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Bernice Toledo serves with distinction as the Passaic County Surrogate Court Judge. Her talents have contributed to the successful functioning of a high-volume court that serves 501,000 county residents. Her work is aimed to help those who would otherwise have no voice without her: the deceased, the incapacitated, and the orphaned child. Bernice Toledo also lends her experience as the NJ State Superior Court, Deputy Clerk.
Her service has been well-recognized. The Observer news outlet has named her among the most influential Latinos in the state of NJ. The Asbury Park Press selected her as an “Up-and-Comer” Rising Star. She has earned the Paterson Task Force Community Action award, St. Joseph’s Healthcare System’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, Community Service Honor, the Shirley Chisholm Law Award, the NJ Community Development Corporation service award, and the Everlasting Life Foundation Ministry Humanitarian Award. The Honorable Bernice Toledo has been saluted by the State Legislature in recognition of her exemplary record and professional achievements upon Hispanic Heritage Month.
Bernice Toledo has established a superb record of service, commitment, and achievement that has helped to give a voice to the voiceless within her community and within the State of NJ. It is her aim to continue to serve.