Matrimonial Law


REGISTER FOR BOARDWALK SEMINAR® 2017

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Thursday & Friday, April 27 & 28, 2017
9:30 am - 5:00 pm & 9:00 am - 12:05 pm
Harrah's ResortAtlantic City, NJ

Program Co-Chairs:
Robert E. Goldstein, Esq.
Drescher & Cheslow, P.A. 
Manalapan, NJ 

Bettina E. Munson, Esq. 
Lomurro, Munson, Comer, Brown & Schottland, LLC
Freehold, NJ 
 
Alice M. Plastoris, Esq.
Law Office of Alice M. Plastoris
Morristown, NJ
 
Angela M. Scafuri, Esq.
Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C.
Florham Park, NJ

Matrimonial Law Mock Trial:
Anatomy of a Trial

Thursday, April 27, 2017

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

9:00 am - 9:30 am
President’s Address & Welcome
Michael G. Donahue, III, Esq., Esq. • Princeton, NJ
NJAJ Membership Meeting & Elections

9:30 am - 10:30 am
60, 20 and 7 Days Before Trial – 
Case Theme, Preparing Witnesses, Preparing Exhibits, Motion-In-Limine

Hon. Jeffrey D. Light, J.S.C. • Atlantic City, NJ  
Steven M. Resnick, Esq. • Livingston, NJ
Gary L. Borger, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ
Moderator: Bettina E. Munson, Esq. • Freehold, NJ

10:30 am - 10:45 am
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall
 
10:45 am - 11:45 am
Trial – Opening Statements/Direct/Cross-Plaintiff and Introduction of Evidence
Hon. Charles M. Rand, (ret.) • Cherry Hill, NJ
Plaintiff Attorney: Jeffrey M. Bloom, Esq. • West New York, NJ
Defendant Attorney: Frank J. LaRocca, Esq. • Freehold, NJ
Plaintiff Witness: Sean M. Wirth, Esq. • Freehold, NJ

Moderator: Angela M. Scafuri, Esq. • Florham Park, NJ
 
11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Direct/Cross Plaintiff’s Forensic Accountant
Hon. Charles M. Rand, (ret.) • Cherry Hill, NJ
Plaintiff Attorney: Richard M. Sevrin, Esq. • Toms River, NJ
Defendant Attorney: Gary A. Blaustein, Esq. • Basking Ridge, NJ 
Witness: Sharyn Maggio, CPA/ABV, PFS • Neptune, NJ
Moderator: Robert E. Goldstein, Esq. • Manalapan, NJ
 
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Lunch • Exhibit Hall
 
1:15 pm - 1:45 pm
Direct/Cross Plaintiff’s Forensic Accountant (cont.)
Hon. Charles M. Rand, (ret.) • Cherry Hill, NJ
Plaintiff Attorney: Richard M. Sevrin, Esq. • Toms River, NJ
Defendant Attorney: Gary A. Blaustein, Esq. • Basking Ridge, NJ 
Witness: Sharyn Maggio, CPA/ABV, PFS • Neptune, NJ
Moderator: Robert E. Goldstein, Esq. • Manalapan, NJ
 
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Direct/Cross Defendant: Introduction of Evidence
Hon. Michael K. Diamond, (ret.) • West Orange, NJ
Plaintiff Attorney: Albertina Webb, Esq. • Freehold, NJ
Defendant Attorney: Robert A. Epstein, Esq. • Roseland, NJ
Defense Witness: Alicia Ivory, Esq. • Mt. Laurel, NJ
Moderator: Alice M. Plastoris, Esq. • Morristown, NJ
 
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall
 
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Direct/Cross Defendant’s Custody Evaluator
Hon. Michael K. Diamond, (ret.) • West Orange, NJ
Plaintiff Attorney: Vincent P. Celli, Esq. • Morristown, NJ
Defendant Attorney: Jerry S. D'Aniello, Esq. • Bridgewater, NJ
Expert Witness: David Gomberg, Ph.D. • Summit, NJ

Moderator: Bettina E. Munson, Esq. • Freehold, NJ 
 
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Closing Statements
Hon. Michael K. Diamond, (ret.) • West Orange, NJ
Plaintiff Attorney: 
John F. DeBartolo, Esq. • Red Bank, NJ
Defendant Attorney: Joseph P. Cadicina, Esq. • Morristown, NJ  
Moderator: Angela M. Scafuri, Esq. • Florham Park, NJ
 
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Wine and Cheese Reception • Exhibit Hall
 
9:30 pm - 12:30 am
New Lawyers Section Party • The Pool at Harrah's
 

Matrimonial Law
Friday, April 28, 2017

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
The 11 Family Court Dockets – Do You Know Them?
Hon. Michael Paul Wright, J.S.C. • Morristown, NJ
Dina M. Mikulka, Esq. • Morristown, NJ
Moderator: Alice M. Plastoris, Esq. • Morristown, NJ

9:45 am - 10:30 am
Bail Reform – Intersecting With Family Law
Hon. Alberto Rivas, J.S.C. • New Brunswick, NJ
Robert A. Bianchi, Esq. • West Caldwell, NJ
David J. Bruno, Esq. • West Caldwell, NJ
Moderator: Alice M. Plastoris, Esq. • Morristown, NJ
 
10:30 am - 10:45 am
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall
 
10:45 am - 11:15 am
The New Child Support Statute – What Does It Really Mean?
Hon. Thomas P. Zampino, (ret.) • Roseland, NJ
David F. Salvaggio, Esq. • Morristown, NJ 
Moderator: Robert E. Goldstein, Esq. • Manalapan, NJ
 
11:15 am - 12:05 pm
Ethics Recaps of Yesterday’s Trial
Gary A. Blaustein, Esq. • Basking Ridge, NJ
Melissa Cipriano, Esq. • West Caldwell, NJ
Jerry S. D'Aniello, Esq. • Bridgewater, NJ 
Robert E. Goldstein, Esq. • Manalapan, NJ
Bettina E. Munson, Esq. • Freehold, NJ

Moderator: Angela M. Scafuri, Esq. • Florham Park, NJ
 
12:05 pm - 1:00 pm
Luncheon • Exhibit Hall
 

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ABOUT THE SEMINAR: The Boardwalk Seminar 2017 features 32 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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MCLE Credits
New Jersey - (Earn 10.60 Credits/Earn 1.0 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 10.0 Credits/Earn 1.0 Ethics Credits - pending)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 9.0 Credits/Earn 0.50 Ethics Credits - pending)

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the
Supreme Court of New Jersey for 10.60 hours of total CLE credit.

Of these, 1.0 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism,
and 9.60 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in matrimonial 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 April 21, 2017.
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 21st 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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