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Robert B. Hille is the 119th president of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the largest organization of judges, lawyers, and other legal professionals in the state. 

In the year ahead, Hille said he plans to focus the energies of the association on advancing legislation that will put professionals on an even playing field; boosting the efforts of solo and small-firm attorneys who not only form the backbone of the profession but also make critical contributions to the state’s economy; fortifying the organization’s efforts on behalf of veterans and a diversionary program to address their specific needs; and coordinating a comprehensive review of court rules and other mechanisms to find ways to address the practice needs of attorneys.
He is also a trustee of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation.
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Robert B. Hille
2017-2018 NJSBA President

President's Perspective   

President's Perspective
Reflection on a Year of Accomplishments
Dedication of NJSBA Volunteers is a Formidable Force and Leaves a Lasting Legacy

New Jersey Lawyer No. 311/April 2018

President's Perspective
Zealous, But Thoughtful, Advocacy is the Hallmark of NJSBA
New Jersey Lawyer No. 310/February 2018

President's Perspective
Fairness for Professionals - Protection for Consumers
New Jersey Lawyer No. 309/December 2017

President's Perspective
Pro Bono at the NJSBA - Reflecting on the Association's Vision of Public Good
New Jersey Lawyer No. 308/October 2017

President's Perspective
NJSBA Taking a Proactive Stand to Support Garden State Attorneys
New Jersey Lawyer No. 307/August, 2017

President's Perspective
President Hille Vows Commitment to NJSBA Members and its Mission
New Jersey Lawyer No. 306/June, 2017

President's Statements and Press Release

Letter to Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker on Funding and Organization of National Labor Relations Board - March 22, 2018  

Governor Murphy Renews Hughes Compact - Restores role for county bars and expands membership to be more inclusive - March 12, 2018
New Jersey State Bar Association President Robert B. Hille issues statement concerning the shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla. - Feb. 21, 2018
NJSBA's Hille pens support of bill to protect consumers, provide fairness to professionals - NJ Spotlight, December 11, 2017
NJSBA President Robert B. Hille writes to New Jersey's federal delegation expressing concerns about the proposed tax plan under consideration, raising issues concerning alimony and the treatment of professional service providers. - November 21, 2017
NJSBA President Robert B. Hille reaches out to Florida Bar as Hurricane Irma bears down - September 8, 2017
NJSBA President Robert B. Hille wrote to the presidents of the State Bar of Texas and Houston Bar Association in the wake of Hurricane Harvey's destruction
 - August 30, 2017
Statement from NJSBA President Robert B. Hille on Joint Opinion of the Supreme Court ACPE/CAA/UPL Committees on AVVO, LegalZoom and Rocket Lawyer - June 21, 2017

NJSBA Installs New Slate of Officers: Hille becomes president, Keefe president-elect, Prol immediate past president - May 18, 2017