Hot Topics in Evidence


Thursday, February 28, 2019
The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, NJ

REGISTER FOR  HOT TOPICS IN EVIDENCE


Program Co-Chairs:

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

Michael J. Epstein, Esq.
The Epstein Law Firm, P.A.
Rochelle Park, NJ

Stephanie D. Gironda, Esq.
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A.
Woodbridge, NJ

Rayna E. Kessler, Esq.
Robins Kaplan LLP
New York, NY

 

SEMINAR AGENDA

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

12:00 pm - 12:20 pm
Morales-Hurtado v. Reinoso – 
Multiple Evidence Issues That Every Trial Lawyer Needs to Know

Michael J. Epstein, Esq. • Rochelle Park, NJ

12:20 pm - 12:40 pm
Impeachment, Past Recollection Recorded and Refreshed Recollection: 
Foundation and Differences 

Justin D. Santagata, Esq. - Fort Lee, NJ 

12:40 pm - 1:00 pm
Admissibility of Medical Records at Trial: Phantom Impeachment 
Matthew G. Bonanno, Esq. • New Brunswick, NJ

1:00 pm - 1:20 pm

The Boundaries of Common Knowledge: 
When is an Expert Required and When Does Res Ispa Apply?

Ernest P. Fronzuto, III, Esq. • Woodland Park, NJ

1:20 pm - 1:40 pm

Subsequent Remedial Measures:  When Can You Use Them?
Danielle M. Gold, Esq. • New York, NY

1:40 pm - 2:00 pm

Witness Statements: Getting Them and Not Making Yourself a Witness 
Bhaveen R. Jani, Esq. • Princeton, NJ

2:00 pm - 2:15 pm

NJ Standard for Admissibility of Expert Testimony After In re Accutane
Rayna E. Kessler, Esq. • New York, NY

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm

Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall

2:45 pm - 3:05 pm
Spoliation of Evidence and Available Remedies
Stephanie D. Gironda, Esq. • Woodbridge, NJ

3:05 pm - 3:25 pm
Regulations:  Evidence of Negligence or Negligence Per Se
Andrew J. Clark, Esq. • Elizabeth, NJ

3:25 pm - 3:45 pm
Judicial Notice: Using It Too Little We Are 
Craig M. Aronow, Esq. • New Brunswick, NJ

3:45 pm - 4:05 pm
Admissibility of Social Media: The Importance of Authentication
Jessica S. Allen, Esq. • Red Bank, NJ

4:05 pm - 5:00 pm
Panel Discussion: Evidence Questions
Moderator: Craig M. Aronow, Esq. • New Brunswick, NJ 
Jessica S. Allen, Esq. • Red Bank, NJ
Matthew G. Bonanno, Esq. • New Brunswick, NJ
Michael J. Epstein, Esq. • Rochelle Park, NJ
Ernest P. Fronzuto, III, Esq. • Woodland Park, NJ
Stephanie D. Gironda, Esq. • Woodbridge, NJ
Danielle M. Gold, Esq. • New York, NY
Bhaveen R. Jani, Esq. • Princeton, NJ
Rayna E. Kessler, Esq. • New York, NY

Justin D. Santagata, Esq. • Fort Lee, NJ


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 22, 2019.

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

Monday, February 25th 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 www.theCLEstore.org.

 

REGISTER FOR  HOT TOPICS IN EVIDENCE

 
 

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