AFBNJ: Upcoming Events


Wednesday, February 12, 2020- Third Circuit Breakfast

Breakfast with Judges of the Third Circuit

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

8:30 am – 10:00 am

Join the AFBNJ for an insider’s discussion about the Third Circuit including the logistics of filing your appeal, how your case is decided, how to prepare a proper brief, and how to present an effective oral argument.

Hon. Michael A. Chagares

Hon. Paul B. Matey

Hon. Patty Shwartz

Location: The Law Center in New Brunswick, NJ

Free for all AFBNJ current members

$25 for non-members

Click here to register online.


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

8:00 pm game time

Seats in Luxury Suites – Food and Drink Included – Only 100 Tickets Available

Click Here to Purchase Tickets: $300 per person *

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 participants to compete for a job, attain stable housing, support their children and families, and contribute to their communities.

Proceeds from the event will assist federal reentry and POP participants with their immediate financial needs while they work towards graduating from their programs.

Click Here to Purchase a Ticket
* includes a seat in a luxury suite, food and drink – $175 of each ticket is tax deductible


Thursday, March 19, 2020- 44th Annual Judicial Conference

Forsgate Country Club
Monroe Township, NJ

9:30 am


Wednesday, May 6, 2020 – Newark Brown Bag Seminar Luncheon

Topic: Federal Motion Practice

12:30 – 2:00 pm
Newark, NJ

More information and registration available shortly.


Wednesday, May 20, 2020- The State of Bankruptcy Court: Breakfast with Judges from Bankruptcy Court

The Law Center
New Brunswick, NJ

More information and registration details available shortly.


Thursday, June 11, 2020- 44th Annual William J. Brennan, Jr. Award Reception

Mayfair Farms
West Orange, NJ

6:00 pm

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