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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 12:30 PM to 5:45 PM EDT
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Morris County Administration Building 
10 Court Street
Morristown, NJ 07960

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Nancy Bangiola, Esq. 
Morris County Bar Association 

MCBA Legalpalooza 2018

Governor Chris Christie has agreed to join us as The Keynote Speaker for Legalpalooza 2018!  Navigating The Changing Legal Landscape in NJ: The Opioid Crisis and the Legalization of Marijuana
Join us for the Legalpalooza seminar on Wednesday, October 17th, beginning at 12:30PM at Morris County Administration Building on Court Street in Morristown.  Earn substantial credits (5) in a single afternoon and all of the ethics credits necessary to fulfill your biannual requirement.  Your fee includes admission to The MCBA Professionalism Day Seminar, presented by The MCBA Professionalism Committee in partnership with our siblings in Sussex County.   You can also choose to register for this segment of the program as a stand alone seminar.   Your fee includes a cocktail hour at Hops Craft Bar in Morristown.  

Registration and lunch 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Block 1 - 1:00 PM  - 2:15 PM (choose one seminar) 
The Implications of the Legalization of Marijuana on Employment Law
Panelist, Thomas McKinney, Esq., and Nikolas Komyati, Esq., and Moderator, David Blackwell, Esq., 
Is New Jersey the Next Colorado?  Navigating New Jersey's Developing Marijuana Laws

Panelist, Lee Vartan, Esq., (former Federal Prosecutor) James DiGiulio, Esq., (former Chief                                          Counsel to The Governor) and Lawrence Cutalo, Esq.,                                                          An Opioid Primer: An Overview of the Heroin and Opioid Epidemic                      Panelists, Assistant Prosecutor, Bradford Seabury, Esq., Alton Robinson, and Barbara Kauffman

Block 2 - 2:30 PM  - 3:45 PM (choose one seminar)
Addiction Issues in Family Litigation 
Panelist, The Hon. James DeMarzo, J.S.C.,  Mike Pallarino, Esq., Sandra Starr Uretsky, Esq., Esq. and Moderator Angela Scafuri, Esq.
The Future of Low Level Marijuana Offenses in Municipal Court 
Panelists,  The Hon. Ira Cohen, J.M.C., Anthony Arbore, Esq., Brian Mason, Esq., and Moderator: John Paul Velez, Esq.
Dealing with the Addictive Client
Panelists, The Hon. Peter Bogaard, J.S.C., Hon. Stephen Hansbury (J.S.C., Ret.), Peter Gilbreth, Esq., Elizabeth Smith, Esq. and William Kane, Esq.
Block 3 - 4:00 Professionalism Day Seminar 4:00
The Opioid Crisis and its impact on the Law
With GuestKeynote speaker
Governor Chris Christie
Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp, Esq., SCBA President Janine Cerra, Esq.  and Moderator Robert McAndrew, Esq. 
The MCBA CLE Legalpalooza includes 7 separate CLE courses, running in three tracks from 1:00 PM until 5:45 PM. You will select two seminars that will run 75 minutes each that will carry 1.5 credit hours for each seminar.  The Professionalism Day Seminar will run for 100 minutes and carry 2 credit hours.  You can earn 5 credits for the day, and 5 of those credits can be in ethics, if you choose. 
Register for the whole day, or for the Professionalism Portion Only, but don't miss this important discussion! 
YLD/Public Employees - $110
MCBA/SCBA Members - $150
Non-members - $175
Professionalism and Happy Hour Only:
YLD/Public Employees - $35
Non-members - $75
Click on the link below to register or RSVP.