7
May
Saturday,
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Most attorneys at some point in their legal career appear in municipal court. This program will provide the fundamentals of municipal court practice in New Jersey from the perspective of municipal court judges, prosecutors, public defenders and private practitioners. It is through the municipal courts that most citizens in the State come into contact with the judicial system, either as a defendant, a victim, or a witness. Attendees will gain the understanding of how to conduct themselves in municipal court and how to avoid some of the common pitfalls. This program can be used toward the New Jersey newly admitted attorney requirement.

Topics include:
- Overview of Municipal Court Operations
- Municipal Rules of Court
- Discovery and Motions
- Negotiated Plea Agreements
- Trials
- Sentencing Issues

NJ CLE Information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 4.6 hours of total CLE credit. Of these, 4.6 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in municipal court law. This program also qualifies for NJ newly admitted credit.

Faculty: Faculty:
Timothy Farrow, Esq., Dash & Farrow, LLC, Former Burlington County Assistant Prosecutor

Paul Lang, MBA, Esq., Gallant & Parlow, PC

Robert Perry, Esq., Law Offices of Daniel M. Rosenberg & Associates, LLC

Daniel Rosenberg, Esq., Law Offices of Daniel M. Rosenberg & Associates, LLC, Former Burlington County Assistant Prosecutor

Moderators:
Hon. Richard Andronici, Municipal Court Judge (Burlington)
Hon. Michael Diamond, Municipal Court Judge
Daniel Gee, Esq., Municipal Prosecutor (Burlington)
Steven Peterson, Esq., Municipal Prosecutor (Camden)

Region: Central New Jersey
Southern New Jersey
Philadelphia Metro Area
Location: Rutgers Law School
217 North 5th Street
Camden, NJ 08102
Credits: CLE: NJ: 4.6 | NY: 4.5 | PA: 3.5
Program Types: Newly Admitted Lawyers Course
Subject Areas: Drugs
DUI
Juvenile
Sentencing
Traffic
Cost: $125.00
Detailed Information: Program Announcement

To register for a program, you must login to the Rutgers Institute for Professional Education.

 

18
May
Wednesday,
12:45 PM to 5:00 PM
This course will address the potential ethical challenges facing mediators focusing primarily on civil mediation. Mediator standards will be featured and dissected in role plays and case studies reflective of actual scenarios encountered by mediators.

Topics include:

• Self-determination and active facilitation in harmony
• Case management function of mediator in addressing ethics concerns
-Mediation case summaries illustrative of this tension
-Interactive training video featuring best practices of mediation
• Mediator Standards: Common power imbalances
• Mediator Ethics: Role play and Debriefing
• Advocacy and Ethics within Mediation: Skills Exercises

Faculty: Caroline Petrilla, Esq.,(Mediation Office of Caroline Petrilla, Esq. LLC) Formerly of the State Office of Dispute Settlement, and a member of the Rutgers School of Law-Camden adjunct faculty.
Region: Central New Jersey
Southern New Jersey
Philadelphia Metro Area
Location: Rutgers Law School
217 North 5th Street
Camden, NJ 08102
Credits: CLE: NJ: 4.8 (incl. 4.8 ethics) | NY: 4.5 (incl. 4.5 ethics) | PA: 4.0 (incl. 4.0 ethics)
Subject Areas: Mediation
Cost: $150.00
Detailed Information: Program Announcement

To register for a program, you must login to the Rutgers Institute for Professional Education

 

18
May
Wednesday, 3:00 PM

Class Day (Awards Ceremony) will take place on the Clark Commons (Law Bridge, located on the second floor). The ceremony will be followed by a light reception in the faculty lounge, located on the fourth floor. Friends and family are welcome to attend; no RSVP is required. A list of award recipients will be posted before the event on the graduation webpage

19
May
Thursday, 2:00 PM

BB&T Pavilion (formerly Susquehanna Bank Center), One Harbor Boulevard, Camden

Honorary Degree Recipient (Doctor of Letters): Sister Mary Scullion, co-founder, Project HOME; Keynote Speaker:  The Honorable Faustino Fernandez-Vina, associate justice, New Jersey Supreme Court.

All juris doctor degrees will be conferred. More information about commencement 2016.

 

20
May
Friday,
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

The Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance will hold a conference on Compliance at Rutgers Law School in Camden. The Conference will have three panels of distinguished speakers: a session on litigating the adequacy of a compliance program, a session of structural issues in the compliance department, and a session on organizational culture and developing a culture of compliance. Buddy Donohue, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, will deliver a keynote address at lunch. It will be held in the faculty lounge, located on the fourth floor of the law school. Interested attendees must RSVP To Debi Leak at dl524@camden.rutgers.edu.

15
Jun
Wednesday,
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
New and seasoned practitioners alike will benefit from this overview of estate planning in New Jersey.

Topics include:
• The purpose of estate planning
• Wealth transfer taxation
• Government dictated default consequences
• Review of documents
• Some advanced planning techniques
• Planning for incapacity
• Practical asset protection planning, digital estate planning, same sex marriage and related matters, prudent investing and post mortem planning
• Ethical considerations in estate planning practice

This program also qualifies for New Jersey newly admitted lawyer credit for estate planning practice.

NJ CLE Information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 3.3 hours of total CLE credit.
 

Faculty: Herbert D. Hinkle, Esq., retired founding partner of Hinkle, Fingles, Prior & Fischer, P.C., has represented people with disabilities continuously since 1974. Mr. Hinkle is an adjunct professor at Rutgers Law School and teaches Estate Planning, Estates & Trusts and Elder Law.

Adam P. Wilson, Esq., Hinkle, Fingles, Prior & Fischer, P.C. Mr. Wilson specializes in disability law and counsels clients on a wide range of issues including special education, adult services, and estate planning.

Region: Central New Jersey
Southern New Jersey
Philadelphia Metro Area
Location: Rutgers Law School
217 North 5th Street
Camden, NJ 08102
Credits: CLE: NJ: 3.3 | NY: 3.0 | PA: 2.5
Program Types: Newly Admitted Lawyers Course
Subject Areas: Trusts, Wills and Estates
Estate Planning
Cost: $75.00
Detailed Information: Program Announcement

To register for a program, you must login to the Rutgers Institute for Professional Education