New Jersey Bar Associations
New Jersey Bar Associations - Statewide
- New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA), New Brunswick
To serve, protect, foster and promote the personal and professional interests of its members. To serve as the voice of New Jersey attorneys to other organizations, governmental entities and the public with regard to the law, legal profession and legal system. To promote access to the justice system and fairness in its administration. To foster professionalism and pride in the profession and the NJSBA. To provide educational opportunities to New Jersey attorneys to enhance the quality of legal services and the practice of law. To provide education to the New Jersey public to enhance awareness of the legal profession and legal system.
New Jersey Bar Associations - Local
- Bergen County Bar Association, Hackensack
The Bergen County Bar Association is the professional association of the Bergen County Bar. Founded in December, 1898 we have been commited to professionalism in the Bergen County legal community for over a century.
- Burlington County Bar Association, Mount Holly
To serve Burlington County Bar Association members by: Providing membership benefits which enhance the members' ability to practice law competently and ethically; Providing opportunities for cordial professional and social activities. To improve the administration of justice by: Promoting and advancing improvements in the Courts and Judicial system and the science of jurisprudence; Advancing the art of advocacy; Promoting the independence of the Judiciary To serve the public by: Promoting a better understanding by the public of legal problems, lawyers and the justice system; Facilitating and promoting the delivery of quality legal services; Promoting full and equal access to the legal system by all individuals.
- Camden County Bar Association, Cherry Hill
The Camden County Bar Association has a long and proud history of service to the public, to our system of justice and to its members. The lawyers who have the privilege of being accepted as Association members continue a tradition of treating fellow members and the judiciary before whom the practice in a professional and courteous manner.CLE
- Cumberland County Bar Foundation, Vineland
The purpose of the Cumberland County Bar Foundation is for such charitable and not-for-profit purposes as may be permitted by law, specifically, but not limited to educational as to the purpose and function of the law, rendering of legal assistance and guidance to members of the foundation, the Cumberland County Bar Association, and the general public, as well as other beneficial and charitable works and deeds.
- Essex County Bar Association (ECBA), Livingston
With 3000 members, it is the largest county bar in New Jersey. It is also the most diverse. Since its inception, the ECBA has enthusiastically implemented programs and aggressively embraced positions to meet the needs and concerns of the Essex County legal community and the community-at-large.
- Gloucester County Bar Association, Woodbury
The Gloucester County Bar Association has been in existence since 1901. Our mission is to facilitate professionalism in the legal community and to foster a better understanding of the legal system within the community at large.CLE
- Hudson County Bar Association, Jersey City
- Hunterdon County Bar Association, Annandale
We are a non-profit group of attorneys, judges, law clerks and select associate members involved in the issues that concern the practice of law in Hunterdon County, New Jersey. Our county is a member of Vicinage XIII, (Hunterdon, Somerset & Warren Counties). We focus on the education of our members and the Hunterdon County community, philanthropic events and social events for our members.
- Mercer County Bar Association (MCBA), Hamilton
The Mercer County Bar Association (MCBA) is a not-for-profit organization based in Mercer County, New Jersey. Incorporated in 1901, the MCBA boasts membership of over 1,200 members. Membership is available to lawyers who live and/or practice in Mercer County. The MCBA is governed by a Board of Trustees. The Association is committed to being actively involved in the community through a variety of programs. Members can choose to participate in a variety of committees and sections. They have developed programs and activities for both MCBA members and the general public.
- Middlesex County Bar Association (MCBA), New Brunswick
The Middlesex County Bar Association (MCBA) is a professional association that is committed to serving the Middlesex County legal community and the general public. The MCBA seeks to enhance member satisfaction with the legal profession by providing a variety of services that stimulate professional growth and personal contacts, assist in law office management and provide opportunity for meaningful public service.
- Morris County Bar Association (MCBA), Morristown
The Morris County Bar Association is a professional association of attorneys and members of the judiciary who live in and/or practice law in Morris County. The objectives of the Association are as follows: to maintain the honor and dignity of the profession of law; to promote an understanding of the law and its application in society; to foster the due administration of justice; and to promote the capacity of the Bar for public service, particularly the provision of pro bono legal services in appropriate cases.
- Ocean County Bar Association, Toms River
The Association was formed for the purpose of maintaining the honor and dignity of the profession of law, developing professional relationship among members, and promoting the administration of justice. To promote and encourage continuing legal education, programs and seminars are offered to the membership while scholarships are awarded each year to law students residing in Ocean County. The Ocean County Bar Association also pursues worthwhile charitable activities, including a holiday toy drive. A Lawyer Referral program helps clients identify qualified attorneys to assist in a broad range of legal matters.
- Passaic County Bar Association (PBCA), Paterson
For over one hundred years, the Passaic County Bar Association has served the historic northern New Jersey county of Passaic by remaining steadfast to the objective established by its founders: "This association is formed to maintain the honor and dignity of the profession of the law, to cultivate social relations among its members, and to increase its usefulness in promoting the due administration of justice."
- Salem County Bar Association, Salem
- Somerset County Bar Association (SCBA), Somerville
The Somerset County Bar Association was founded over one hundred years ago. The Association has always been dedicated to public service and the enhancement of the legal profession by providing programs such as continuing legal education and legal referral services.
- Union County Bar Association, Elizabeth
Over the past several years, New Jersey's legal profession has experienced many changes. The bar is younger and larger, as well as more diverse and more competitive. As one of the premier organization serving the state's legal profession, the Union County Bar Association strives to face the challenges which these changes create, while preparing for the future.