Continuing Legal Education
President's Day Virtual CLE Marathon
Session One: 12pm ‐ 1:00pm
“The Intersection of Ethics and Diversity” – ETHICS CREDITS –
William Singer, Esq., Singer & Fedun, LLC
Donna Legband, Esq., Altman, Legband & Mayrides
Michael Poreda, Esq., Wronko Loewen Benucci
As lawyers, we have made a commitment to respecting everyone equally. Often we are learning how to be culturally competent to properly represent people of different backgrounds.
Occasionally, understanding diversity brings an ethical component. We will present various scenarios and ask for interaction with the participants. The issues posed do not necessarily have easy or right answers. Please be prepared to speak your mind.
Session Two: 1:15pm ‐ 2:15pm
“Unique Child Support Scenarios”
Taryn R. Zimmerman, Esq., DeTommaso Law Group
Hon. Robert G. Wilson, J.S.C., NJ Superior Court
Jerry S. D’Aniello, Esq., Snyder Sarno D’Aniello Maceri da Costa LLC
Amy Wechsler, Esq., Shimalla, Wechsler, Lepp & D’Onofrio, LLP
A panel discussion on how to resolve unique child support issues. Our panelists will offer suggestions on how to calculate child support (1) when a child goes to college and (2) where there is an equal or split parenting time schedule.
“Phishing, Whaling, and Spoofing in the Age of COVID-19: How to Decrease Your Chances of Being Targeted by Cybercriminals”
Rebecca Warren, Esq., Norris McLaughlin
Kelan Vorbach, Senior Insurance Broker at Pro Risk Group
Scott Kuperman, MCSE, CDIA+, CDC/CFC, Director of Sales Engineering at Team Logic IT
Cybercriminal activity has been increasing every year at an alarming rate. With the onset of COVID-19, and the American workforce shifting to remote work environments, cybercriminals have new opportunities to infiltrate networks, steal information, and disable systems. From individuals to large corporations, governmental entities to non-profits, no one is immune from a cyberattack. Gain insight on how to identify online scams and phishing schemes, increase awareness of disruptive malware and data harvesting malware, and avoid malicious domains. Join us to discuss preventative tools to decrease your chance of being the victim of an attack and learn appropriate responses in the unfortunate event of a cyberbreach or attack.
Session Three: 2:30pm ‐ 3:30pm
“Social Media: Its Implications from Discovery to Trial”
Amanda M. Rochow, Esq., Lamb Kretzer, LLC
Gerald H. Baker, Es., Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins
Dan Coleman, CS Investigations
Social media has descended into every aspect of our life, but how will it affect your case. We will discuss whether anything is private or is it fair game; how to use social media during discovery; and the implications of social media at the trial level. We will also discuss how the NJ Courts have wrestled with this and the caselaw (and lack thereof) from our Courts.
“Children in Court Crib Sheet – Reference Guide for Managing CIC Litigation”
Hon. Julie M. Marino, J.S.C., NJ Superior Court
Lea DeGiulio, Esq.
Nichole Lane, Esq., Assistant Deputy Public Defender with the Office of Law Guardian
Winsome Barnes, Esq.
Victoria Miranda, Esq., Williams Law Group LLC
A panel of a distinguished judge and attorneys will be discussing recommended tips and tricks of the trade when preparing for and appearing at trial. Each panelist will be able to provide their own perspective and experience as well as the do’s and don’ts of properly preparing and trying a case. They will offer tips on how to effectively present evidence, strategically question witnesses and how to deliver opening and closing statements.
“How to Present Yourself, Your Case, and Your Client”
Joseph Tauriello, Esq., The Law Offices of Joseph C. Tauriello, Esq. P.C.
Frank Morano, Esq., Argentino Fiore Law & Advocacy, LLC
Francesco Taddeo, Esq., Law Office of Francesco Taddeo
Presenting yourself appropriately to the Court, jury, and opposing counsel is the first step to a successful litigation. We will discuss basics on what new litigators should know when they get their case, work through the matter, and then show up for trial. Attendees will also have the benefit of years of litigation experience and real life examples from the presenters.
Session Four: 3:45pm ‐ 4:45pm
“Perspective from the Somerset County Bench”
Hon. Hany A. Mawla, J.A.D., Appellate Division, Superior Court of New Jersey
Hon. Margaret Goodzeit, P.J.C.P., Chancery Division, Somerset County Superior Court
Hon. Julie Marino, J.S.C., Family Division, Somerset County Superior Court
Hon. Robert G. Wilson, J.S.C., Family Division, Somerset County Superior Court
Session Five: 5pm ‐ 6:00pm
Virtual Happy Hour with Breakout Sessions