2013 News & Events Archive

  • On November 15th partner E. Drew Britcher respectively donned a turkey costume, to present a cheque on behalf of NJAJ to the center for food action and to raise further donations for the NJAJ annual turkey drive.
  • E. Drew Britcher will be speaking at the NJAJ Young Lawyers Division Program at Meadowlands 2013 on November 15th "The Beginning and the End: An In-Depth Look at Openings and Closings". His topic will be "You Never Get a Second Chance to Make a First Impression: Maximizing Damages in Opening Statements"
  • E. Drew Britcher will present a lecture prepared by Armand Leone, Jr. MD, Esq. on "Trial Presentation of Radiological Studies" on November 15th at the NJAJ Meadowlands Seminars.
  • E. Drew Britcher will be a part of a panel discussion at the NJAJ Meadowlands Seminars on Friday November 15th entitled "How Do I Handle This?"
  • Britcher Leone, LLC will once again be a Sponsor for the YCS "Festival of Flavors" event to be held on November 11, 2013. YCS, a 501(C) 3 organization, was founded in 1918 to help the women and children left alone and/or abandoned by the aftermath of World War I. Programs and services grew from this beginning and today YCS maintains programs throughout New Jersey for children with special needs, from birth to 25 years of age. To learn more go to www.ycs.org
  • E. Drew Britcher will once again be serving as one of the Co-Chairs of the New Jersey Association for Justice Meadowlands Seminars on November 14th and 15th.
  • E. Drew Britcher appeared before the New Jersey Supreme Court as Amicus Counsel for the New Jersey Association for Justice in the matter of C.A. v Bentolilia on November 4th. Kristen B. Miller appeared on the briefs. The argument can be watched
  • On October 7, 2013, E. Drew Britcher appeared before the New Jersey Supreme Court as Amicus Counsel for the New Jersey Association in the case of Komlodi v. Picciano. Kristen B. Miller appeared on the briefs. The argument can be viewed at: http://www.judiciary.state.nj.us/webcast/asx/a_13_12.asx
  • On 9/24/13 partner Armand Leone will be presenting a seminar on Pursuing Diagnostic Error Claims Against Hospitals and Physicians.
  • On September 23, 2013, E. Drew Britcher, chaired the Interfaith Food Pantry Golf Outing at Mount Tabor Country Club. The Interfaith Food Pantry is a non-denominational, non-profit 501 (C) (3) organization helping families make ends meet by supplementing their monthly groceries in times of need.The Pantry is currently distributing more than 15,000 lbs of food to 325 families each week! Learn more at www.mcifp.org
  • On June 6, 2013, Kristen Miller attended the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice Gala
  • On May 16, 2013, the Supreme Court of New Jersey granted certification on Wadeer v. NJM involving issues of Uninsured Motorist - Bad Faith Claims, a case where Britcher Leone, LLC is co-counsel
  • On April 25, 2013 E. Drew Britcher argued the case of Nicholas v. Mynster before the New Jersey Supreme court on behalf of Plaintiff’s trial counsel from another firm (insert link to argument)
  • In April, E. Drew Britcher presented to the Pashman Inn of Court on Demonstrative Evidence
  • On Tuesday, March 12th, the New Jersey Supreme Court rendered its decision in the matter of D.D. v. UMDNJ on which E. Drew Britcher and Jessica Choper of the firm appeared as amicus counsel on behalf of the New Jersey Association for Justice. The opinion and video are available respectively at the above links.
  • In March, Kristen Miller acted as a Judge for the American Association for Justice Student Mock Trial Regional Competition in Philadelphia
  • On February , 2013, E. Drew Britcher Co-Chaired the New Jersey Association for Justice Medical Malpractice Seminar
  • Associate Kristen B. Miller named SuperLawyers Rising Star for 2013
  • Partner E. Drew Britcher was again named to the Top 10 SuperLawyers for 2012-2013
  • On November 16th Partner, E. Drew Britcher lectured at the Young Lawyers Division sponsored educational program entitled Lessons I've Learned from cases I've Lost. Drew's lecture was entitled The Beginning, The Middle and The End
  • On November 15th Partner, E. Drew Britcher Co-Chaired the Meadowlands Seminar Medical Malpractice Live Trial Demonstration of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy case
  • Partner, E. Drew Britcher Co-chaired the New Jersey Association for Justice 6th Annual Meadowlands Seminars attended by over 650 attorneys from November 14th-16th
  • On October 27th Partner, E. Drew Britcher was a panelist for the 16th Annual Hot Topics in Medical Malpractice program for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE). Drew has been a part of the panel for over a decade.
  • On October 11th Partner, E. Drew Britcher argued before the New Jersey Supreme Court in the matter of Nicholas vs Mynster, regarding the question "Under the Patients First Act, N.J.S.A. 2A:53A-41(a), may an expert testify against a physician who is certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties if the expert is not certified in the same specialty but practices "similar" medicine?" Access the video
  • On October 5th & 6th Partner, E. Drew Britcher attended Fall Board of Governors meeting of the American Association for Justice in Washington, DC. Drew is one of 4 Governors representing the New Jersey Association for Justice to the national organization.
  • On October 1st, Partner, E. Drew Britcher participated in a special New York Law School group admission to the US Supreme Court, together with 11 fellow alumni and New York Law School's new Dean, Anthony Crowell.
  • Armand Leone Jr, Esq., Named to Million Dollar Advocates Forum, February 3, 2006
  • E. Drew Britcher Elected President of The Association of Trial Lawyers of America for 2005 - 2006 year: www.atlanj.org
  • E. Drew Britcher Speaks at ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2005
  • New Jersey Law Journal Article of May 15, 2000
  • E. Drew Britcher will be Co-Chairing The Medical Malpractice Program at NJAJ’s Meadowlands Seminars.