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Personal Injury


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

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Program Co-Chairs:
Annabelle Steinhacker, Esq.
Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks 

Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins 
Springfield, NJ

Sherri L. Warfel, Esq.
Pellettieri, Rabstein & Altman 
Princeton, NJ

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 - 10:30 am
Medical Records: How to Make Them Your Friends
Patricia W. Iyer, Med League Support Services • Flemington, NJ
10:30 am - 10:45 am
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall
10:45 am - 11:45 am
Medicare/Medicaid Liens
Brett Newman, The Lien Resolution Group • West Nyack, NY
Niki Rodino, Paralegal • Springfield, NJ
11:45 am - 12:30 pm
From Complaint to Trial — Not-to-Miss Milestones
Norberto A. Garcia, Esq. • Jersey City, NJ
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Luncheon • Exhibit Hall
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Step-By-Step Essentials in Pre-Litigation
Matthew A. Wurgaft, Esq. • South Orange, NJ
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
How to Avoid the Pit-Falls of Affidavits of Merit in Professional Liability Cases
Jonathan P. Holtz, Esq. • Berkeley Heights, NJ
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
The Art of Drafting Deposition Summaries

Diane L. Cardoso, Esq. •  Newark, NJ

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Working Up Economic Damages
Philip J. Cohen, Esq. • Trenton, NJ
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pretrial/Premises Liability
Bruce H. Zamost, Esq. • Mount Laurel, NJ
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

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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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Join NJAJ & Save $300 on Boardwalk Seminar registration.

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 7.20 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 7.0 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits - pending)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 6.0 Credits/Earn 0.0 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 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

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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