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Friday, November 17, 2017
Hilton Meadowlands Hotel
East Rutherford, NJ


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Meadowlands Seminar Special Offer

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Program Co-Chairs:

Beth G. Baldinger, Esq.
Mazie, Slater, Katz & Freeman
Roseland, NJ
Edward P. Capozzi, Esq.
Brach Eichler, LLC
Roseland, NJ
Michael G. Donahue, III, Esq.
Stark & Stark
Princeton, NJ


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

8:00 am - 9:00 am 
Continental Breakfast & Registration • Exhibit Hall

9:00 am - 9:45 am
Media Impact on Trials
Karen F. DeSoto, Esq. • Jersey City, NJ

9:45 am - 10:15 am
Presenting Harms and Losses
Lauren D. Fraser, Esq. • Sparta, NJ

10:15 am - 10:30 am
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall

10:30 am - 11:00 am
“Lessons Learned”
How Mistakes and Losses Make Better Trial Lawyers

Michael J. Maggiano, Esq. • Fort Lee, NJ
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Orchestrating Your Closing
Nicholas J. Leonardis, Esq. • Edison, NJ
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Controlling the Difficult Defense Expert Witness
Carol L. Forte, Esq. • Chatham, NJ
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
The Visual Presentation of Your Case - How Visuals Help the 
Jury Understand Your Case and Debunk the Defense's Case

Francisco J. Rodriguez, Esq. • Jersey City, NJ
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch • Exhibit Hall

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm 
Technology in the Courtroom
David A. Mazie, Esq. • Roseland, NJ
Uri Goldsmith • Courtcom, LLC • West Orange, NJ
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Getting to the Storyline: Product Liability Discovery 
Cynthia A. Walters, Esq. • Short Hills, NJ
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Coffee Break
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Opening Statements: Winning It Here
Kenneth G. Andres, Jr., Esq. • Haddonfield, NJ
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

The Defense Perspective
A. Charles Lorenzo, Esq. • Millburn, NJ


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ABOUT THE SEMINAR: The Meadowlands Seminar 2017 features 16 seminars over three days. The advantage of this unique format is that you may move from seminar to seminar, hearing different topics as desired and thereby creating a seminar tailored to your specific needs.

* * * 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 2017 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 6.60 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 6.60 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits - pending)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 5.50 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 6.60 hours of total CLE credit.

Of these, 0.00 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism,
and 6.60 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 10, 2017.

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

Friday, November 10th is the last day for a refund (minus $20).
All cancellations must be in writing.

After Friday, cancellations and no shows will receive a credit (minus $20)
automatically good for 1 year for a future seminar or an on-demand seminar at 


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