Professionalism Day in the United States District Court October 16, 2018 | 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Programs in Camden – Newark – Trenton

The U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, in conjunction with the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law, offered three simultaneous programs for attorneys for Professionalism Day on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 from 4:00 PM Р6:00 PM at the Federal Courthouses in Camden, Newark, and Trenton. These programs  each featured panels of judges and attorneys who addressed aspects of Professionalism and Ethics for Trial Attorneys, with opportunities for questions and dialogues. Each program convened in the Jury Assembly Room of the respective courthouses.


Moderators: Hon. Joel Schneider, U.S.M.J.
Panelists: Hon. Joseph H. Rodriguez , U.S.D.J., Hon. Robert B. Kugler, U.S.D.J., Gary J. Lesneski, Esq., Gilbert J. Scutti, Esq.,
LaTonya Bland-Tull, Esq.


Moderator: Janine Strafaci, Emmy Award-winning journalist
Panelists: Hon. Claire C. Cecchi, U.S.D.J., Hon. Mark Falk, U.S.M.J., Hon. John Sherwood, U.S.B.J., Fernando M. Pinguelo, Esq.
Angelo A. Stio, III, Esq.


Moderator: Hon. Michael B. Kaplan, U.S.B.J.
Panelists: Chief Judge Kathryn C. Ferguson, U.S.B.C., John Icklan, Esq., Lauren Bielski, Esq., Ellen McDowell, Esq.

These programs were free of charge. Attendees earn 2.0 New Jersey MCLE Ethics Credits. Refreshments and materials will be provided.