Wil Donio, Cooper Levenson Partner, to Present at Dyslexia and the Law Conference March 12th

William S. Donio, Esq., partner at Cooper Levenson Attorneys at Law will be among the presenting faculty at the Camden County Bar Association’s program, “Dyslexia and the Law: Understanding the Rights of Students with Dyslexia & Related Disabilities,” on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 from 4 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. at the Tavistock Country Club in … Continue reading “Wil Donio, Cooper Levenson Partner, to Present at Dyslexia and the Law Conference March 12th”

Nick Talvacchia To Moderate Panel At Mayor’s Economic Development Forum Feb. 28th

Nicholas Talvacchia, partner at Cooper Levenson Attorneys at Law has been chosen to moderate the private sector Developer’s Panel at Mayor Don Guardian’s First Annual Economic Development Forum on Friday, February 28, 2014 at the Sheraton Atlantic City, 2 Convention Blvd., Atlantic City, N.J. The Economic Development Forum will bring together leaders from the public … Continue reading “Nick Talvacchia To Moderate Panel At Mayor’s Economic Development Forum Feb. 28th”

Accessibility V. Accessories: Distinguishing Between Service Animals And Pets

New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination and the Americans With Disabilities Act both permit the use of service dogs anywhere an individual with a disability is permitted. Beyond the familiar harnessed seeing eye dog, these animals can be trained to pull a wheelchair, retrieve dropped items, alert of an impending seizure or calm a person with … Continue reading “Accessibility V. Accessories: Distinguishing Between Service Animals And Pets”

Chamber Plans Atlantic City Development Forum. Nick Talvacchia To Moderate Developer Panel

The Greater Atlantic City Chamber will present an Economic Development Forum from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday at the Sheraton Atlantic City. The program will feature two panel discussions. A public sector panel, moderated by Atlantic City Electric President Vincent Maione, will feature Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian, Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson, CRDA Executive … Continue reading “Chamber Plans Atlantic City Development Forum. Nick Talvacchia To Moderate Developer Panel”

Ken Calemmo And 70 Other Chefs Assemble For Men R’ Cookin’ At The Pool Thursday

Ken Calemmo admits his palette has gotten slightly more simplistic with age – but he is not about to sacrifice taste when he dons his chef’s hat for the 13th time at The Pool at Harrah’s Resort on Thursday. “What could be simpler than a bucket full of oysters, some butter, some milk and some … Continue reading “Ken Calemmo And 70 Other Chefs Assemble For Men R’ Cookin’ At The Pool Thursday”

Business Briefs: Mark Soifer on LLC Liability

Mark Soifer, who practices commercial litigation with Cooper Levenson, said the Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act will allow minority partners to take legal action if they suspect illegal or fraudulent activity and in cases where managers or controlling members are acting in a manner that is oppressive and was, is, or will be directly … Continue reading “Business Briefs: Mark Soifer on LLC Liability”

Quan v. Toll Borthers

CASE: A sidewalk slip and fall case in which plaintiff appeals summary judgement based on Supreme Court’s dichotomy between residential and commercial properties. SEE ARTICLE by Larry Granite also “New Jersey Appellate Division Rules Homeowners Association Immune From Tort Liability For Failure to Clear Snow and Ice” Qian vs Toll Brothers (LG).pdf

‘Future Mayor’ Honored At Absecon Board Of Education Meeting

ABSECON – City resident and fourth-grader Logan Williamson wants to be mayor someday. So when the H. Ashton Marsh School student won the Cooper Levenson holiday card contest, he envisioned meeting Absecon Mayor John Armstrong. However, the mayor was not present when Williamson was honored at a Dec. 16 cupcake party for his class. However, … Continue reading “‘Future Mayor’ Honored At Absecon Board Of Education Meeting”

New Rules For New Jersey Llcs Minority And Majority Members Alike: Take Note

Members of New Jersey Limited Liability companies (LLCs), take note. Legislation goes into effect on March 1, 2014 that will change the playing field for minority and majority LLC members alike. What you need to know: Minority Members: The Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (“RULLCA”), N.J.S.A. 41:2C-1 et seq. will allow minority members, regardless … Continue reading “New Rules For New Jersey Llcs Minority And Majority Members Alike: Take Note”

Appellate Division Orders That The Division Of Workers Compensation Must Decide “employee/independent Contractor” Status

On December 26, 2013, the Appellate Division of the State of New Jersey, in a published opinion, decided the matter of Estate of Myroslava Kotsovska v. Saul Liebman. A brief summary of the facts follows: In September of 2008, defendant Liebman, then eighty-one years of age, was living alone following the recent death of his … Continue reading “Appellate Division Orders That The Division Of Workers Compensation Must Decide “employee/independent Contractor” Status”