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Zimmermann: Dewey Charges Send 'Warning' To Struggling Law Firms [Video]

Mar. 12, 2014 (Mimesis Law) -- Kent Zimmermann, consultant at the Zeughauser Group, talks with Lee Pacchia about the recent spate of charges filed against former leaders of defunct law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf and what they mean...more

How Chadbourne & Parke, LLC v. Troice Threatens The Defense Of The Guilty And The Innocent

The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in Chadbourne & Parke, LLC v. Troice, 571 U.S. ___ (2014) arose out of the a multibillion dollar Ponzi scheme perpetrated by Allen Stanford. The scheme involved the sale to investors...more

Building A Post-Recession Law Firm  [Video]

Nov. 22 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bruce Barket, founding partner at Barket, Marion, Epstein & Kearon, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the challenges in building a law firm after the legal profession's slowdown starting...more

Are Political Intelligence Practice Groups Too Risky?  [Video]

May 17 (Bloomberg Law) -- Robert Walker, attorney at Wiley Rein LLP, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the legal and ethical implications of law firms selling political intelligence. Last month, the SEC issued...more

Bill on Bankruptcy: ResCap Report, a Bargain at $83 Million [Video]

April 10 (Bloomberg Law) -- Why the Residential Capital LLC examiner's report will cost almost $83 million is the first item on the new Bloomberg bankruptcy video with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia and Bloomberg News bankruptcy...more

Weekly Brief: $350K in Wine Leads to $14M Lawsuit [Video]

Mar. 28 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. The US Supreme Court hears oral arguments on two landmark civil rights cases focusing on gay marriage. Also, Italy's Supreme...more

Weekly Brief: New Round of Layoffs Hit Law Firms [Video]

March 14 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. New Jersey-based Archer & Greiner PC is the latest law firm to announce layoffs of attorneys and staff. Also, counsel for...more

Ain't Nobody Got Time for That (unhappy clients)

Beware of taking on representation for FREE. Danger, danger!...more

When Should I Call a Lawyer?

You don’t need a lawyer for everything, but there are a few times in life when hiring a lawyer is a necessity....more

Stealth Lawyer: Dawn Porter, Filmmaker, 'Gideon's Army' [Video]

Feb. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Dawn Porter, a filmmaker, discusses her new HBO documentary "Gideon's Army" which follows a group of young public defenders in the Deep South who contend with long hours, low pay and staggering...more

Weekly Brief: New DOJ Tact Pushes Bank Subsidiaries To Admit Guilt [Video]

Feb. 21 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. The Department of Justice appears to be changing its approach on prosecuting those responsible for the financial crisis. Also,...more

Weekly Brief: Will RBS Plead Guilty In LIBOR Scandal?  [Video]

Jan. 31 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. US authorities are currently trying to get RBS to plead guilty to allegations it took part in the LIBOR rigging scandal. Also,...more

Weekly Brief: Lawyers Advised To Accept New Reality [Video]

Jan. 17 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. A new report suggests lawyers need to forget about returning to the economic conditions preceding the Great Recession. Also, RBS...more

How NOT To Plead In A Civil RICO Complaint

On October 12, 2012, two affiliated companies that operate nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Connecticut jointly filed a RICO lawsuit against two local union affiliates in U.S. District Court in New Jersey. They...more

Weekly Brief: UBS Smacked in LIBORgate Settlement [Video]

Dec. 20 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. UBS announced a major settlement with US, UK and Swiss authorities for its role in rigging global interest rates. Also, Goldman...more

Weekly Brief: Nonequity Partner Comp, Barclays, Instagramming Ballots [Video]

Nov. 8 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the week's most important legal news. In a first-of-its-kind survey, American Lawyer magazine reports that compensation for non-equity partners at the...more

The Mexican Anti-money Laundering Law

On October 17, 2012, Mexico's Ministry of Finance published the Federal Law for the Prevention and Identification of Transactions from Illegal Funds (Ley Federal para la Prevención e Identificación de...more

The Weekly Brief: Abu Hamza On Trial, Wells Fargo Sued, Bingham Cuts Costs [Video]

Oct. 11 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the week's most important legal news. Islamic cleric, Abu Hamza al-Masri, has been extradited from the United Kingdom to stand trial on terrorism charges in...more

Representing a Business Client Victimized by Embezzlement

The scenario: Your law office phone rings early on a Monday morning. It is one of your favorite business clients that you have represented for years. The client is agitated because its longtime bookkeeper is suspected of...more

CRIMINAL/TRAFFIC COURT

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CRIMINAL RECORD SEALING

Thousands of citizens in New Jersey over the past 20 years have been arrested for criminal, disorderly, and municipal ordinance offenses. They may include your neighbors, friends and loyal church worshipers. The police keep...more

CRIMINAL LAW

Fines for Criminal Charges in New Jersey Kenneth Vercammen's Law office represents individuals charged with criminal and serious traffic violations throughout New Jersey. The following are potential fines if found guilty...more

CRIMINAL JURY CHARGES NJ

SUB-CHARGES PAGE General Information Nature of Indictment Presumption of Innocence, Burden of Proof, Reasonable Doubt Function of the Jury Function of the Court Judge's Questioning Direct and Circumstantial...more

CRIMINAL FRAUD

2C:21-6. Credit cards a. Definitions. As used in this section: (1) Cardholder means the person or organization named on the face of a credit card to whom or for whose benefit the credit card is issued by an issuer. (2)...more

CRIMINAL DEFENSE

Compiled by Kenneth A. Vercammen, Past Chair NJ State Bar Municipal Court and DWI Section Our office represents people charged with criminal and disorderly persons offenses. We provide representation throughout New Jersey....more

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