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WHO WE ARE

Attorneys who practice in the District of New Jersey’s three federal vicinages — Newark, Trenton, and Camden — comprise the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey. In 1971, the AFBNJ was launched through the efforts of distinguished attorneys and judges.

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WHAT WE DO

Our founders recognized a need for connecting the federal bench and bar in the District of New Jersey. The AFBNJ offers attorneys, both new and experienced, opportunities to network and share their views on matters of federal practice.

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EVENTS WE HOST

Our annual Judicial Conference, Brennan Awards, Brown Bag Seminar Luncheons and Young Lawyers Networking events strengthen the relationship between the federal bench and bar in the District of New Jersey.

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UPCOMING EVENTS FOR AFBNJ

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Virtual Bankruptcy Town Hall and Judicial Roundtable

Please Join IWIRC-NJ and the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey for a Virtual Bankruptcy Town Hall and Judicial Roundtable

Monday, January 30, 2023
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join This Virtual Program to
Hear the Judges’ Views on Emerging Issues

Panelists:

Chief Judge Michael B. Kaplan
United States Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey

Hon. Stacey L. Meisel
United States Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey

Hon. John K. Sherwood
United States Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey

Moderated by:

Sydney J. Darling, Esq.
Trenk Isabel Siddiqi & Shahdanian P.C.

and

Sari B. Placona, Esq.
McManimon, Scotland & Baumann, LLC

Please submit questions for our panelists in advance during registration or to [email protected] by January 23, 2023.
Questions will also be accepted after that date and during the panel’s presentation.

Register below. Event is free to attend.

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February 7, 2023: The Nuts and Bolts of Seeking Emergent and Injunctive Relief

The United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, in conjunction with the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey, presents:

The Nuts and Bolts of Seeking Emergent and Injunctive Relief

Tuesday, February 7, 2023
12:30 – 2:00 pm
Virtual Webinar 

Moderator:
Jakob B. Halpern, Esq., Saiber LLC

Panelists:
Hon. Renee Marie Bumb, U.S. District Judge, District of New Jersey
Hon. Christine P. O’Hearn, U.S. District Judge, District of New Jersey
Kristine L. Butler, Esq., DiMarino, Lehrer & Collazo, P.C.
Jeanne LoCicero, Esq., Legal Director, American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey

This program is designed to provide concrete and strategic information for practitioners representing a client who may seek, or oppose relief other than, or in addition to, monetary damages, and may need emergent relief.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Review of the standards governing the applications for injunctive relief and determining when equitable relief is both appropriate and attainable
  • Injunctive Relief 101: Process for filing, serving and moving forward with an emergent injunctive application
  • Emerging trends and judicial insight relating to injunctive relief

This CLE event is free of charge and will be held virtually. 

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.8 hours of total CLE credit. Of these, 0 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism, and 0 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in civil trial law, criminal trial law, workers compensation law and/or matrimonial law.

This course has been approved for 1.5 substantive Pennsylvania CLE credits.

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