Past President's Statements


President's Message on Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting - October 30, 2018

Justice Anne Patterson reconfirmed for state high court - State Bar president John Keefe spoke about why Justice Patterson deserves reconfirmation. - July 26, 2018
NJSBA and several bar groups oppose border policies that are separating families, offer help - President John E. Keefe Jr. is among seven New Jersey bar association leaders to have written to administration officials opposing the policies in place at the southern border that have led to families being separated. - June 26, 2018
NJSBA applauds renomination of Supreme Court Justice - President John E. Keefe Jr. said the renomination of Supreme Court Justice Anne Patterson marked an important day restoring a practice that preserves the independence of the New Jersey's legal system. - May 31, 2018 
NJSBA Installs New Slate of Officers: Keefe becomes president, Padin president-elect, Hille immediate past president - May 18, 2018


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



Letter addressing funding cuts to Legal Services of New Jersey to Gov. Christopher J. Christie from NJSBA President Thomas H. Prol, April 13, 2017   

Testimony of NJSBA President Thomas H. Prol expressing deep concern about proposed funding cuts to Legal Services of New Jersey - Statement of the New Jersey State Bar Association to the Senate Budget Appropriations Committee presented by Thomas H. Prol, NJSBA President, April 13, 2017
NJSBA urges funding for LSC - Letter from NJSBA President Thomas H. Prol to New Jersey delegation in Congress asking that funding be restored for Legal Services Corporation, March 31, 2017
Malpractice fight: Time is of the essence - Effort to shorten statue of limitations for claims is dividing Jersey's lawyers - President Thomas H. Prol interviewed for article published in NJ BIZ, March 6, 2017
In the matter of a Complaint Filed by the New Jersey Association of Counties Challenging Provisions of the Criminal Justice Reform Act as an Unfunded Mandate - full transcript - Transcript of arguments before The Council on Local Mandates about criminal justice reform, where the measure was upheld. NJSBA President Thomas H. Prol argued on behalf of the association, Feb. 15, 2017.
Testimony of NJSBA President Thomas H. Prol on proposed amendments to the Model RPCs 7.1-7.5 before the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility - ABA Mid-Year Meeting, Miami, Florida, Feb. 3, 2017
Message from President Thomas H. Prol regarding President Donald J. Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order on immigration matters - Jan. 31, 2017
Mandatory CLE is Good for NJ Lawyers and Judges - Op-Ed New Jersey Law Journal - Dec. 12, 2016

Message from President Thomas H. Prol on judicial pay raises - Dec. 15, 2016

Message from President Thomas H. Prol on filing fees- Oct. 5, 2016

NJSBA President Prol discusses member survey results; path forward - Sept. 12, 2016 

Statement  in support of judicial independence - June 17, 2016


Statement honoring the Orlando victims and recognizing the anti-bullying work of the NJSBF - June 17, 2016

Thomas H. Prol is 118th President of the New Jersey State Bar Association

NJSBA President speaks out on Judicial Independence

President's message about Lawyers Feeding New Jersey 2016

A Personal Message from NJSBA President Miles S. Winder III
Bylaw amendments to address election and nomination process

NJSBA announces inaugural class of Leadership Academy fellows
President Miles S. Winder III discusses his path to the law and his vision for the state's largest organization of judges, lawyers and other legal professionals. 
Watch the video here.

Miles S. Winder III is President of New Jersey State Bar Association

Eliades testifies on future of legal services at ABA mid-year

A Message from NJSBA President Paris P. Eliades, Esq. - Delay on Guidelines for Use of Electronic Devices in Courtrooms

Nearly 300,000 meals donated through NJSBA’s Lawyers Feeding New Jersey campaign

President's message on hunger project, Lawyers Feeding New Jersey

New Jersey lawyers pledge to fight hunger - NJSBA to launch Lawyers Feeding New Jersey fundraising effort on Oct. 1

NJSBA Supports Smart and Balanced Approach to Alimony Reform

NJSBA Strongly Supports Chief Justice Rabner’s Reappointment

Paris P. Eliades Sworn in as NJSBA President

NJSBA, all 21 county bar associations speak out on judicial independence

NJSBA resolution urges constitutional amendment to protect judicial independence

President Lamparello Highlights the Critical Need for An Independent Judiciary

New Jersey State Bar Association Holds Solo and Small-FirmConference - March 1 in Morristown, March 15 in Voorhees

New Jersey State Bar Association resolution calls for Chief Justice Rabner’s renomination

NJSBA President Ralph J. Lamparello statement on the selection of Paulette Brown as ABA President-Elect

NJSBA urges Congress to reject proposed tax rule changes that would stifle law firms

State Bar President to Help Swear-in New Attorneys in Trenton 

NJSBA President Names Remaining Judicial Independence Task Force Members

Ralph J. Lamparello to receive Rodino Humanitarian Achievement Award

Statement of New Jersey State Bar President Ralph J. Lamparello on the Garden State Equality v. Dow decision

Judges Wefing and Gallipoli named as co-chairs of NJSBA Judicial Independence Task Force

Task Force to focus on Judicial Independence

Statement of Ralph J. Lamparello - 8/12/2013

NJSBA President Lamparello's Op-Ed on Threats to Judicial Independence

Lamparello serves as President of State Bar Association