark Boys Chorus School and its mission.  We thank Linda and Richard for their incredible support and contributions to the school.

Sponsorship Levels

Conductor - $10,000

    Premiere table for eight (8)

    Company logo in program

    Company logo on website

    Company logo on all event signage                               Inclusion in press release     

Soprano - $5,000

    Table for eight (8)

    Company logo in program

    Company logo on website

Alto – $3,000

    Four (4) tickets

    Company name listed in program

    Company name listed on website       

Patron - $1,500

    Two (2) tickets

    Company name listed in program 

Individual Tickets - $150.00

About the Newark Boys Chorus School

The Newark Boys Chorus School is a unique independent day school located in Newark, NJ. Founded in 1969, the school provides a rigorous academic and musical education to young men from the greater Newark area in grades four through eight. Our students graduate with the maturity, discipline and self- confidence to succeed in life. Alumni continue their achievements at prestigious secondary schools and become leaders in their careers and communities.

Contact Information:, (973-621-8900)

The Newark Boys Chorus School is following local, state and federal guidelines for COVID-19 safety. 

For the safety of other individuals and the students, we are requiring that all attendees be fully vaccinated.