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Union County Clerk Offers Training for Notaries Public


County Courthouse Union County NJUnion County, NJ  – Due to overwhelming demand, Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi has scheduled a another special training session for persons who are interested in becoming a Notary Public, as well as Notaries who would like to hone and update their skills. The new session will be held on Friday, September 25, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Public Meeting Room at the County Administration Building, 10 Elizabethtown Plaza, in Elizabeth. Coffee and a light breakfast will be served.

Attendance is by pre-registration only, with a nominal registration fee of $5.00. Attendance is limited to the first 75 persons to register by Friday, September 18.

“Notaries Public occupy a position of trust and integrity in our community, and this training session will help you engage in your duties as an impartial office of the State of New Jersey,” said Rajoppi. “I encourage you to attend.”

The two-hour session will begin with opening remarks and a review of the application process by Rajoppi. Union County Freeholder Vice Chairman Bruce H. Bergen, who is a partner at the law firm of Krevsky, Silber & Bergen, will present the legal aspects of the functions of notaries public.

“When we held our first training session earlier this year, the demand far outstripped our capacity. It was a clear demonstration that County residents value this opportunity to learn and grow professionally, and I would like to thank Vice Chairman Bergen in advance for helping to make this additional session possible,” said Rajoppi.

Registration forms are available online at To register, send the form and a check of $5.00 payable to “Union County Clerk” to:

Office of the Union County Clerk

2 Broad Street, Room 115

Elizabeth, New Jersey 07207

For more information, or to obtain a registration form by mail, contact Donna Connell at the County Clerk’s office by Friday, September 18, at 908-527-4999 or Inquiries are also accepted by fax at 908-558-2589.

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