Cooper Levenson Education Law Group Gains Two Attorneys: Associates Kelli Prinz And Andrew Linenberg Join The Firm

Andrew D. Linenberg and Kelli A. Prinz have joined Cooper Levenson as associates in the Education Law Practice Group. The new associates will work with school boards and administrators on such issues as staff relations, student discipline, harassment, intimidation and bullying, contracts and procurement, special education matters, school construction matters, IDEA and Section 504 compliance. … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson Education Law Group Gains Two Attorneys: Associates Kelli Prinz And Andrew Linenberg Join The Firm”

Are Funds In An Inherited Ira Protected In Bankruptcy? The Answer Was A Unanimous, “no.”

On June 12, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court resolved a key question that has lingered for nearly a decade: Are funds in an inherited IRA protected in bankruptcy? The answer was a unanimous, “No.” One of the most important, and commonly used, exemptions from the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 is … Continue reading “Are Funds In An Inherited Ira Protected In Bankruptcy? The Answer Was A Unanimous, “no.””

U.S. Supreme Court changes rules on IRA’s

Date: 06/16/2014 Publication: Website CooperLevenson Publication: Website Summary: On June 12, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court resolved a key question that has lingered for nearly a decade: Are funds in an inherited IRA protected in bankruptcy? The answer was a unanimous, “No.” Article: U.S. Supreme Court changes rules on IRA’s.pdf

Cooper Levenson Announces New Partners

June 12, 2014 – Three Atlantic City attorneys are the newest partners at Cooper Levenson. The board voted in Amy L. Houck, Amy E. Rudley and Michael A. Gibson, announced the firm today. “These individuals have proven themselves in terms of their professionalism, their expertise and their dedication,” said Kenneth J. Calemmo, Jr., chief operating … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson Announces New Partners”

Cooper Levenson Attorneys Named Trustees For Atlantic County Bar

Margate, N.J. – June 12, 2014 – Two associates at Cooper Levenson were sworn in as trustees for the Atlantic County Bar Association on Friday, June 6, 2014 at an installation event held at Lucy the Elephant in Margate, N.J. Rebecca C. Lafferty is beginning her second term, and Sheila F. Hughes her third term, … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson Attorneys Named Trustees For Atlantic County Bar”

Does Your Prenup Have A Social Media Clause?

It may come as a surprise, but the idea of executing a prenuptial agreement prior to walking down the aisle is no longer considered taboo by many couples. That’s because they see the inherent value in establishing a legally binding document setting forth in very clear and precise terms what to expect in the event … Continue reading “Does Your Prenup Have A Social Media Clause?”

Cooper Levenson Attorneys To Present At New Jersey Society Of Certified Public Accountants Event

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Tax attorneys from Cooper Levenson law offices will present a breakfast seminar at a New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants event on Tuesday, July 15 at 8 a.m. at the Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point, N.J. Robert E. Salad, Esq., LL.M. will moderate the panel and chair the … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson Attorneys To Present At New Jersey Society Of Certified Public Accountants Event”

Roger Lai Named President Of Burlington County Bar

Washington Twp., N.J. – June 6, 2014 -Roger Lai, attorney at Cooper Levenson, was installed as the 83rd president of the Burlington County Bar Association on June 6, 2014 at the Bradford Estate in Hainesport, N.J. Members of the Asian Pacific American Lawyer Association were in attendance as Roger was sworn in as the first … Continue reading “Roger Lai Named President Of Burlington County Bar”

Maritime Attorney Kevin Thornton: THE SINKING OF THE LADY MARY-TRAGEDY, U.S. COAST GUARD INVESTIGATION, AND LESSONS LEARNED

On March 24, 2009, the scallop boat LADY MARY sank 65 nautical miles off the coast of Cape May, New Jersey. Tragically, six of the seven crew members died as a result. This article examines that catastrophe and the U.S. Coast Guard’s procedures for the investigation of marine casualties as a general matter, and as … Continue reading “Maritime Attorney Kevin Thornton: THE SINKING OF THE LADY MARY-TRAGEDY, U.S. COAST GUARD INVESTIGATION, AND LESSONS LEARNED”

Thornton Elected To Maritime Law Association Board

Kevin Thornton has been elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the United States Maritime Law Association (MLA). Thornton chairs the Maritime Law Practice Group at Cooper Levenson in Atlantic City, and is a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Group as well. From left: At the association’s May 2 meeting … Continue reading “Thornton Elected To Maritime Law Association Board”