Upcoming events

    • 16 May 2016
    • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Washington D.C.
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    The Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey (the "HBA-NJ") is pleased to announce that it is providing an opportunity for our members to apply for admission to the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States!  The swearing-in ceremony will take place on Monday, May 16, 2016, at 8:30 a.m. in the District of Columbia.   In order to apply, you must be a practicing member in good standing with the highest court of any state for at least 3 years before the date of the application.

    The morning of the ceremony will include breakfast at the Supreme Court​, followed by the swearing-in ceremony.  That afternoon, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez has graciously agreed to provide us with an exclusive tour of the Capitol.  The HBA-NJ has secured a group rate at the J.W. Marriott for Sunday night, along with a few limited rooms for Saturday night for those who want to spend the weekend visiting Washington D.C.

    The registration fee for this event is $25​0, which includes all court costs, a certificate of admission, and breakfast at the Supreme Court. ​ There is a $30 cost for any additional guests who attend the breakfast. 

    ​Registration is limited.  Only the first 30 registrants on or before March 2, 2016, will be selected to be sworn in on May 16th.  Please reserve your spot to this limited event by following the four steps listed below:

    1. Pay your registration fee online at
    2. Obtain a copy of a Certificate of Good Standing from at least one of the highest state courts to which you are admitted. (If you are admitted in multiple jurisdictions, you need only one Certificate of Good Standing). The turnaround time for Certificates of Good Standing from the New Jersey Board of Bar Examiners is approximately one week.  Your application will not be accepted unless it is accompanied by the Certificate.
    3. Follow the instructions for admission (available here) AND complete the application for admission (available here).  Please ensure that two sponsors sign your application; sponsors must be members of the Bar of the United States Supreme Court who know you personally and are not related to you by blood or marriage. If you are having difficulties identifying members of the bar of the United States Supreme Court, the HBA-NJ may be able to assist you.  Please email for assistance.
    4. Return the completed application and Certificate of Good Standing by March 2, 2016, to following address: Jaclyn Medina, Esq., 60 State Street, 3rd Floor, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601.  
    • 24 May 2016
    • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM


    • 11 Jun 2016
    • 6:00 PM
    • 12 Jun 2016
    • 12:00 AM
    • The Hyatt Regency in Jersey City, New Jersey

Past events

20 Apr 2016 15th Annual Sun, Surf & Seminars
14 Apr 2016 The Do's and Don'ts of Social Media: An Ethical Guide for Attorneys
12 Mar 2016 2016 Women's Empowerment Leadership & Law Conference
09 Mar 2016 General Membership Meeting
27 Jan 2016 Speed Resume Writing Workshop
10 Dec 2015 7th Annual Holiday Mixer & Toy Drive
10 Nov 2015 6th Annual Corporate Counsel Round Table
27 Oct 2015 36th Annual Installation and Swearing-In Ceremony
07 Oct 2015 Navigating Your Legal Career: Strategies for Success
24 Sep 2015 Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration
09 Sep 2015 General Membership and Nominations Meeting
18 Aug 2015 Test event
06 Aug 2015 SUMMER MIXER
18 Jul 2015 34th Annual Scholarship Gala and Awards Dinner
07 Jun 2015 Know Your Rights - June 2015
13 May 2015 General Membership Meeting
12 May 2015 Southern Mixer and Membership Drive
06 May 2015 14th Annual Sun, Surf, and Seminars
16 Apr 2015 The Do's and Don'ts of Municipal Practice - CLE and Networking Reception
15 Apr 2015 The Nuts & Bolts of the Appointments/Nomination Process for Boards, Commissions & the Judiciary
30 Mar 2015 Ethical Issues in Business Mediation and Navigating your Client's Concerns
07 Mar 2015 Women's Empowerment Leadership and Law Conference
31 Jan 2015 Citizenship and Deferred Action Clinic
11 Dec 2014 HBA-NJ Annual Holiday Mixer and Toy Drive
25 Nov 2014 HBA-NJ, HNBA Mentorship Kick Off Program
20 Nov 2014 5th Annual Corporate Counsel Roundtable
30 Oct 2014 35th Annual Installation and Swearing-In Ceremony
25 Sep 2014 2014 Hispanic Heritage Celebration
09 Sep 2014 Defining Nationality in the Dominican Republic
03 Sep 2014 General Membership and Nominations Meeting
07 Aug 2014 Summer Mixer Sponsored by the HBA Young Lawyers Committee
16 Jun 2014 General Membership Meeting
11 Jun 2014 Southern Mixer & Membership Drive
10 May 2014 33rd Annual Scholarship Gala and Awards Dinner
30 Apr 2014 13th Annual Sun, Surf & Seminars
29 Mar 2014 Women's Empowerment, Leadership & Law Conference
26 Mar 2014 2014 Wine Tasting Event
26 Feb 2014 African Diaspora in the Latino Community
22 Feb 2014 Trial Skills Seminar
14 Dec 2013 HBA-NJ's 5th Annual Volunteer Day
10 Dec 2013 HBA-NJ Holiday Mixer & Toy Drive
14 Nov 2013 YLC Networking Mixer
06 Nov 2013 4th Annual Corporate Counsel Roundtable Series
30 Oct 2013 34th Annual Installation and Swearing-In Ceremony
12 Sep 2013 General Membership & Nominations Meeting
26 Jun 2013 12th Annual Sun, Surf & Seminars
08 May 2013 General Membership Meeting
10 Apr 2013 Spring Networking Event
25 Mar 2013 HBA-NJ's Resume and Interview Workshop
26 Nov 2012 33rd Annual Installation and Swearing-In Ceremony
17 Oct 2012 HBA-NJ Mentorship Program Kickoff Event
11 Oct 2012 Northern Jersey Mixer: Free Ethics CLE Panel & After-Hour at Azucar
20 Sep 2012 2012 Hispanic Heritage Celebration
16 Jun 2012 31st Annual Scholarship Gala and Awards Dinner
31 May 2012 The Nuts & Bolts of the Appointments Process
23 May 2012 2012 Southern Jersey Mixer & Membership Drive
22 May 2012 Crime, Punishment & Deportation CLE Panel
09 May 2012 11th Annual Sun, Surf & Seminars
28 Oct 2011 HBA-NJ's 32nd Annual Installation and Swearing-In Ceremony
22 Sep 2011 Diverse Associate Mixer
24 Aug 2011 Congratulatory Mixer for the Class of 2011
16 Jul 2011 30th Annual Scholarship Gala and Awards Dinner
12 Jun 2011 HBA-NJ's 10th Annual Sun, Surf, & Seminars
13 Apr 2011 NETWORKING 101: Practical Advice, Strategy & Tips for Law School Students
20 Jan 2011 HBA-NJ 2011 Wine Tasting and Dinner
28 Oct 2010 31st Annual Installation & Swearing-In Ceremony
15 Jul 2010 7th Annual Summer Mixer

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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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