Tort Law Conference 2024

Date: Oct 14, 2024 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location: New Jersey Law Center, and Online

Member Price: $195

Non-Member Price: $244

Section Price: $183

Event Code: I171424

Areas of Law: Civil Trial Bar

Earn up to 5.7 credits, including 1.0 in Ethics! (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


Kelly P. Corrubia, Esq.
Director, New Jersey Defense Association
Hall Booth Smith, P.C., Paramus
Ernest P. Fronzuto, Esq.
Certified By the Supreme Court of New Jersey As a Civil Trial Attorney
Fronzuto Law Group, Woodland Park
Norberto A. Garcia, Esq.
Immediate Past President, NJSBF Board of Trustees, NJSBA
Certified By the Supreme Court of New Jersey As a Civil Trial Attorney
Blume Forte Fried Zerres & Molinari, Chatham
Eric L. Harrison, Esq.
Certified By the Supreme Court of New Jersey As a Civil Trial Attorney
Methfessel & Werbel, Edison
Chad M. Moore, Esq.
President, Trial Attorneys of New Jersey, NJSBA
Member, New Jersey Supreme Court Committee of AI in the Courts
Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas, LLP, New Brunswick and Hammonton
Rebecca L. Rakoski, Esq.
Co-Chair, New JerseySBA Task Force on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Law
XPAN Law Partners LLP, Marlton
Michael R. Ricciardulli, Esq.
Certified By the Supreme Court of New Jersey As a Civil Trial Attorney
Reprecht Hart Weeks & Ricciardulli, Westfield

Our popular Tort Law Conference returns for 2024 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 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 2024 to tips in handling personal injury cases, the 2024 Conference is a “must attend” program. Register today!

Program Agenda:

  • 9:00 | Welcome - Michael J. Epstein, Esq.
  • 9:05 | Top 5 Tort Cases of 2024 - Michael J. Epstein, Esq.
  • 9:30 | AI for the tort lawyer - Chad M. Moore, Esq.
  • 10:00 | How tort lawyers can use AI in their practices - Rebecca L. Rakoski, Esq.
  • 10:30 | Break
  • 10:40 | Key issues and problems in Medical Malpractice Cases - Ernest P. Fronzuto, Esq.
  • 11:20 | Key issues and problems in Motor Vehicle/Trucking Cases - Kelly P. Corrubia, Esq.
  • 12:10 | Morning wrap up
  • 12:15 | Lunch
  • 12:45 | Views from the Bench
  • 1:15 | Key issues and problems in Premises cases - Norberto A. Garcia, Esq.
  • 1:45 | Key Issues and problems in Nursing Home/Assisted Living litigation - Michael R. Ricciardulli, Esq.
  • 2:15 | Key issues and problems in Title 59 cases - Eric L. Harrison, Esq.
  • 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, including 1.0 in Ethics (Full Credits Available: NJ Civil Trial Attorney Credit: 5.7, NJ Ethics: 1.0, NJ General: 4.7).
NY CLE (t&nt):NY Ethics Non-Transitional: 1.0, NY Professional Practice Non-Transitional: 4.5
PA CLE:PA Ethics Credit: 0.5, PA Substantive Credit: 4.0
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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