Networking Opportunities & Special Events

Elevate Your Experience: Networking and Special Events at
The 2024 Annual Meeting and Convention!

Discover all of the networking and exclusive events at 2024 Annual Meeting and Convention on this page. Elevate your experience and make
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Wednesday

Friends of Bill W
8-9 a.m.
Location: Apex B

Attendee Breakfast
8:30  – 9:30 a.m.
Location: Outside Exhibit Hall

Lactation Room
9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Location: Central Conference Center Room 5

Prayer Room
9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Location: Central Conference Center Office

Exhibit Hall Opens
11 a.m.

Opening Business Session Keynote and Awards
11 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
Location: Music Box Theatre

Young Lawyers Division and Law Clerk Luncheon
12 – 1:30 p.m.
Location:  Borgata Buffet

First-Time Attendees Luncheon
12-1:30 p.m.
Location: Society Club

Leadership Academy and Advocacy Luncheon
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Location: Izakaya

Board of Trustees Luncheon
12:30  – 2 p.m.
Location: American Bar & Grille

Child Welfare Law Section Business Meeting
3:15-3:45 p.m.
Location: Summit A

Exhibit Hall Ice Cream Social
3:30  – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Exhibit Hall

Friends of Bill W
5-6 p.m.
Location: Apex B

Insurance Law Section Business Meeting
5:30  – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Central Meeting Room 1

Environmental Law Section Business Meeting
5:30 – 6 p.m.
Location: Studio 1

NJSBA Women’s Leadership Cocktail Reception and Women in the Profession Section Business Meeting
5:30  –  6:30 p.m.
Location: Society Club

Exhibit Hall Closes
6:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception
6:30  – 8 p.m.
Location: Borgata Pool
*Open to all Annual Meeting and Convention registrants

Lawrence Law Mixer
8:30 – 9:45 p.m.
Location: Gypsy Bar

YLD Hospitality
8:30  – 10:30 p.m.
Location: Central Ballroom AB

Cocktails & Conversation Networking Reception
9:30  – 11 p.m.
Location: Society Club

Thursday

Friends of Bill W
8-9 a.m.
Location: Apex B

Lactation Room  
7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Location: Central Conference Center Room 5

Prayer Room  
7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Location: Central Conference Center Office

Exhibit Hall Opens
9:30 a.m.

Family Law Section Business Meeting and Installation
10:30  – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Salon C

Attendee Lunch
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Exhibit Hall

Diversity Committee Annual Luncheon
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Signature
Note: Registration required
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Family Law Section Luncheon
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location: Old Homestead

Business Law Section Business Meeting
11:45 a.m. -12:15 p.m.
Location: Studio 1

Labor and Employment Lunch and Business Meeting
12:15  – 1:45 p.m.
Location: American Bar & Grille
NOTE: Registration required
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Young Lawyers Division and Law Clerk Luncheon
11:30  a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location: Borgata Buffet

Casino Law Section Business Meeting
12:30-1 p.m.
Location: Studio 2

Criminal Law Section Business Meeting
12:30-1 p.m.
Location: Central Meeting Room 1

Past Presidents Reception and Luncheon
12:30  – 2 p.m.
Location: Angeline

Afternoon Refreshments and Prize Drawing
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Location: Exhibit Hall

Friends of Bill W
5-6 p.m.
Location: Apex B

Civil Trial Bar Section Cocktail Reception and Business Meeting
5 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Society Club

Municipal Court Practice Section Business Meeting
5-5:30 p.m.
Location: Waves

Entertainment Arts and Sports Law Section Business Meeting
5:30-6 p.m.
Location: Summit A

Solo and Small-Firm Section Cocktail Reception and Business Meeting
5:30  – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Studio 4

Real Property, Trust, and Estate Law Section Cocktail Reception and Business Meeting
5:30  – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Luna

Immigration Law Section Business Meeting
5:30-6 p.m.
Location: Central Meeting Room 2/3

Dispute Resolution Section Business Meeting
5:30-6 p.m.
Location: Central Meeting Room 4

Construction Law Section Business Meeting
5:30-6 p.m.
Location: Aqua

Young Lawyers Division Business Meeting
5:30  – 6 p.m.
Location: Central Meeting Room 1

Health Law Section Business Meeting
5:30  – 6 p.m.
Location: Studio 2

Minorities in the Profession Section Cocktail Reception and Business Meeting
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Studio 1

Military Law Section Business Meeting
5:30-6 p.m.
Location: Tides

Exhibit Hall Closes
5:30 p.m.

Rutgers University Law School Reception
5:30  – 7 p.m.
Location: MGM Pool

Seton Hall University School of Law Reception
5:30  – 7 p.m.
Location: Gypsy Bar

LGBTQ Rights Section Cocktail Reception and Business Meeting
5:30  – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Studio 3

Installation of Officers and Trustees
7:30  – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Music Box Theatre

Reception for Newly Installed Officers and Trustees
8:30  – 10:30 p.m.
Location: Central Ballroom AB
Note: Registration required
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NJSBA After Dark
10:30 p.m.- 12 a.m.
Location: Premier Night Club

Friday

Attendee Breakfast
8  – 9 a.m.
Location: Exhibit Hall

Lactation Room
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: Central Conference Center Room 5

Prayer Room
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: Central Conference Center Room Office

Breakfast
8-9 a.m.
Location: Salon A/B

Friends of Bill W
8-9 a.m.
Location: Apex B

States of the Judiciary
9-10 a.m.
Location: Music Box Theatre

New Jersey Lawyer Editorial Board Business Meeting
10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Studio 2

Lunch
12:30  – 2 p.m.
Location: Borgata Buffet

Workers Compensation Law Section Business Meeting
12:30-1 p.m.
Location: Central Ballroom C/D

Business Meetings

Wednesday

Child Welfare Law Section Business Meeting
05/15/2024 3:15  – 3:45 p.m.
Location: Summit A

Insurance Law Section Business Meeting
05/15/2024 5:30  – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Central Meeting Room 1

Environmental Law Section Business Meeting
5:30 – 6 p.m.
Location: Studio 1

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Thursday

Family Law Section Business Meeting and Installation
05/16/2024 10:30  – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Salon C

Business Law Section Business Meeting
05/16/2024 11:45 – 12:15 p.m.
Location: Studio 1

Casino Law Section Business Meeting
05/16/2024 12:30 – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Studio 2

Criminal Law Section Business Meeting
12:30-1 p.m.
Location: Central Meeting Room 1

Municipal Court Business Meeting
05/16/2024 5:00  – 5:30 p.m.
Location: Waves

Entertainment Arts and Sports Law Section Business Meeting
05/16/2024 5:30  – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Summit A

Military Law Section Business Meeting
05/16/2024 5:30  – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Tides

Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section Business Meeting & Cocktail Reception
05/16/2024 5:30  – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Luna

Construction Law Section Business Meeting
05/16/2024 5:30  – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Aqua

Dispute Resolution Section Business Meeting
05/16/2024 5:30  – 6:00 p.m.
Location: TBD

Immigration Law Section Business Meeting
05/16/2024 5:30  – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Central Meeting Room 2/3

Young Lawyers Division Business Meeting
05/16/2024 5:30  – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Central Meeting Room 1

LGBT Business Meeting/Reception
05/16/2024 5:30  – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Studio 3

Health Law Section Business Meeting
05/16/2024 5:30  – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Studio 2

MIPS Business Meeting/Reception
05/16/2024 5:30  – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Studio 1

Solo and Small-Firm Business Meeting/Reception
05/16/2024 5:30  – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Studio 4

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Friday

Editorial Board Business Meeting
05/17/2024 10:00  – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Central Meeting Room 1

Workers’ Compensation Law Section Business Meeting
05/17/2024 12:30  – 1:30 p.m.
Location: Studio 4

Luncheons

Wednesday

Young Lawyers Division and Law Clerk Luncheon
05/15/2024 12:00  – 1:30 p.m.
Location:  Borgata Buffet

Board of Trustees Luncheon
05/15/2024 12:30  – 2:00 p.m.
Location: TBD

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Thursday

Family Law Section Luncheon
05/16/2024 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Restaurant: Old Homestead

Attendee Lunch
05/16/2024 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Exhibit Hall

Diversity Committee Annual Luncheon
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Signature
Note: Registration required
Register here

Family Law Section Luncheon
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location: Old Homestead

Labor and Employment Lunch and Business Meeting
05/16/2024 12:15  – 1:45 p.m.
Restaurant: American Bar & Grille
NOTE: Registration required
Register here

Young Lawyers Division and Law Clerk Luncheon
05/16/2024 12:30  – 1:30 p.m.
Restaurant: Borgata Buffet

Past Presidents Lunch
05/16/2024 12:30  – 2:00 p.m.
Restaurant: American Bar & Grille

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Friday

Lunch
05/17/2024 12:30  – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Exhibit Hall

Networking Opportunities

Wednesday

Leadership Academy and Advocacy Luncheon
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Location: Izakaya

Ice Cream Social
05/15/2024 3:30  – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Exhibit Hall

Lawrence Law Mixer
8:30 – 9:45 p.m.
Location: Gypsy Bar

YLD Hospitality
05/15/2024 8:30  – 10:30 p.m.
Location: Central Ballroom AB

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Thursday

Afternoon Refreshments and Prize Drawing
05/16/2024 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Location: Exhibit Hall

Installation of Officers and Trustees
05/16/2024 7:30  – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Music Box Theatre

NJSBA After Dark
05/16/2024 10:30 p.m. – 05/17/2024 12:00 a.m.
Location: Premier Night Club

Receptions

Wednesday

Welcome Reception
05/15/2024 6:30  – 8:00 p.m.
Location: MGM Pool

Cocktails & Conversation Networking Reception
05/15/2024 9:30  – 11:00 p.m.
Location: Society Club Seats

NJSBA Women’s Leadership Cocktail Reception and Women in the Profession Section Business Meeting
05/15/2024 5:30  –  6:30 p.m.
Location: Society Club Seats

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Thursday

NJSBA Solo and Small-Firm Section Cocktail Reception
05/16/2024 5:00  – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Studio 4

NJSBA Real Property, Trust, and Estate Law Section Cocktail Reception
05/16/2024 5:00  – 6:00 p.m.
Session Type: Reception
Location: Luna

Minorities in the Profession Section Cocktail Reception and Business Meeting
05/16/2024 5:30  – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Studio 1

NJSBA Civil Trial Bar Section Cocktail Reception
05/16/2024 5:00  – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Society Club Seats

LGBTQ Rights Section Business Meeting & Reception
05/16/2024 5:30  – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Studio 3

Rutgers University Law School Reception
05/16/2024 5:30  – 7:00 p.m.
Location: MGM Pool

Seton Hall University School of Law Reception
05/16/2024 5:30  – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Gypsy Bar

Reception for Newly Installed Officers and Trustees
05/16/2024 8:30  – 10:30 p.m.
Location: Central Ballroom AB
Note: Registration required
Register here

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Founded in 1899, the NJSBA is the largest organization of attorneys, judges and legal professionals in New Jersey. At the core of our mission is improving the lives of our members, advancing the rule of law and serving as the voice of the profession. With 85 sections and committees, the NJSBA allows attorneys to benefit from being part of the most wide-reaching legal association in the state, while still cultivating expertise and building networks within specialized practice areas.

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The New Jersey State Bar Association is committed to promoting and fostering a diverse and inclusive bar association. The Association recognizes that the broad concept of diversity includes race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, age and disability. The NJSBA fosters and promotes an inclusive environment that gives value to the unique contributions of diverse individuals and organizations in all aspects of the Association.

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NJSBA Meetings and Events Calendar


From section, committee and division meetings with valuable CLE credit, to receptions and dinners and special events, the New Jersey State Bar Association regularly holds meetings so our members can meet their mandatory CLE requirements and network with the state’s largest attorney membership.

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2024 Mid-Year Meeting


The New Jersey State Bar Association is thrilled to announce the 2024 Mid-Year Meeting will be held in Dublin, Ireland at The Shelbourne Hotel, Nov. 2-9.

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2024 Annual Meeting & Convention


The New Jersey State Bar Association is thrilled to announce the 2024 Annual Meeting & Convention will be held at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa May 15-17

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Lawyers aren't taught practice management skills, and the NJSBA is here to fill the gap — no matter whether you are just starting out, mid-career or thinking about wrapping up their practices. Our PracitceHQ is here to help with webinars, informative articles, free consultations, comparison charts and so much more.

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The new NJSBA member benefit Decisis will help you level-up your legal research.

Decisis gives members access to a robust database of local and federal case law is necessary information often used to structure your case. Decisis provides industry-leading tools to make legal research easier and more intuitive, and it’s a free benefit to all active New Jersey State Bar Association members.

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Networking Events


The NJSBA provides a host of networking events so members can maintain relationships with existing colleagues and make new connects. Join us at a baseball game, the hockey arena, for a community service project, or another event.

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As a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA), you will join a powerful network of 16,000 legal professionals across the state of New Jersey. NJSBA membership grants you access to year-round virtual and in-person networking events, leadership and professional development opportunities, member-only discounts, educational resources to help you stay in the know and much more!

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The NJSBA provides tools lawyers need to improve their practice, from our comprehensive PracticeHQ library of resources; a career center to find your next colleague or opportunity; an intuitive and high-powered legal research platform; and a robust Member Assistance Program to connect members, and those who live in their households, with experienced counselors and resources to address mental health needs.

 

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As an NJSBA member, you'll become part of the collective power of the NJSBA network, giving you the ability to influence legislation and caselaw in New Jersey. Let’s work together to shape the future and solve critical issues facing attorneys and the public.

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Membership helps you build and maintain a powerful network through our in-person and online events with attorneys all over the state.

 

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The New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) offers an exclusive partnership opportunity to amplify your organization’s impact and drive success. By harnessing the power of the NJSBA legal community, you can connect with our vibrant network of 16,000 legal professionals from 35+ different areas of practice, unlocking unparalleled opportunities for growth and achievement.

 

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The NJSBA is the voice of the profession and takes public positions on a range of issues with the legal community and government officials. It also takes positions on legislation and files friend-of-the-court briefs on matters that impact the profession. 

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