ADR Day 2023 – No Trials, No Stress

Date: Jun 28, 2023 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location: NJ Law Center, New Brunswick and Online

Event Code: I041523

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Earn up to 6.3 credits, including 1.2 in Ethics! (More Information)





One of the many lasting impacts the Pandemic has had on the legal profession is the backlog of the Courts. Some counties have even halted trials for an indefinite amount of time. If ever there was a time when people needed conflict resolution experts, it’s now. In this stressful time, you need a place where you can find more information, updated techniques, and useful tactics so that you can add those all-important tools to your practice and provide better ADR service. With that in mind, we are proud to bring you a day on “No Trials, No Stress.” This is a can’t miss program for all ADR practitioners!

Program Agenda:

  • 9:00 - Introduction and Welcome - Dean L. Burrell, Esq.; Michelle M. Cresti, Esq.
  • 9:05 - State of ADR in Courts Today - Hon. Jeffrey R. Jablonski, AJ
  • 9:20 - Proposed Changes to Court Rules—R. 4:21A and R. 1:40
    • Moderator: Michelle M. Cresti, Esq.
    • Speakers: Thomas J. Manzo, Esq.; Amanda M. Rochow, Esq.
  • 10:05 - Break
  • 10:15 - Update in Neutral and ADR Caselaw
    • Moderator: Sean Buekner, Esq.
    • Speakers: Robert E. Bartkus, Esq.; Robert E. Margulies, Esq.
  • 11:15 - Elder Law, Guardianships, and Probate Practice
    • Moderator: Michelle M. Cresti, Esq.
    • Speakers: Hon. Michael Brooke Fisher, JSC (Ret.); Donald F. Brown, Jr., Esq.; Cathyanne A. Pisciotta, Esq.
  • 12:30 - Lunch
  • 1:30 - Labor & Employment Cases
    • Moderator: Dean L. Burrell, Esq.
    • Speaker: Leonard V. Jones, Esq.; Valerie Shore, Esq.
  • 2:30 - Ethics and Attorney Wellness - Cheyne R. Scott, Esq.
  • 3:30 - 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 6.3 hours of total CLE credit, including 1.2 in Ethics (Full Credits Available: NJ Ethics: 1.2, NJ General: 5.1).
NY CLE (t&nt):NY Ethics Non-Transtional Speaker: 1.0
PA CLE:PA Ethics Credit: 1.0, PA Substantive Credit: 4.0
$20.00 fee – separate check payable to NJICLE must be submitted at the end of the program


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