Daily Educational Programming Schedule – By Area Of Law

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Showing Programs In The Following: Presidential/For All Attorneys Track

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15
11:00AM - 12:30PM

Opening Business Session and Keynote Presentation: Artificial Intelligence and the Impact on the Practice of Law

Presidential/For All Attorneys, Technology Track (Music Box Theatre)

Everyone is talking about Artificial Intelligence (AI), but do lawyers really need to know about it? Join us for this discussion that will explore how AI is shaping our profession and what opportunities may now open for you and what you should be concerned about.CLE Credits For This Program:

CLE Credits For This Program:
NJ CLE: This program has been approved for 1.2 credits (50-minute hour)
NY CLE (Transitional & Non-transitional): 1.0 professional practice credit
PA CLE: 1.0 substantive credit pending

Keynote:
Dr. Chris Mattmann, President and Founder, Mattmann.AI, LLC, International Expert in Artificial Intelligence, Author and Speaker
  
Moderator/Speaker:
Thomas P. Scrivo, Esq., O'Toole Scrivo LLC
  
Speakers:
Hon. Glenn A. Grant, Acting Administrative Director of the Courts, Administrative Office of the Courts
Hon. Jaynee LaVecchia (Ret.), McCarter & English, LLP
Hon. Katherine B. Forrest, U.S.D.C. (Ret.), Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Patrick Fuller, Chief Legal Strategist, ALM
William H. Mergner Jr., Esq., Leary Bride Mergner & Bongiovanni PA, NJSBA President-Elect
Jennifer N. Sellitti, Esq., New Jersey Public Defender, Office of the Public Defender

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15
1:30PM - 3:00PM

Current Trends in Federal Cybercrime Investigations, Prosecutions, and Disruptions

Civil Litigation , Criminal, Federal Practice , Presidential/For All Attorneys Track (Central Ballroom CD)

The panel will explore the current cybercrime threat landscape, offering insight into the types of cybercrime investigations and prosecutions being conducted by federal law enforcement and providing a case study of a recent investigation and disruption of one of the largest ransomware variants in the world.Access Seminar MaterialsCLE Credits For This Program:

CLE Credits For This Program:
NJ CLE: This program has been approved for 1.8 credits (50-minute hour)
NY CLE (Transitional & Non-transitional): 1.5 cybersecurity general credits
PA CLE: 1.5 substantive credits pending
Trial Attorney Certification: 1.8 civil credits

Speakers:
Hon. Philip R. Sellinger, U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey
Anthony P. Torntore, Esq., Assistant United States Attorney, District of New Jersey
Andrew Trombly, Esq., Assistant United States Attorney, District of New Jersey
Brett Yeager, FBI Supervisory Special Agent, Newark Cyber Task Force

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15
1:30PM - 3:00PM

Inside Trenton – New Laws, New Updates, What Does It Mean To You?

Presidential/For All Attorneys Track (Signature)

Legislators talk legislation and major developments in the law. Hear directly from lawmakers on issues impacting the practice of law, whether it be judicial appointments, public records, insurance, and many other issues.Access Seminar MaterialsCLE Credits For This Program:

CLE Credits For This Program:
NJ CLE: This program has been approved for 1.8 credits (50-minute hour)
NY CLE (Transitional & Non-transitional): 1.5 professional practice credits
PA CLE: 1.5 substantive credits pending

Moderator/Speaker:
William J. Maer, Public Strategies Impact
  
Speakers:
Sen. Jon M. Bramnick, Esq., Bramnick Rodriguez Grabas Arnold & Mangan, LLC
Sen. Anthony M. Bucco, Esq., Murphy McKeon PC
Assemblyman Herb Conaway, Jr., M.D., New Jersey General Assembly
Assemblywoman Victoria Flynn, Esq., District 13, Law Office of Victoria A. Flynn LLC
Parimal Garg, Esq., Chief Counsel, New Jersey Office of the Governor
Sen. John F. McKeon, Esq., Hardin Kundla McKeon & Poletto
Assemblywoman Luanne M. Peterpaul, Esq.
Sen. Michael L. Testa, Jr., Esq., Testa Heck Testa & White, PA

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15
3:45PM - 5:15PM

Sittin’ in with the DJs… With a Little Help from an MJ and AJ – 2024 Edition

Presidential/For All Attorneys, Civil Litigation , Criminal, Federal Practice Track (Central Ballroom AB)

There are important differences between state and federal civil practice. Join federal district court and magistrate judges and a retired Superior Court assignment judge in a candid dialogue about some of the most important distinctions between the two systems – from complaints and orders to show cause, to motion practice in federal and state courts, to jury selection and e-Discovery – with an emphasis on federal practice and procedure.Access Seminar MaterialsCLE Credits For This Program:

CLE Credits For This Program:
NJ CLE: This program has been approved for 1.8 credits (50-minute hour)
NY CLE (Transitional & Non-transitional): 1.5 professional practice credits
PA CLE: 1.5 substantive credits pending

Moderator/Speaker:
Ralph J. Lamparello, Esq., Chasan Lamparello Mallon & Cappuzzo, PC, NJSBA Past President
  
Speakers:
Hon. Julien X. Neals, U.S.D.J.
Hon. Michael A. Shipp, U.S.D.J.
Hon. Leda Dunn Wettre, U.S. M.J.
Hon. Peter F. Bariso, Jr., A.J.S.C. (Ret.) Chasan Lamparello Mallon & Cappuzzo, PC

THURSDAY, MAY 16
10:30AM - 11:30AM

Combating Hate: How the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office is Tackling Rising Incidents of Bias Across the State

Diversity and Inclusion, Presidential/For All Attorneys, Special Interest Track (Studio 1)

Incidents of hate and bias in New Jersey and across the nation have surged to record-breaking numbers, and recent spikes in antisemitism and Islamophobia have added to the disturbing trend. Get a closer look at information on bias incidents across the state and what Attorney General Platkin and his office are doing specifically to combat the rise, from criminal and civil enforcement to tracking data to providing education and training. Panelists will include representatives from the Office of the Attorney General, Division on Civil Rights, and Division of Criminal Justice.Access Seminar MaterialsCLE Credits For This Program:

CLE Credits For This Program:
NJ CLE: This program has been approved for 1.2 credits (50 minute hour), including 1.2 diversity and inclusion credit.
NY CLE (Non-transitional): 1.0 diversity, inclusion and elimination of bias credit
PA CLE: 1.0 ethics credit pending

Speakers:
Stephen Ferketic, Esq., Director of the Division of Criminal Justice
Dr. Kristin Golden, Director of the Office of Justice Data
Sundeep Iyer, Esq., Director of the Division on Civil Rights
Yolanda Melville, Esq., Senior Counsel to the Attorney General and Director of Community Engagement

THURSDAY, MAY 16
10:30AM - 12:00PM

How Appealing: Tricks of the Trade in Appellate Practice

Presidential/For All Attorneys, Civil Litigation , Criminal Track (Central Ballroom AB)

Join esteemed appellate jurists and practitioners as they present a seminar in which they highlight the best practices for representing your clients on appeal.Access Seminar MaterialsCLE Credits For This Program:

CLE Credits For This Program:
NJ CLE: This program has been approved for 1.8 credits (50-minute hour)
NY CLE: (Non-transitional): 1.5 professional practice credits
PA CLE: 1.5 substantive credits pending

Moderator/Speaker:
Hon. Barry T. Albin (Ret.), New Jersey Supreme Court, Lowenstein Sandler LLP
  
Speakers:
Hon. Greta Gooden Brown, J.A.D.
Hon. Jack M. Sabatino, P.J.A.D.
Hon. Joseph A. Greenaway, Jr., U.S.C.A. (Ret.), Arnold & Porter LLP
Bruce D. Greenberg Esq., Lite DePalma Greenberg & Afanador

THURSDAY, MAY 16
1:30PM - 3:00PM

New Jersey At SCOTUS: NY v. NJ and the Waterfront Commission

Civil Litigation , Criminal, Presidential/For All Attorneys Track (Studio 3)

Last year, New Jersey defeated New York in a 9-0 decision before the U.S. Supreme Court. This panel will discuss that case—aptly named New York v. New Jersey—and describe the Waterfront Commission Compact at the heart of the case, the State’s approach to winning the litigation, and the actions the State has taken since in light of that victory. The panel will also discuss the other recent SCOTUS decisions involving New Jersey in recent years, and the impact those decisions have had on the state. The panel will be introduced by Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and will include Parimal Garg, Chief Counsel to Governor Philip D. Murphy, and New Jersey Solicitor General Jeremy Feigenbaum.Access Seminar MaterialsCLE Credits For This Program:

CLE Credits For This Program:
NJ CLE: This program has been approved for 1.8 credits (50-minute hour)
NY CLE: (Transitional & Non-transitional): 1.5 professional practice credits
PA CLE: 1.5 substantive credits pending

Moderator/Speaker:
Hon. Matthew Platkin, Attorney General, State of New Jersey
  
Speakers:
Jeremy Feigenbaum, Solicitor General, State of New Jersey
Parimal Garg, Esq., Chief Counsel, New Jersey Office of the Governor

THURSDAY, MAY 16
1:30PM - 3:00PM

Navigating the Ethical Challenges of ADR through the Eyes of Former Judges

Presidential/For All Attorneys, Dispute Resolution Track (Aqua)

With a rise in case filings straining New Jersey's federal and state courts, retired judges are increasingly sought after as mediators and special masters. Our esteemed panel, comprising former New Jersey federal judges, including a former Chief Judge of the District, a state court judge, and a former Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court, will explore modern ethical challenges in mediation and special master roles. Topics include standards for neutrals, disclosure obligations, ethical considerations for advocates in alternative dispute settings, confidentiality, and the overarching principles of good faith expected outside the courtroom.Access Seminar MaterialsCLE Credits For This Program:

CLE Credits For This Program:
NJ CLE: This program has been approved for1.8 credits (50-minute hour), including 1.8 ethics/professionalism credits
NY CLE (Non-transitional): 1.5 ethics credits
PA CLE: 1.5 ethics credits pending

Moderator/Speaker:
Michael A. Kaplan, Esq., Lowenstein Sandler LLP
  
Speakers:
Hon. James Zazzali, Chief Justice, New Jersey Supreme Court (Ret.), Gibbons PC
Hon. Douglas E. Arpert (Ret.), Walsh Pizzi O’Reilly Falanga LLP
Hon. Harriet Derman, J.S.C. (Ret.), Harriet Derman, Esq., LLC
Hon. Freda Wolfson, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court (Ret.), Lowenstein Sandler LLP

THURSDAY, MAY 16
1:30PM - 3:00PM

Esteemed Judges on What They Wish They Knew as Lawyers

Presidential/For All Attorneys, Federal Practice Track (Central Ballroom AB)

What do people who have been on both sides of the bench want lawyers to know about successful litigation? A diverse panel of judges from all levels of the federal and state judiciaries will provide insight into what they wish they knew as lawyers that would have helped them be more successful.Access Seminar MaterialsCLE Credits For This Program:

CLE Credits For This Program:
NJ CLE: This program has been approved for 1.8 credits (50-minute hour)
NY CLE: (Transitional & Non-transitional): 1.5 professional practice credits
PA CLE: 1.5 substantive credits pending

Moderator/Speaker:
David R. Kott, Esq., McCarter & English LLP
  
Speakers:
Hon. Douglas M. Fasciale, Associate Justice, New Jersey Supreme Court
Hon. Christine P. O’Hearn, U.S.D.J.
Hon. Zahid N. Quraishi, U.S.D.J.
Hon. Joseph A. Greenaway, Jr., U.S.C.A. (Ret.), Arnold & Porter LLP

THURSDAY, MAY 16
1:30PM - 3:00PM

So, You Want to be a Judge?

Presidential/For All Attorneys, Federal Practice Track (Central Ballroom CD)

This is a chance to learn about what it takes to become a state or federal court judge. This conversation will raise the curtain on the process of nomination and appointment. Hear from representatives of the Governor's Office, the NJSBA Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointments Committee, elected leaders and more.Access Seminar MaterialsCLE Credits For This Program:

CLE Credits For This Program:
NJ CLE: This program has been approved for 1.8 credits (50-minute hour)
NY CLE: (Transitional & Non-transitional): 1.5 professional practice credits
PA CLE: 1.5 substantive credits pending

Moderator/Speaker:
Carlos Bollar, Esq., Archer & Greiner PC
  
Speakers:
Hon. Julio Mendez (Ret.)
Victor A. Afanador, Esq., Lite DePalma Greenberg & Afanador
Sen. Anthony M. Bucco, Esq., Murphy McKeon PC
Valentina DiPippo, Esq., Office of the Governor
Albertina Webb, Esq., Sarno DaCosta Daniello & Maceri

THURSDAY, MAY 16
1:30PM - 3:15PM

Lessons from Women Litigators and Judges

Presidential/For All Attorneys, Women in the Profession Track (Music Box Theatre)

One of the hottest programs of the Annual Meeting returns with a fresh panel of judges an practitioners who will discuss their journeys in the legal profession and what strategies attorneys can use in their day to day practices.Access Seminar MaterialsCLE Credits For This Program:

CLE Credits For This Program:
NJ CLE: This program has been approved for 2.1 credits (50-minute hour)
NY CLE: (Transitional & Non-transitional): 2.0 professional practice credits
PA CLE: 1.5 substantive credits pending

Moderator/Speaker:
Hon. Lisa Perez-Friscia, J.A.D.
  
Speakers:
Hon. Anne M. Patterson, New Jersey Supreme Court
Hon. Andrea Carter-Latimer, J.S.C., Middlesex
Hon. Heidi Willis Currier, P.J.A.D.
Hon. Lisa Miralles Walsh, AJ.S.C., Union
Christine Amalfe, Esq., Gibbons PC, NJSBA First Vice President
Mary Gabriel, Esq., McCarter & English LLP
Jeralyn L. Lawrence, Esq., Lawrence Law, LLC, NJSBA Past President

THURSDAY, MAY 16
3:30PM - 5:00PM

Supreme Court Year in Review

Presidential/For All Attorneys Track (Central Ballroom AB)

Learn about the biggest cases facing the profession in the past year. Join this panel of jurists and practitioners talking about the decisions and issues that matter most to New Jersey attorneys.Access Seminar MaterialsCLE Credits For This Program:

CLE Credits For This Program:
NJ CLE: This program has been approved for 1.8 credits (50-minute hour)
NY CLE: (Transitional & Non-transitional): 1.5 professional practice credits
PA CLE: 1.5 substantive credits pending

Moderator/Speaker:
Hon. Peter F. Bariso, Jr., A.J.S.C. (Ret.) Chasan Lamparello Mallon & Cappuzzo, PC
  
Speakers:
Hon. Rachel Wainer Apter, New Jersey Supreme Court
Hon. Anne M. Patterson, New Jersey Supreme Court
Hon. Lee A. Solomon, New Jersey Supreme Court
Hon. Jeanne T. Covert, A.J.S.C., Burlington
Hon. Deborah J. Venezia, P.J.F.P., Middlesex

THURSDAY, MAY 16
3:30PM - 5:00PM

Mental Health Diversion Program: What Every Practitioner Needs to Know

Presidential/For All Attorneys, Civil Litigation , Criminal Track (Central Ballroom CD)

Gov. Phil Murphy recently signed into law a measure that will help ensure each county in the state has a mental health diversion program, meant to help people who come into contact with the criminal law system who have also have a mental health diagnosis.Access Seminar MaterialsCLE Credits For This Program:

CLE Credits For This Program:
NJ CLE: This program has been approved for 1.8 credits (50-minute hour)
NY CLE: (Transitional & Non-transitional): 1.5 professional practice credits
PA CLE: 1.5 substantive credits pending

Speakers:
Hon. Siobhan Teare, J.S.C., Essex
Timothy F. McGoughran, Esq., Law Office of Timothy F. McGoughran LLC, NJSBA President
Morgan McGoughran-Tumulty, Assistant Prosecutor, Essex County Prosecutor's Office
Alyshia McGuire, Assistant Prosecutor, Essex County Prosecutor's Office
Mary Frances Palisano, Gibbons PC
Kelly Lerner Sanders, Esq., New Jersey Office of the Public Defender
Theodore Stephens, Prosecutor, Essex County Prosecutor's Office
Gwendolyn J. Williams, Executive Assistant Prosecutor, Essex County Prosecutor’s Office

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2024 Mid-Year Meeting


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