Board of Trustees Reports

Board of Trustee meeting summaries, reports and comments prepared by the Association and its entities, as well as Resolutions approved by the Board of Trustees, are available in this section.


 

Board of Trustees Report, September 17, 2021

New Jersey State Bar Association Board of Trustees Report September 2021 NOTE: This does not constitute official minutes.      New trustee: President Domenick Carmagnola welcomed and swore in Frank D. DeRienzo, of Leary Bride Mergner & Bongiovanni...

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Board of Trustees Report, July 16, 2021

NJSBA Board of Trustees Report  July 16, 2021  Note: This report does not constitute official minutes.     New trustees: The trustees approved the appointments of Thomas Manzo, who will fill a vacant seat on the Board representing a section or...

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Board of Trustees Report June 11, 2021

NJSBA Board of Trustees Report June 11, 2021   Note: This is a summary of the recent Board of Trustees meeting, which was held at the New Jersey Law Center. This report does not constitute official minutes.  Swearing-in: President Domenick Carmagnola swore...

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Board of Trustees Report, May 17, 2021

New Jersey State Bar Association Board of Trustees Report May 19, 2021 Note: This is a summary of the recent Board of Trustees meeting, which was held virtually due to the ongoing public health pandemic. This report does not constitute official minutes.   ...

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Board of Trustees Report April 16, 2021

New Jersey State Bar Association Board of Trustees Report April 16, 2021 Note: This is a summary of the recent Board of Trustees meeting, which was held virtually due to the ongoing public health pandemic. It does not constitute official minutes. Preliminary FY22...

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Board of Trustees Report, March 19, 2021

New Jersey State Bar Association Board of Trustees Report March 19, 2021  Note: This is a summary of the recent Board of Trustees meeting, which was held virtually due to the ongoing public health pandemic. It does not constitute official minutes.  ...

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Board of Trustees Report, February 26, 2021

New Jersey State Bar Association Board of Trustees Report February 26, 2021 Note: This is a summary of the recent Board of Trustees meeting, which was held virtually due to the ongoing public health pandemic. It does not constitute official minutes.  ...

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Board of Trustees Report, January 15, 2021

New Jersey State Bar Association Board of Trustees Report January 15, 2021 Note: This is a summary of the recent Board of Trustees meeting, which was held virtually due to the ongoing public health pandemic. It does not constitute official minutes. Background...

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Board of Trustees Report, December 15, 2020

New Jersey State Bar Association  Board of Trustees Report December 15, 2020 This is a summary of action taken at the December 15 meeting of the New Jersey State Bar Association Board of Trustees. This meeting was held via Zoom, due to the COVID-19 public health...

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Board of Trustees Report, November 20, 2020

New Jersey State Bar Association  Board of Trustees Report November 20, 2020 This is a summary of action taken at the November 20 meeting of the New Jersey State Bar Association Board of Trustees. This meeting was held via Zoom, due to the COVID-19 public health...

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Board of Trustees Report, October 16, 2020

New Jersey State Bar Association  Board of Trustees Report  October 16, 2020  New trustee: Prior to the start of the business session, NJSBA President Kimberly A. Yonta swore in Valerie Jackson as the Middlesex County Trustee. Jackson is a deputy Public...

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Board of Trustees Report, September 11, 2020

New Jersey State Bar Association  Board of Trustees Meeting  September 11, 2020  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting was held via Zoom. Note: This summary does not constitute official minutes.           Members tapped...

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Board of Trustees Report August 19, 2020

New Jersey State Bar Association Board of Trustees Report August 19, 2020 The following is a summary of action taken at the August 19, 2020, meeting of the New Jersey State Bar Association Board of Trustees. This meeting was held via conference call, due to the...

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Board of Trustees Report, July 24, 2020

The following is a summary of action taken at the July 24, 2020, meeting of the New Jersey State Bar Association Board of Trustees. This meeting was held via conference call, due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. This summary does not constitute official minutes....

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Board of Trustees Report, June 2020

The following is a summary of actions taken at the June meeting of the New Jersey State Bar Association Board of Trustees. This meeting was held via conference call, due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. This summary does not constitute official minutes....

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Board of Trustees Report, April 24, 2020

The following is a summary of the NJSBA’s Board of Trustees meeting. It does not constitute official minutes. NOTE: This meeting was held via conference call, due to the COVID-19 public health crisis     Comments on civil court rules report: The Board...

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Board of Trustees Report, March 20, 2020

The following is a summary of the NJSBA’s Board of Trustees meeting. It does not constitute official minutes. NOTE: This meeting was held via conference call, due to the COVID-19 public health crisis     Preliminary budget for fiscal year 2021: The...

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Board of Trustees Report, February 21, 2020

The following is a summary of the NJSBA’s Board of Trustees meeting. It does not constitute official minutes.     The NJSBA’s zealous efforts at the recent American Bar Association (ABA) Mid-Year Meeting cleared the way for innovations to help...

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Board of Trustees Report, January 17, 2020

The following is a summary of the NJSBA’s Board of Trustees meeting. It does not constitute official minutes. Diverse Voices The board approved two speakers for the Diverse Voices speaker series. The speakers are: Kevin Richardson, who was exonerated after he...

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Board of Trustees Report, December 6, 2019

The following is a summary of the NJSBA’s Board of Trustees meeting. It does not constitute official minutes.      CLE Diversity and inclusion policy: Key among the Board of Trustee’s actions was adopting a policy that reinforces the...

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Board of Trustees Report, October 18, 2019

The following is a summary of the NJSBA’s Board of Trustees meeting. It does not constitute official minutes.    Audit: The association received a clean slate from its auditors. WithumSmith+Brown conducted the audit for the NJSBA's financial...

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Board of Trustees Report, September 20, 2019

The following is a summary of the NJSBA’s Board of Trustees meeting. It does not constitute official minutes. Legislation: The Board of Trustees approved taking positions on several measures pending before the New Jersey Legislature. The board voted to support:...

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Board of Trustees Report, July 18, 2019

The following is a summary of the action the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Board of Trustees took at its July meeting. This does not constitute official minutes. Government affairs: The trustees supported two pieces of pending legislation. The trustees...

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Board of Trustees Report June 14, 2019

New Jersey State Bar Association Board of Trustees June 2019 Report Budget: The trustees approved the 2019-2020 budget for the NJSBA. The roughly $12 million budget includes several proposals to help members, including a plan to allow young lawyers to join substantive...

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Board of Trustees Report, May 15, 2019

Note: This summary does not constitute official minutes New members: The New Jersey State Bar Association’s Board of Trustees welcomed its incoming members. The new trustees are: Kathleen Barnett Einhorn, Carlos A. Bollar and Celeste Fiore, who will serve as...

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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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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.

 

News and Press Publications


Learn more about the accomplishments of the Association, its members and events from regular news updates, press releases, and our award-winning magazine.


 

Reports


Read the comments, reports, resolutions and Board of Trustee news from the state’s largest organization of lawyers, judges and legal professionals.


 

Statements and Positions


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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