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One at One: Contracts and New Jersey Jurisdiction

One at One: Contracts and New Jersey Jurisdiction

Posted February 16, 2021 in Education Law

Today’s Issue by Matt Rocco: As a public entity located in New Jersey, how can you prevent jurisdiction from being transferred out of New Jersey when you are contracting with a vendor? Answer: Public entities must carefully read the documents submitted by vendors in response to an RFP or bid solicitation (e.g., written proposals and […]

One at One: Student Records & OPRA

One at One: Student Records & OPRA

Posted February 10, 2021 in Education Law

Today’s Issue by Lena Kim: Can a student of a public institution of higher education request his or her own student records under the Open Public Records Act, N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1, et seq.? Answer: Yes. In its recent decision, Doe v. Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, 2021 WL 100236 (App. Div. January 12, 2021), […]

Florio Perrucci Names Afshan Ajmiri Giner Co-Chair of the firm’s Education Law Group

Florio Perrucci Names Afshan Ajmiri Giner Co-Chair of the firm’s Education Law Group

Posted January 31, 2021 in Education Law, News

Afshan Ajmiri Giner, a Partner in the Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor New Providence office, has been named Co-Chair of the firm’s Education Law Group. Lester Taylor, Chairman of the firm’s Education Law Group, says, “Afshan has proven to be an invaluable member of our education law team. As our group continues to […]

One at One: Aide in Lieu Payments

One at One: Aide in Lieu Payments

Posted January 20, 2021 in Education Law

Today’s Issue: Can districts pro-rate 2020-21 aide in lieu of transportation payments (“AIL payments”) to account for periods of remote instruction during which parents/guardians did not transport their children to school? Answer: Yes, a district can pro-rate AIL payments to account for periods of remote instruction. In 2020-21, the maximum AIL payment per student is […]

Adrienne L. Isacoff Judges High School Mock Trial Competition

Adrienne L. Isacoff Judges High School Mock Trial Competition

Posted January 13, 2021 in News

On Monday, January 11, at 4:00 p.m., Adrienne L. Isacoff, Of Counsel served as a Judge for The Vincent J. Apruzzese High School Mock Trial Competition. The New Jersey State Bar Foundation sponsors this competition annually in cooperation with New Jersey’s 21 County Bar Associations and the New Jersey State Bar Association. As a public […]

Brian Budic to Discuss Workers’ Compensation Law

Brian Budic to Discuss Workers’ Compensation Law

Posted January 12, 2021 in News, Workers" Compensation

On January 29, 2021, Brian Budic will present at a NJICLE webinar, Back to Basics: The Fundamental Building Blocks for a Strong Workers’ Compensation Practice. The webinar is being held from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. To register, or for more information, please click here. This program will cover the key concepts and issues that […]

Florio Perrucci Successfully Acquires Approvals for Major Real Estate Project in Deptford Township

Florio Perrucci Successfully Acquires Approvals for Major Real Estate Project in Deptford Township

Posted January 5, 2021 in News, Real Estate

A Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor team led by Louis Cappelli Jr and Robert Swartz recently represented Georgetown Advisors LLC in obtaining preliminary and final site plan approvals. The Deptford Township Planning Board approved plans to construct over 1 million square feet of warehouse space in the Five Points North and Central Redevelopment […]

Florio Perrucci Attorneys Named Awesome Attorneys by South Jersey Magazine

Florio Perrucci Attorneys Named Awesome Attorneys by South Jersey Magazine

Posted January 4, 2021 in News

Louis Cappelli Jr. and Brian Budic, of Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor LLC, have been named Awesome Attorneys by South Jersey Magazine. Cappelli is listed in the Land Use Law category, and Budic is listed in the Family Law category. Each year South Jersey Magazine surveys the leading attorneys and law firms, as […]

Caitlin Pletcher Discusses the Effects of COVID-19 on School Districts – the Challenges & Silver Lining

Caitlin Pletcher Discusses the Effects of COVID-19 on School Districts – the Challenges & Silver Lining

Posted December 5, 2020 in Education Law, News

Caitlin Pletcher, a Partner in the Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor Education Law Group, was recently interviewed by Dianne DeOliveira on 107.1 – The Boss’ Jersey Shore Matters radio show. Pletcher discussed how COVID-19 is impacting New Jersey School Districts. She addressed a variety of topics including how school districts are meeting their […]

Users of Medical Marijuana Not a Protected Class Under the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act

Users of Medical Marijuana Not a Protected Class Under the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act

Posted December 3, 2020 in Labor & Employment

Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court recently handed down a decision holding that employees who lawfully engage in the use of medical marijuana are not protected under the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act (PHRA). The case, Harrisburg Area Community College v. Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (Swope), was decided on October 29, 2020. The decision is a victory for employers […]

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