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”

TAX LEGISLATION OVERVIEW

As we await President Trump’s signature on the final tax legislation, we outlined the key changes to the United States tax laws (“Reform”) that will impact individuals and businesses based on the final Republican bill that was approved by the House of Representative and the United States Senate.  We divided our overview between individuals and … Continue reading “TAX LEGISLATION OVERVIEW”

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”

Ken Calemmo writes: Economic Development 101 – “Get Good Information”

Helping to grow the economic capacity of any region takes input from my stakeholders.  One size does not a shoe make.  Accordingly, as we continue to look for opportunities to grow our region it is important that we consider the views and ideas of many stakeholders.  The Greater Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce has been … Continue reading “Ken Calemmo writes: Economic Development 101 – “Get Good Information””

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”