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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.

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