Ryan J. Gaffney was recently elected to the Board of Trustees of the New Jersey State Bar Association, representing the Association's Young Lawyers Division (YLD). The YLD provides New Jersey’s newest lawyers an opportunity to network and enhance their professional development by interacting with attorneys across different practices. Division members organize and promote activities to assist new lawyers in the practice of law and encourage pro bono and community service involvement.
Cheyne R. Scott has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Garden State Bar Association. In addition to her current leadership as Co-Chair of the GSBA Labor and Employment Steering Committee, Cheyne was elected to serve a three-year term on the GSBA Board of Directors.
Maria P. Vallejo has helped organize and will moderate the New Jersey State Bar Association and New Jersey State Bar Foundation’s “But Where Are You Really From? A look at Asian American History, The Law, and Notions of Belonging in the United States” this Friday, June 11, 2021 from 1pm to 3pm. The virtual program will focus on issues facing the Asian American Pacific Islander community and will feature a talk by Dr. Karen Korematsu, whose father, Fred Korematsu, was the civil rights leader who brought forward the seminal Supreme Court case of Korematsu v. U.S. regarding the WWII internment of Japanese Americans.
Kenneth A. Porro will be joining a distinguished panel of local government attorneys at the NJSBA’s "Hot Topics in Local Government" webcast on Thursday, June 24, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 5:15 PM. Some of the hot topics include: OPRA, Dealing with Financially Distressed Properties, Vaccination protocols, Election law, Affordable Housing, Conflict of Interest and much more.
Several CLMC Partners and Of Counsel received honors and presented seminars at the New Jersey State Bar Association's Annual Meeting and Convention, held virtually on May 19-21, 2021.
Robert A. Cappuzzo will speak at The Latest Developments in PIP Practice, a webcast presented by leaders in the field of insurance law to educate attorneys on new strategies, case law, and rules in PIP and no fault insurance law. Mr. Cappuzzo will moderate the program and will be summarizing relevant cases. The webcast will take place on June 11, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
Ryan J. Gaffney and Thomas N. Zuppa Win First Ever Virtual Jury Trials In Hudson County and Bergen CountyMay 06, 2021
CLMC attorneys obtained successful verdicts in the first virtual jury trials to ever be held in the Superior Courts of Hudson County and Bergen County. All related hearings were completed remotely, with the attorneys and jurors using Zoom throughout the trials.
We are pleased to announce that the Honorable Peter F. Bariso, Jr., former Assignment Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Hudson County Vicinage, has returned to the Firm. Before Judge Bariso ascended to the bench, he was an equity partner in the Firm, which was then known as Chasan Leyner Bariso & Lamparello, PC.
Eleven CLMC attorneys were recognized by Thomson Reuters’ 2021 New Jersey Super Lawyers®, a peer-nominated list of lawyers who have attained a high degree of recognition and professional achievement and who exemplify excellence in the practice of law. This marks the 17th consecutive year attorneys from the Firm have been recognized. It is also a new Firm record for the highest number of attorneys that made the list in a single year.
Nicole R. Cassata and Richard W. Fogarty, will be presenting at an ICLE Seminar entitled “Keys to Handing the PIP Case: Rules, Coverage, File Preparation and Case Presentation” on February 18, 2021.