All AFBNJ past events

10 03, 2020

ReEntry/POP Courts Fundraiser: March 4, 2020

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 – AFBNJ Hosted Fundraiser for ReEntry/ POP Courts
Villanova vs. Seton Hall
The Prudential Center

The AFBNJ is proud to partner with our New Jersey United States District Court in all 3 vicinages to serve participants in the Federal ReEntry and POP programs. These programs involve intense life coaching, social and family skill development, and job mentoring.These efforts help […]

23 01, 2020

Camden Brown Bag Luncheon- January 23, 2020

Thursday, January 23, 2020 – Camden Brown Bag Luncheon

The Trial Penalty: The Sixth Amendment Right to Trial on the Verge of Extinction and How to Save It

Panelists:

The Honorable Noel L. Hillman, U.S. District Judge, District of New Jersey
Barry J. Pollack, Esq., Partner, Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, Untereiner & Sauber, LLP
Matthew Skahill, Esq., Deputy U.S. Attorney for the District of New […]

2 12, 2019

Trenton Brown Bag Luncheon: November 7, 2019

Trenton Brown Bag Luncheon: Thursday, November 7, 2019

Federal Civil Jury Trial Practice: Topics included pretrial conference, final pretrial order, jury selection in the age of social media, preserving issues for appeal and overlapping criminal issues in civil trials.

Panelists:
Hon. Michael A. Shipp, U.S District Judge, District of New Jersey
Hon. Tonianne J. Bongiovanni, U.S. Magistrate Judge, District of New Jersey
Hon. Zahid N. […]

10 10, 2019

AFBNJ Presents Inaugural Simandle Award to Thomas R. Curtin

The AFBNJ Presents Inaugural Simandle Award to Thomas R. Curtin at the Second Annual Pro Bono Institute on September 20.
Caldwell, NJ – September 23, 2019 –

The Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey (AFBNJ) presented the inaugural Simandle Award to Thomas R. Curtin at the Second Annual Pro Bono Institute.

The Simandle […]

17 06, 2019

43rd Annual William J. Brennan, Jr. Award Reception

The 43rd Annual William J. Brennan, Jr. Award Reception was held on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.
This year, we recognized the contributions of:
The Honorable Stanley R. Chesler, United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey
and
Joseph P. LaSala, Partner, McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP.
We also present three New Jersey law students with the John J. Barry Memorial Scholarship. President  […]

11 04, 2019

43rd Annual Judicial Conference Held on Thursday, March 28, 2019

The 43rd Annual United States District Court Judicial Conference was held on Thursday, March 28, 2019  at Mayfair Farms, West Orange, NJ.

PROGRAM:
8:30 AM Conference Registration and AFBNJ Member Photo
Identification Cards

9:30 AM Welcome Remarks and Update from the Historical Society
• William T. Reilly, President, AFBNJ and Partner, McCarter & English, LLP
• Keith J. Miller, President, United States District Court Historical Society […]

10 10, 2018

October 24: Pro Bono Conference- The Attorney’s Role in the Reentry Movement Era

SECOND CHANCE NEW JERSEY – The Attorney’s Role in the Reentry Movement Era

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24th
NEW JERSEY LAW CENTER
5:30–6:30 p.m. Networking Reception
6:30–7 p.m. Awards Ceremony
7–8 p.m. CLE programming
$20/person

Join the New Jersey State Bar Assocation as they celebrate the outstanding contributions of the 2018 Pro Bono Award recipients. Then, stay for a presentation led by former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey to […]

4 10, 2018

October 23rd: “Gender on Trial” CLE with Lara Bazelon

Featuring the powerful author and law professor, Laura Bazelon

Presented by the Seton Hall Law School’s Dean’s Suite, Alumni and Development Office and Continuing Legal Education (CLE).  Sponsored by the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 23, 2018 ¦ 3:30-7:00 p.m.
(registration 3:30 p.m., program 4 – 6:00p.m., networking reception 6 – 7:00 p.m.)
WHERE: The Larson […]

3 10, 2018

October 16th: Professionalism Day in the United States District Court

Professionalism Day in the United States District Court October 16, 2018 | 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Programs in Camden – Newark – Trenton

The U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, in conjunction with the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law, offered three simultaneous programs for attorneys for Professionalism Day on […]