The Psychology of Settlements

Thursday, February 27, 2020
The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, NJ


Program Co-Chairs:

Adam B. Lederman, Esq.
Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C.
Teaneck, NJ

Lawrence M. Simon, Esq.
Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks
Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C.
New York, NY



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

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Maximizing Recovery on Difficult Liability Cases 
Gregg Alan Stone, Esq. • Newark, NJ

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
The Art of Negotiation
Kate Carballo, Esq. • Teaneck, NJ

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Establishing and Maximizing Economic Damages
Norberto A. Garcia, Esq. • Jersey City, NJ

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Mediation Advocacy: Taking Full Advantage
Hon. Anthony Sciuto, J.S.C. (ret.) • Fort Lee, NJ

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Cutting Edge Techniques for Resolving Auto Cases
Lauren D. Fraser, Esq. • Newton, NJ 

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Leveraging the Tools in Your Arsenal – 
OOJ, ROVA, In Limine, Pre-Trial Exchanges, Etc.

John R. Gorman, Esq. • New Brunswick, NJ

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm
Judicial Perspectives: Dos and Don’ts 
Hon. Lisa Perez Friscia, J.S.C. • Hackensack, NJ

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Managing Client Expectations and Post Settlement Considerations
Michael A. Ferrara, Jr., Esq. • Cherry Hill, 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 5.70 Credits)
New York - (Earn 5.50 Credits)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 4.50 Credits)

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the
Supreme Court of New Jersey for 5.70 hours of total CLE credit.

Of these, 0.0 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism,
and 5.70 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 21, 2020.

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

Monday, February 24th 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




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