Cooper Levenson attorneys installed at Southern District of the New Jersey Association of School Attorneys

Monroe Township, N.J. – Cooper Levenson is proud to announce that, on June 12 at the New Jersey School Boards Association’s annual Spring School Law Forum, three of the firm’s attorneys were installed to serve the Southern District of the New Jersey Association of School Attorneys. William S. Donio was elected Vice President of the … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson attorneys installed at Southern District of the New Jersey Association of School Attorneys”

Four Disastrous IP Mistakes Most Companies Make

Companies, especially start-up businesses, routinely agonize over the development of new products and services, costs and pricing, as well as their physical plant, operations, sales, distribution, human resources, etc. However, these companies rarely pay enough attention to the intellectual property (IP) aspects of their business, mostly because they are unfamiliar with core IP concepts. There … Continue reading “Four Disastrous IP Mistakes Most Companies Make”

Cooper Levenson attorneys to present on Asset Protection, Buying and Selling Real Estate in Light of new Tax Laws, and more at the NJCPA Atlantic Cape Chapter Briefing July 12

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. –  Tax attorneys from the Atlantic City and Cherry Hill offices of Cooper Levenson will present a tax “Breakfast Briefing” on Thursday July 12, 2018 at the Linwood Country Club in Linwood, N.J.  Robert E. Salad, Esq., LL.M., Jarad K. Stiles, Esq., LL.M., Arthur Korth, Esq., LL.M., Michael L. Salad, Jr., Esq., … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson attorneys to present on Asset Protection, Buying and Selling Real Estate in Light of new Tax Laws, and more at the NJCPA Atlantic Cape Chapter Briefing July 12”

Some additional thoughts on the Kean decision – the Cooper Levenson “solution-centered” way…..

by: William S. Donio, Esq. By now we hope you’ve read our brief take on the New Jersey Supreme Court’s opinion in Kean Federation of Teachers v. Morell (A-84-16).    While the outcome reflects what we think will be a more workable approach for our Boards on when to issue Rice notices, we wanted to add … Continue reading “Some additional thoughts on the Kean decision – the Cooper Levenson “solution-centered” way…..”

RICE Notice change! Supreme Court reverses Appellate Division over-inclusive RICE notice decision

By Amy Houck Elco, Esq.  and  Yolanda N. Melville, Esq. Recently, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued its decision in Kean Federation of Teachers v. Ada Morell (A-84-16) (078926). The Supreme Court overturned the Appellate Division’s decision requiring all employees to receive a RICE notice if their names appeared on a public body’s agenda. The … Continue reading “RICE Notice change! Supreme Court reverses Appellate Division over-inclusive RICE notice decision”

Self-Defeating Tweeting (and other social media pitfalls)

It’s too bad there isn’t some Miranda-type warning before posting on social media, something along the lines of: what you post online can and will be used against you in a (family) court of law. It seems elementary but it bears repeating: be careful what you post—whether it’s on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, or even … Continue reading “Self-Defeating Tweeting (and other social media pitfalls)”

New Jersey – “Bettor” Than Ever: #SportsBetting

By Lynne Levin Kaufman, Esquire @gaminglawyer For those of you who have been asleep for the past 24 hours, yesterday the Supreme Court declared the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA) unconstitutional and gave states the ability to decide whether or not to legalize sports wagering, and to craft, through legislation … Continue reading “New Jersey – “Bettor” Than Ever: #SportsBetting”

U.S. Supreme Court Allows States to Legalize Sports Betting

by Lynne Levin Kaufman, Esquire @iGamingLawyer ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – May 14, 2018  – By now, most of you have heard that the U.S. Supreme Court  today held that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), the more than 25 year old federal law that prohibited full blown sports betting in all states but … Continue reading “U.S. Supreme Court Allows States to Legalize Sports Betting”

Ronald G. Lieberman to speak at New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting and Convention May 16 – 18

Atlantic City, N.J. — May 16, 2018 — Ronald G. Lieberman will speak at the New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting and Convention on May 16, 17, and 18 at the Borgata in Atlantic City, N.J. The sessions include: On Wed., May 16: “Is Alimony a Pension or Is There a Duty to Mitigate” … Continue reading “Ronald G. Lieberman to speak at New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting and Convention May 16 – 18”

Fredric L. Shenkman to speak at Middlesex County Bar Association May 23

East Brunswick, N.J. — May 15, 2018 — Fredric (Ric) Shenkman will be a featured speaker at the Middlesex County Bar Association’s Annual Installation Dinner meeting on May 23 at the Estate at Farrington Lake in East Brunswick, N.J. “Ethical Considerations in Contested Divorce Matters” is the pre-dinner seminar topic. Ric, Chairman of Cooper Levenson’s … Continue reading “Fredric L. Shenkman to speak at Middlesex County Bar Association May 23”