New Jersey Legal Services Organizations

Rule 1:21-3(c) of the New Jersey Court Rules – Rules of General Application allows out-of-state attorneys that are employed or associated with an approved organization, or serving as a volunteer pro bono attorney with an approved organization, to practice law under the supervision and association of a New Jersey Bar member before all courts in New Jersey.

Permission to practice remains in effect for no longer than 2 ½ years. There is no time limit on volunteer pro bono service with an approved organization.