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

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.

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

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)