c. 1917 Mary Philbrook (1872-1958) became the first New Jersey woman lawyer to gain admittance to the bar in 1895 as a result of an enabling act of the New Jersey legislature.
1920 Jury of Women, Newark, 1920.
c. 1980s Marilyn J. Morheuser (1924-1995), an influential litigator of public school finance issues.
1995 Hon. Marie L. Garibaldi (1934- ), the first woman to serve as a New Jersey Supreme Court Judge.