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NJSBA News and Updates

November 1, 2014
  • New Jersey lawyers have raised over 106,000 meals to fight hunger

    NJSBA’s Lawyers Feeding New Jersey campaign continues to Dec. 1

    The New Jersey State Bar Association’s Lawyers Feeding New Jersey campaign has raised enough money to provide over 106,000 meals for residents without enough to eat. Lawyers Feeding New Jersey is a 60-day virtual campaign that calls on the legal community to raise money to help the 1.2 million people, including 400,000 children, in this state who don’t have enough to eat. All donations benefit Community FoodBank of New Jersey, which works with food banks and affiliates across New Jersey. Contribute today.

  • Volunteers needed to help veterans

    The New Jersey State Bar Association's Military Legal Assistance Program has experienced a large up-tick in requests from veterans who need help. As a result of this rise in requests for assistance with civil legal problems, more lawyers are needed to take cases. Click here to find out more or write to

  • NJSBA Nominating Committee seeks candidate for vacant seat for Section/Committee Trustee

    The New Jersey State Bar Association’s Nominating Committee invites members to apply for a vacant Section/Committee Trustee seat on the Board of Trustees. This term would be from time of election until May 2015. The nominated candidate may seek re-election for a new two-year term that would begin in May 2015. Read more>

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.