Criminal Law

Thursday, November 16, 2017
Hilton Meadowlands Hotel
East Rutherford, NJ


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Program Co-Chairs:

Joseph P. Rem, Jr., Esq.
Rem Law Group, P.C.
Hackensack, NJ

Rubin M. Sinins, Esq.
Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C.
Springfield, NJ

Ellen Torregrossa-O'Connor, Esq.
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. 
Woodbridge, NJ


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

9:00 am - 10:00 am
DWI: Blood, Sweat and Tears
Christopher L. Baxter, Esq. • Moorestown, NJ
Joseph P. Rem, Jr., Esq. • Hackensack, NJ
Lauren E. Scardella, Esq. • Hamilton, NJ

10:00 am - 10:50 am
Addiction and the Criminal Process
Sharon Bittner Kean, Esq. • Madison, NJ
Darren M. Gelber, Esq. • Woodbridge, NJ
Richard E. Incremona, Esq. • Freehold, NJ

10:50 am - 11:05 am
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall

11:05 am - 12:30 pm
Update on Criminal Justice Reform 
(Practical Guide to the Process and Updates on Cases)

Hon. Anthony J. Mellaci, Jr., (ret.) • Ocean, NJ
Alexander R. Shalom, Esq. • Newark, NJ

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm 
Lunch • Exhibit Hall

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Federal Practice
Matthew E. Beck, Esq. • West Orange, NJ
Danielle M. Corcione, Esq. • Parsippany, NJ

Henry E. Klingeman, Esq. • Newark, NJ
David E. Malagold, Esq. • A.U.S.A. • Newark, NJ
A. Ross Pearlson, Esq. • West Orange, NJ
Lee D. Vartan, Esq. • West Orange, NJ 

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm 
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Sentencing Enhancements (Graves, NERA, etc.)
John L. Higgins, III, Esq. • Hackensack, NJ
James B. Seplowitz, Esq. • Hackensack, NJ
Laura C. Sutnick, Esq. • Hackensack, NJ


4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ethics & Professionalism
Walter Joseph Dirkin, Deputy Chief Assistant • Newark, NJ
Christopher M. Farella, Esq. • Newark, NJ
Judith H. Germano, Esq. • Montclair, NJ
Patricia M. Prezioso, Esq. • Florham Park, NJ
Ricardo Solano, Jr., Esq. • Newark, NJ
Kevin G. Walsh, Esq. • Newark, NJ 

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Wine & Cheese Reception • Exhibit Hall


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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.

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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 7.80 Credits/Earn 1.20 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 7.50 Credits/Earn 1.0 Ethics Credits - pending)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 6.0 Credits/Earn 0.50 Ethics Credits - pending)

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the
Supreme Court of New Jersey for 7.80 hours of total CLE credit.

Of these, 1.20 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism,
and 6.60 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in criminal 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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