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

2017-18 HS workbook coverMock Trial

The 2017-2018 Mock Trial Workbook for the Vincent J. Apruzzese High School Mock Trial Competition, which contains the case, rules and procedures, is now available. To download, click here.

Law Fair/Law Adventure

NOTE: A limited amount of space is still available in May 2018 for teachers and students to attend free Law Fair (grades 3 – 6) and Law Adventure (grades 7 & 8) mock trial programs. For more information on Law Fair, click here. For more information on Law Adventure, click here.

Thank You to Our Constitution Week Donors

We gratefully acknowledge the following donors, who in honor of Constitution Week, kindly supported the Foundation’s great work. The Foundation could not carry out its mission of creating informed citizens without our generous donors. 

Patrick X. Amoresano, Esq. 
Peter J. Bakarich Jr., Esq.
Gordon Braverman, Esq.
Cristobal Cornelio Blades   
James Damato, Esq.      
Emmi & Emmie P.C.
Andrew Epstein, Esq.    
Lisa Goldman, Esq.
Michael A. Grasso, Esq.
Kim S. Juhase, Esq.
Hon. Harriet F. Klein , J.S.C. (Ret.)        
Hon. Martin E. Kravarik, J.S.C. (Ret.)        
Judith Kuskin    
Robert Liwacz   
Norman A. Maranz, Esq.                
Joseph A. Maressa Jr., Esq.
Lynn McDougall, Esq.
William H. Mergner Jr., Esq.
Stephanie L. Mills
Panepinto, Panepinto & Miller
Kathleen Peregoy, Esq.
Leonard Pojdenic      
Michael L. Ravin  
Joseph P. Rem, Jr.
David L. Rutherford, Esq.   
William Sokol, Esq.
Jim Tarella, Esq.
Joan G. Waks, Esq.



NJSBF Solicits Candidates for Its Board of Trustees

NJSBF Solicits Candidates for Its Board of Trustees

The New Jersey State Bar Foundation's Nominating Committee is inviting State Bar Association members and non-lawyers to submit their resumes for consideration for positions on the Foundation's Board of Trustees. Each nominated trustee will serve for a one-year term...

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