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Don’t miss the NJSBA’s Fall Conference, a special CLE event

In a special one-day virtual event, the New Jersey State Bar Association will present a slate of seven timely and cutting-edge CLE seminars as part of its Fall Conference.

Attendees can tune into the CLE extravaganza from the comfort of their homes or offices on Nov. 20 while state judges are at the annual Judicial College. The day promises seminars in a variety of practice areas, with speakers at the very top of the profession. Visit njicle.com to register.

Check out the CLE lineup:

Litigation Lessons from the Murdagh Trial
The saga of the Alex Murdaugh Murder Trial is a tale of substance abuse, disregard for lawyer ethics, and murder. This amazing story, that grabbed America’s attention like no other recent case is a cautionary tale about the dangerous lures of power, greed and substance abuse in the practice of law. The program will examine the trials, along with strategies that worked and failed.

Two Hot Issues in Labor and Employment
This program will address two hot topics for labor and employment attorneys. First, hear about the ramifications of Pantano vs. New York Shipping Association from Matthew Schiappa, who argued the case on behalf of the prevailing respondents. Then, the retired U.S. Magistrate Judge Ronald Hedges will discuss how generative artificial intelligence will affect your labor and employment practice.

What Attorneys Need to Know about Hoarding Disorder
Most of us are aware of the symptoms of hoarding disorder – a clutter so great that it disrupts the ability of the people who gather the items to use their living spaces for anything other than storage. Less known is that hoarding can lead to a myriad of legal problems – evictions, guardianship issues, public health code violations. The program will explore the implications for lawyers and provide tools to better handle a legal situation involving a hoarder.

Case Studies in Complex Personal Injury Cases
A panel of respected New Jersey personal injury attorneys will share their experiences and strategies for building, defending and presenting cases involving complex issues in specific liability and damage scenarios. Learn tools and techniques to secure the best outcome for your client.

Your Client’s Social Media Posts Could Cost Them Their Job
On Oct. 5, the New Jersey Appellate Division ruled that a school district acted properly when it told a prospective employer that a teacher’s social media posts made her the subject of a “sexual misconduct investigation” pursuant to a 2018 statute commonly known as the “Pass the Trash” law. Join panelists for a discussion of the case, the law and the danger clients may face when posting sexually explicit material on their social media pages.

Preparing for Family Law Trials
Hear from experts who will discuss how to prepare different family law cases for trial, including tips for direct and cross-examination, evidence rules and preparing witnesses.

Waiting at the Altar: How Marriage Equality Finally Got Hitched to New Jersey Law
This October marked the 10th anniversary of marriage equality in New Jersey. Join a panel of marriage equality advocates as they share a behind-the-scenes view on that litigation and the grassroots effort to achieve equality for committed couples.

 

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