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Thursday, February 27, 2020
The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, NJ


Program Co-Chairs:
Christine V. Lafferty, Esq.
Grungo Colarulo
Cherry Hill, NJ

Dara A. Quattrone, Esq.
Westmoreland, Vesper, Quattrone & Beers
West Atlantic City, NJ

Hon. Lisa A. Firko, J.A.D.
Newark, NJ

Gerald H. Baker, Esq.
Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C.
Springfield, NJ

Bhaveen R. Jani, Esq.
Stark & Stark
Princeton, NJ

Brian A. Lara, Esq.
The Wilton Law Firm 
Middletown, NJ


11:00 am - 12:00 pm 
Lunch & Registration • Exhibit Hall

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Transportation Network Company Regulatory Act

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
UM/UIM: Notice to Carriers – Ferrante v. NJM

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
PIP: Admissibility of Medical Expenses - Haines v. Taft

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Discovery Orders: Fairness and Quality Service
Hon. Lisa A. Firko, J.A.D. • Newark, NJ

2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Panel Discussion: Discovery

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm
Evidence: Reports of Non-Testifying Experts - Hayes v. Delamotte

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Damages: Allocation of Fault - Krzykalski v. Tindell

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm
Evidence: Trial Practice - Rashid, Kuzian, Taing, Abdurrahem

PIP: Pedestrians - Leggette v. GEICO

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Damages: Settling Co-Defendants - Hernandez v. Chekenian

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Panel Discussion: Trial Certainty

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Cocktail Reception • Exhibit Hall

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
NJAJ Awards Dinner


MCLE Credits

New Jersey - (Earn 5.40 Credits - pending)
New York - (Earn 5.40 Credits - pending)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 4.50 Credits - pending)

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the
Supreme Court of New Jersey for 5.40 hours of total CLE credit.

Of these, 0.0 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism,
and 5.40 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in civil trial law

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 February 21, 2020.

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

Monday, February 24th is the last day for a refund (minus $20).
All cancellations must be in writing.

After Monday, 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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