The New Jersey Commission of
Investigation and Your Clients

This is a brand-new can’t miss seminar for criminal, business,
and government attorneys.

Thursday, September 21
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Earn up to 2.4 credits!


Member Price: $135
Non-Member Price: $150


Tiffany Williams Brewer, Esq.
New Jersey State Commission of Investigation
Robert J. Burzichelli, Esq.
New Jersey State Commission of Investigation
John P. Lacey, Esq.
New Jersey State Commission of Investigation
Kevin R. Reina, Esq.
New Jersey State Commission of Investigation
Chadd W. Lackey, Esq.
Executive Director
New Jersey State Commission of Investigation
Marian Galietta, Esq.
Deputy Director/Chief Counsel
New Jersey State Commission of Investigation

About the Program
The State Commission of Investigation is a uniquely crafted government watchdog that exposes corruption, fraud and waste in state government. This little known but powerful state agency also investigates organized crime in New Jersey. If you practice in criminal law, business or corporate law, or represent governments or government employees, you can’t afford to miss this informative seminar presented by the commissioners themselves.


Topics include:
  Creation – Created in 1968 in response to the crisis in state government
  SCI Statutory Underpinnings (N.J.S.A. 52:9M-12.1)
  Scope of Investigative Authority
  Requests to Investigate
  Power to subpoena witnesses and compel books/records
  Legislative Tune-ups- Key changes to the statutory framework

Key Court Decision

  • In re Zicarelli, 55 N.J. 249 (1970)
  • Pelullo v. State, Comm’n of Investigation, 294 N.J. Super. 336 (1996)
  • In re Resolution of State Com. of Investigation, 108 N.J. 35 (1987)
  Case Studies – Investigations
  Attorneys’ Role in the SCI
  Representing clients before the SCI
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 2.4 hours of total CLE credit (Full Credits Available: NJ General: 2.4).
NY CLE: NY Professional Practice Non-Transitional: 2.0
PA CLE: PA Substantive Credit: 2.0
$8.00 fee – payment is required for PACLE credits, and can be made when registering for this program or when submitting your CLE form




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