Paul A. Rowe, Chairman of the firm, will moderate and lecture at a live webinar on “Hot Topics in Chancery Practice in New Jersey,” to be presented by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education in cooperation with the New Jersey State Bar Association Equity Jurisprudence Committee on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 from 3:00pm – 6:35pm.
This innovative program will acquaint both new and seasoned practitioners with the ins and outs of equity practice in Chancery Court. The program will provide effective strategies and techniques for representing clients in Chancery Court, with perspectives from a panel of Chancery judges along with some of New Jersey’s leading practitioners.
Topics on the agenda include:
- Jurisdiction of Chancery Division, Proper and Improper Filings
- Right to Jury Trial
- Equitable Maxims/Defenses
- Orders to Show Cause with/without Temporary Restraints/Ex Parte Relief/ Summary Proceedings/Return Date Expectations/Expedited Discovery
- Unfair Competition: Trade Secrets/Raiding/Confidential Information
- Covenants Not to Compete
- Setting Aside Fraudulent Conveyances – Old Law vs. New Statutes
- Statutory and Custodial Receiverships/Special Fiscal Agent
- Oppressed Minority Shareholder/Valuation Issues
- Undue Influence/Improvident Gifts/Burdens of Proof
- Removal of Fiduciaries from Office – Trustees, Executors
- Declaration of Incapacity/Guardianship/Conservatorship
- Special Medical Guardianships/Life Support Termination
Mr. Rowe is a partner in the firm’s Litigation and Family Law Departments. He concentrates his practice primarily on complex and high-profile litigation, with a particular focus on sophisticated corporate and business disputes and complex matrimonial matters. He is recognized throughout New Jersey and nationally for his significant accomplishments and success as a litigator and trial lawyer. Mr. Rowe’s experience spans a diverse range of practice areas, including partnership and corporate disputes, antitrust cases, professional malpractice defense, stock fraud, intellectual property, construction cases, complex chancery litigation and matrimonial matters. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, and the American Bar Foundation, and the co-author of New Jersey Business Litigation (New Jersey Law Journal Books, 2019 Edition) and Guidebook to Chancery Practice in New Jersey (NJICLE, 10th Edition, 2018).
Additional program details and registration on the NJICLE website.