Fire Investigation

Category: On Demand

Member Price: $208

Non-Member Price: $260

Product Code: ON133223

Areas of Law: Civil

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 4.5 hours of total CLE credit (Full Credits Available: NJ General: 4.5).
NY CLE (t&nt):NY Professional Practice Non-Transitional: 4.5
PA CLE:PA Substantive Credit: 3.5
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.




Joseph A. Burke, Esq.
Nelson Fromer Crocco & Jordan, Neptune
is an attorney with Nelson, Fromer, Crocco & Jordan in Neptune, New Jersey. Concentrating his practice in occupational disease, dependency and personal injury claims for first responders and their families, he focuses in litigation associated with the Thomas P. Canzanella Twenty First Century First Responders Protection Act.
nMr. Burke is admitted to practice in New Jersey. Prior to joining the firm, he spent 25 years working as a career firefighter for the Montclair Fire Department.
nMr. Burke received his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law-Newark.
John Thomas
Fire Inspection Services, LLC
is the owner of Fire Inspector Services LLC in Clifton, New Jersey, which has conducted fire investigations since 1991. The firm also provides continuing education and develops courses in fire Investigation and fire inspections, and has experience in municipal and Superior courts as well as construction Court of Appeals and federal Court. Fire Inspection Services has conducted consulting in many safety areas and have assisted in reviewing construction plans for not just code issues but how it affects emergency responders during an incident.
Adam Wells
Essex County Prosecutor's Office, Newark
is an attorney with the Essex County Prosecutor's Office in Newark, New Jersey.
nMr. Wells received his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law.

There are several aspects to consider when handling a case involving a fire. There is the fire investigation. Then there are insurance issues that arise in the civil arena. And, of course, there are other issues that are dealt with in the criminal law division of our court system.

In one morning, attendees will gain invaluable insight and tools for handling a fire investigation case.

This brand new NJICLE seminar provides an opportunity to learn from scholars in this area as they discuss:

  • The criminal arson case
  • The charge and keys to prosecuting and defending
  • The civil insurance case that results from an arson
  • Dealing with an adjustor, critical policy clauses, resolving property insurance claims, litigation tips
  • Fire investigation from the expert’s perspective
  • Conducting the investigation; relationship with the legal team; critical elements of the investigator’s report
  • ...and more!


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