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

News and Updates

May 26, 2015
  • 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.

  • NJSBA runoff election to be held

    A runoff election will be held in the coming weeks to determine who will be the next New Jersey State Bar Association secretary. Intelliscan Inc., which administered the recent election for secretary, reported the results of the voting, which ran from April 13 to May 4. Since no single candidate received more than 50 percent of the votes, the runoff election will be between the two highest vote getters, as per the association’s bylaws. To read the full bylaws, click here. The results were: Kimberly A. Yonta – 1,687 votes, Fruqan Mouzon – 1,338 votes, Robert J. Brass – 568 votes. Read more about the candidates here.

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