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NJSBA News and Updates

October 21, 2014
  • NJSBA to honor two attorneys and a practice group for dedication to pro bono cases

    The New Jersey State Bar Association has named two attorneys and a Princeton-based practice group the winners of the 2014 Pro Bono Award for volunteering thousands of hours advocating for worthy causes.

    Lowenstein Sandler Partner David Harris, McCarter & English Partner Michael Pasquale, and the Children’s SSI Pro Bono Practice Group at Pepper Hamilton LLP will be honored at the NJSBA’s seventh annual Pro Bono Conference at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick on Oct. 21. Read more>

  • Professionalism honors go to dozens of New Jersey attorneys for integrity and service to the bar

    The New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law will bestow Professional Lawyer of the Year honors to representatives that bar associations around the state selected for the annual awards event, which will be held Wednesday at The Imperia in Somerset. The day’s highest honor will go to Justin P. Walder for his lifetime achievement and commitment to the highest ideals of the profession. He will receive the Daniel J. O’Hern Award, given annually in memory of the late state Supreme Court justice. Click here for a list of this year's Professional Lawyers of the Year.

  • Let's work together to help fight hunger in New Jersey Join the Lawyers Feeding New Jersey campaign today

    With nearly 1.2 million New Jersey residents facing the effects of hunger, Lawyers Feeding New Jersey aims to harness the power of the legal community to assist in this battle and give back to our communities. All donations are tax-deductible and will benefit Community FoodBank of New Jersey, which works with food banks and affiliates across the state.

    To make an individual donation click here.
    To take part in the friendly team competition or to learn more about Lawyers Feeding New Jersey click here.

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.