For the Solo/Small-Firm Practitioner

The vast majority of attorneys in New Jersey are solo or small-firm practitioners. Get advice, checklists, and more.


Unemployment Insurance: relief for workers impacted by COVID-19
New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) advised self-employed workers about new economic assistance that may be available to help. Two federal programs may provide some aid and be available to workers who are impacted by COVID-19 who cannot receive regular unemployment benefits. 
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SBA Loan Information

Below are links to plain language FAQs on the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Information Sheet: Nonprofit Borrowers – 4.7.20
Paycheck Protection Program: FAQs for Small Businesses – 4.10.20

NJ Chamber of Commerce – Latest Coronavirus News for New Jersey Businesses – April 3, 2020


New Jersey SBA Participating Lenders List

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Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
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Paycheck Protection Program- Application Form
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Small Business Paycheck Protection Plan – Overview
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Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Information Sheet: Borrowers
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Webinar Recording

Navigating Your Solo/Small Firm Through The Coronavirus Crisis: A Roundtable Discussion With Real Results
Features the leadership of the NJSBA Solo and Small-Firm Section talking on topics like technology needed to work safely from home, handling client contact, concerns as small business owners, strategies for work-from-home success, and more. 
Recorded Thursday, March 19
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Articles and NJSBA Blogs   
Zoom Bulletin – Best Practices to Stay Cyber Safe on Zoom – April 3, 2020
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The Small Business Owners Guide to the CARES Act
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Eight Tips for Working From Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Members of the Solo and Small-Firm section share their top tips for working from home. 
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NJSBA PracticeHQ Provides Information on How to Protect Yourself Online During Telework
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NJSBA PracticeHQ Offers Useful Resources to Help During Business Disruptions (login required)
As the New Jersey legal community scrambles to adjust to a new way of working during the COVID-19 pandemic, the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) has free resources for members. PracticeHQ, a new legal practice management platform, has a wealth of useful articles, comparison charts and tutorials that can help with running a legal practice from home.
Find out more here.

While Being Vigilant About Novel Coronavirus, Stay Alert on Malware and Phishing Scams
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How Are You Working? Law Firms Take Varied Approaches to Working in the Time of the COVID-19 Pandemic
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NJSBA Solo and Small-Firm Practitioner Resource Center

Much of the information here is still useful and relevant, even in this time. Take a tour through what the NJSBA has to offer the practitioners who make up the vast majority of the state’s legal profession.
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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.



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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The NJSBA Legal and  Government Affairs Department serves as the liaison between NJSBA members and the state’s three branches of government.


The New Jersey Law Center is located at 1 Constitution Sq, New Brunswick, NJ, 08901. Need directions to the Law Center? Click on the button below to get started right away.

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NJSBA Contact Us Form
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If you cannot afford an attorney and have a civil matter, click here for Legal Services of New Jersey.

Looking for information about a specific lawyer? Contact the Lawyer’s Fund for Client Protection at 855-533-3863.

Have a complaint about a lawyer? Visit the Office of Attorney Ethics website. Select “Attorney Discipline” from the navigation bar for discipline of attorneys.

Contact Info

One Constitution Square
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday

Fax 732-249-2815

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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 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

For more information, or to register today, visit the links below:

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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 at The Shelbourne Hotel, Nov. 2-9

For more information, or to register today, visit the links below:

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Practice HQ Training Events

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.

Practice HQ Training Events


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.

Decisis Training Events

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.

Upcoming Networking Events

Benefits Of Membership

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!

Practice Management Tools

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.



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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Become A Partner Organization

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.



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. 

Photo Galleries

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