Criminal Law


Thursday & Friday, May 1 & 2, 2014
9:30 am - 5:00 pm & 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bally's Atlantic City, Atlantic City, NJ

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Program Co-Chairs:
Joseph C. Grassi, Esq.
Barry, Corrado & Grassi, PC
Wildwood, NJ

Eric Romano, Esq.
Romano Law Group
Lake Worth, FL
Bradford C. Seabury, Esq.
Morris County Prosecutor's Office
Morristown, NJ
Rubin M. Sinins, Esq.
Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks
Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins
Newark, NJ

Thursday, May 1, 2014

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

9:00 am - 9:30 am
President’s Address & Welcome
Francisco J. Rodriguez, Esq. • Englewood Cliffs, NJ
NJAJ Membership Meeting & Elections

9:30 am - 10:45 am
Defending Juveniles and Adults with Special Needs
Denise D. Rekem, Esq. • Springfield, NJ
Theodore J. Romankow, Esq. • Springfield, NJ

10:45 am - 11:00 am
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Raising and Trying the Insanity and Diminished Capacity Defenses
Robert A. Honecker, Jr., Esq. • Ocean, NJ
John K. McNamara, Jr., Esq. • Senior Trial Counsel • Morris County Prosecutor’s Office
Leigh-Anne Mulrey, Esq. • Morristown, NJ
Rubin M. Sinins, Esq. • Newark, NJ
11:45 am - 12:30 pm
Cross-Examination Techniques for Various Witness Categories
Paul E. Newell, Esq. • Freehold, NJ
Eileen O'Connor, Esq., Assistant Prosecutor • Essex County Prosecutor's Office
Robert C. Scrivo, Esq. • Morristown, NJ
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Luncheon • Exhibit Hall
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Firearms Cases and the Graves Act
Bradford C. Seabury, Esq., Supervising Asst. Prosecutor • Morris County Prosecutor’s Office
Remi L. Spencer, Esq. • Newark, NJ
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Advocacy in State and Federal Sentencing
Matthew E. Beck, Esq. • West Orange, NJ
Carol M. Henderson, Deputy Chief Asst. Atty. General • Department of Law and Public Safety, Division of Criminal Justice
Jennifer Sellitti, Esq. • Newark, NJ
Mary E. Toscano, Esq., Asst. U.S. Attorney, Special Prosecutions • Newark, NJ
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall
3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Strategic Motion Practice: Prosecution and Defense
Christopher D. Adams, Esq. • Colts Neck, NJ
Darren M. Gelber, Esq. • Woodbridge, NJ
Steven C. Lember, Esq. • Flemington, NJ
Matthew J. Troiano, Esq. • Asst. Prosecutor • Morris County Prosecutor's Office
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Wine and Cheese Reception • Exhibit Hall
9:30 pm - 1:30 am
New Lawyers Section Party • One Atlantic • Featuring The Nerds

Friday, May 2, 2014

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

9:00 am - 10:50 am
Ethics & Professionalism for Prosecutors and Defense Attorneys
Mark S. Ali, Esq., Assistant Prosecutor • Essex County Prosecutor's Office
Henry E. Klingeman, Esq. • Newark, NJ
A. Ross Pearlson, Esq. • West Orange, NJ
Kevin G. Walsh, Esq. • Newark, NJ

10:50 am - 11:05 am
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall
11:05 am - 12:15 pm
DWI Update/Special DWI Situations: DREs, Blood Draws, and the Future of Alcotest
Ryan E. Gilbert, Esq. • East Brunswick, NJ
Jeffrey Gold, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ
Peter H. Lederman, Esq. • Freehold, NJ
Eric M. Mark, Esq. • Newark, NJ
Brian Mason, Esq., Municipal Prosecutor • Multiple Municipalities in Morris County
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Luncheon • Exhibit Hall
1:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Discovery and Motion Practice Relating to Wiretaps and Other Electronic Information: Prosecution and Defense
Mark G. Eliades, Esq., Whippany, NJ
Judith H. Germano, Esq. • Montclair, NJ
Alexander R. Shalom, Esq. • Newark, NJ
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Hot Topics for Criminal Practitioners
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ABOUT THE SEMINAR: The Boardwalk Seminar 2014 features 25 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 2014 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 2.20 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 14.0 Credits/Earn 2.0 Ethics Credits - pending)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 11.50 Credits/Earn 1.50 Ethics Credits - pending)

Full-Time Judges, Full-Time Law School Professors, 
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, 2.20 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism,
and 11.90 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in criminal trial law

Course Materials
The seminar course materials will be online for attendees
to download on April 25, 2014.
Each registrant will receive a CD-ROM containing the course material onsite.

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

Friday, April 25th 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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