2023 Tort Law Conference

Date: Oct 9, 2023 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location: Online

Member Price: $180

Non-Member Price: $225

Event Code: I1714232

Areas of Law: Civil

Earn up to 5.7 credits! (More Information)




Michael J. Epstein, Esq.
Certified By the Supreme Court of New Jersey As a Civil Trial Attorney
The Epstein Law Firm PA, Rochelle Park


Hon. Alan G. Lesnewich, JSC (Ret.)
Fisher & Phillips LLP, Murray Hill
K. Raja Bhattacharya, Esq.
Bendit Weinstock PA, West Orange
Kelly P. Corrubia, Esq.
Director, New Jersey Defense Association
Hall Booth Smith, P.C., Paramus
Michael G. Donohue, III, Esq.
Stark & Stark, Lawrenceville
Eric L. Harrison, Esq.
Certified By the Supreme Court of New Jersey As a Civil Trial Attorney
Methfessel & Werbel, Edison
Tracey C. Hinson, Esq.
Hinson Snipes, LLP, Princeton
Michael R. Ricciardulli, Esq.
Certified By the Supreme Court of New Jersey As a Civil Trial Attorney
Reprecht Hart Weeks & Ricciardulli, Westfield
Richard J. Williams, Jr., Esq.
McElroy, Deutsch Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP, Randolph

Our popular Tort Law Conference returns for 2023 with new topics that will help you navigate the constantly-changing world and share with you reliable, solid strategies that you can immediately put to use in your practice. Moderator Michael Epstein will preside over an outstanding faculty of experienced practitioners for a day of scholarly and practical insights covering some of the hottest trends in tort law, litigation, and personal injury trial practice. 

From significant tort cases of 2023 to tips in handling personal injury cases, the 2023 Conference is a “must-attend” program. Register today!

  • 9:00 - Welcome - Michael J. Epstein, Esq.
  • 9:05 - Top 5 Tort Cases of 2023 - Michael J. Epstein, Esq.
  • 9:30 - Key Issues in Handling Premises Liability Cases - K. Raja Bhattacharya, Esq.
  • 10:00 - Panel discussion
  • 10:05 - Key Issues in Handling Motor Vehicle CasesKelly Corrubia, Esq.
  • 10:35 - Panel discussion
  • 10:40 - Break
  • 10:50 - Key Issues in Civil Rights/Section 1983/Excessive Force Cases - Tracy L. Hinson, Esq.
  • 11:20 - Panel discussion
  • 11:25 - Key Issues in Handling Cases Involving Public Entities/Title 59 - Eric L. Harrison, Esq.
  • 11:55 - Panel discussion
  • 12:00 - Lunch
  • 12:30 - Views from the Bench- Do’s and Don’ts in Handling/Trying Tort Cases - Hon. Alan G. Lesnewich, JSC (Ret.)
  • 1:00 - Key Issues in Handling Medical Malpractice Cases - Michael R. Ricciardulli, Esq.
  • 1:35 - Panel Discussion
  • 1:40 - Problems and Pitfalls in Handling Traumatic Brain Injury Cases - Michael Donahue, Esq.
  • 2:10 - Panel discussion
  • 2:15 - Key Issues in Class Actions and Mass Torts - Richard J. Williams, Jr., Esq.
  • 2:45 - Panel discussion
  • 2:50 - Day wrap up/closing comments
  • 3:00 - Adjourn

CLE Credits
NJ CLE:NJ CLE information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 5.7 hours of total CLE credit (Full Credits Available: NJ Civil Trial Attorney Credit: 5.7, NJ General: 5.7).
NY CLE (t&nt):NY Professional Practice Non-Transitional: 5.5
PA CLE:PA Substantive Credit: 4.5
New: No PACLE fee is required for this program. To earn PA CLE credits, a valid PA Bar ID number must be entered into the CLE form provided after attending the program.

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