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Family Law Motion Practice Lunch CLE

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When: Thursday, May 30, 2019
12:15 PM until 1:30 PM
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MCBA Office
87 Bayard Street
New Brunswick, New Jersey  08901
United States
Presenter: See Description Below
Contact: Jonathan Cowles
732.828.3433, x. 102

Online registration is available until: 5/29/2019
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The Do's & Don't's of Family Law Motion Practice



  Hon. Peter J. Barnes, III, JSC
Family Division
Emily Smithman, JD
Law Clerk to Hon. Daniel Brown, JSC

Abigail Cregge, JD
Law Clerk to Hon. Peter J. Barnes, III, JSC

Christian E. Fisher, JD
Law Clerk to Hon. Gerald Council, JSC

This seminar is intended to provide members of the legal community with insight into family law motion practice from the perspective of the judicial law clerk in an effort to help make motion practice a bit easier for all those involved.  Topics of discussion will include:

  • Adherence to the Rules of Court
  • Drafting an effective Certification
  • Supporting documentation and summaries
  • Tentative Decisions
  • Effective oral argument
  • How to be successful in post-judgment applications
  • Basic post-judgment motion rules
  • The importance of content of the litigant’s certification
  • Oral argument in light of Polombi and Parrish
  • How to be persuasive at oral argument
  • The plenary hearing – what you need to be successful

This program has been approved by the BCLE of the Supreme Court of NJ for 1.5 hours of total CLE credit. The program also meets Regulation 201:2 for newly admitted attorneys. (Recognized for NY CLE Credit.)


Cost: $10-Law Clerks; $20-MCBA Young Lawyers; $25-MCBA Members; and $50-All Others (includes lunch)


To RSVP: Online RSVP | RSVP Form | Call 732.828.3433, x. 102

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