Criminal Law


Thursday & Friday, April 7 & 8, 2016
9:30 am - 5:00 pm & 9:00 am - 4:15 pm

Harrah's ResortAtlantic City, NJ

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Program Co-Chairs:

Thomas P. Fischer, Esq. 
Broscious, Fischer & Zaiter 
Washington, NJ

Yaron Helmer, Esq. 
Helmer, Conley & Kasselman, P.A. 
Haddon Heights, NJ

James P. McClain, Jr., Esq. 
Atlantic City Prosecutor’s Office 
Mays Landing, NJ  

Rubin M. Sinins, Esq. 
Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins 
Springfield, NJ

Ellen Torregrossa-O'Connor, Esq. 
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer 
Woodbridge, NJ


Thursday, April 7, 2016

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

9:00 am - 9:30 am
President’s Address & Welcome
Daniel E. Rosner, Esq. • Vineland, NJ
NJAJ Membership Meeting & Elections

9:30 am - 10:45 am
Electronic Evidence
Christopher D. Adams, Esq. • Holmdel, NJ
Mary E. Toscano, Esq. • AUSA - D.N.J.

Ricardo Solano, Jr., Esq. • Newark, NJ
Alexander R. Shalom, Esq. • ACLU of NJ • Newark, NJ
Lee D. Vartan, Esq. • New York, NY

10:45 am - 11:00 am
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
NJ Bail Reform and Revised Bail Practices
Vance Hagins • NJ AOC • Chief of the New Jersey Pre-Trial Unit • Trenton, NJ
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Luncheon • Exhibit Hall
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Navigating Corporate Investigations Under the Yates Memo
Michael A. Baldassare, Esq. • Newark, NJ
A. Ross Pearlson, Esq.• West Orange, NJ
Meredith J. Williams, Esq. • AUSA - D.N.J.
Moderator: Jennifer Mara, Esq. • Newark, NJ
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Immigration Consequences of Municipal Court Convictions
Michael Noriega, Esq. • Scotch Plains, NJ
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Effective Direct Examination
Lorraine Gauli-Rufo, Esq. • Verona, NJ
Robert C. Scrivo, Esq. • Morristown, NJ
Ellen Torregrossa-O'Connor, Esq. • Woodbridge, NJ
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Effective Cross Examination
David Michael Eskew, Esq. • AUSA - D.N.J.
Patricia Prezioso, Esq. • Florham Park, NJ
Henry E. Klingeman, Esq. • Newark, NJ
Jenny Kramer, Esq. • New York, NY
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Wine and Cheese Reception • Exhibit Hall
Friday, April 8, 2016
6:30 am - 8:30 am

Litigation at Sunrise

7:30 am - 9:00 am 

Continental Breakfast & Registration • Exhibit Hall

9:00 am - 10:30 am
New Developments in ISP and Parole
Douglas D. Chiesa, Esq. • NJ State Parole Board • Trenton, NJ
Ralph A. Esposito, Chief • Intensive Supervision Program • Trenton, NJ
Dina I. Rogers, Esq. • NJ State Parole Board • Trenton, NJ
Robin J. Stacy, Esq. • NJ State Parole Board • Trenton, NJ

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

10:45 am - 11:30 am
Electronic Recording of Investigations and Witness Statements
Richard E. Incremona, Esq. • Freehold, NJ
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
DWI Update
Peter H. Lederman, Esq. • Freehold, NJ
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Luncheon • Exhibit Hall
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Mandatory Drug Court
William J. Brennan, Esq. • First Assistant Prosecutor • Salem County, NJ
Steven E. Nelson, Esq. • Defense Attorney • Monmouth County, NJ
Donna Plaza, M.A. • Criminal Practice Division, Drug Court Unit • Trenton, NJ

2:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Coffee Break 
2:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Ethics & Professionalism

Anna G. Cominsky, Esq. • Hoboken, NJ
Eileen M. O'Connor, Assistant Prosecutor • Newark, NJ
Matthew V. Portella, Esq. • Haddon Heights, NJ 
Joseph B. Shumofsky, Esq. • Newark, NJ
Rubin M. Sinins, Esq. • Springfield, NJ

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ABOUT THE SEMINAR: The Boardwalk Seminar 2016 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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If you join the New Jersey Association for Justice when registering for the Boardwalk Seminar 2016, 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 14.10 Credits/Earn 2.10 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 14.0 Credits/Earn 2.0 Ethics Credits - pending)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 11.00 Credits/Earn 1.50 Ethics Credits - pending)

Judicial Law Clerks & Law Student Members
Registration is complimentary for the seminar.
Pre-registration is required.

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the
Supreme Court of New Jersey for 14.10 hours of total CLE credit.

Of these, 2.10 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism,
and 12.00 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 April 1, 2016.
Each registrant will receive a flash drive  containing the course material onsite.

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

Friday, April 1st 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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