All programs are held at the New Jersey Law Center unless otherwise noted. Visit njsba.com for a complete listing of NJSBA meetings, programs and events, and to register.
 
Tuesday, December 4
6 p.m.
Family Law Section Holiday Reception
PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel
Ring in the holiday season with friends and colleagues. The Young Lawyers Subcommittee is hosting a silent auction during the cocktail reception. Proceeds from the auction will go to the Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children of New Jersey (CASA).
 
Waiver of Juveniles to Adult Criminal Court
6 p.m.
Sponsored by the Criminal Law Section
Join a discussion about the attorney general guidelines, waiver rules, court rules, rehabilitation prosecutorial waivers, and all legal aspects of this issue. Continuing legal education (CLE) credits pending
 
Wednesday, December 5
6 p.m.
Labor and Employment Law Section Holiday Party
Maplewood Country Club, Maplewood
The section is holding a holiday toy and book drive to benefit Newark Emergency Services for Children. Please bring an unwrapped toy, book, or coloring book to donate.
 
Thursday, December 6
8:30 a.m.
The New Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Closing Forms
Sponsored by the Real Property Trust and Estate Law Section
Learn about the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau closing forms, as well as developments in the third-party vetting of settlement agencies including attorneys, notaries and title agents. 1.2 CLE credits
 
6 p.m.
Reception to Honor the New Federal Judges
(rescheduled from November 1)
Join the Federal Practice Section for an evening to welcome the newest members of the federal bench from the district of New Jersey.
 
Friday, December 7
11:30 a.m.
Public Utility Pre-Winter Workshop
Newark Club, Newark
Sponsored by the Public Utility Law Section
This year’s program features guest speaker Assemblyman Upendra J. Chivukula, chair of the Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.
 
5 p.m.
Municipal Court Practice Section Holiday Happy Hour
Bar Anticipation, Lake Como, Belmar
Join the section for a free happy hour to mark the holiday season. Please bring a canned food donation for the St. James Food Bank. To register, contact Ken Vercammen vercammenlaw@njlaws.com.
 
7 p.m.
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) Rights Section Holiday Party
Hotel Tides, Asbury Park
Sponsored by Anselmo Meade Group
Gather for food, drinks and fun as the section rings in the holiday season. All are welcome.
 
Monday, December 10
8:30 a.m.
Hot Topics in SRRA/ARRCS: NJDEP Insights into Remediation Funding Sources, Financial Assurance, Presumptive Remedies and Enforcement
Sponsored by the Environmental Law Section
Guest speakers for this program are Kevin Kratina, Lynne Mitchell and Linda Grayson of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.
 
Tuesday, December 11
6 p.m.
Young Lawyers Division Brew Ho-Ho
Houlihan’s, New Brunswick
Join the association’s young lawyers for a fun evening to celebrate the holidays.
 
Women in the Profession Section Business Meeting and Presentation
Guest speaker DonnaLyn Giegerich, president of DonnaLyn Giegerich Consulting, will lead a discussion on presentationalprowess. Attendees will gain practical knowledge about rainmaking and leadership in order to unlock their ability to generate results in times of change.
 
Wednesday, December 12
5:30 p.m.
Casino Law Section Holiday Party
Angelo’s Fairmount Tavern
Ring in the holiday season with your friends and colleagues. Please bring a gift card donation to benefit The Women’s Center.
 
6 p.m.
Construction Law Section Holiday Party
Lou Cas, Edison
Join the section at its annual holiday gathering.
 
Women in the Profession Section Holiday Party
Salt Creek Grille, Princeton
Sponsored by Skey & Bhattacharya, LLC and The Law Offices of Kimberly  A. Yonta
All state bar association members, and their friends and family, are invited to join the section as they ring in the holiday season.
 
Thursday, December 13
6 p.m.
Health Law Section Holiday Reception and Program
Join the Health Law Section as they ring in the holiday season, followed by an informal, roundtable discussion on hospital in-house-outside counsel relationships, and alternative fee arrangements.
 
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Wednesday, January 16
12 p.m.
New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law Annual Awards Luncheon
Pines Manor, Edison
(Rescheduled from November 1)
This year’s annual luncheon keynote speaker will be Chief Justice Stuart Rabner. Arthur Miller will be honored posthumously with the Daniel O’Hern Award for career achievements and adherence to the highest standards of the profession.