Hill Wallack LLP Firm News/Blogs Feedhttp://www.hillwallack.com/?t=39&format=xml&directive=0&stylesheet=rss&records=10en-us10 Dec 2019firmwisehttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssHill Wallack LLP Announces Chief Operating Officerhttp://www.hillwallack.com/?t=40&an=101322&format=xml&p=531010 Dec 2019News Release<p>We are pleased to announce the promotion of Jeanine M. Foley to Chief Operating Officer of Hill Wallack LLP. Jeanine has been with Hill Wallack for 7 years, during which time she has held positions in the accounting department, most recently as Director of Finance, proving herself to be a committed firm advocate. During her tenure here, Jeanine has implemented protocols which have improved efficiency to Hill Wallack and has frequently been recognized for outstanding achievement. Her leadership, energy and enthusiasm continues to enhance the firm&rsquo;s administrative operations.</p>http://www.hillwallack.com?t=39&format=xml&directive=0&stylesheet=rss&records=10Hill Wallack LLP Family Law Attorney Albertina Webb to Speak at NJICLE Fall CLE Festhttp://www.hillwallack.com/?t=40&an=98654&format=xml&p=555525 Nov 2019Event<span style="font-size: large;"><strong>A 20/20 Look at 50/50 Custody - 2019</strong><br /> </span><br /> <a href="http://www.hillwallack.com/albertina-webb"><img src="http://www.hillwallack.com/D444E6/assets/images/Attorneys/Albertina_Webb_01232019.jpg" alt="" width="167" vspace="0" hspace="10" height="250" border="0" align="left" /><br /> Albertina (Abby) Webb</a> will be among a distinguished panel of speakers for <strong>A 20/20 Look at 50/50 Custody </strong>CLE program. The program will be held on Monday, November 25, 2019 at the Marriott Delta Hotel, Iselin, NJ beginning at 8:45 a.m.<br /> <br /> This compelling new program will take a 20/20 look at 50/50 arrangements and will examine their pros and cons. Our panel of leading New Jersey family lawyers will share solid strategies and practical advice about how best to negotiate parenting arrangements and plans - all with an eye toward anticipating likely problems and being proactive about resolving them. <br /> <br /> <strong>Albertina &ldquo;Abby&rdquo; Webb</strong> is a partner in the Red Bank, New Jersey office of Hill Wallack LLP, where she is a member of the firm&rsquo;s Family Law practice group. Ms. Webb concentrates her practice on family law issues, including divorce, custody, support, post-judgment and domestic violence cases from inception through resolution, either by mediation, arbitration or trial. She also handles enforcement or modification of marital agreements, alimony and child support awards, post judgment enforcement and modification of agreements and pre-nuptial agreements, as well as engaging in litigation practice to set them aside or for enforcement.<br /> <br /> Further information on the program may be found by clicking <a href="https://tcms.njsba.com/personifyebusiness/njicle/CLEPrograms/NJICLEEventsCalendar/MeetingDetails.aspx?productId=47805326">here</a>.http://www.hillwallack.com?t=39&format=xml&directive=0&stylesheet=rss&records=10Hill Wallack LLP Partner Michael S. Karpoff to Speak at the 2019 Community Association Law Summithttp://www.hillwallack.com/?t=40&an=97599&format=xml&p=555514 Nov 2019Event<p><img src="http://www.hillwallack.com/D444E6/assets/images/Attorneys/Michael_Karpoff_07092013.jpg" alt="" width="167" vspace="0" hspace="10" height="250" border="0" align="left" />Hill Wallack LLP Partner <a href="http://www.hillwallack.com/michael-s-karpoff">Michael S. Karpoff</a> will be speaking at the NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education&rsquo;s 2019 Community Association Law Summit on Thursday, November 14, at the New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick. <br /> <br /> Mr. Karpoff will speak on <strong>&ldquo;Accommodating Religious Expression in Community Associations: Responsibilities of Boards.&rdquo;&nbsp;</strong><br /> <br /> Other topics to be presented include transition and construction litigation, insurance, employment issues, confidentiality versus transparency, preventing fraud, managing technology, and legislative and case law update, with a luncheon presentation regarding the future of housing and common interest communities.&nbsp; Further information and reservations for the program may be obtained <a href="https://tcms.njsba.com/personifyebusiness/njicle/CLEPrograms/NJICLEEventsCalendar/MeetingDetails.aspx?productId=41517715">here</a>.<br /> <br /> About the Speaker:<br /> <br /> Michael S. Karpoff is a partner in the Princeton, N.J. office of Hill Wallack LLP and is a member of the firm&rsquo;s Community Association, Construction Industry and Professional Licensing and Regulation practice groups. Mr. Karpoff is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a civil trial attorney and oversees the Community Association Group&rsquo;s litigation. He has served as lead counsel for numerous plaintiffs in construction defect cases during the past 25 years.In addition to community association law and litigation, Mr. Karpoff concentrates his practice in administrative law including professional and occupational licensing and regulation, construction code and zoning matters.</p>http://www.hillwallack.com?t=39&format=xml&directive=0&stylesheet=rss&records=10Hill Wallack LLP Family Law Partner to Speak at NJICLE Seminarhttp://www.hillwallack.com/?t=40&an=97601&format=xml&p=555511 Nov 2019Event<img src="http://www.hillwallack.com/D444E6/assets/images/Attorneys/Albertina_Webb_01232019.jpg" alt="" width="167" vspace="0" hspace="10" height="250" border="0" align="left" />Hill Wallack LLP Partner <a href="http://www.hillwallack.com/albertina-webb">Albertina Webb</a> will be speaking at the NJ Institute of Coninuing Legal Education's<strong> &quot;Hot Tips in Family Law&quot;</strong> Seminar on Monday, November 11, at the New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick.<br /> <br /> Ms. Webb will speak on <strong>&quot;Bad Practices.&quot;<br /> </strong><br /> This educational program has a distinguished panel of speakers and they will share their collective knowledge/experience, strategies, and proven &quot;best practices&quot; to avoid or overcome complicated ethical dilemmas in specific family law situations, and provide practical, thoughtful tactics.<br /> <br /> Further information for the program may be found <a href="https://tcms.njsba.com/personifyebusiness/njicle/CLEPrograms/NJICLEEventsCalendar/MeetingDetails.aspx?productId=40235727">here</a>. <br /> <br /> <strong>Albertina &ldquo;Abby&rdquo; Webb</strong> is a partner in the Red Bank, New Jersey office of Hill Wallack LLP, where she is a member of the firm&rsquo;s Family Law practice group. Ms. Webb concentrates her practice on family law issues, including divorce, custody, support, post-judgment and domestic violence cases from inception through resolution, either by mediation, arbitration or trial. She also handles enforcement or modification of marital agreements, alimony and child support awards, post judgment enforcement and modification of agreements and pre-nuptial agreements, as well as engaging in litigation practice to set them aside or for enforcement. <br /> <br type="_moz" />http://www.hillwallack.com?t=39&format=xml&directive=0&stylesheet=rss&records=10Hill Wallack LLP Family Law Attorneys Supti Bhattacharya and Albertina Webb invited to speak at NJSBA Mid-Year Meeting in Puerto Ricohttp://www.hillwallack.com/?t=40&an=98656&format=xml&p=555507 Nov 2019Event<img src="http://www.hillwallack.com/D444E6/assets/images/Event_Images/Puerto Rico.JPG" alt="" width="752" vspace="0" hspace="0" height="150" border="0" align="absmiddle" /><br /> <br /> <p><span style="font-size: x-large;"><strong>Hasta La Vista, Bebe! Family Law Issues in New Jersey and Puerto Rico</strong></span><span style="font-size: large;"><br /> </span></p> <span style="font-size: large;"> <p><span style="font-size: medium;"><a href="http://www.hillwallack.com/supti-bhattacharya">Supti Bhattacharya</a></span><span style="font-size: small;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> and </span><a href="http://www.hillwallack.com/albertina-webb"><span style="font-size: medium;">Albertina (Abby) Webb</span></a></span><span style="font-size: medium;"> have been invited to the New Jersey State Bar Mid-Year Meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico. They will be among a panel of speakers discussing some of the most challenging issues in New Jersey Family Law. This seminar takes place on Thursday, November 7, 2019.</span><span style="font-size: small;"><br /> </span></p> <span style="font-size: small;"><strong><img src="http://www.hillwallack.com/D444E6/assets/images/Attorneys/Supti_Bhattacharya_07172019.jpg" alt="" width="142" vspace="0" hspace="10" height="192" border="0" align="left" /></strong><span style="font-size: medium;"><strong><br /> Supti Bhattacharya</strong> is a partner in the Princeton, N.J. office of Hill Wallack LLP, where she is Chairperson of the firm&rsquo;s New Jersey Family Law practice group. Ms. Bhattacharya represents clients in matters involving Divorce, Separation, Custody, International Custody Issues, Child Support, Alimony, College Tuition and Expenses Contribution, Child Emancipation, Equitable Distribution of Assets, Domestic Violence, Pre-Nuptial Agreements and Mid-Marriage Agreements.</span><br /> </span></span><span style="font-size: small;"> </span><br /> <br /> <p><span style="font-size: small;"><strong><img src="http://www.hillwallack.com/D444E6/assets/images/Attorneys/Albertina_Webb_01232019.jpg" alt="" width="139" vspace="0" hspace="10" height="209" border="0" align="left" /></strong><span style="font-size: medium;"><strong><br /> Albertina &ldquo;Abby&rdquo; Webb</strong> is a partner in the Red Bank, New Jersey office of Hill Wallack LLP, where she is a member of the firm&rsquo;s Family Law practice group. Ms. Webb concentrates her practice on family law issues, including divorce, custody, support, post-judgment and domestic violence cases from inception through resolution, either by mediation, arbitration or trial. She also handles enforcement or modification of marital agreements, alimony and child support awards, post judgment enforcement and modification of agreements and pre-nuptial agreements, as well as engaging in litigation practice to set them aside or for enforcement.</span><br /> <br /> <br /> Additional program information may be found <a href="https://tcms.njsba.com/personifyebusiness/MeetingsEvents/2019Mid-YearMeeting/Education.aspx">here</a>. </span></p>http://www.hillwallack.com?t=39&format=xml&directive=0&stylesheet=rss&records=10Hill Wallack LLP Welcomes Victoria A. Flynnhttp://www.hillwallack.com/?t=40&an=98714&format=xml&p=531007 Nov 2019News Release<br /> <img src="http://www.hillwallack.com/D444E6/assets/images/Attorneys/Victoria_Flynn_11062019.jpg" alt="" width="265" vspace="0" hspace="10" height="358" border="0" align="left" />Hill Wallack LLP is pleased to welcome <a href="http://www.hillwallack.com/victoria-a-flynn">Victoria A. Flynn</a> as a partner in the firm's Red Bank, N.J. office. Ms. Flynn is a member of the firm&rsquo;s Complex Litigation, Employment &amp; Labor Law, Administrative Law/Government Contracts, Regulatory &amp; Government Affairs, School Law and Municipal Law practice groups. Prior to joining Hill Wallack, Ms. Flynn was a partner at Gluck Walrath, LLP, Flynn Martin LLC and DeCotiis, FitzPatrick &amp; Cole, LLP. <br /> <br /> She is an experienced litigator, representing public and private clients, in State and Federal Court, at both the trial and appellate levels, in complex civil litigation matters. Ms. Flynn also specializes in counseling clients on Employment &amp; Labor matters, conducting internal investigations, counseling clients with employer/employee disputes and representing clients in employment litigation matters that involve contract disputes, claims of discrimination and civil rights violations and whistleblower lawsuits.<br /> <br /> Ms. Flynn is admitted to practice in New Jersey (1999) and before the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey. She earned her J.D. from Seton Hall University Law School, cum laude and is a graduate of Rutgers College. Following law school, Ms. Flynn was selected by Justice Jaynee LaVecchia to serve as her first law clerk upon Justice LaVecchia&rsquo;s appointment to the Supreme Court of New Jersey.<br /> <br />http://www.hillwallack.com?t=39&format=xml&directive=0&stylesheet=rss&records=10Hill Wallack Family Law Attorney Megha R. Thakkar to Speak at MCBA Seminarhttp://www.hillwallack.com/?t=40&an=97015&format=xml&p=555522 Oct 2019Event<strong><span style="font-size: large;"><br /> Relocation Risk Assessment Models</span></strong><br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.hillwallack.com/megha-r-thakkar"><img src="http://www.hillwallack.com/D444E6/assets/images/Attorneys/Megha_Thakkar_03312016.jpg" alt="" width="155" vspace="0" hspace="10" height="217" border="0" align="left" />Megha R. Thakkar</a> will be among the panelists.<br /> <br /> <div><span style="font-size: medium;"><strong>Tuesday, October 22, 2019 | 8:00 a.m.</strong> <br /> Middlesex County Bar Association | 87 Bayard Street | New Brunswick, NJ </span><span style="font-size: small;"><br /> </span></div> <p>The seminar will focus on the history of relocation applications in New Jersey; arguing for and against relocation applications in the wake of <i>Bisbing;&nbsp;</i>use of experts in relocation applications; and Austin's Relocation Risk Model factors.</p> <p><u>About the Speaker:</u></p> Megha R. Thakkar is Counsel in the Princeton, New Jersey office of Hill Wallack LLP, where she is a member of the firm&rsquo;s Family Law practice group. <p>Megha represents clients in all aspects of matrimonial and family law, including divorce litigation, mediation, and arbitration, custody and parenting time issues, alimony and child support disputes, post-judgment applications, marital settlement agreements, prenuptial agreements, and domestic violence litigation. She also handles complex issues of equitable distribution including distribution of businesses, stock options, and restricted stock units. She has successfully handled contested matters from inception to trial.&nbsp;Additionally, she has successfully handled family law matters in the Appellate Division.&nbsp;</p> <p>Megha is a qualified mediator in family law matters pursuant to <u>R</u>. 1:40 and has been appointed as a mediator by the Court to assist parties in reaching amicable resolutions.&nbsp;She also serves as a Matrimonial Early Settlement Panelist in Middlesex and Somerset Counties.<br /> <br /> To RSVP: Click <a href="https://protect-us.mimecast.com/s/_L6UCBB9oqS7DxDLfWOR3y?domain=mcbalaw.com">here</a>.</p>http://www.hillwallack.com?t=39&format=xml&directive=0&stylesheet=rss&records=10Hill Wallack Partner George C. Greatrex, Jr. to Speak at NJICLE Seminarhttp://www.hillwallack.com/?t=40&an=97013&format=xml&p=555516 Oct 2019Event<span style="font-size: large;"><strong>Hot Topics in Residential Real Estate 2019</strong></span><br /> <br /> The law governing residential real estate transactions continues to evolve. Each year, new challenges emerge that you need to know how to handle. Whether you are a general practitioner or limit your practice to real estate matters, attending this practical annual seminar will bring you up-to-speed on some of the current situations dealt with in a residential real estate practice. Gain an understanding of these issues in the real estate deals you many handle.<br /> <br /> <img src="http://www.hillwallack.com/D444E6/assets/images/Attorneys/George_GreatrexJr_09302019.JPG" alt="" width="150" vspace="0" hspace="20" height="204" border="0" align="left" />Partner <a href="http://www.hillwallack.com/george-c-greatrex-jr">George C. Greatrex</a> will be speaking on <em>Legal Issues Concerning Short-term Rentals.</em><br /> <br /> Wednesday, October 16, 2019<br /> 9:00 am - 3:30 pm<br /> <br /> New Jersey Law Center<br /> One Constitution Square<br /> New Brunswick, NJ<br /> <br /> For more program and CLE credit information, click <a href="https://tcms.njsba.com/PersonifyEbusiness/Default.aspx?TabID=1699&amp;productId=41517676">here</a>. <br /> <br /> <strong>About the speaker:</strong><br /> <br /> Spanning the past 30 years, George has devoted a large and growing portion of his practice to the burgeoning area of community association law in New Jersey, representing all forms of common interest communities, including condominiums, townhomes, and single family detached homes. He is a member of the Community Associations Institute (CAI), is the current Chair of the CAI Legislative Action Committee &ndash; NJ, and is a frequent lecturer to board members, property managers and lawyers on the issues facing community associations in New Jersey. George earned his Juris Doctor degree from Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia and his B.A. from Rutgers College in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He is admitted to practice law in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, and the U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit.http://www.hillwallack.com?t=39&format=xml&directive=0&stylesheet=rss&records=10Hill Wallack Attorney Cassi G. Martin Authors Workers' Compensation Article in The Legal Intelligencerhttp://www.hillwallack.com/?t=40&an=97319&format=xml&p=530813 Oct 2019Article<strong><br /> Article: Both Sides of the Debate on EDI Transactions in Workers&rsquo; Comp Claims </strong><br /> <br /> <img src="http://www.hillwallack.com/D444E6/assets/images/Attorneys/Cassi_Martin_09152015.jpg" alt="" width="167" vspace="0" hspace="10" height="250" border="0" align="left" />WCAIS rolled out in phases and, beginning in 2013, increasingly required claims professionals to process claims information electronically rather than by submission of paper forms. Before WCAIS, in order to accept or deny a claim, claims professionals completed a paper form, served it and filed it with the bureau. Click <a href="https://www.law.com/thelegalintelligencer/2019/10/13/both-sides-of-the-debate-on-edi-transactions-in-workers-comp-claims/">here</a> to read the full article, authored by <a href="http://www.hillwallack.com/cassi-g-martin">Cassi G. Martin</a>.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br type="_moz" />http://www.hillwallack.com?t=39&format=xml&directive=0&stylesheet=rss&records=10Hill Wallack LLP Community Associations Partner Ronald L. Perl Article Published in Community Assets Magazinehttp://www.hillwallack.com/?t=40&an=97207&format=xml&p=530807 Oct 2019ArticleClick <a href="/D444E6/assets/files/Documents/Assets article.pdf">here</a> to read the full article by Ronald L. Perl, Esq., CCAL in the September/October 2019 edition.<br />http://www.hillwallack.com?t=39&format=xml&directive=0&stylesheet=rss&records=10