Ethics and Legal Malpractice


Wednesday, November 20, 2019
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hilton Meadowlands Hotel
East Rutherford, NJ

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Program Co-Chairs:

Richard J. Albuquerque, Esq. 
D'Arcy Johnson Day
Egg Harbor Twp., NJ

Christina Vassiliou Harvey, Esq.
Lomurro, Munson, Comer, Brown & Schottland
Freehold, NJ

David L. Wikstrom, Esq. 
Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C. 
Springfield, NJ

 

SEMINAR AGENDA

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch

1:00 pm - 1:20 pm
Retention and Expectations of Client and Knowledge of the Law
Client Interview, Managing Expectations, Retainers

Jay J. Rice, Esq. • Roseland, NJ  

1:20 pm - 1:40 pm
Investigation and Ethics
Social Media and Litigation Group, Use of Investigators

Emeka O. Nkwuo, Esq. • Freehold, NJ

1:40 pm - 2:00 pm
Litigation and Pleadings
Suing the Correct Persons, Fictitious Defendant Rule

Robert W. McAndrew, Esq. • Morristown, NJ
 
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Trial Prep and Trial
Witness Called and Cases of What Can and Cannot Be Done at Trial

John L. Slimm, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ
 
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Coffee Break
 

2:45 pm - 3:05 pm
Discovery: Adequacy Of Discovery
Standard of Care for Discovery and Ethics Rules

Patrick B. Minter, Esq. • Morristown, NJ

3:05 pm - 3:25 pm

Attorney Trust and Business Accounting Issues
The Wilson Rule, Attorney’s Bookkeeping Practices

Christina Vassiliou Harvey, Esq. • Freehold, NJ

3:25 pm - 3:45 pm

Referral Fee Issues
Richard Galex, Esq. • Freehold, NJ

3:45 pm - 4:05 pm
Use of Arbitration Clauses in Retainers
Glenn A. Bergenfield, Esq. • Lambertville, NJ 

4:05 pm - 4:25 pm
Affidavit of Merit Pitfalls
Emily A. McDonough, Esq. • Woodstown, NJ

4:25 pm - 4:45 pm
Paralegal’s Role and Ethics of Paralegals
Niki Rodino, C.P. • Springfield, NJ

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Round Table
Richard J. Albuquerque, Esq. • Egg Harbor Twp., NJ
Glenn A. Bergenfield, Esq. • Lambertville, NJ 
Richard Galex, Esq. • Freehold, NJ
Christina Vassiliou Harvey, Esq. • Freehold, NJ
Robert W. McAndrew, Esq. • Morristown, NJ
Emily A. McDonough, Esq. • Woodstown, NJ
Patrick B. Minter, Esq. • Morristown, NJ
Emeka O. Nkwuo, Esq. • Freehold, NJ
Jay J. Rice, Esq. • Roseland, NJ
Niki Rodino, C.P. • Springfield, NJ
John L. Slimm, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ
David L. Wikstrom, Esq. • Springfield, NJ

 

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ABOUT THE SEMINAR: The Meadowlands Seminar 2019 features 22 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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MCLE Credits
New Jersey - (Earn 0.0 Credits/Earn 4.50 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 0.0 Credits/Earn 4.50 Ethics Credits)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 0.0 Credits/Earn 2.50 Ethics Credits -pending)


This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 4.50 hours of total CLE credit.

Of these, 4.50 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism, and 0.0 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 15, 2019.


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

Friday, November 15th 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 
www.theCLEstore.org.

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