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Craig Hubert Comments on New NJ Sexual Abuse Law

Craig Hubert, Partner of Szaferman Lakind Blumstein & Blader, P.C., recently commented on the state of the court system after a new law increasing the

statute of limitations for sexual abuse victims, went into effect on December 1, 2019. 

Craig and the Personal Injury attorneys at Szaferman Lakind have over two decades of experience advocating and working with victims of sexual abuse

Szaferman Lakind Recognized in 2020 “Best Law Firm” Rankings by U.S. News & World Report

Szaferman Lakind has been included in the 2020 "Best Law Firms" rankings, a list compiled by U.S. News & World Report. The firm was recognized in the New Jersey Metro area as Tier 1 law firm in the following practice areas: 

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Family Law
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

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Craig Hubert to Receive the Mercer County Bar Association Nizolek Award

READ THE COMPLETE ANNOUNCEMENT. Craig Hubert, Partner of Szaferman Lakind Blumstein & Blader, P.C., will be awarded with the Michael J. Nizolek Award from the Mercer County Bar Association. The award recognizes contributions to both the local community and the legal profession. Among the others honorees are Hon. F. Lee Forrester, J.S.C. (ret.) receiving the Harry O'Malley Award and…

Janine Bauer Nominated by Governor Phil Murphy to Represent NJ on Gateway Development Commission

READ THE FULL ANNOUNCEMENT. Janine Bauer, a partner in the law firm of Szaferman Lakind in Lawrenceville, NJ, was nominated by Governor Phil M. Murphy to be one of the New Jersey representatives on the Gateway Development Commission. The Gateway Development Commission is responsible for the oversight of the Hudson Tunnel Project and the Portal Bridge North replacement over the Hackensack River. Read the full announcement

Princeton Attorney Kim A. Otis Joins Szaferman Lakind

READ THE FULL ANNOUNCEMENT. Szaferman Lakind is proud to welcome Kim A. Otis to the firm. Kim is a general practice attorney who focuses on trust & estate administration, real estate, criminal defense, municipal court and expungement matters. He is also a certified Criminal Trial Attorney in the state of New Jersey. Kim will join the firm in an Of Counsel capacity. Kim has been practicing in the Princeton community for over 35 years from his Nassau Street firm of Haveson & Otis.…

Assisted Suicide Law Effective in New Jersey

An Article By; Scott P. Borsack, Esq.  On August 1, 2019, New Jersey became the eighth state in the country to pass legislation that allows terminally ill patients to end their own lives.  In his signing statement, Governor Phil Murphy acknowledged that the law was the product of more 10 years of debate and consideration and challenged his own religious beliefs. In order to seek the benefits of the statute an adult must be a “qualified terminally ill patient” who closely follows the requirements of the law. An…

Szaferman Lakind Quarterly eNews – Summer 2019 Edition

LINK to Szaferman Lakind Quarterly Newsletter, Spring 2019 Edition In this Issue:

  • 2020 Best Lawyers in America List Includes Six Szaferman Lakind Attorneys
  • Bob Lytle  Receives Award From Legal Services of New Jersey for Pro Bono Work
  • Craig Hubert Successful in Resolving Two Nursing Home Injury Cases
  • Life Insurance Policy Voided When Purchases By an Investor
  • Navigating the Modification of Termination of…

2020 Best Lawyers in America™ List Includes Six Szaferman Lakind Attorneys

The 2020 Best Lawyers in America List includes:

  1. Barry D. Szaferman - Managing Partner,  Family Law
  2. Arnold C. Lakind - Founding Partner, Executive Committee, Commercial Litigation, Land Use and Zoning
  3. Craig J. Hubert - Partner, Executive Committee, Personal Injury: Plaintiffs

Five Former SDA Employees File Federal Lawsuit Claiming Political Discrimination

READ THE FULL RELEASE Five former employees of the New Jersey Schools Development Authority filed a lawsuit in federal court today alleging they were illegally fired to make room for the hiring of dozens of political patrons of CEO, Lizette Delgado Polanco and the Democratic Party. Governor Murphy appointed Delgado Polanco as CEO of the SDA last summer. Within weeks of her appointment, plaintiffs and approximately 25 other SDA…

Szaferman Lakind Quarterly eNews – Spring 2019 Edition

LINK to Szaferman Lakind Quarterly Newsletter, Spring 2019 Edition In this Issue:

  • Eight Attorneys Selected to 2019 Super Lawyers List
  • Robert L. Lakind and Brian A. Heyesey Achieve Partner Status
  • Michael Paglione Achieves $700,00 Settlement in Auto Accident Case
  • Sports and the Law: Should College Athletes Be Paid?
  • The Alimony Reform Statute and the Impact on Cohabitation Claims
  • New Tax on Short Term…

New Tax on Short Terms Property Rentals Threatens Shore Communities

An Article By; Scott P. Borsack, Esq.  While most of us were distracted by the potential for a New Jersey government shutdown over Governor Murphy’s demand for revisions to the so-called millionaire’s tax this past fall, one tax provision found its way into the compromise legislation without much attention. Dubbed the “Airbnb” tax, the New Jersey legislature has adopted a tax of 11.6 percent of the fee paid for rentals of less than 14 days completed without a realtor. The tax applies to rentals statewide but its likely impact will be greatest felt in the shore…

Eight Szaferman Lakind Attorneys Included in 2019 Super Lawyers List

Brian Paul was further recognized by virtue of his inclusion in this year's list of Top 100 New Jersey Super Lawyers*. READ THE COMPLETE ANNOUNCEMENT.

  1. Arnold C. Lakind - Founding Partner, Executive Committee, General Litigation
  2. Brian G. Paul - Partner, Executive Committee,…

Two Szaferman Lakind Attorneys Achieve Partner Status

READ THE FULL ANNOUNCEMENT. Szaferman, Lakind, Blumstein & Blader, P.C.  announced today that two of its associates have become partners. Robert L. Lakind, a member of Szaferman Lakind’s Business and Litigation Department and Brian A. Heyesey who is a member of the Szaferman Lakind Personal Injury Department. Robert focuses his…

Szaferman Lakind Launches 2018 Holiday Giving Campaign

READ THE FULL ANNOUNCEMENT. This holiday season, Szaferman Lakind is giving back to the community by providing donations to two local organizations, HomeFront and Womanspace, both located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. The firm sponsored the holiday wishes of 45 local children affected by homelessness in our area through HomeFront. Members of Szaferman Lakind provided toys, clothing, electronics and gift cards to fulfill the children’s holiday wishes. Szaferman…

Szaferman Lakind Quarterly eNews ~ Summer 2018 Edition

LINK to Szaferman Lakind Quarterly Newsletter, Fall 2018 Edition In this Issue:

  • Szaferman Lakind Named Tier-1  Metropolitan "Best Law Firm" in Four Practice Areas for 2019
  • Barry Szaferman Chosen as Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce 2018 Business Leader of the Year
  • Bob Lytle Successful in Criminal Defense of Jersey City Police Captain
  • Entrepreneur Opportunities: Growing a Cannabis Business
  • Michael Paglione…

Szaferman Lakind Named a Tier-1 Metropolitan “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News – Best Lawyers in 2019

Szaferman Lakind has been included in the 2019 "Best Law Firms" rankings, a list compiled by U.S. News & World Report. The firm was recognized for its work in four practice areas:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Family Law
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

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Managing Partner Barry Szaferman Chosen as the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce 2018 Business Leader of the Year

READ THE COMPLETE ANNOUNCEMENT. Barry D. Szaferman, Managing Partner of Szaferman Lakind Blumstein & Blader, P.C., has been selected as the 2018 Business Leader of the Year by the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce. Among the others honored are; Paula Troy of RWK Consulting, Community Leader of the Year, David…

Szaferman Lakind Quarterly eNews ~ Summer 2018 Edition

LINK to Szaferman Lakind Quarterly Newsletter, Summer 2018 Edition In this Issue:

  • Szaferman Lakind Attorneys Listed Among 2019 Best Lawyers in America
  • US Taxpayers with Undisclosed Foreign Assets Beware
  • Firm Derails Telemarketing Class Action Lawsuit
  • Tax Amnesty Law Brings Relief to Taxpayers
  • Craig Hubert Resolves Trucking Accident Case for $700,000
  • Seven Szaferman Lakind Attorneys Recognized as 2018…

Szaferman Lakind Attorneys Listed Among 2019 Best Lawyers in America™

Barry Szaferman (Family Law) and Craig Hubert (Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs) were also selected 2019 "Lawyer of the Year" for the Princeton-Metro region. READ THE COMPLETE ANNOUNCEMENT.

  1. Barry D. Szaferman - Managing Partner, 2019 "Lawyer of the Year" - Family Law
  2. Craig J. Hubert -…

Seven Szaferman Lakind Attorneys Recognized as 2018 SuperLawyers

Attorneys in five (5) legal sub-practice areas were recognized by their peers. READ THE COMPLETE ANNOUNCEMENT.

  1. Arnold C. Lakind - Founding Partner, Executive Committee, General Litigation
  2. Craig J. Hubert - Partner, Executive Committee, Personal Injury:…

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