Category: Featured

Shawn R. Tominus

Shawn R. Tominus died at the age of 55 in Middletown, NJ on Friday, March 6, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Nitch Tominus his son Shawn… Read More

In Departure From Seeling – Not Unethical To Withhold NJSA 2C:40-26 Info From Prosecutors

On February 17th, the Appellate Division ruled in the unpublished decision captioned State v. Kane that a defense attorney has no ethical obligation under RPC… Read More

NJ Police To Wear Cameras

Effective March 1, 2015, New Jersey law requires that every new or used police vehicle be equipped with a video recording device. The equipment should… Read More

Court Tosses Lawyer’s Conviction Won By A Private Prosecutor Michael Booth, New Jersey Law Journal

A New Jersey appeals court has overturned a lawyer’s conviction for harassment, finding that a municipal court judge improperly allowed the complaining witness to pursue… Read More

Judge Wright Dies

Lingtime Middlesex County Municipal Court Judge Rinald Wright died in the Las Vegas area from cardiac arrest. Wright was also the Chief Judge in North… Read More

It’s Okay For Lawyers To Be Jerks (Sometimes) By KEITH LEE

This past week, San Francisco attorney Jeena Cho started a new column for Huffington Post. Her kick-off column’s title was Stop Training Lawyers to Be Jerks. In the… Read More

Driving Suspended While DWI Suspension Means Straight Time

A New Jersey appeals court has said in a published ruling that defendants who are convicted of or who plead guilty to a charge of… Read More

Ethics Complaint Says NJ Judge Improperly Helped Relatives

A New Jersey judge is facing ethics charges for allegedly misusing his office and authority to help his relatives in a dispute they were having… Read More

The Brave New World Of Alimony In NJ

The state’s recently amended alimony statute raises new questions for family lawyers Curtis J. Romanowski, New Jersey Law Journal January 21, 2015 New Jersey’s amended… Read More

New Standard For Judges

Two New Jersey judges will not be disciplined for fraternizing with a close friend—a public official under indictment on corruption charges—even though they violated ethics… Read More