The Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey (HBA-NJ)

is a 501(c)(6) statewide organization which represents the interests of attorneys, judges, law professors and law students who share a common interest in resolving the issues affecting Hispanics within the legal community. The purpose of the Association is to serve the public interest by cultivating the art and science of jurisprudence, by advancing the standing of the legal profession, by preserving high standards of integrity, honor, and professional courtesy among Hispanic lawyers. Learn More ยป


Register Today for our 41st Installation & Swearing-In Ceremony!



Hurricane Eta Relief Fundraiser

The HBA-NJ has partnered with the NJ Hispanic Bar Foundation to raise funds to support recovery and relief efforts in Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua.  Hurricane Eta has brought catastrophic wind damage and widespread flooding to Central America.  Any and all donation amounts are much appreciated and are tax deductible. 

Donate today by clicking below or texting ETA to 44321!


COVID-19 Assistance

The Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey's customer service and COVID-19 helpline and email are now open. You can reach out to the HBA-NJ directly as follows:

Helpline Number: (609) 323-5377

Email: hba.nj.law@gmail.com


While we are unable to provide legal advice, if you require information or resources related to your legal practice or legal assistance with COVID-19 related legal issues, the HBA-NJ will do its best to provide you with guidance, assistance and contact information to get you the answers and resources you need.  We will do our best to respond as quickly as possible.  Our volunteer Board members will be checking the helpline and email regularly, but in order to give us sufficient time to locate the information you request, please allow us sufficient time to respond.  
 

Please also visit the following sites for important information, links and helpful resources:

    Stay tuned for additional information regarding programming, virtual meetings, fundraising, and volunteer opportunities, and if you have any ideas, thoughts and suggestions on how the HBA-NJ can better serve you and its members, please let us know by email at hba.nj.law@gmail.com.  

    Thank you for your ongoing support of the HBA-NJ.  Stay safe and be well, now and always.

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    THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING OUR 39TH ANNUAL
    SCHOLARSHIP GALA & AWARDS DINNER

    Thank you for joining and supporting the HBA-NJ at its 39th Annual Scholarship Gala & Awards Dinner.  Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, members, supporters and friends, the HBA-NJ was able to award a total of $103,000 to law school students, high school students, and to our Scholarship Endowment Fund!  During the night, guests laughed with our guest comedians, celebrated this year's theme Rise Up - Engage, Empower, Educate, as President Melinda Colon Cox provided a year-in-review, and watched student videos from our scholarship award recipients on what or who inspired them to become a lawyer. The HBA-NJ was proud to recognize and honor our special award recipients: (i) Stark & Stark - Law Firm of the Year; (ii) Sterling National Bank - Corporate Partner of the Year; and (iii) Hon. Lourdes I. Santiago - Margarita Echeverria Trailblazer Award, for their dedication to the advancement, development and support of Latinxs in the legal profession and general community and to diversity and inclusion.

    Please click here to view our 39th Annual Gala Commemorative Journal.


    JERSEY STRONG COVID-19 UNDOCUMENTED FAMILY FUNDRAISER

    Thank you for joining the HBA-NJ, HNBA Region III and NJ Hispanic Bar Foundation in supporting its Jersey Strong COVID-19 Undocumented Family Fundraiser!  Thanks to your generous support, we were able to raise over $22,000.00, which was used to purchase and donate ShopRite gift cards to a substantial number of undocumented families throughout New Jersey who have lost their jobs, are not eligible to collect unemployment benefits, and/or are not eligible to receive a stimulus check.  The families were touched by and thankful for your generosity.

    Jersey Strong - TodosUNIDOSNJ Fundraiser for Undocumented Immigrant Families

    WE DID IT!

    Thank You for Helping the HBA-NJ Reach Its Goal of
    $40,000 in 40 Days in Celebration of Its 40th Anniversary!

    If you would like to donate to the HBA-NJ's law school and high school student scholarships or to the HBA-NJ's Scholarship Endowment Fund please contact the HBA-NJ via email at hba.nj.law@gmail.com!



    About The Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey 

    Founded in 1980, the HBA-NJ is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit association that is comprised of attorneys, judges, law professors, law students, and other professionals who share a common interest in addressing the issues affecting Hispanics within the legal community.

    The purpose of the Association is to serve the public interest: (i) by cultivating the art and science of jurisprudence, (ii) by advancing the standing of the legal profession, and (iii) by preserving high standards of integrity, honor, and professional courtesy among Hispanic lawyers.

    Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey
    P.O. Box 25562, Newark, NJ 07101


    UPCOMING EVENTS

    03 Dec 2020 6:00 PM • Virtual

    To register for any of our events, please click on the link above to be taken to the online registration form.

    ARE YOU A MEMBER OF THE HISPANIC NATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION (HNBA)?

    HBA-NJ Members can join the HNBA (or renew their dues) by paying a reduced rate of $50 towards their membership!

    Follow this link to join today!

    If you prefer mailing in your application, please click here to download the application and email it to Carla Martin at cmartin@hnba.com. 


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    Founded in 1980, the HBA-NJ is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit association that is comprised of attorneys, judges, law professors, law students, and other professionals who share a common interest in addressing the issues affecting Hispanics within the legal community.

    The purpose of the Association is to serve the public interest: (i) by cultivating the art and science of jurisprudence, (ii) by advancing the standing of the legal profession, and (iii) by preserving high standards of integrity, honor, and professional courtesy among Hispanic lawyers.

    Hispanic Bar Association                         of New Jersey

    P.O. Box 25562, Newark, NJ 07101

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