Kenneth Collins Mackenzie


Kenneth Collins MacKenzie chairs the Scholarship Committee and serves on the Nominating Committee.

Judge MacKenzie provides mediation and arbitration services at Alternate Dispute Resolution Forums and serves as a consultant to law firms in complex litigation. He was appointed by Governor William Cahill to the New Jersey Superior Court in 1973, serving in all divisions including the Appellate Division, before retiring in 2006. He is the author of the greatest number of published trial court opinions in New Jersey Superior Court history.

Judge MacKenzie has served as an attorney for the Morris Board of Election, the Morristown Planning Board, the Jefferson Township Board of Adjustments, and the Denville Planning Board. He has served on boards for The Peck School, The Kent Place School, The Princeton Club of Northwest NJ, and Historic Speedwell. He now serves on the boards of the NJ Civil War Roundtable, the NJ American Revolution Roundtable and the Washington Association of NJ.

Honorably discharged from the US Army, National Guard, and US Army Reserves as a sergeant, he received his Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University and Juris Doctorate from Rutgers University School of Law.

Judge MacKenzie has lectured at the New Jersey Judicial College, the Institute for Continuing Legal Education and Morris County College and presently teaches an adult education course for the Morris School District.