Mass Tort


REGISTER FOR THE BOARDWALK SEMINAR 2020

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Thursday, August 6, 2020
9:00 am - 4:10 pm

Program Co-Chairs:
Michael A. Galpern, Esq.
Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks 
Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins

Mount Laurel, NJ

Lynne M. Kizis, Esq.
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer
Woodbridge, NJ
 
Christopher M. Placitella, Esq.
Cohen, Placitella & Roth
Red Bank, NJ
 
Ellen Relkin, Esq.
Weitz & Luxenberg
New York, NY

SEMINAR AGENDA

The Nuts and Bolts of an Appeal and Discovery Rules
9:00 am - 10:30 am 

The Nuts and Bolts of an Appeal of a Federal Mass Tort and Class Action: An Appellate Judge’s Perspective
Hon. Patty Shwartz, Judge of the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit • Newark, NJ

Discovery Rules (E-Discovery OR Rules of Discovery)
Hon. Joel Schneider, U.S. Magistrate Judge  Camden, NJ 

Case Management of an MDL
Hon. Brian R. Martinotti, U.S.D.J.  Trenton, NJ 


NJ Mass Tort Update and Current MDL Status
11:00 am - 12:30 pm 

New Jersey Mass Tort Update
Ellen Relkin, Esq. • New York, NY  

Current MDL Status Update
Ellen Relkin, Esq. • New York, NY

JUUL / Electronic Cigarettes
Danielle Gold, Esq.  New York, NY

Talc (Asbestos)
Christopher M. Placitella, Esq.  Red Bank, NJ

Talc (Ovarian)
Michelle A. Parfitt, Esq.  Washington, DC

Wage & Hour - LESS
Michael A. Galpern, Esq. • Voorhees, NJ

Zantac
Roopal P. Luhana, Esq. • New York, NY 


Ethical Considerations in New Jersey Mass Torts
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 

Ethical Considerations in New Jersey Mass Torts
Frank L. Corrado, Esq. • Wildwood, NJ
Adam M. Slater, Esq. • Roseland, NJ


Present Litigation Affecting Future Rights:
A Discussion by Law Professors on the Viability, Constitutionality and
Ethical Issues Involving a Proposed Roundup Futures Settlement Class

3:00 pm - 4:10 pm 

Present Litigation Affecting Future Rights: 
A Discussion by Law Professors on the Viability, Constitutionality and 
​Ethical Issues Involving a Proposed Roundup Futures Settlement Class

Alexandra D. Lahav , Esq. •  University of Connecticut School of Law • Hartford, CT
David Noll, Esq. • Rutgers Law School • Newark, NJ


ABOUT THE SEMINAR: The Boardwalk Seminar® 2020 A Digital Experience: Education, Networking & Exhibits is a unique virtual program featuring 29 programs over three days. All programs are divided into 90-minute online webinars. This digital format allows you to choose individual webinars based on your needs or interests, which lets you create a personalized seminar.

NOTE: Pursuant to Regulation 201:08 regarding Alternate Verifiable Learning Formats, the Board on Continuing Legal Education has allowed all 24 credit hours for the compliance period to be fulfilled through approved courses offered in alternative verifiable learning formats.

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MCLE Credits
New Jersey - (Earn 4.60 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 4.60 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits - pending)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 3.50 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 6.20 hours of total CLE credit.


Of these, 1.60 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism,
and 4.60 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 July 31, 2020.

Registration on or after August 5th: 
An additional $25 will be added to fees for registering on the day of the program.

REGISTER FOR THE BOARDWALK SEMINAR 2020

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