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AFBNJ: Upcoming Events

Third Annual Federal Pro Bono Institute – Friday, October 23, 2020

The Essentials of Handling a Pro Bono Matter and the Benefits of the Re-Entry Program in the District Court of New Jersey  

and

Presentation of the Hon. Jerome B. Simandle Award 

to

The Honorable Joel B. Rosen (retired)
Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP

CLE Program: 12:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Award Presentation**: 1:45 pm – 2:15 pm
** Free to Attend. Please email Carla Kile at [email protected] for a link to the award presentation.

Zoom Webinar: Click Here to Register

Presentation of the Hon. Jerome B. Simandle Award to the Hon. Joel B. Rosen:
Hon. Freda L. Wolfson
Chief Judge
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

Moderator:
Edward T. Kole, Esq., Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A., Woodbridge

Speakers Include:
Hon. Lois H. Goodman, U.S.M.J., United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, Trenton

Hon. Edward S. Kiel, U.S.M.J., United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, Newark

Hon. Karen M. Williams, U.S.M.J., United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, Camden

Deirdre Cooney, Esq., Judicial Law Clerk to Hon. Lisa A. Firko, J.A.D.

Javon Jennings, Re-Entry Program Participant

Lawrence S. Lustberg, Esq., Gibbons, P.C., Newark

Professor David White, Director, Dispute Resolution Program, Seton Hall Law School

Learn everything you need to know to handle Pro Bono matters in Federal Court, including:

  • The Essential Tenets for Handling Assigned Pro Bono Cases
  • The Appointment Process
  • How to Settle Case
  • Screening Conflicts
  • Logistics in Dealing with an Incarcerated Client
  • Handling a Pro Bono Matter in the Covid World
  • Ethical Considerations
  • Benefits of the Re-Entry Program
  • The POP (Drug) Court: What is it and how can you help?

This program will provide you with a lively and interactive opportunity to learn from respected federal judges and practitioners as they examine the ins and outs of handling a pro bono matter in federal court.

Free to attend the presentation of The Simandle Award. Please email Carla Kile at [email protected] for a link to attend the award presentation.

CLE Program General Tuition: $125
CLE Program: Current members of The Association of the Federal Bar Discount: $99
Law Students and Law Clerks: Free
Federal Judges: Free

*The first 15 Young Lawyers (those admitted to practice 5 years or less) that respond to this email will be registered to attend for free. To take advantage of this offer, please email [email protected].

This program has been approved for:
New Jersey CLE – 2.1 credits
New York CLE – 2.0 credits professional practice                                                                                                                                                            Pennsylvania CLE – 1.5 substantive ($8 fee- separate check payable to NJICLE must be submitted at program end)

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Virtual Brown Bag Luncheon: November 19, 2020

Virtual Brown Bag Luncheon: Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:30 – 2:00 pm

Going Through The Motions: A Guide to Motion Practice in Federal Court

The Nuts and Bolts of Motion Practice – Moderator: Peter J. Torcicollo, Esq., Gibbons P.C.

Michael Baldassare, Esq., Baldassare & Mara, LLC
Paul Halasz, Esq., Day Pitney LLP
Felice Yudkin, Esq., Cole Schotz P.C.

May It Please The Court: Making Sure Your Motions Do! – Moderator: Hon. Edward S. Kiel, U.S. Magistrate Judge, District of New Jersey

Hon. John Michael Vazquez, U.S. District Judge, District of New Jersey
Hon. Leda Dunn Wettre, U.S. Magistrate Judge, District of New Jersey
Hon. John K. Sherwood, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, District of New Jersey

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.8 hours of total CLE credit. Of these, 0 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism, and 0 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in civil trial law, criminal trial law, workers compensation law and/or matrimonial law.


44th Annual Judicial Conference: Thursday, March 18, 2021

Forsgate Country Club, Monroe Township, NJ

8:30 am


44th Annual William J. Brennan, Jr. Award Reception: Thursday, June 10, 2021 

Mayfair Farms, West Orange, NJ

6:00 pm

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