Events

CLE Seminar: Consumer Fraud Act Fundamentals and Developments

Friday, Jan 17, 2020

12:00pm – 2:00pm

This program has been approved for 2.0 NJ CLE Credits, including 1.0 Ethics Credit.




***If not prepaid, an extra charge of $10.00 at the door applies.***

 

Hear from a diverse panel of highly experienced practitioners from both sides of the fence, as they share trends in auto fraud, used car lemon law, home improvement litigation, ethics, and more.

 

SPEAKERS:


Adrienne L. Isacoff serves Of Counsel in Cohn Lifland’s Rochelle Park office, serving as Co-Chair of the Construction and Public Contracting Group. She focuses on public, commercial and hi-end residential construction contracts, public contracting and procurement, as well as on her active dispute resolution practice. She serves as Legal Counsel to the Utility & Transportation Contractors Association of  NJ, and  provides counsel and litigation services to commercial and residential property owners, as well as school districts and county colleges, including contract drafting and negotiating; preparation of bid and procurement documents; lien and bond claims; and claims involving differing site conditions, delay, consumer fraud, public bid disputes, and breach of contract.

 

Duran Keller is a trial lawyer. He takes the Robin Hood approach, taking from the greedy and giving to the needy. He is a graduate of the Gerry Spence 3-week Trial Lawyers College and is admitted to practice in Indiana, New York, New Jersey, and various federal jurisdictions. Most of Duran’s attention is devoted to consumer law, but he often takes cases that upset him, regardless of money. Duran is creative and passionate. He fights against all types of injustices, ranging from unfair charges, collection attempts, and credit reporting to egregious § 1983 police brutality cases.

 

Henry P. Wolfe is a sole practitioner based in New Brunswick, New Jersey, who represents consumers in lawsuits against dishonest car dealerships, predatory lenders, debt collectors, repossession agents, landlords, home improvement contractors, rent-to-own stores, and various other businesses,  involving a wide variety of unlawful schemes and misconduct.   He has been practicing law for 25 years, including 10 years with Legal Services programs in Michigan and New Jersey, and  attorney, and 15 years in private practice focusing exclusively on consumer protection law.

 

Josiah Contarino focuses his practice in the area of commercial litigation in New Jersey and New York state and federal courts. He represents clients in contract disputes, consumer fraud claims, franchise litigation, shareholder and partnership disputes, construction litigation, and appellate matters. Josiah received his law degree from Regent University School of Law where he served as senior editor and member of the Editorial Board of the Regent Law Review.

 

William N. Sosis is in active general legal practice in Rochelle Park, New Jersey. He has over 25 years’ experience in information technology as a consultant, business analyst, and project manager for various Fortune 500 companies. Prior to becoming an attorney he led the implementation and upgrades of numerous computer systems in North America, Europe, and Asia. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Mathematics, a Master of Science in Operations Research, and is a member of the New Jersey State and Bergen County bar associations, vice chair of the administrative and internet/computer law committees, and president of Cyberthreat-Solutions, LLC.

 

Yongmoon Kim is the managing attorney of a small firm in Hackensack, New Jersey, concentrating in consumer protection class actions throughout the country. He currently serves as a member of the Consumer Protection Law Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association, advocating on behalf of consumers on pending legislation in the State of New Jersey, and as a member of the Class Actions Committee of the NJSBA. Mr. Kim also serves as co-chair of the Consumer Law Committee of the Bergen County Bar Association. He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Consumers League of New Jersey—a nonprofit, membership organization founded in 1900—where the CLNJ educates and advocates on behalf of consumers. He also represents the CLNJ on the Special Civil Part Practice Committee of the New Jersey Supreme Court, participating in the proposal and amendments of the New Jersey Court Rules governing the Special Civil Part.

 

CLE Seminar Flyer: CLE FLYER 1:17:20

Event Location

Bergen County Bar Association, 15 BERGEN ST.
HACKENSACK, NJ, 07601

Event Fees

BCBA Members Prepaid
$ 45.00
Non-Member Prepaid
$ 85.00