Last Chance CLEathon

Civil Trial Practice
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Pines Manor, Edison, NJ

8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration/Continental Breakfast
9:00 am - 3:00 pm Seminar
MCLE Credits



Earn 6.0 Credits
Of these, 1.8 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism.
Earn 5.0 Credits
Of these, 1.5 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism. (pending)


Program Co-Chairs
Donald A. Caminiti, Esq.
Breslin & Breslin
Hackensack, NJ
Joseph C. Grassi, Esq.
Barry, Corrado & Grassi, P.C.
Wildwood, NJ
Seminar Agenda
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Continental Breakfast & Registration

9:00 am - 9:40 am
Pre-Trial Investigation Including Ethical Consideration (10 minutes of Ethics)
Jonathan Koles, Esq. • Jersey City, NJ

9:40 am - 10:15 am
An Update on Civil Practice Issues with a Focus on Ethics (10 minutes of Ethics)
Michael J. Epstein, Esq. • Rochelle Park, NJ

10:15 am - 10:30 am 
Coffee Break

10:30 am - 11:10 am
What Every Trial Lawyer Needs to Know About Title 59
Thomas B. Hanrahan, Esq. • River Edge, NJ

11:10 am - 11:45 am
Lining Up Your Expert:
Compliance with the Affidavit of Merit Statute (10 minutes of Ethics)
Ronni M. Bright, Esq. • Englewood Cliffs, NJ

11:45 am - 12:15 pm

12:15 pm - 12:55 pm
Voir Dire
Marc C. Saperstein, Esq. • Teaneck, NJ
12:55 pm - 1:30 pm
Deposing Ghosts: The Designated
Corporate Representative and Employees (10 minutes of Ethics)
Alexa D'Amato Barrera, Esq. • Egg Harbor Township, NJ

1:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Coffee Break

1:45 pm - 2:25 pm
Professionalism and Ethics
“Rambo” Litigation Tactics and Their Impact on the Profession
Donald A. Ottaunick, Esq. • Hackensack, NJ

2:25 pm - 3:00 pm
New PIP Regs: Impact on Everyday Auto Practice
Daniel E. Rosner, Esq. • Vineland, NJ


An additional $25 will be added to all program fees for onsite registration.

FEE for:

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This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 6.0 hours of total CLE credit.
Of these, 1.8 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism, and 6.0 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in civil trial law.
If you have a disability that will require special assistance or services,
please attach a letter describing your needs.