The New Jersey State Bar Association welcomed the first class of fellows to its Leadership Academy. The class of 14 lawyers will participate in the recently formed academy, which the association created to help young lawyers attain the skills to become the next generation of bar and community leaders. A core goal of the academy is to foster diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. Find out who they are here.
Young Lawyers Division plans Wills for Heroes Event in Edgewater
The NJSBA's Young Lawyers Division will draft free wills for first responders at an upcoming event. On Saturday, the young lawyers will volunteer at the 27th Wills for Heroes event in Edgewater. Find out more or sign up to volunteer here.
NJSBA's 117th President discusses the year ahead
President Miles S. Winder III discusses his path to the law and his vision for the state's largest organization of judges, lawyers and other legal professionals. Watch the video here.
NJSBA adopts resolution honoring American Bar Association President-Elect Paulette Brown
The New Jersey State Bar Association’s governing body honored Paulette Brown, who will become president of the nation’s largest lawyers group this summer. Brown, the chair of the association’s Labor and Employment Law Section and trustee of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation, will become the first woman of color and fourth New Jersey attorney to serve as president of the American Bar Association. Read the resolution here.
Judges, Legislators, Politicians and Legal Luminaries Took Center Stage Friday at New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting
New Jersey Supreme Court justices, state legislators, and top legal experts were at the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting and Convention in Atlantic City on Friday.
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