Premises Liability

Friday, November 16, 2018
Hilton Meadowlands Hotel
East Rutherford, NJ


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Program Co-Chairs:

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

Diane L. Cardoso, Esq.
Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C.
Jersey City, NJ

James S. Lynch, Esq.
Lynch, Lynch, Held & Rosenberg
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ


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

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

9:00 am - 9:30 am
New Cases Dealing with Premises Liability
Gerald H. Baker, Esq. • Springfield, NJ

9:30 am - 10:00 am
Lifesaving Equipment in Fitness Facilities
Kathleen M. Reilly, Esq. • Kearny, NJ

10:00 am – 10:30 am
Mode of Operation
Diane L. Cardoso, Esq. • Jersey City, NJ

10:30 am – 10:45 am
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall

10:45 am – 11:15 am    
Construction Accidents: Is There a Third Party Case?
James S. Lynch, Esq. • Hasbrouck Heights, NJ

11:15 am – 11:45 am
Violation Safety Codes
Vincent A. Gallagher • Safety Research, Inc. • Audubon, NJ

11:45 am - 12:15 pm
The Liability of Landowners for Public and Private Sidewalks
Eric G. Kahn, Esq. • Springfield, NJ

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch • Exhibit Hall

1:30 pm - 1:50 pm    
Overcoming the Burden of Lack of Notice
Tracey C. Hinson, Esq. • Princeton, NJ

1:50 pm – 2:00 pm
Providing Security in the Hospitality Industry: Hotels and Bars
Russell Kolins, P.I., CCDI, • Kolins Security Group • Philadelphia, PA

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Codes and Standards for the Proper Construction of Sidewalks
Peter Chen, MSME, PE, CFEI, CVFI, ACTAR • ARCCA, Inc. • Penns Park, PA

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Coffee Break

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Validity of Arbitration Clauses Under State and Federal Law
David K. Chazen, Esq. • Englewood, NJ

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm    
Panel Discussion: Premises Liability Tactics and Practices
Gerald H. Baker, Esq. • Springfield, NJ
Diane L. Cardoso, Esq. • Jersey City, NJ
James S. Lynch, Esq. • Hasbrouck Heights, NJ

Richard J. Albuquerque, Esq. • Egg Harbor Township, NJ
Andrew A. Fraser, Esq. • Sparta, NJ
Thomas J. Vesper, Esq. • West Atlantic City, NJ


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ABOUT THE SEMINAR: The Meadowlands Seminar 2018 features 19 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 2018 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 6.30 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 6.30 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 5.0 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 6.30 hours of total CLE credit.

Of these, 0.00 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism,
and 6.30 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 9, 2018.

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

Friday, November 9th 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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