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New Jersey Press Association — The NJPA Legal Hotline provides members, including digital media, with expert legal advice on most newspaper-related issues. You can access past questions and answers on the NJPA website here. The Legal Hotline is available to all publications that are active NJPA members. To reach the Hotline, call (973) 596-4863. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Monday-Friday). Callers may leave a recorded message at any time on a dedicated voice-mail line. Hotline attorneys return all calls as soon as possible. For information on NJPA membership, contact Member Services Manager Peggy Stephan Arbitell via phone at 609-406-0600, ext. 14, or via email at

NJPA-recommended libel/media insurance brokers:

  • Ken Smith, CPCU, CLU, ARM, AAI, AFSB, RPLU
    Insurance Specialties Services, Inc.
    2370 York Road, Suite D4
    Jamison, PA 18929
    Phone: 800/533-4579 or 215/918-0505
    Fax: 215/918-0507



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