Mock Trial

Congratulations to the West Morris Mendham High School Mock Trial Team for capturing the state championship in the 2017 Vincent J. Apruzzese High School Mock Trial Competition.

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.

Courtroom Sketch Artist

Winners of the 2017 High School Courtroom Sketch Artist Competition display their winning entries.

Violence Against Women

An attendee at the Foundation’s Violence Against Women on College Campuses Program asks a question of the panel.

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

Art Show

Join us for the Artists’ Opening Reception in honor of the Sixth Annual Art Show Reception to be held Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick. To register, click here or contact Cynthia Pellegrino at 732-937-7507 or [email protected]. For more information on the Art Show, click here. Pictured above is an entry submitted by attorney Ryan Lilienthal, “Small World Coffee on the Town,” which placed first in the show.

Thank you to our 2017 Medal of Honor Awards Dinner Sponsors

Awards Dinner Sponsors

Marino, Tortorella & Boyle PC
McCarter & English LLP

Wine Pull Raffle Sponsor

Szaferman, Lakind, Blumstein & Blader, P.C.

Legal Eagles

Gibbons PC
Newsome O’Donnell, LLC
O’Toole Scrivo Fernandez Weiner Van Lieu LLC
RVM Enterprises, Inc.

Leadership Sponsors

Chasan Lamparello Mallon & Cappuzzo, PC
Chiesa, Shahinian & Giantomasi PC
Cole Schotz P.C.
Graham Curtin PA
Kessler Topaz Meltzer and Check LLP
Lite DePalma Greenberg LLC
Schulman Wiegmann & Associates
Wiss & Co.

WithumSmith + Brown


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