Upcoming events

    • 18 Jul 2015
    • 7:00 PM
    • The Mezzanine, The National Newark Building, 744 Broad Street, Newark, NJ

    The Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey cordially invites you to its 34th Annual Scholarship Gala and Awards Dinner! 

    Please join the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey ("HBA-NJ") as we celebrate our 34th Annual Scholarship Gala and Awards Dinner on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at The Mezzanine in Newark, New Jersey for a fantastic evening of dinner, dancing, and networking.  Enjoy superb entertainment, gourmet food, and an open bar while honoring leaders of the Hispanic community and contributing toward law student scholarships. This exclusive and unique black-tie event will commence at 7:00 p.m. with a cocktail hour.  


    Gala tickets are now on sale.  Purchase your tickets by June 24, 2015 to take advantage of our early-bird prices for individual seats and tables of ten.  Early-bird registration tickets are $200; early-bird student registration tickets are $125; tables of ten are $1,900.  After June 12, 2015, ticket prices will be $250; student tickets will be $175; and tables of ten will be $2,250.  Advance registration and payment is required.  For online registration and payments, please click here.  If you prefer, checks can be mailed and made payable to the "Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey," P.O. Box 25562, Newark, NJ 07101.  Registration will close on Monday, July 13, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.  All registrations and payments must be received by July 13, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.  Payments will not be accepted at the door.  If you wish to pay with a credit card, please contact our Treasurer Hector D. Ruiz at (973) 597-3163 or  


    Law students eligible to receive a scholarship from the HBA-NJ are those Hispanic Americans (at least one parent of Hispanic descent) who are or have been residents of the State of New Jersey, who are presently enrolled in an American Bar Association approved law school in the United States, and have financial need.  Information is available on the HBA-NJ website and you can click here for the application.     


    For sponsorship information, please click on this link: Gala Sponsorship Opportunities.  For commemorative journal advertising, please contact Adalgiza Nunez at  

Past events

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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