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

Have You Registered to Vote?

Registration Deadline for 2020 General Elections in New Jersey is October 13, 2020!

Exercise Your Constitutional Right to Vote & Be Counted!

To vote in New Jersey, you must:

  • be a citizen of the United States
  • be at least 17 years of age (you may register to vote if you are at least 17 years old but cannot vote until reaching the age of 18);
  • be a resident of NJ and your county and at your address at least 30 days before the next election
  • not be serving a sentence or on parole or probation as the result of a conviction of any indictable offense under the laws of this or another state or of the United States
  • not be declared mentally incompetent by a court. 

For New Jersey vote registration information, visit https://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/voter-registration.shtml  for more information.

For more information regarding New Jersey elections, please visit https://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/index.shtml.


Important Election Information: 

  • 2020 General Election Date - November 3, 2020 
    • Deadline to register is October 13, 2020
    • Deadline to request an absentee ballot (in-person) is November 2, 2020
    • Deadline to return completed absentee ballot is November 3, 2020 by 8:00 pm EST (must be received by this date and time) 



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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    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!

     

    HBA-NJ Featured on CBS-New York News!



    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

    30 Sep 2020 6:00 PM • Zoom
    15 Oct 2020 6:30 PM • Telephonic Conference

    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. 

    HNBA Region III and HBA-NJ

    Virtual Happy Hour!

    Friday, 4/3 at 8 pm

    Zoom meeting ID: 905 364 1775

    https://zoom.us/j/9053641775




    Stay tuned for the next HNBA Region III/HBA-NJ

    Happy Hour/Wellness Check!


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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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