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Monday, December 7, 2020
11:30 am - 12:45 pm
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm


Meadowlands Special Offer

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Program Co-Chairs:

Craig M. Aronow, Esq.
Rebenack, Aronow & Mascolo, LLP
New Brunswick, NJ

Michael G. Donahue, III, Esq.
Stark & Stark
Princeton, NJ

Christopher T. Karounos, Esq.
Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C.

Teaneck, NJ

Jacquelyn R. Matchett, Esq.
Costello & Mains, LLC
Mount Laurel, NJ


9:00 am - 11:00 am
Plenary Session:  
Presented by the Women Trial Lawyers and Minority Trial Lawyers Caucuses

11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Preparing for Jury Trials During the Pandemic

Prepping your Lay Witnesses and Experts for Trial
Tommie Ann Gibney, Esq. • Haddonfield, NJ

Framing Your Case for the COVID Jury 
James B. Lees, Jr., Esq. • Charleston, WV

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Pandemic Jury Trials – A National Practitioner Round Table
Sarah Gilson, Esq. • Oakland, CA
Christopher M. Placitella, Esq. • Red Bank, NJ
William Ruiz, Esq. • Oakland, CA

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Pandemic Jury Trials – A National Judicial Round Table 
A panel of three judges from around the United States, each of whom have presided over, or are responsible for presiding over, in-person and virtual jury trials that are being conducted during the pandemic. They will provide insight from their experiences to help New Jersey trial lawyers prepare for upcoming civil jury trials.

Conducting The Trial 
Hon. Michael V. Cresitello, Jr., J.S.C. • New Brunswick, NJ
Hon. Emily Miskel • Texas 470th District • McKinney, TX
Hon. Terence R. Perkins • Florida 7th District • Bunnell, FL

Moderator: Craig M. Aronow, Esq.• New Brunswick, NJ

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Beer Tasting

ABOUT THE SEMINAR: The three day event will offer 25 programs taught in 68 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 online 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.

MCLE Credits
New Jersey - (Earn 4.20 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 4.0 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 3.50 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 4.20 hours of total CLE credit.

Of these, 0.0 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalismand 4.20 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.




NJAJ Educational Foundation Event Code of Conduct and Anti-Harassment Policy

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please send a letter describing your needs.