Celebrate NJVLA's 10th Anniversary on Feb 10th at NJPAC
Our Valentines' Gala, "An Affair to Remember"

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Former NJVLA board member Publisher Emeritus Robert Steinbaum of New Jersey Law Journal

Since 1878, the New Jersey Law Journal has been a steadily published, must-read chronicle of the courts. But in the last quarter century, it’s been through changes — initiating annual judicial surveys, digital publishing and adding Lawyers for the Arts. It’s still published weekly in downtown Newark and throughout changes in ownership that have made it part of the nation’s largest legal journalism company, it has held to its time-tested format of news, case reports and commentary for the New Jersey legal […]

New Jersey Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts to honor former NJVLA President Nick Stevens, Esq., NJPAC, The NJ Ballet Company at February 10th, 2015 Gala

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“Everything You Need to Know to Start a 501(c)(3)”

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You love your work and so do we. Enjoy a free gift this holiday season! As a thank you for the hard work by all the artists of NJ, NJVLA is pleased to invite you to a free workshop.  “Everything You Need to Know to Start a 501(c)(3)” will be offered on December 4th at 7 PM at Rutgers School of Law in Newark. Nancy Eberhardt will make a short presentation on the process of starting a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization and be available […]

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