MORRIS PASHMAN INN OF COURT

Syllabus 2018-2020 Term

Year 1 of Term

 All sessions begin at 5:30 except for November 13, 2018, which begins at 5:00.

1.   September 17, 2018

 Introduction and Remarks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hon. Rachelle L. Harz

 History of the Inn . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    Arthur N. Chagaris

            Introduction of Course Problem and Identification

            and discussion of legal  and evidentiary issues

            concerning liability, proximate cause, and damages

            from the litigation perspective of both plaintiff and

            defendant. . . . …………………………………….. . . . . ..Joseph Fiorenzo

 

2.  October 9, 2018

            New Client, Intake/Evaluation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Hon. Rachelle L. Harz, JSC

            Initial Pleadings, Initial Discovery.............................Barry Knopf

            Conflicts                                                                 Jeanne O. Marino       

             Dealing with the Media During Litigation………………….Joseph Hayden

 

3.  November 13, 2018 (5:00 p.m.)(PUPILAGE SESSION - 4:00 p.m.)

Professionalism in the Law . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Andrew Cevasco

                                                                                            Donald Ottaunick

District Ethics Presentation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Nina Remson

 

4.   January 8, 2019

 Discovery:  Written and Electronic; Impact of . . . . . . . . . .Hon. Rachelle L. Harz, JSC

 Social Media and Be careful what you post                        Beth Rose

                                                                                       Brian Sinclair

 

5.    February 12, 2019 (PUPILAGE SESSION - 4:15 p.m.)

Depositions: Parties and Experts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Hon. Gregg A. Padovano, JSC

Arthur Chagaris

Thomas Flinn

6.    March 12, 2019

Motion practice and settlement strategies. . . . . . . . . . . . . .   Hon. Peter E. Doyne, Retired AJSC

Mock Mediation Presentation                                                 Gregg Ilardi

                                                                                              Valerie Vladyka

 

7.    April 9, 2019 (PUPILAGE SESSION - 4:15 p.m.)

Evidence Presentation:  Liability and Damages . . . . . . . . .     Hon. James J. DeLuca, JSC

                                                                                                Michael Lubin

E. Drew Britcher

 

8.   May 14, 2019

Non-Jury Court Presentations:  Orders to Show Cause; . .Hon. Joseph Monaghan, JSC

Friendly Hearings; Special Civil Part; Bench Trials          Denise M. Luckenbach

                                                                                                Valerie Vladyka