Each year, the Superior Court of New Jersey - Essex Vicinage organizes its annual Law Day Celebration. This annual program was initiated in 1997 and typically takes place during the first week in May. The Law Day program was developed and implemented by the Essex Law Day Committee composed of judges and staff as well as representatives from the New Jersey State Bar Foundation and the Essex County Bar Association.
Law Day Events are planned around a theme that the American Bar Association selects each year, and include various related components. The celebration provides the court with an opportunity to educate the community about our great laws and system of government. The Essex Vicinage Law Day program has enjoyed great success and in 2006 won an Outstanding Activity Award from the American Bar Association.
Schools that are interested in learning more about Law Day may contact the Office of the Ombudsman at (973) 693-5725/5774/5728.