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Eric Kahn Installed as President of the North Jersey Chapter of ABOTA

On Tuesday, December 11, Eric G. Kahn, Managing Shareholder of our firm, was installed as President of the North Jersey Chapter of The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). The preservation of our civil justice system and the protection of the rights of our clients is at the core of the work we do at […]

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Women’s History Month – Women in the Law

March is Women’s History Month; a month federally designated to celebrate historical and contemporaneous contributions made by women. This month and every day, we at Javerbaum Wurgaft honor the myriad accomplishments achieved by women in the law. While the national average for the last twenty years has seen women graduating law school at roughly the […]

Self-Driving Uber Car Kills Arizona Pedestrian

With technology ever changing, many have predicted the days of the space aged cartoon of the 70’s, The Jetsons are finally here.  The world in 2018 is not a cartoon and having a car that drives itself carries inherent danger.  Rideshare vehicles with an actual driver are dangerous enough, particularly when a company such as […]

David Wikstrom’s $2.7 million settlement for a man who lost his arm in a sausage manufacturing plant accident was highlighted in the “Ten More Awards Worth Noting” sub-section

David L. Wikstrom joins NJ State Bar Association Board of Trustees

Javerbaum Wurgaft is proud to announce the addition of David Wickstrom to the New Jersey State Bar Association Board of Trustees. David joins other NJSBA leaders in the Association’s commitment in  advancing the practice of law, providing education to both the public and to other attorneys,  and promoting access to the civil justice system to […]

Sexual Abuse of Students Continues in the News

Today we see yet another news report concerning alleged sexual abuse of students by teachers. At Javerbaum Wurgaft, we are dedicated to fighting for the victims of abuse and ending these unforgivable violations. Students are entitled to special protections from those who stand in the place of parents. Those who breach that sacred trust must […]

Overcoming Gender Bias in the Legal Profession

I was a third year student at the University of Virginia Law School and was at my third interview for an associate position at a prominent Wall Street firm. The earlier interviews had been successful but the final decision was with this senior partner who smiled and said: “Dear, we hired a 55 year old […]

Serving the Client by Ignoring Him?

By: Rubin M. Sinins, Esq. Recently the New York Times reported on a troubling case where a Criminal Defense Attorney, in an effort to save a capital defendant’s life, ignored the client’s instruction and admitted his guilt before the jury. Lawyers on both sides argued whether this was permissible. The short answer is: No. Attorneys […]

Javerbaum Wurgaft Welcomes New Attorney to our NYC Office

By JW Law Javerbaum Wurgaft proudly welcomes Michael E. Morley Of Council to the firm.  His practice area has primarily included investigation and analysis of complex reinsurance issues involving a variety of long tail toxic tort claims, such as asbestos, silica, breast implant, pharmaceutical, and environmental pollution related cases. These claims typically involve multiple years […]

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Javerbaum Wurgaft takes Midtown Manhattan

By JW Law Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C., is pleased to announce that the firm has moved its New York office to 589 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10018. The new, larger office space encompasses the entire 21st floor with approximately 4000 square feet and is situated just one block from the […]