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Wednesday, December 9, 2020
9:00 am - 10:15 am
11:00 am - 12:15 pm
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm


Meadowlands Special Offer

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Program Co-Chairs:

Edward P. Capozzi, Esq.
Brach Eichler, LLC
Roseland, NJ

Lauren D. Fraser, Esq.
Javerbaum, Wurgaft, Hicks
Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C.
Newton, NJ

Eric G. Kahn, Esq.
Javerbaum, Wurgaft, Hicks
Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C.
Springfield, NJ

James S. Lynch, Esq.
Lynch Lynch Held Rosenberg, P.C.
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ

Kathleen M. Reilly, Esq.
Brady, Brady & Reilly, LLC
Kearny, NJ

Marc C. Saperstein, Esq.
Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C.
Teaneck, NJ


6:30 am - 8:30 am 
Litigation at Sunrise

9:00 am - 10:15 am
Trying a Case During the Pandemic 

Trying the Socially Distanced Bench Trial
Trying a Socially Distanced Jury Trial
The Virtual Jury Selection Process

Dominic R. DePamphilis, Esq. • Egg Harbor Twp., NJ
Kelli A. Prinz, Esq. • Egg Harbor Twp., NJ

Trying a Case During the Pandemic: 
A Judges Perspective Including a Review of the Current Protocols

Hon. John D. O'Dwyer, J.S.C. • Hackensack, NJ

11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Black Letter Briefcase Discovery Tips and Arbitration Presentation

OPRA Requests: How, Why, Where
Jonathan N. Frodella, Esq. • Sparta, NJ

Three Ways to Prepare for and Deliver a Mediation or Arbitration: Paper, PowerPoint, Media
Corey A. Dietz, Esq. • Roseland, NJ 
Uri Goldsmith • Quantum Legal Solutions • Florham Park, NJ

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Recent Cases
Recent Cases and Topics in Litigation

Non-deployment of Airbags
Adam L. Rothenberg, Esq. • Edison, NJ

The Do’s and Don’ts of Presenting the Lifecare Planner at Trial
Martin S. Cedzidlo, Esq. • Fort Lee, NJ
Joe Gonzales, M.D., FAAPMR, CLCP, CPLCP • Physician Life Care Planning • San Antonio, TX

The Rule Change for Motion in Limine
Lauren D. Fraser, Esq. • Newton, NJ

Changes to the Storm in Progress Doctrine: Ice and Snow
Pareja v. Princeton

Michelle M. Tullio, Esq. • Perth Amboy, NJ

Procedural Pitfalls in Wrongful Death Actions
James S. Lynch, Esq. • Hasbrouck Heights, NJ

3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Effective Openings and Closings

The Opening
Edward P. Capozzi, Esq. • Roseland, NJ

The Fireside Chat Closing Statement
Marvin R. Walden, Jr., Esq. • West New York, NJ

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Passport Drawing & Trivia

ABOUT THE SEMINAR: The three day event will offer 24 programs taught in 65 separate webinars by an esteemed faculty. The Meadowlands Seminar 2020 will be conducted on the Pathable platform, which was used for the Boardwalk Seminar 2020 earlier this year.

All programs are divided into 75-minute webinars. This digital format allows you to choose individual webinars based on your needs or interests, which lets you create a personalized seminar.

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 Meadowlands Seminar registration.

If you join the New Jersey Association for Justice when registering for the Meadowlands Seminar 2020 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.

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

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

MCLE Credits
New Jersey - (Earn 5.60 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 5.50 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 4.50 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits - pending)

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the
Supreme Court of New Jersey for 5.60 hours of total CLE credit.

Of these, 0.0 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism,
and 5.60 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in civil trial law

Course Materials
The seminar course materials will be online for attendees
to download on November 30, 2020.

Registration on or after December 7th: 
An additional $25 will be added to fees for registering on the day of the program.




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