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

For Immediate Release


Christina Pateman

Legal Affairs Associate


General Council Members May Seek Seat on NJSBA Nominating Committee

NJSBA members who also serve on the General Council may join the contest for a seat on the NJSBA Nominating Committee. The General Council will meet on October 18 at the New Jersey Law Center to select someone for the open seat.

To become a candidate a petition must be filed containing the signatures of 10 or more members of the General Council. A petition may be obtained by calling Christina Pateman at the NJSBA (732) 937-7514. Completed petitions must be submitted no later than September 9.

Membership in the General Council is governed by the NJSBA bylaws and is limited to:

  • NJSBA and NJSBF officers, and past NJSBA presidents
  • Current and past NJSBA trustees
  • NJSBA committee chairs, section and YLD officers and designated delegates
  • County bar association officers and designated delegates
  • Officers and delegates of APALA-NJ, the Association of Black Women Lawyers, Garden State Bar Association, Hispanic Bar Association, Muslim Lawyers Association, South Asian Bar Association, New Jersey Women Lawyers Association

Click here to read the NJSBA Bylaws.