2019 Mock Trial Winner

Congratulations to the mock trial team from Colts Neck High School of Monmouth County who won first place in the 2019 Mock Trial Competition.

Courtroom Artist Contest

Winners of the 2019 High School Courtroom Artist Contest display their winning entries.

Rocking the Mock

Students get into the spirit of the NJSBF’s “Rock the Mock” photo booth at the Southern, Northern and Central Regional Mock Trials.

Unconscious Bias

Attendees take the Implicit Association Test (IAT) on their laptops at the Foundation’s Why We Bully: Unconscious Bias training. 

Peer Mediation

Student peer mediators assist attendees at the Foundation’s Middle/High School Peer Mediation training

Character Education

Attendees work on drawings for a Respect Quilt at the Foundation’s Elementary Character Education training

Understanding HIB

In an interactive group activity, attendees at the Foundation’s Why We Bully: Understanding HIB Characteristics training, challenge their ideas of stereotypical gender roles.

Talking About Race

In an exercise titled “Privilege Walk,” attendees to the Foundation’s Why We Bully: Talking About Race training learn what privilege means and how it can propel them in front of “the line” or put them behind it.

Law Adventure Program

Middle school students arrive at the New Jersey Law Center to participate in the Foundation’s Law Adventure Program.

Law Fair Program

A “witness” is sworn in at the Foundation’s Law Fair Program.

Top Stories

Today it is more important than ever to ensure Americans have the knowledge and skills to participate in civic life.

Over the last year, the New Jersey State Bar Foundation has been working hard to create informed and engaged citizens.

We are proud of the thousands of lives we have touched through our law-related and violence prevention programming. And it’s all thanks to people like you.


Register For Senior Citizens’ Law Day

Join the New Jersey State Bar Foundation on June 9, 2020 when it presents a panel of experts for a FREE and lively discussion on current issues facing senior citizens, including estate planning, retirement accounts and gifts to grandchildren, and senior-targeted scams and frauds.

This annual half-day conference features moderator, Mark R. Friedman, Esq., leading a panel discussion at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick. Continental breakfast will be served beginning at 9:30 a.m. For more information and to register, click here



Thank You for Your Entries

Our panel of judges will be hard at work reviewing mock trial case entries this month from elementary and middle school students throughout New Jersey.  Winners will be notified by late March.

For more information on Law Fair and Law Adventure, click here.


Deadline for Medal of Honor Nominations: February 28, 2020

Deadline for Medal of Honor Nominations: February 28, 2020

The New Jersey State Bar Foundation has a proud tradition of honoring lawyers and law-related professionals for their significant contributions to the advancement or improvement of the justice system or the betterment of the legal profession in New Jersey. At this...

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