Law & Justice

December 7, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — Nearly a year after being shut down over building code violations, Addams Tavern has gotten a state court’s approval to reopen. The popular restaurant has all the government approvals needed to reopen, Town Attorney Thomas Jardim said Friday. “There appear to be remaining ...

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Updated: 11:59 p.m. Nov. 28 Westfield to discuss better care for fallen officers’ families during PBA contract negotiations  WESTFIELD, NJ — Town officials acknowledged on Tuesday that the death of a police detective before his retirement combined with his wife’s cancer has revealed a ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – The detective was getting ready for work when he died from heart failure on May 22. A 47-year-old Scotch Plains man, Eric Lieberman had served with the Westfield Police Department for 27 years before his death. The department hung purple and black banners outside of its ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Criminal charges have been dropped against six people, including four clergy members, who were arrested at a sit-in to support “dreamers” Feb. 6  at Congressman Leonard Lance’s Westfield office, according to Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz of B’nai Abraham in Livingston. Dantowitz, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ —  Best Lawyers in America has announced that eight attorneys from Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper, P.C. have been named to this year’s list. The recipients of this year’s honor include: Retired Superior Court Judge John M. Boyle, for both the Arbitration and Mediation ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Mayor Shelley Brindle spoke about the Westfield Police Department during her update at Tuesday night’s town council meeting: “In the midst of numerous media reports concerning the Westfield Police Department, I’d like to take the opportunity to provide an update and some ...

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Editor's note: This story has been updated.** WESTFIELD, NJ — Ashley Redding was just making a quick run to CVS the night of Jan. 28, 2018. She said she told her husband, Quinton Redding, and their three young children that she’d be right back. Instead, she ended up at the hospital. Redding ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A protest filed by one of the vendors who bid on the contract for the summer work on Kehler Stadium was denied by the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey Thursday, clearing the way for work on the stadium to begin, Westfield Public Schools announced Friday. The ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Employment attorney Fred Shahrooz Scampato has been chosen for the fifth year in a row to receive the honor of Employment Litigation: Plaintiff by Super Lawyers Magazine and the April 2018 publication of New Jersey Monthly. Each year, no more than five percent of New Jersey ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield Mayor Shelley Brindle read a proclamation at Tuesday night’s town council meeting making Friday, March 30, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Union County Day. That date also is the 13th anniversary of the organization’s incorporation. There are nearly 30 ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The law firm of Lindabury McCormick Estabrook & Cooper announced this week that the firm is well represented in the New Jersey Super Lawyers list with eight of their attorneys recognized as leaders in their area of practice. The selected attorneys come from many of the firm’s ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Six people who were arrested at a sit-in to support “dreamers” Feb. 6  at Congressman Leonard Lance’s Westfield office pleaded “not guilty” to defiant trespassing Tuesday morning at Westfield Municipal Court. Rev. Ann Ralosky and Rev. John Rogers of First Congregational Church in ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield’s town council introduced nine new land use ordinances Tuesday night in accordance with the settlement that the town reached with the Fair Share Housing Center in November. Seven of the ordinances will create “overlay” zones that give property owners the option to build ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — “I am here because unfortunately, the Public Service Department at the Westfield School District for the past three years has made my life and my daughter’s life a living hell,” Westfield parent Fraidy Reiss to the Westfield Board of Education at Tuesday's meeting. According to ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield resident Parag Patel was appointed and sworn in as the town of Westfield’s new municipal judge during Tuesday night’s town council meeting. Patel, who serves as a Boy Scout leader at Edison Intermediate School, has been a municipal judge in Edison, NJ. Also appointed ...

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