Sessions Memo Makes Waves for Cannabis Industry

by Brittany Verga Bonetti Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ rescission of the Obama-era “Cole Memo” on January 4, 2018 created a stir in the expanding domestic cannabis industry. In a single page the Sessions Memo rescinds previous Department of Justice guidance, which limited federal prosecution of marijuana-related activity. The Sessions Memo gives federal prosecutors more latitude … Continue reading “Sessions Memo Makes Waves for Cannabis Industry”

Boundary Lines: Student residency issues…by Amy Houck Elco, Esq. and Kelli A. Prinz, Esq.

This article appeared in the New Jersey School Board Association School Leader Magazine. NOVEMBER/DECEMBER • 2017 • VOLUME 48 • NO. 3 Is this student eligible to attend our school district? It seems to be a simple question, but one that often does not have a simple answer. Student residency questions abound as school districts … Continue reading “Boundary Lines: Student residency issues…by Amy Houck Elco, Esq. and Kelli A. Prinz, Esq.”

Captain’s Table Event Details Announced

Captain’s Table VIP Reception At The 2018 Atlantic City Boat Show Thursday, March 1, 2018 • 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Atlantic City Convention Center Dear Friends: The Community FoodBank of New Jersey, Southern Branch (CFBNJ-SB), the state’s largest provider of donated food to hundreds of partner charities serving the emergency food needs of the … Continue reading “Captain’s Table Event Details Announced”

Ric Shenkman to present “Top Mistakes that Lead to Malpractice” Dec. 19-20 in Atlantic City

Fredric L. Shenkman, a partner with Cooper Levenson, will be a featured presenter at Legal Ethics: Top Mistakes that Lead to Malpractice, a half-day seminar held by the National Business Institute (NBI), continuing legal education for professionals. The program will be offered at the Holiday Inn Cherry Hill on Tues., Dec. 19, and at the … Continue reading “Ric Shenkman to present “Top Mistakes that Lead to Malpractice” Dec. 19-20 in Atlantic City”

Nicholas Talvacchia to moderate “Casino Leaders Discuss the Future of Atlantic City” Wed. Dec. 6

Chamber Leadership Series Casino Leaders Discuss the Future of Atlantic City Wednesday, December 6, 2017 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM EST Atlantic City’s casino leadership will provide an update and discuss investments made in the market, why business is up and the diversification of the product including internet gaming and generating revenue through non-gaming attractions. … Continue reading “Nicholas Talvacchia to moderate “Casino Leaders Discuss the Future of Atlantic City” Wed. Dec. 6″

Local Good Samaritan’s Family in Need

A member of the Cooper Levenson client family was recently tragically killed while acting as a Good Samaritan. John Charlton was attempting to aid a woman who was being assaulted when the assaulter turned on him causing him to sustain fatal injuries. The family has started a “GoFundMe” page – https://www.gofundme.com/a-hero-and-a-gentleman – to help offset … Continue reading “Local Good Samaritan’s Family in Need”

Levenson Institute to Advise on National Sport Betting Media Briefing

For Immediate Release: November 20, 2017 Galloway, NJ – The Lloyd D. Levenson Institute of Gaming, Hospitality & Tourism (LIGHT) at Stockton University is serving as an academic advisor to a national sports betting media briefing at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 1 in Washington, D.C. Attorney Lloyd D. Levenson will represent the Institute and … Continue reading “Levenson Institute to Advise on National Sport Betting Media Briefing”

Amy Houck Elco and Kelli Prinz to present on Special Education Law Dec. 4-5 in Atlantic City

Atlantic City, N.J. — Nov. 22, 2017 –The course will be offered at the Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Hotel on Dec. 4-5 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This seminar will present the essential requirements surrounding IEP development, discipline procedures, due process hearing requirements and more. Houck Elco will present on Tuesday, Dec. 5 on Discipline and Expulsion … Continue reading “Amy Houck Elco and Kelli Prinz to present on Special Education Law Dec. 4-5 in Atlantic City”

Education Law attorneys Amy Houck Elco and Christopher Barrett to speak at Atlantic County New Jersey School Boards Association Nov. 9

Amy Houck Elco, Esq. and Christopher Barrett, Esq. of Cooper Levenson’s Education Law group will speak at the Atlantic County School Board Association’s meeting at the Atlantic City Country Club Thursday Nov. 9. This program will focus on the various legal issues related to recent developments in education, including residency, homelessness, recent ethics advisory opinions, … Continue reading “Education Law attorneys Amy Houck Elco and Christopher Barrett to speak at Atlantic County New Jersey School Boards Association Nov. 9”