Employment Law


REGISTER FOR THE BOARDWALK SEMINAR 2019

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Thursday & Friday, May 9 & 10, 2019
9:30 am - 5:00 pm & 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
 
Harrah's ResortAtlantic City, NJ

Program Co-Chairs:

Benjamin Folkman, Esq. 
Folkman Law Offices, PC 
Cherry Hill, NJ     

Deborah L. Mains, Esq. 
Costello & Mains, LLC
Mount Laurel, NJ

Shannon L. McGroarty, Esq.
Law Office of Shannon Leigh McGroarty
Cherry Hill, NJ


SEMINAR AGENDA
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Mock Trial

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

9:00 am - 9:30 am
President’s Address & Welcome
Lynne M. Kizis, Esq. • Woodbridge, NJ
NJAJ Membership Meeting & Elections

9:30 am - 9:45 am
Introduction
Benjamin Folkman, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ
Shannon L. McGroarty, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ

9:45 am - 10:30 am
Motions in Limine
Adam Gersh, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ
Franklin J. Rooks, Jr., Esq. • Marlton, NJ 


10:30 am - 10:45 am
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall
 
10:45 am - 11:30 am
Opening Statements
Claudia A. Reis, Esq. • Morristown, NJ (For Defendant)
Leo B. Dubler, III, Esq. • Mount Laurel, NJ (For Plaintiff)
 
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Direct and Cross-Examination of Plaintiff 
Bruce L. Atkins, Esq. • Hackensack, NJ (Defendant’s Attorney)
Lauren M. Law, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ (Witness)
Richard M. Schall, Esq. • Moorestown, NJ (Plaintiff’s Attorney)
 
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Lunch • Exhibit Hall
 
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Direct and Cross-Examination of Defendant
Drake P. Bearden, Esq. • Mount Laurel, NJ (Witness)
James E. Burden, Esq. • Montclair, NJ (Plaintiff’s Attorney)
Robert J. Cino, Esq. • Morristown, NJ (Defendant’s Attorney)
 
 
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Summations
Lisa R. Bowles-Marone, Esq. • Westmont, NJ  (Plaintiff’s Attorney)
Amelia Lolli, Esq. • Moorestown, NJ  (Defendant’s Attorney)
 
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall
 
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Panel Discussion re: Openings, Summations and Theme of Case
Hon. Marc M. Baldwin, J.S.C. (ret.) • Moorestown, NJ
Drake P. Bearden, Esq. • Mount Laurel, NJ
Lisa R. Bowles-Marone, Esq. • Westmont, NJ 
James Bucci, Esq. • Camden, NJ 
Leo B. Dubler, III, Esq. • Mount Laurel, NJ 
Amelia Lolli, Esq. • Moorestown, NJ 
 
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Panel Discussion re: Direct and Cross 
Hon. Marc M. Baldwin, J.S.C. (ret.) • Moorestown, NJ
Bruce L. Atkins, Esq. • Hackensack, NJ
James E. Burden, Esq. • Montclair, NJ 
Robert J. Cino, Esq. • Morristown, NJ
Richard M. Schall, Esq. • Moorestown, NJ
 
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Wine and Cheese Reception • Exhibit Hall
 
 
Friday, May 10, 2019
Employment Law:
Statutory Issues Beyond the LAD and CEPA


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

7:30 am - 9:00 am 

Continental Breakfast & Registration • Exhibit Hall

9:00 am - 9:45 am
Top Ten in Employment Law
Daniel T. Silverman, Esq. • Mount Laurel, NJ

9:45 am - 10:15 am
Survivors of Sexual Abuse and Assault
Bridie Farrell, Advocate. Entrepreneur. Speaker. Survivor.
   New York Loves Kids • Brooklyn, NY
 
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Marijuana Legislation: Impact on Employment
Tracy A. Armstrong Esq. • Woodbridge, NJ
Shannon L. McGroarty, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ
10:45 am - 11:00 am
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall
 
11:00 am -  11:45 am
Transgender/LGBT Issues In Employment Law:  Federal v. State Protections
Eve R. Keller, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ
 
11:45 am -  12:30 pm
Impact of the Trump Tax Act on Employment Cases
Martin H. Abo, CPA/ABV/CVA/CFF • Abo and Company, LLC • Mount Laurel, NJ
Benjamin Folkman, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ
 
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch • Exhibit Hall
 
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
New Jersey Sick Leave Act Overview
Heidi R. Weintraub, Esq. • Mount Laurel, NJ
 
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ethics Panel
Hon. Cathy Waldor, U.S.M.J. • Newark, NJ
Benjamin Folkman, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ
Steven K. Kudatsky, Esq. • Marlton, NJ

 

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ABOUT THE SEMINAR: The Boardwalk Seminar 2019 features 34 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 2019, 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 12.90 Credits/Earn 1.20 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 12.50 Credits/Earn 1.0 Ethics Credits - pending)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 8.50 Credits/Earn 1.0 Ethics Credits - pending)

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the
Supreme Court of New Jersey for 12.90 hours of total CLE credit.

Of these, 1.20 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism,
and 11.70 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 May 3, 2019.

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

Friday, May 3rd 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 www.theCLEstore.org.

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