Monthly Archives: July 2014

Public Employee Has First Amendment Right to Refuse Flu Shot

By: Ralph R. Smith, 3rd, Esq. The New Jersey Appellate Division recently handed down a significant decision regarding a public employee’s First Amendment right to freedom of expression. In Valent v. Board of Review, 436 N.J. Super. 41 (App. Div. 2014), the Appellate Division reversed a Department of Labor- Board of Review decision that denied […]

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Nancy J. Johnson Addresses Institute for Professional Development

Mt. Laurel, NJ – – Capehart Scatchard Shareholder, Nancy J. Johnson, Esq. recently spoke at a seminar sponsored by the Institute for Professional Development in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Ms. Johnson addressed workers’ compensation issues pertaining to local governments and school districts.  Her presentation focused on recent cases decided by the courts on occupational exposure, […]

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Amy C. Goldstein Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee

Trenton, NJ – – On Monday, June 30, 2014, shareholder and Family Law Department Chair Amy C. Goldstein testified at a hearing on alimony reform before the New Jersey State Senate Judiciary Committee. Ms. Goldstein helped draft the legislation which has been approved by the Senate and the Assembly. Ms. Goldstein addressed the questions and concerns […]

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William R. Burns Speaks at National Meeting on Childhood Cancer

Mt. Laurel, NJ – William R. Burns, Shareholder in the Government Affairs and Regulation Section, spoke on June 25, 2014 at the national meeting of the Coalition Against Childhood Cancer in Washington D.C. During his presentation, Mr. Burns summarized the Josh Hardy and Judson Shepherd campaigns involving expanded access to unapproved drugs via compassionate use […]

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Yasmeen Khaleel Sworn in as President of EFPCSNJ

Mt. Laurel, NJ – – Capehart Scatchard Shareholder, Yasmeen S. Khaleel was recently sworn in as President of the Estate & Financial Planning Council of Southern New Jersey (EFPCSNJ).   The swearing in ceremony took place at the Council’s annual Installation and Awards Dinner on June 5, 2014, at Aloft in Mount Laurel. Also at the […]

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