Founded in the late 1940s and incorporated in 1976, the New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ) is headquartered in Trenton, New Jersey. NJAJ is a statewide association of over 2,400 members in private practice and public service, paralegals, law clerks, law students and law school graduates not yet admitted to the bar. NJAJ is dedicated to protecting New Jersey’s families by working to preserve and strengthen the laws for safer products and workplaces, a cleaner environment and quality health care.
The NJAJ Educational Foundation, Inc., which was incorporated in 1990, provides ongoing legal education to attorneys and sponsors other programs designed to educate consumers about their rights under the law.
The Association's Political Action Committee, NJAJ PAC, was incorporated in 1987. The NJAJ PAC supports candidates in legislative and gubernatorial races.
Its objectives shall be to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States and of the State of New Jersey; to advance the science of jurisprudence; to educate and train in all fields and phases of advocacy; to promote the administration of justice for the public good; to uphold the honor and dignity of the profession of the law; and especially to advance the cause of those who are damaged in person or property and who must seek redress therefore; to encourage brotherhood among the members of the bar; and to uphold and improve the adversary system and trial by jury.