The Bar Report

A regular feature in the New Jersey Law Journal devoted to news by and about the New Jersey State Bar Association

The Bar Report – September 25, 2023
New Criminal Law Section Chairs hopes to reach younger, seasoned attorneys alike; NJSBA Board of Trustees act at September meeting; NJSBA Member Celebration Days to kick off on Oct. 2; Capitol Report: Special Master sides with most of NJSBA’s recommendations regarding Alcotest readings

The Bar Report – September 18, 2023
NJSBA join Stockton University panel on the impact of Daniel’s Law; NJSBA you lawyers host networking BBQ; Capitol Report: NJSBA Amicus Success in the Appellate Division: Actual Notice Of Disapproval Is Sufficient for Cancellation of Residential Real Estate Contract

The Bar Report – September 11, 2023
NJSBA Member Celebration Days offers free training events, job fair, shredding; Capitol Report: Judicial Conference Focuses on Hearsay Rule Changes; NJSBA Urges Further Discussion in Civil Context

The Bar Report – September 4, 2023
NJSBA offers access to justice information for those who need legal help; Capitol Report: NJSBA seeks to extend protections against negative online reviews

The Bar Report – August 21, 2023
NJSBA welcomes law students at Seton Hall, Rutgers campuses; Capitol Report: NJSBA lauds recommendations to consolidate Non-Dissolution Docket

The Bar Report – August 14, 2023
Capitol Report: Key Case Clarifies Prima Facie Cohabitation Requirements – New Jersey Supreme Court Adopts NJSBA Amicus Recommendations; Land law issues headline latest edition of New Jersey Lawyer; NJSBA co-publishes book on New Jersey’s budding cannabis law practice

The Bar Report – August 7, 2023
Non-lawyers owning firms, providing legal services poses threat to N.J. legal system, NJSBA task force finds; Volunteer lawyers needed for Union City law day; Capitol Report: NJSBA Lauds Recommendations of Supreme Court’s Report on Duration of Certain Disbarments

The Bar Report – July 31, 2023
Members Who Inspire: South Orange attorney helps keep the school lights on in Haiti; NJSBA Members Enjoy a Night of Networking and Baseball; Capitol Report: NJSBA Joins Governor for Bill Signing to Expand Access to Restraining Orders in Cases of Stranger Stalking and Cyber Harassment

The Bar Report – July 24, 2023
NJSBA celebrates state Constitution’s 75th anniversary with NJ Spotlight News; Supporting nonprofits: New Jersey State Bar Foundation grants broaden public education; Capitol Report: NJSBA reaffirms stance on evidentiary value of compromised breath tests in DWI cases

The Bar Report – July 17, 2023
NJ Commission on Professionalism presents annual awards to three exemplary attorneys, dozens more recognized as Professional Lawyer of the Year; NJSBA Board of Trustees acts at June meeting; NJSBA Nominating Committee seeks candidates for Sussex County Trustee; Capitol Report: Judiciary Tightens Information Security, Confirms Weapons Policy in Courthouses.

The Bar Report – July 10, 2023
Lawrence S. Lustberg, prominent criminal defense advocate, to receive NJSBF 2023 Medal of Honor; NJSBA to celebrate new attorneys at swearing-in ceremony; Capitol Report: Legislative Roundup: Mental Health Diversion Program, SLAPP bill and veterans protections move in last session before summer

The Bar Report – July 3, 2023
Justice Barry T. Albin, renowned New Jersey jurist, to receive NJSBF 2023 Medal of Honor; NJSBA magazine revamps online edition with added features; Capitol Report: NJSBA Files Motion to Address Scientific Alcotest Reliability

The Bar Report – June 26, 2023
NJ Commission on Professionalism in the Law to honor 3 distinguished attorneys, dozens more; Capitol Report: NJSBA endorses Supreme Court Working Group’s recommendations for pro bono assignments; recommends abolishing Madden assignments; The Bar Report update

The Bar Report – June 19, 2023
New NJSBF president shares vision for the future in the organization’s 65th year; Capitol Report: Mental health diversionary program closer to reality

The Bar Report – June 12, 2023
New Jersey Lawyer magazine explores workplace and employment law; Scholarship fund created honoring Judge Lisa P. Thornton; Apply today to be part of the skill-building NJSBA Leadership Academy; MIPS hosts Juneteenth celebration; Capitol Report: NJSBA to state Supreme Court: DRE testimony does not meet Daubert Standard

The Bar Report – June 5, 2023
NJSBA launches new member benefit to provide mental health resources; Pride Month celebrated with flag-raising ceremony; Capitol Report: NJSBA testifies on DICE, family law rules and amendments before Supreme Court

The Bar Report – May 29, 2023
N.J. judge turned award-winning author releases handbook on writing, arguing; Volunteer attorneys sought for Union City community clinic; Apply today to b part of the skill-building NJSBA Leadership Academy; Celebrate Juneteenth with the NJSBA; Foundation lets students be the jury

The Bar Report – May 22, 2023
NJSBA installs new president, slate of officers; Thousands return to Atlantic City for NJSBA’s Annual Meeting and Convention; Retired jurists honored by NJSBA at Annual Meeting and Convention

The Bar Report – May 15, 2023
Meet NJSBA 2023-2024 President Tim McGoughran

The Bar Report – May 8, 2023
Putting Lawyers First, judicial vacancies, advocacy: Jeralyn L. Lawrence reflects on year leading NJSBA

The Bar Report – May 1, 2023
NJSBA President Jeralyn L. Lawrence honored with Tischler Award; NJSBA Board of Trustees takes action at April meeting; Pipeline program sheds light on life in the law for high school students; Capitol Report: Supreme Court asked to establish uniform procedures for alimony modification based on cohabitation

The Bar Report – April 24, 2023
Capitol Report: NJSBA continues amicus work in cases involving drug convictions, cohabitation; NJSBA attorney honored among NJBIZ Leaders in Law; Morristown lawyer named 2023 Attorney of the Year for solo and small-firm practitioners; New Jersey State Bar Foundation: 65 years of making a difference

The Bar Report – April 17, 2023
Well-being week returns for five days of webinars supporting attorney wellness; Capitol Report: NJSBA urges changes to character and fitness application

The Bar Report – April 10, 2023
NJSBA report digs deep into menta health: Recommends path to ease areas of stress in the legal profession; NJSBA members network as hockey rivals face off at Prudential Center; Capitol Report: NJSBA urges adoption of its parenting coordinator proposal; weighs in on other proposed court rules

The Bar Report – April 3, 2023
Legal lessons from the Armenian genocide are focus of upcoming program; New Jersey Lawyer returns for second edition on access to justice; Capitol Report: NJSBA urges Supreme Court to clarify process for alimony modification due to cohabitation

The Bar Report – March 27, 2023
NJSBA Family Law Retreat held in Scottsdale; Princeton Day School is the New Jersey Mock Trial winner for 2023; Capitol Report: NJSBA to state Supreme Court: Facebook communications subject to heightened privacy protections before issuing warrant

The Bar Report – March 13, 2023
NJSBA Nominating Committee seeks candidates for leadership positions; Capitol Report: Court denies application for relief of Madden assignment; NJSBA ponders next steps

The Bar Report – March 6, 2023
Committee Spotlight: Think expansively, International Law and Organizations Committee Chair urges; Musical performance, Supreme Court Justice highlight Black History Month celebration; Capitol Report: Senate approves bill to expand issuance of protective orders

The Bar Report – February 27, 2023
NJSBA celebrates women leaders in the law; Capitol Report: Senate Judiciary Committee gives not to four new judges, several reappointments

The Bar Report – February 20, 2023
New Jersey Lawyer analyzes access to justice; NJSBA Board of Trustees takes action at February meeting; Champions of justice: NJSBA celebrates Pro Bono Award winners for 2022; Capitol Report: Pre-CREAMMA conditional discharges not a bar to future PTI admission, says Supreme Court

The Bar Report – February 6, 2023
Members who Inspire: YLD member is a lawyer by trade, but volunteering is his passion; Family Law Symposium returns for two-day conference; NJSBA stays vigilant advocating for attorneys

The Bar Report – January 30, 2023
Dedicated to service: Get to know the NJSBA Pro Bono Award Winners for 2022; NJSBA Board of Trustees takes action in January meeting; Capitol Report: Supreme Court sides with expanded protections for child sexual abuse survivors regarding notices of claim

The Bar Report – January 23, 2023
Dedicated to service: Get to know the NJSBA Pro Bono Award winners for 2022; Board of Trustees Awards recognize excellence in advocacy, leadership; Capitol Report: Madden assignment system should be abolished, says NJSBA

The Bar Report – January 9, 2023
NJSBA eyes the expansion of Legal Edge reduced fee referral tool in more N.J. counties, affinity bars; NJSBA argues before state Supreme Court in marijuana expungement case; Capitol Report: NJSBA-monitored bills advance to governor

The Bar Report – January 2, 2023
Don’t miss these NJSBA events in 2023; NJSBA Nominating Committee seeks candidates for Cape May County trustee; NJSBF’s High School Mock Trial Program inspiring generations of students, lawyers; NJSBA President urges swift action to make immigration building more accessible


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