National Mock Trial Competition

Congratulations to West Morris Mendham High School who placed 10th overall in the National High School Mock Trial Competition held in Reno, Nevada. The team racked up wins against Connecticut, Arizona and Iowa.

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 Artist Contest

Winners of the 2018 High School Courtroom Artist Contest display their winning entries.

Violence Against Women

Ray Brown moderates the Foundation’s Violence Against Women on College Campuses Update 2018 Program.

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.

SAC Workshop

More than 65 educators attended the 2018 Student Assistance Coordinators Workshop.

2018 Law & Disability Issues Conference

Attendees at the Law & Disability Issues Conference listen to the plenary session that focused on medical-legal partnerships. 

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NJSBF Releases New Video

Take a look at this short video that highlights the great work of the Foundation.





Maria C. Anderson
Vincent J. Apruzzese
Richard J. Badolato

Hon. Marie White Bell
Rebecca Benjamin
Kelly Ann Bird
Paulette Brown

Tamara J. Britt
Thomas F. Campion
Stacy Cozewith
Thomas Curtin
Rebecca Donington
Hon. William A. Drier
Eli L. Eytan

Jeremy Farrell
Susan A. Feeney

Kathleen N. Fennelly
William Ferreira
Francia Fiore
Thomas Fischer
Norberto A. Garcia
Marc Garfinkle
L. Anthony Gibson
Alan Gould
Hon. William Greenberg
Lori Grifa
Michael Griffinger

Sharon Hallanan
Janice Heinold
Robert B. Hille
Hon. Helen E. Hoens

Craig J. Hubert
Cynthia Jacob

Hon. Lisa James-Beavers
Hon. Camille Kenny
Charles J. X. Kahwaty
William J. Kane
John Krayniak
Kenneth F. Kunzman

Anthony LaBue
Joseph P. LaSala
Hon. Lawrence M. Lawson
Susan and Peter Lederman
Roberta Lee
Joel Leyner

Raymond S. Londa
Diana C. Manning
Thomas J. Manzo
Hon. Hany A. Mawla
Timothy F. McGoughran
William Mergner Jr.
Carole Moore
Nancy Mulhern
Christopher Musulin

Brian J. Neary
Lynn F. Newsome
Evelyn Padin

Kathleen M. Peregoy
J.J. Pierson
John Pjeternikaj
William J. Pollinger
Hon. Stewart Pollock

Wayne J. Positan
Thomas H. Prol
Jason D. Navarino
Joseph P. Rem
Kenneth Rempell
Ronald and Nina Riccio
Hon. Joseph H. Rodriguez

John Schaffer
James Schiffer

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Sheryl Seiden
Patty Shwartz
Diane K. Smith
Jacquelyn Spagnolo
Hon. Edwin Stern

Mary A. Stokes
Evelyn Storch
Margaret Leggett Tarver

Hon. Peter G. Verniero
Frank Viscomi
Hon. John E. Wallace Jr.

Robert C. Ward
Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Warren
Hon. Renee Weeks

Michael D. Weinraub
Alvin Weiss
Michael and Barbara Wildstein
Kimberly Yonta
James Youngelson

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2018 Medal of Honor Dinner Celebrates Past and Present

2018 Medal of Honor Dinner Celebrates Past and Present

On September 17, the New Jersey State Bar Foundation hosted the 2018 Medal of Honor Awards Dinner at The Palace at Somerset Park. More than 300 guests paid tribute to the recipients of the Foundation’s highest and most prestigious award, the Honorable Linda R....

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Informing Citizens with Civics Blog

Informing Citizens with Civics Blog

If teachers are looking for civics-related material to keep their students engaged, look no further than the Bar Foundation’s civics blog, The Informed Citizen. Launched last year, the blog explains civics-related topics in plain language. Topics that were tackled...

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