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Accounting 101 for Attorneys

Presented by Paul N. Ambrose Jr., Martin H. Abo, James P. King, Hubert Klein, Michael A. Linder

Cherry Hill, New Jersey - December 14, 2010
Newark, New Jersey - December 15, 2010

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The Probate Process From Start to Finish

Presented by Paul N. Ambrose Jr., John L. Conroy Jr., Amie Gartenberg, Heather Eshelman McCusker, AnnMarie P. Palermo-Smits and Kay M. Sowa

Atlantic City, New Jersey - September 20, 2010
Newark, New Jersey - September 21, 2010


Partner Evan Goldman recently settled a case for $1.5 million dollars for a woman who lost an eye and sustained facial scarring in a motor vehicle accident.
Partner Dan Eichhorn was recently appointed to be a Commissioner on the Environmental Commission of the Borough of Montvale.
Partner Evan Goldman settled a case for a worker who had sustained 3rd degree burns to over 75% of his body in late 2009. The suit against the employer was filed under a rare exception to the Worker's Compensation Bar and was settled for $1,485,000.
Partner Marianne Quinn has completed training and is now a parent coordinator available to assist parents in resolving disputes covering day-to-day issues with their children.
Partners Robert Ritter and Daniel Eichhorn successfully defended a Bergen County attorney who had been sued for legal malpractice and abuse of process. The attorney was sued by his client's former husband for alleged wrongful conduct during a divorce proceeding. Robert and Daniel obtained dismissal of the complaint at the trial level by demonstrating that the attorney conducted himself properly and that the complaint failed to state a claim upon which relief could be granted. The Appellate Division recently affirmed, concluding that the complaint was barred based upon the litigation privilege and collateral estoppel.
Partner Lorraine Abraham recently appeared as an expert on an ABC Prime Time Special to discuss the issue of custody of Michael Jackson's children. 
Partners Robert Ritter and Daniel Eichhorn recently prevailed in a federal suit in which their client (a commercial lender) was sued by a borrower for the return of a commitment fee. Robert and Daniel obtained dismissal of all of the borrower's claims and obtained a substantial six figure judgment in favor of their client against the borrowing entity and the individual guarantor. This suit involved a wide range of legal issues including choice of law and forum selection clauses, the regulation of commercial lenders and enforceability of guarantees. Brauser Real Estate, LLC v. Meecorp Capital Markets, LLC et. al, Civ. Action No. 06-1816 (D.N.J. 2009).
Partner Evan Goldman is a Bencher in the Sidney Reitman Employment Inn of the American Courts.
Partner Robert Ritter has been rated AV by the Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating system for 15 Years!
Partner Robert Ritter and Associate Lori Johnson successfully represented a commercial landlord before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. The landlord's complaint against the tenant for unpaid rent had been dismissed by the federal district court based upon the entire controversy doctrine, because the parties had previously litigated a rent claim. The Third Circuit reversed and ruled that the entire controversy doctrine did not apply because the rent in the second action had not yet accrued, and because the judge in the first action had specifically reserved the landlord's future rent claim. After the reversal by the Third Circuit, the tenant promptly settled by paying accrued rent, taxes, common area maintenance, interest, late charges and attorneys fees.
We extend our Congratulations to our Associate, Lori A. Johnson, on her appointment to the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Character. 
Partner Evan Goldman has recently been named Co Chair of the Employment Law Section of the New Jersey Association for Justice. H is also currently serving as Co Chair of the Bad Faith Section of the same organization.
Partner Daniel Eichhorn authored a Lexis-Nexis publication chapter that provides an in depth guide to the litigation of oppressed minority shareholder actions from how to conduct initial client interviews through trial. The section focuses on identifying and obtaining the remedy to satisfy the client's needs. Oppressed Minority Shareholder Actions, LexisNexis Practice Guide New Jersey Commercial Litigation, Sec. 2, 2009.
Partner Lorraine Abraham was appointed to the Bergen County Bar Association Judicial Appointments Committee and Partner Robert Ritter was recently reappointed to the Bergen County Bar Association Judicial Appointments Committee.

AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF ON BAD FAITH INSURANCE LAW

By Evan L. Goldman and Lori A. Johnson

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