From professional development classes, networking opportunities and trips with colleagues, the New Jersey State Bar Association offers something for attorneys of every stripe in 2024. Here is a sneak peek at some of the highlights—so far—on the 2024 calendar of NJSBA events and New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education programs.
Visit the and websites to register. Look out for more events coming soon to the NJSBA’s online calendar, including the Mid-Year Meeting in Dublin, free sessions from the Member Assistance Program, a seminar on women in the profession and more.
Jan. 20 and March 2, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Starting Jan. 1, new attorneys will be required to complete 16 CLE credits across six of 12 subject areas. Join the NJSBA’s New Attorney Day to meet those requirements in one convenient day. The program offers a chance to learn from veterans in the field about how to launch a successful practice and get strategies that can be put to work right away.
Jan. 24, 12 – 1 p.m.
Join for a free lunchtime learning webinar filled with practical guidance designed to help NJSBA members improve their professional lives. The session will cover what attorneys need to know when starting a firm and considerations for winding down your practice.
Diversity Summit: Repeating, Rebounding and Breaking Through: The Future of DEI in the Legal Profession
In the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on affirmative action in higher education and the associated backlash against DEI initiatives across the nation, a troubling question keeps surfacing: Will the future of DEI be a repeat of the past? Join the summit for a comprehensive examination of the legal profession’s future and the law through the lens of equity, inclusion and accessibility.
The annual Family Law Symposium returns to the Hyatt in New Brunswick, where hundreds of family law attorneys, judges, paralegals and other professionals will convene for New Jersey’s premier family law event.
Feb. 19, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Join the NJSBA on President’s Day for lessons on wellness from leaders in the law. The event is a collaboration by the NJSBA’s Lawyer’s Well-Being Committee and the Women in the Profession Section that will strengthen and inspire you personally and professionally.
Feb. 22 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
The Minorities in the Profession Section of the NJSBA will host its annual Black History Month Celebration featuring musical performances, an art exhibit and winners from a New Jersey high school essay contest.
Feb. 24, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
A must-attend conference for those in solo and small firms, the event is an opportunity to connect with colleagues and learn strategies and tactics to address the unique challenges these attorneys face. It will also feature advice from experts and peers about running an effective, efficient and sustainable practice.
March 20 – 24
Join the Family Law Section in Costa Rica to explore the pura vida lifestyle, stunning biodiversity and natural beauty of the island country. The trip promises a rich educational and cultural experience and a chance to connect with family law colleagues.
May 15 – 17
The NJSBA will return to Atlantic City for its Annual Meeting and Convention, the largest gathering of legal professionals in New Jersey. Thousands of judges, lawyers, law clerks and law students are expected to attend the three-day educational and networking event, held at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa.