Everyone who comes to court should be treated with respect. The New Jersey's Courts' Office of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA Office) addresses complaints of harassment and discrimination by or against court employees, court users, or others involved in the court process. The EEO/AA Office also works to maintain a diverse workforce.
- The EEO/AA Office cannot give legal advice
- The EEO/AA Office cannot interfere in a court case or a judge's decision
- The EEO/AA Office cannot change the judge assigned to your case
Send complaints for discriminationAdministrative Office of the Courts
EEO/AA Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Will my EEO complaint be kept confidential?
The EEO/AA Office seeks to protect your privacy. However, during the EEO/AA process it may be necessary to discuss the complaint with others who may have relevant information. The New Jersey Courts' Anti-Discrimination Policy Statement prohibits retaliation against anyone who reports discrimination.
Q. How do I make an EEO complaint against an attorney?
Contact the Office of Attorney Ethicsby phone at ,or by email, .
Q. What if I have an EEO complaint against someone who does not work for the NJ Courts?
Contact the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission at 800-669-4000 and/or the NJ Division on Civil Rights at 833-653-2748.
More EEO/AA Information
The New Jersey Courts' Anti-Discrimination Policy Statement explains discrimination protections.
The New Jersey Courts' EEO/AA Master Plan outlines the responsibilities of all court employees for ensuring equal treatment by the court system.
The New Jersey Courts' EEO Complaint Procedures Manual outlines the steps followed when a discrimination complaint is made.