Tuesday, June 29, 2021
9:00 am - 10:15 am
11:00 am - 12:15 pm
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm


Wednesday, June 30, 2021
9:00 am - 10:15 am
11:00 am - 12:15 pm
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Program Co-Chairs:

Kenneth G. Andres, Jr., Esq.
Andres & Berger, P.C. 
Haddonfield, NJ

Patricia M. Giordano, Esq.
Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter
Tanner Weinstock Dodig LLP
Cherry Hill, NJ
Adam B. Lederman, Esq.
Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C.
Teaneck, NJ
James S. Lynch, Esq.
Lynch Lynch Held Rosenberg, P.C.
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
Deborah L. Mains, Esq.
Costello & Mains, LLC
Mt. Laurel, NJ
Bruce H. Stern, Esq. 
Stark & Stark 
Princeton, NJ


Thomas J. Vesper, Esq. 
Westmoreland, Vesper, Quattrone & Beers
West Atlantic City, NJ


Tuesday, June 29, 2021

9:00 am - 10:15 am
Top Ten in America - Part 1

What We Gained from COVID
Catie Riggs • LifeNow Video • Belle Terre, NY
Mitchell Riggs • LifeNow Video • Belle Terre, NY

Effective Mediation-The Use of Videos and Testimony to Maximize Case Value
Daniel Jeck, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ

Quick Tips for Trucking Litigation
Marion K. Munley, Esq. • Scranton, PA

LIVE Virtual Trial Testimony of Witnesses In The Courtroom
Laura M. Jordan, Esq. • Albany, NY

Handling Workers’ Compensation Cases with A Third Party Component
Samuel D. Pratcher, III, Esq. • Wilmington, DE

11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Top Ten in America - Part 2

Russ Herman, Esq. • New Orleans, LA
Daniel Wolfe, Ph.D., ACTAR • ARCCA, Inc. • Penns Park, PA

Weaponizing the FCE
Chuck Ford, Esq. • Valent Legal • Halifax, NS

Proof & Argument of Damages
John F. Romano, Esq. • West Palm Beach, FL

Work at Height: The Critical Difference Between Equipment Misuse and Foreseeable Misuse
Nigel Ellis, Ph.D. • Fall Safety Solutions • Wilmington, DE

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Visit the Exhibitors

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Top Ten in New Jersey - Part 1

Moderator: Tommie Ann Gibney, Esq. • Haddonfield, NJ
Eric G. Kahn, Esq. • Springfield, NJ
Adam B. Lederman, Esq. • Teaneck, NJ
Jonathan H. Lomurro, Esq. • Freehold, NJ
Kathleen M. Reilly, Esq. • Kearny, NJ 

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Visit the Exhibitors

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Top Ten in New Jersey - Part 2

Moderator: Tommie Ann Gibney, Esq. • Haddonfield, NJ
Richard J. Albuquerque, Esq. • Egg Harbor Twp., NJ
K. Raja Bhattacharya, Esq. • West Orange, NJ

Edward P. Capozzi, Esq.• Roseland, NJ
Diane L. Cardoso, Esq. • Jersey City, NJ
James S. Lynch, Esq. • Hasbrouck Heights, NJ

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Social Event

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

9:00 am - 10:15 am
Communicating with the Jury In an Infected Environment 
Gregory S. Cusimano, Esq. • Gadsden, AL
David A. Wenner, M.S.W., J.D. • Phoenix, AZ

11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Personal Injury 

AAJ Update 
Navan Ward, Jr., Esq. • Atlanta, GA

Virtual Mediations: How To Tell the Story Succinctly 
Kathleen L. Nastri, Esq. • Bridgeport, CT 

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Visit the Exhibitors

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Rising Stars

Kathleen F. Beers, Esq. • W. Atlantic City, NJ
Jacquelyn R. Matchett, Esq. • Mount Laurel, NJ

Arbitration: From Beginning to CMO
Teddy C. Strickland, Esq. • Atlantic City, NJ 

Smith v. John: Why Every Attorney Should Be on Alert
Sarah A. Rozalis, Esq. • Northfield, NJ

Requests for Admissions and Motions to Deem Requests Admitted 
Christopher John Keating, Esq. • Red Bank, NJ 

FFCRA Claims: We Hardly Knew You
Miriam S. Edelstein, Esq. • Mount Laurel, NJ

Leveraging An Employment Attorney For Your Workers’ Compensation or Personal Injury Clients
Erica Domingo, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ

Letters of Administration: Wrongful Death Action v. Survival Action 
Elizabeth Amesbury, Esq. • Philadelphia, PA

Family Law, Equitable Distribution, and Support Considerations for Your Personal Injury Clients
Brian P. Budic, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ 

Ralph G. Cretella, Esq. • New Brunswick, NJ

Spotlight on Guardianships and Conservatorships from the “Free Britney” Movement
Joanna Adu, Esq. • Somerville, NJ

Boardwalk Seminar® 2021 will feature 28 programs presented in 102 separate webinars for trial attorneys and includes outstanding local and regional speakers along with top national speakers, delivered to your door as a virtual event. Social and multimedia features will be available right at your fingertips to engage with fellow attendees, speakers, sponsors, and exhibitors.

A cornerstone of NJAJ’s mission is to advance the education and skills of the membership. 

Take advantage of our virtual Exhibit Hall which features products and services for the legal community.

All three days of programs are being recorded and will be available one year from June 28, 2021.

NOTE: Pursuant to Regulation 201:08 regarding Alternate Verifiable Learning Formats, the Board on Continuing Legal Education has allowed all 24 credit hours for the compliance period to be fulfilled through approved courses offered in alternative verifiable learning formats.


* * * Special Offer * * *
Join NJAJ & Save $300 on Boardwalk Seminar registration.
If you join the New Jersey Association for Justice when registering for the Boardwalk Seminar 2021, you will receive the member registration fee ($200 less than the non-member rate) and as a part of this special offer you will receive an additional $100 off of the registration fee. Join NJAJ.

MCLE Credits
New Jersey - (Earn 10.10 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 10.0 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 8.0 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits)

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 10.10 hours of total CLE credit.

Of these, 0.0 qualify as hours of credit for Ethics/Professionalism, and 0.0 qualify as hours of credit for Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias.

Full-Time Judges, Full-Time Law School Professors, 
Judicial Law Clerks & Law Student Members

Registration is complimentary for the seminar.
Pre-registration is required.

Course Materials
The seminar course materials will be online for attendees
to download on June 25, 2021.

Registration on or after June 28th: 
An additional $25 will be added to fees for registering on the day of the program.


If you have a disability that will require special assistance or services, 
please send a letter describing your needs.