Nursing Home: The Ever-changing Law


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Thursday, April 27, 2017
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Harrah's ResortAtlantic City, NJ

Program Co-Chairs:

Michael A. Brusca, Esq. 
Stark & Stark 
Princeton, NJ

Deborah R. Gough, Esq. 
The Gough Law Firm 
Hackensack, NJ

Saul G. Gruber, Esq. 
Javerbaum, Wurgaft, Hicks
Kahn, Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C.
Mount Laurel, NJ

Richard J. Talbot, Esq. 
Law Office of Andrew A. Ballerini
Cherry Hill, NJ


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

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

9:30 am - 10:15 am    
New Regulations
Robert F. Daley, Esq. • Pittsburgh, PA

10:15 am - 10:45 am    
Case Screening
Laura J. Mullins, Esq. • Chicago, IL

10:45 am - 11:00 am     
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall

11:00 am - 12:15 pm     
MDS: Where the Information Comes From
Tad Thomas, Esq. • Louisville, KY

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm     
Luncheon • Exhibit Hall

1:15 pm - 2:00 pm     
How to Get the Seven-Figure Case
William Eadie, Esq. • Cleveland, OH

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm     
Nursing Home Litigation: Common Defense Themes and How to Meet Them
William S. Friedlander, Esq. • Waverly, NY

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm    
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm    
Success in Fall Cases
Shayla Reed, Esq. • Omaha, NE

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm    
Hot Topics in New Jersey
Michael A. Brusca, Esq. • Princeton, NJ 
Deborah R. Gough, Esq. • Hackensack, NJ
Saul G. Gruber, Esq. • Mount Laurel, NJ
Richard J. Talbot, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm    
Round Table Discussion
Seminar Speakers and Co-Chairs

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


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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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If you join the New Jersey Association for Justice when registering for the Boardwalk Seminar 2017, 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 7.20 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 7.20 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 6.0 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits)

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the
Supreme Court of New Jersey for 7.20 hours of total CLE credit.

Of these, 0.0 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism,
and 7.20 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 April 21, 2017.
Each registrant will receive a flash drive containing the course material.

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


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