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NJSBA: Lawyers Helping Lawyers with Bar President John E. Keefe Jr.

On May 17th, the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) held its ceremony to install new leadership in the state’s largest professional organization for attorneys. The ceremony was held at the organization’s annual meeting and convention in Atlantic City, where all attendees of the convention were allowed to attend the ceremony. Those gathered witnessed John E. Keefe Jr. accept the…
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THE DIANE B. ALLEN EQUAL PAY ACT

Equal Pay for Equal Work   New Jersey’s sweeping equal pay law, The “Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act” amends the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination to protect all people from being unfairly paid less than another person, not in the employee’s protected class, for “substantially similar work.”   That means you can’t be paid less than someone not in…
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What Are the Real Effects of the #MeToo Movement?

Have you heard of the #MeToo movement? It started last year as celebrities, public figures and everyday hard-working Americans decided to take a stand against sexual harassment and abuse. This movement has taken the media world by storm as TV stations, online channels and publications have been printing outing after outing. However, what effect has this movement had on the…
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Governor-Elect Murphy Assembling Transition Team, And John Keefe Jr. Is on It

Keefe Law Firm is proud to announce that our managing partner and founder—John Keefe Jr.—has been appointed to the Law and Justice Committee of Governor-Elect Phil Murphy’s Transition Team. John is a Certified Civil Trial Attorney who has trial experience in both the State and Federal Courts of New Jersey. As a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association,…
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Judge C. Judson Hamlin — New Appointee to the Middlesex District Ethics Committee

Have you ever wondered how the attorneys of New Jersey are regulated? It is a responsibility of the Supreme Court of New Jersey, but this important body does not take on the task of monitoring the state’s lawyers on its own. Several committees are set up to investigate and prosecute charges brought against attorneys, and now a member of Keefe…
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If a Warranty Company Commits Fraud, Can You Sue?

Do you know what an arbitration clause is? This section of a contract could lead you to signing away your constitutional right to sue a company in a court of law. Home Warranty Administrator of Florida Inc. and Choice Home Warranty thought they had included just such a clause in their contract with a New Jersey homeowner. However, the homeowner…
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MCBF “Day at the Races” Features Keefe Law Firm’s Hon. C. Judson Hamlin (Ret.)

Do you know what the Middlesex County Bar Foundation (MCBF) is? This charitable non-profit organization helps support scientific, literary, and educational endeavors. It also helps support the Middlesex County Bar Association (MCBA). As such, it not only helps keep our county’s legal professionals educated, it also helps law students as they strive to become attorneys. The MCBF’s efforts help improve…
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Keefe Law Firm Fights to Help Employees Recover Commission Payments

Following a year of hard-fought litigation, Keefe Law Firm attorneys John E. Keefe, Jr., Esq. and Paul A. DiGiorgio, Esq. thwarted Heartland Payment Systems’ (HPS) latest attempt to dismiss a class action lawsuit brought against them by a group of former employees. The suit involves HPS, which is now a Global Payments company, attempting to deny ex-employees commissions. In the…
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The Honorable C. Judson Hamlin (ret.) and John E. Gregory, Jr. to Participate in NJSBA Panel

The Honorable C. Judson Hamlin (ret.) and Keefe Law Firm Partner John E. Gregory, Jr. will participate in a panel at the New Jersey State Bar Association’s (NJSBA) Annual Meeting & Convention in Atlantic City. Each year, the NJSBA hosts the Annual Meeting & Convention, which includes speakers, networking and social events. John Gregory and Judge Hamlin will speak in…
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John E. Keefe Jr. to Become President-Elect of New Jersey State Bar Association

Keefe Law Firm is proud to announce that John E. Keefe, Jr. will become president-elect of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA). John E. Keefe, Jr. will take over for Robert B. Hille, the current president-elect, at the NJSBA’s Annual Meeting and Convention. This event will take place May 17 through May 19 at the Borgata Hotel Casino &…
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