Jacqueline S. Peña, Esq.


Membership Secretary

Jacqueline S. Peña is associate counsel at Travelers Insurance. Prior to joining Travelers, she was an associate with the employment and litigation groups at The Chugh Firm in Edison, New Jersey. Jacqueline also served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Esther Suarez, J.S.C for the 2013 – 2014 term. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Boston University and received her Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University. While in law school, Jacqueline was a member of the Seton Hall Circuit Review and was President of the Latin American Law Students Association. She was a founder of MetroLALSA, a member of the Mock Trial Board, and sat on two Student Bar Association committees. She was also a judicial intern for the Honorable Esther Salas, U.S.D.J. and participated in the Seton Hall Law Civil Litigation Clinic. Jacqueline is Deputy President of Region III and co-chair of the Region III Young Lawyers Division of the Hispanic National Bar Association. She is also a member of the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association and a proud member of Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.


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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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