News and Updates
Annual Meeting and Convention 2015 was a great success breaking attendance records and featuring some of the best programming from NJICLE and NJSBA groups. Watch our slideshow and find your favorites!
NJ Commission on Professionalism seeks nominations for first annual Charles J. Hollenbeck Award
Created in honor of the commission’s recently retired executive director, the Charles J. Hollenbeck Award will recognize an attorney who: is licensed to practice law in the state of New Jersey; is employed by a governmental agency at the federal, state, county, or municipal level, or by a nonprofit organization that serves the needs of the legal community; and has served with diligence, competence and dedication as an attorney in the profession. Letters of nomination, setting forth a lawyer’s qualifications, should be sent to to D. Todd Sidor, Esq. by Tuesday, Sept. 8. Read more>
2015 NJSBA Runoff Election results
Kimberly A. Yonta received the most votes in a runoff election and will be the next New Jersey State Bar Association secretary. Intelliscan Inc., which administered the election, reported the results of the voting. Voting began May 27 and ended June 16. Click here to see the full results.
NJSBA files amicus brief in case dealing with insurance requirements imposed on attorneys practicing as a Limited Liability Partnership
In Mortgage Grader, Inc. v. Ward & Olivo, LLP, does a law firm practicing as an LLP get converted into a general partnership, allowing its individual partners to be held liable for the negligence of fellow partners, when it fails to maintain professional liability insurance required to operate as an LLP under R. 1:21-1C(a) (3)? Click here to read the brief.
We can help connect you to legal resources and programs. Find an attorney through the county bar associations. See if you can benefit from any of the NJSBA pro bono programs, such as the Military Legal Assistance Program. Plus, the public can get free information through the New Jersey State Bar Foundation.more