History Meets CLE: Lincoln as Lawyer and Leader

Date: Mar 14, 2023 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location: Online

Event Code: I040223

Areas of Law: For All Attorneys

Earn up to 4 credits! (More Information)





Hon. Travis L. Francis
Hon. John A. Jorgensen
Hon. Gregg A. Padovano, JSC
was sworn in as a judge of the New Jersey Superior Court in February 2015 and sits in Hackensack, New Jersey. He initially served in the Family Division and has served in the Civil Division in Bergen since 2015. He has been assigned to handle civil trials, actions in lieu of prerogative writs and Mt. Laurel/affordable housing matters.

Prior to his appointment to the Superior Court, Judge Padovano worked at the law firm Beattie Padovano, LLC in Montvale, New Jersey, where he concentrated his practice in land use, real property tax, municipal law and insurance defense litigation. He served as a Municipal Court Judge for the Township of South Hackensack and was a Municipal Court Prosecutor for the Borough of Moonachie. He represented land use boards for several municipalities, including Leonia, Oradell, Maywood and Weehawken, and also served as Mayor of the Borough of Maywood immediately prior to his appointment to the bench.

Judge Padovano received his B.A. from Gettysburg College and his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law.
John Maloney, Esq.
Stark & Stark, Hamilton
William P. Schuber, Esq.
William P. Schuber, Esq., Oradell

For over 150 years, great leaders around the world have been compared to President Lincoln.  Now, over 150 years after the Gettysburg address, the events of that time remain instrumental in teaching attorneys invaluable lessons about the practice of law.

NJICLE is pleased to bring you Lincoln as Lawyer and Leader, a unique opportunity to learn about President Lincoln, the famous cases he handled, his masterpiece, the 272-word Gettysburg Address, which is not only a model of conciseness, but is also fertile grounds for a better understanding and adaptation of the Rules of Professional Conduct, and more. Our legal panel will tie various timeframes in Lincoln’s life to legal practice today, showing as advocates, the role of the modern-day attorney in advancing Lincoln’s principles.  Purchasers will pick up tips on the importance of communication, responsibility, representation and client interaction.  In addition, you will discover an array of legal qualities from advocacy to timing, which impact the daily practice of law.

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 4 hours of total CLE credit (Full Credits Available: NJ General: 4.0).
NY CLE (t&nt):NY Professional Practice Transitional: 4.0
PA CLE:PA Substantive Credit: 3.0
$12.00 fee – separate check payable to NJICLE must be submitted at the end of the program


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