New Jersey State Bar Association - The voluntary Bar Association of New Jersey, serving members since 1899.

News and Updates

August 1, 2015
  • August is Member Appreciation Month

    This month, the state’s largest lawyers group is giving back to its members in a big way: It’s Member Appreciation Month. Here’s a look at the events and specials being offered by association member benefit partners this month. Read more>

  • Supreme Court allows recall judges, NJSBA was amicus

    The New Jersey Supreme Court today said the use of recall judges to hear matters in the state courts is constitutional. The NJSBA participated as a friend-of-the-court in the matter and argued that allowing recall judges to serve helped ensure an proper and orderly justice system for lawyers and residents. Read the decision here>
    Read comments from NJSBA President-Elect Thomas H. Prol here>

  • Sold-out crowd to attend seminar on Watergate scandal

    Over 200 people will take part in a New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education seminar featuring John Dean, the chief White House counsel to President Nixon. Dean, along with trial expert James D. Robenalt, will discuss the Watergate scandal and hearings and tie together history with the ethics issues New Jersey lawyers face every day. NJICLE is the educational arm of the New Jersey State Bar Association. 

  • NJSBA position prevails in Supreme Court alimony case

    A unanimous state Supreme Court made clear that many factors must be considered when reviewing an alimony request, a position the NJSBA argued as an amicus party in Gnall v. Gnall. Read the decision here > Read comments from NJSBA Immediate Past President Paris P. Eliades here >

  • A Day at the Races at Monmouth Park

    The NJSBA and NJICLE were at Monmouth Park on Friday for "A Day at the Races." A CLE event on sports and internet gambling, taxation and estate planning, labor and employment, and other topics was held in the Turf Club and the NJSBA and NJICLE sponsored the 5th race. Check out the photo album here > 

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