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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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Brown Bag Lunch Series – May 3, 2018 in Newark – “A Woman’s Place Is In the Courtroom”

 

Register today for “A Woman’s Place is in the Courtroom,” with panelists: The Honorable Leda Wettre, U.S. Magistrate Judge; Carrie H. Cohen, Esq., with Morrison & Foerster, LLP; Robyn Gigl, Esq. of Gluck Walrath, LLP and former New Jersey State Attorney General, Christopher Porrino, Esq., of Lowenstein Sandler, LLP as they discuss the role of women in our federal courts. Hear historical and current perspectives from the bench and bar, public and private employers, and what we all can do to give women more opportunities to have their professional voices heard, including in court.

This CLE event is free of charge and lunch is provided.

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Newark. To register, visit: www.njd.uscourts.gov – News and Announcements.  Click here to download flyer.

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2018 Brennan Award

2018 Brennan Award

The Brennan Award Reception and ceremony will be held on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Mayfair Farms. The Brennan Award Reception has become a key opportunity for New Jersey’s Federal bench and bar to come together.

Date: Thursday, June 14, 2018
Place: Mayfair Farms, 481 Eagle Rock Ave, West Orange, NJ

Click here to view: Award Reception Flyer

Click here to download and print: Program Advertisement Reservation Form

Registration: Individuals or groups less than 10 or Table Registration

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