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New Jersey Municipal Court Practice

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 | 5:30 PM - 8:10 PM
This program covers the fundamentals of municipal court practice in New Jersey. Attorneys will learn about procedures in municipal court, common cases, ethics, and immigration consequences for defendants. Attendees will gain the understanding of how to conduct themselves in municipal court and how to avoid some of the common pitfalls. This program can be used toward the New Jersey newly admitted attorney requirement. Topics include:
Procedures
o Bail reform
o Pre-trial procedures
o Postponement requests
o Discovery and motions
o Negotiated plea agreements
o Trials and sentencing
o Post-conviction procedures

Cases
o Motor vehicle (DWI)
o Domestic violence
o Controlled dangerous substances
o Simple assault
o Shoplifting/disorderly persons

Immigration consequences

Ethics, courtroom etiquette, and professionalism

NJ CLE Information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 3.0 hours of total CLE credit. Of these, 1.2 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism, and 1.8 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in municipal court law. This program also qualifies for 1.8 NJ newly admitted credit in municipal court practice.
FACULTY:
HONORABLE NICHOLAS P. SCUTARI
Attorney at Law | Linden, NJ
Municipal Prosecutor | Linden, NJ
New Jersey State Senator, 22nd District, and Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee

HON. LEON GRAUER, J.M.C.
Municipal Court Judge | Newark, NJ

EDWARD J. KOLOGI, ESQ.
Defense Attorney | Kologi * Simitz, Counsellors at Law | Linden, NJ
LOCATION:
Rutgers Law School
Center for Law and Justice
123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
CREDITS:
CLE: NJ: 3.0 (incl. 1.2 ethics) | NY: 3.0 (incl. 1.0 ethics) | PA: 2.5 (incl. 1.0 ethics)
PROGRAM TYPES:
Newly Admitted Lawyers Course
SUBJECT AREAS:
Ethics
Professionalism/Civility
Local and Municipal
COST:
$75.00
DETAILED INFORMATION:
Camden Location
Rutgers Institute for Professional Education
Rutgers Law School
217 North 5th Street
Camden, NJ 08102
(856) 225-6658  •  
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Newark Location
Rutgers Institute for Professional Education
Rutgers Law School
Center for Law and Justice
123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 353-5928  •  
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