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Friday, May 11, 2018
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Harrah's ResortAtlantic City, NJ

Program Co-Chairs:

K. Raja Bhattacharya, Esq. 
Bendit Weinstock, P.A. 
West Orange, NJ

Jacqueline M. Rosa, Esq.
Seigel Law, LLC
Ridgewood, NJ 

Christopher P. Weidman, Esq.
Stark & Stark 
Princeton, NJ

Presented by the New Lawyers Section

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

7:30 am - 9:00 am 
Continental Breakfast & Registration • Exhibit Hall

9:00 am - 9:30 am
Rainmaking: Building and Maintaining a Book of Business

Bhaveen R. Jani, Esq. • Princeton, NJ

9:30 am - 10:00 am
Branching Out on Your Own
Adam Najib, Esq. • Fort Lee, NJ

10:00 am - 10:15 am
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Navigating the Waters at a New Firm
Stephanie Palo, Esq. • Holmdel, NJ
10:45 am - 11:15 am
Expedited Trials in a Nutshell
Michael T. Buonocore, Esq. • Ridgewood, NJ
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Prepping Your Witnesses for Trial
Daniel B. Devinney, Esq. • Roseland, NJ
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch • Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Litigation Checklist
Melissa M. Baxter, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Pre-Trial Checklist
Timothy E. Dinan, Esq. • Sparta, NJ
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Depositions: Rules, Prep and Effective Strategies
Evan D. Baker, Esq. • Teaneck, NJ
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Settling Your Case for Full Value Pre-Suit
Richard P. Lomurro, Esq. • Freehold, NJ


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ABOUT THE SEMINAR: The Boardwalk Seminar 2018 features 29 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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Join NJAJ & Save $300 on Boardwalk Seminar registration.

If you join the New Jersey Association for Justice when registering for the Boardwalk 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.

MCLE Credits
New Jersey - (Earn 5.70 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 5.50 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits - pending)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 4.50 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 5.70 hours of total CLE credit.

Of these, 0.0 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism,
and 5.50 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 May 4, 2018.

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

Friday, May 4th 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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