Assemblyman Jon M. Bramnick is serving his fourth term in the New Jersey General Assembly representing District 21, which includes 16 towns in Essex, Morris, Somerset and Union counties. Assemblyman Bramnick was selected by his colleagues to serve as the Conference Leader, making him the second highest-ranking member of the Republican Caucus in the Assembly. He is also the ranking member of the Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee and a member of the State House Commission and Bipartisan Leadership Committee. He previously served as chairman of the Assembly Republican Policy Committee and as the Assembly Republican Whip.
Assemblyman Bramnick served on the Plainfield City Council from 1984 to 1991. He was an assistant professor of business law at Rider University from 1984 to 1989 and an adjunct professor of business law at Rutgers University from 1989 to 1990, where he won the “Inspirational Professor of the Year” Award. He is a partner in the law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Mitterhoff, Grabas & Woodruff, based in Scotch Plains.
Assemblyman Bramnick holds the title “Funniest Lawyer in New Jersey” after winning contests sponsored by the bar association at Rascals Comedy Club. He often volunteers his services as a comedic auctioneer on behalf of non-profit organizations, including the American Red Cross, the Diabetes Foundation of New Jersey, Elijah’s Promise Soup Kitchen, the AIDS Benefit Committee, the Boy Scouts of America and the New Jersey State Symphony. He is currently on the board of the Good Grief center for children in Summit.
Assemblyman Bramnick has been honored with the Outstanding Legislator of the Year award from the NJ Society for Environmental & Economic Development, the Legislator of the Year award from the Food Council Committee for Good Government, the 2009 Spirit of the YMCA Award, and the 2010 Government Leadership Award from the Advocates for New Jersey History. He was also named a “Guardian of Small Business” by the National Federation of Independent Businesses.
Assemblyman Bramnick resides in Westfield with his wife Patricia and has two grown children, Brent and Abigail.
Chief of Staff: Ben DeMarzo
Constituent Relations: Harriet Grabas
251 North Ave. West
Westfield, NJ 07090
Phone: (908) 232-2073