Public Employment Conference 2023

Date: May 4, 2023 8:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Hilton,

Event Code: I017323

Areas of Law: Labor & Employment

Earn up to 6.9 credits! (More Information)




Claire Brockbank
32BJ Health Fund, New York
Joel Weisblatt, Esq.
Arbitrator and Mediator, Public Employment Relations Commission
Steven P. Weissman, Esq.
Weissman & Mintz LLC, Somerset


William J. Castner, Jr., Esq.
Connell Foley LLP, Roseland
Patrick Colligan
NJ State PBA, Woodbridge
Joseph M. Hannon, Esq.
Genova Burns, Newark
Mary Beth Hennessy-Shotter, Esq.
Chair, Public Employment Relations Commission, Trenton
Lisa Leshinski, Esq.
Health Professionals & Allied Employees
Christine Lucarelli-Carneiro, Esq.
General Counsel, Public Employment Relations Commission, Trenton
Colin Lynch, Esq.
Zazzali Fagella Nowak Kleinbaum & Friedman, PC, Newark
Allison Chris Meyers
Civil Service Commission, Trenton
Sheila Murugan, Esq.
Sheila Murugan, Esq., Harrison
Ryan Ottavio, Esq.
NJ Public Employee Relations Commission, Trenton
Denise Policastro
New Jersey Education Association, Trenton
John Pulomena
Middlesex County - Office of the County Administra, New Brunswick
Hetty Rosenstein
Comunications Workers Of America, Trenton
Khalifah Shabazz
Souder, Shabazz & Woolridge Law Group, LLP, Newark
Lester E. Taylor, Esq.
Taylor Law Group, LLC, New Providence
Arthur R. Thibault, Jr., Esq.
Apruzzese McDermott Mastro & Murphy, Warren
Jennifer Velez
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, Newark
Anna-Marta Visky
Giaimo and Associates, Rumson
Keith Waldman, Esq.
Selikoff & Cohen, Mount Laurel

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 6.9 hours of total CLE credit (Full Credits Available: NJ General: 6.9).
NY CLE (t&nt):NY Professional Practice Non-Transitional: 6.5
PA CLE:PA Substantive Credit: 5.5
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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