Public Accommodations Should Not Be Unaccommodating

In Holmes v. Jersey City Police Department, the Jersey City Police Department arrested Shakeem Malik Holmes, a transgender male, for suspected shoplifting.  While in custody, Holmes claimed that the arresting officers made demeaning, insulting and threatening comments about his transgender status over the course of two hours.  Specifically, Holmes alleged the officers referred to him … Continue reading “Public Accommodations Should Not Be Unaccommodating”

WannaCry Predicted to Mushroom This Weekend

It is highly recommended that individuals and organizations using Microsoft Enterprise  tools and Windows operating systems confirm that their technology was properly patched with Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-010, released March 14, 2017. As of the date of this Alert, ransomware known as WannaCry infected computers in 99 countries in less than 14 hours, primarily on … Continue reading “WannaCry Predicted to Mushroom This Weekend”

Parenting Plans

Divorce is an emotional process. As parents begin to develop a parenting plan, the need for flexibility and responsibility are important in creating options that consider the child first. An effective parenting plan maximizes the child’s emotional security. It also needs to work well for both the child and the parents, and develop as the … Continue reading “Parenting Plans”

Ojserkis and Thornton Present at Medical Staff Services Education Conference April 20th in Cape May, New Jersey

Jill T. Ojserkis and Kevin J. Thornton, partners at Cooper Levenson, presented at the 24 th Annual Education Conference of the New Jersey State Association of Medical Staff Services (NJSAMSS) held at Congress Hall, Cape May, NJ., April 20-21, 2017. Their presentation included portions of a Medical Executive Committee meeting and a physician Fair Hearing, … Continue reading “Ojserkis and Thornton Present at Medical Staff Services Education Conference April 20th in Cape May, New Jersey”

Law Firm Mourns the Loss of Founding Partner, James L. Cooper

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — April 18, 2017 — James L. Cooper, founding partner of the law firm formed in Atlantic City in 1957 and known, since 2007, as Cooper Levenson, Attorneys at Law, passed away on Saturday April 15. He was 87. Cooper was a graduate of Atlantic City High School, Rutgers University and Rutgers … Continue reading “Law Firm Mourns the Loss of Founding Partner, James L. Cooper”

How Social Media Can Be Used Against You in Family Law Cases

Like many people, you are likely active on social media. Adding personal information and sharing pages, photographs and posts you others is often part of our daily lives; however, if you are currently involved in a divorce, custody or post-judgement matter, you might want to limit your usage for a while. Your comments, photographs or … Continue reading “How Social Media Can Be Used Against You in Family Law Cases”

Elizabeth A. Kaufman, Esq. Joins Cooper Levenson

Attorney Elizabeth A. Kaufman has joined the Defense Litigation Practice Group at Cooper Levenson. Kaufman will work in the firm’s Atlantic City and Cherry Hill offices. “Elizabeth’s experience in a wide variety of defense litigation matters will ideally complement the Cooper Levenson team,” said Kenneth J. Calemmo, chief operating officer of Cooper Levenson. Kaufman came … Continue reading “Elizabeth A. Kaufman, Esq. Joins Cooper Levenson”

Cooper Levenson Foundation Scholarship Application Deadline April 7

Cooper Levenson Foundation, Inc. is offering college scholarship grants to high school seniors. Candidates must demonstrate academic excellence, active involvement as a volunteer, and financial need, and must be planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited two- or four-year university. “We believe that investing in the education of the next generation is … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson Foundation Scholarship Application Deadline April 7”

Cooper Levenson Donates $2,500 to Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City

Atlantic City, N.J. — March 28, 2017 — Cooper Levenson executives Kenneth J. Calemmo, Jr., chief operating officer (left), and Lloyd D. Levenson, chief executive officer (right), visited the Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City on March 22 to present a $2,500 check to Michelle Carrera, chief executive director to support the Club’s 2017 … Continue reading “Cooper Levenson Donates $2,500 to Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City”