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WEST MORRIS MENDHAM HIGH SCHOOL SCORES DOUBLE COUP: FIRST THREE-TIME  MOCK TRIAL STATE CHAMPION IN A DECADE, AND FIRST SCHOOL SINCE EARLY '90s TO NAB STATE TITLE TWO YEARS RUNNING; WILL REPRESENT NEW JERSEY IN NATIONAL COMPETITION IN MAY

"The scores were very close" said Chief Justice Stuart Rabner, Supreme Court of New Jersey, who co-presided with Judge Marilyn Clark, Superior Court, Passaic County. But in the end West Morris Mendham High School, Morris County, acting for the defense, overcame Middle Township High School, Cape May County, prosecutor, at the historic March 24 finals held at the New Jersey Law Center. Mendham will represent New Jersey at the national competition in Wisconsin in May.  Read about the exciting day in "court" here. For more information about the 2013-2014 Vincent J. Apruzzese High School Mock Trial Competition, click here

JUSTICE HOENS AND RAYMOND LONDA, ESQ. ARE 2014 MEDAL OF HONOR WINNERS--AWARDS DINNER RECEPTION JUNE 11

Info about purchasing tickets to the festive evening can be found here.

DATES ANNOUNCED FOR SUMMER 2014 TEASING AND BULLYING TRAININGS--REGISTRATION IS OPEN

New slots have opened up for the Foundation's popular, award-winning training, which has been updated to meet the growing needs of the education community in New Jersey. Limited spaces are available, first come first served. Find registration and general information here.

REGISTER NOW FOR NEW SUMMER 2014 TRAININGS IN CONFLICT RESOLUTION, PEER MEDIATION AND CHARACTER EDUCATION; AND REMAINING SPRING 2014 DATES

Just announced: New summer dates. Educators can find all open training dates as well as registration and general information here.

CALLING ALL LEGAL COMMUNITY ARTISTS: SUBMIT YOUR ART FOR CONSIDERATION IN THE FOUNDATION'S THIRD ANNUAL JURIED ART SHOW

All submissions must be in digital format. Submission deadline is July 5; opening night reception is Thursday, Sept. 4, 6-8 p.m. Everyone welcome! For specs, entry forms and questions, contact Cindy Pellegrino at cpellegrino@njsbf.org; or for a prospectus, click here; and for a registration form, click here

SPRING 2014 ISSUE OF THE FORUM NEWSLETTER

Find the latest issue of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation's newsletter here.

CONDOMINIUM AND COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION LAW: FREE SEMINAR APRIL 23

Get details here and register here.

LAW AND DISABILITY ISSUES CONFERENCE MAY 1

As the post-Sandy Jersey shore is being rebuilt, explore the efforts being made to ensure barrier-free access for everyone. Registration for the free conference via postal mail is required. Call 1-800-FREE LAW for a registration form or find a brochure with full information and a registration form here.  For further details, click here

FREE: SENIOR CITIZENS' LAW DAY CONFERENCE MAY 7

Elder care attorneys offer tips on how best to prepare for a golden retirement. Read more about it here and register here. 

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR FREE LAW FAIR/LAW ADVENTURE PROGRAMS

Registration is open for the Law Fair and Law Adventure interactive spring programs where teachers of grades 3-8 and their students will hear original, winning mock trial cases presented by their peers and will serve as jurors. To register for a Law Fair program, click here. To register for a Law Adventure program, click here. To find a list of all the winning schools, click here.

CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS

Admission to these programs is free but registration is required. Find the full list of seminars and other events here.  PLEASE NOTE: Wills and Estate Planning has been changed to June 26, 7-9 p.m.

FOUNDATION PROGRAMS, RESOURCES, PUBLICATIONS AT A GLANCE

Here they are, in one handy info sheet.

ATTORNEY-SPEAKERS NEEDED TO DISCUSS CRIMINAL LAW IN PASSAIC AND BERGEN COUNTIES

Speakers willing to address schools, senior centers and community groups on all aspects of the law are needed, but especially so as above. You can sign up here. Thank you!

 

HELP THE STATE BAR FOUNDATION FULFILL ITS VITAL MISSION TO EDUCATE NEW JERSEY RESIDENTS OF ALL AGES ABOUT THE LAW. 

***Please make a tax-deductible donation today.  Thank you!***

 

Make a TAX DEDUCTIBLE DONATION to the New Jersey State Bar Foundation

Your generosity will help the Foundation fulfill its vital mission to educate the public about all aspects of the law that affect our daily lives--plus you'll get a head start on tax deductions for 2013. Read about just some of the good work of the Foundation and find a donation form here. Or engrave yourself in the history of the New Jersey Law Center by purchasing a commemorative brick.  See details below.

 

Join the COMMEMORATIVE BRICK CAMPAIGN and be engraved in the history of the New Jersey Law Center!

     For yourself, your family or firm--honor a beloved law professor or pay tribute to a mentor with a gesture that lasts a lifetime.

 

Choose from:

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Engraving: 3 lines per brick

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