Sparta attorney William Askin has been appointed President of the Top Tier Chapter of Business Network International, a business networking group based in Sparta. The mission of BNI is to help members increase their business through a structured, positive, and professional program that enables members to develop long-term, meaningful relationships with other like-minded business professionals. With over 200,000 members in 7,500 chapters worldwide, BNI is the world’s leading referral organization.

About BNI Sparta

The local BNI Sparta Chapter has more than 35 members from various industries who meet every Thursday morning from 7:00 am to 8:30 am at the Lake Mohawk Country Club. Over that past 15 years, members have closed more than $5,000,000 in business through network referrals. For more information about BNI, visit—top-tier.

Mr. Askin has been a member of BNI Top Tier for four years. He is a partner with the Sparta-based law firm of Askin & Hooker, LLC located at 200 Woodport Road. Bill has been licensed to practice law for over twenty-five years and practices in the areas of real property, wills, trust, estates and elder law. He also serves as President of the Sparta Chamber of Commerce, Treasurer of the Lake Mohawk Preservation Foundation and is an active member of the Sussex County Chamber of Commerce and the Branchville Businessmen’s Club. You can reach him at 973-729-7711 or