Women Litigators' Luncheon

Thursday, November 16, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Hilton Meadowlands Hotel, East Rutherford, NJ


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Program Co-Chairs:

Erica C. Avondoglio, Esq. 
Lynch Lynch Held Rosenberg, P.C.
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
Caroline W. Lenci, Esq.
Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks
Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C.
Newark, NJ

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Federal Legislation Affecting Women’s Issues

Keynote Speaker:
Kathleen Nastri, Esq.
AAJ President

Kathleen Nastri, Esq. has spent her career helping others.

Whether as a medical malpractice or personal injury lawyer helping those harmed by negligence or as an advocate for attorneys, first in her home state of Connecticut and this year as President of the American Association for Justice, helping others has been Kathleen Nastri’s guiding star.

She is a partner in the firm of Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where she specializes in medical malpractice and automobile negligence cases.

She has been active in AAJ for many years and has served in every leadership position, rising through the ranks to become President for the 2017-2018 year. She is a Past President of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association. 

She is Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation, a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Connecticut School of Law

Luncheon Schedule:
12:00 pm  -  Luncheon Begins
12:25 pm  -  Welcome
12:30 pm  -  Keynote Speaker: Kathleen Nastri, Esq.
1:00 pm  -  Question & Answer
All members are invited to attend.
Women Trial Lawyers Caucus Mission:  The NJAJ Women Trial Lawyers Caucus seeks to advance the admirable and selfless philosophy in NJAJ’s mission, to provide positive role models as women trial lawyers, to broaden the membership base of NJAJ to include women by informing them of NJAJ’s membership services and mission, to provide a support system of women to network, socialize, form professional relationships and develop female leadership for NJAJ, to provide fellowship and mentorship to newly-licensed female lawyers who embark on a career of trial law, and to uphold the honor and dignity of the legal profession.
Seating is limited and pre-registration is recommended.

The lunch and program are free for those registered for the entire Meadowlands Seminar program.

There is a $35 fee for those who wish to attend this program solely.

This program is open to all seminar attendees.

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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.

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Registration is complimentary for the seminar.
Pre-registration is required.

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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