February 24, 2015
On February 24, 2015, Barry A. Kozyra represented the Nutley Planning Board in issuing a Resolution recommending to the Board of Commissioners that a 50 acre parcel of property owned by Hoffman La Roche, Inc., be designated as a Condemnation Area In Need Of Redevelopment under the Local Redevelopment and Housing Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-1 et seq. It is the first time that the recently amended land use statute has been used by a planning board where the subject property is divided between two municipal entities and two counties.
December 10, 2014
On December 10, 2014, Barry A. Kozyra served as a Panelist on How To Start and Grow Your Own Law Firm. The program took place at Mayfair Farms where Mr. Kozyra talked about working as a solo or small firm lawyer, how to reduce stress and stay motivated, how to set up a practice, get business and be paid, how to market and brand your firm, using online resources and compliance with the Rules of Professional Conduct.
December 8, 2014
On December 8, 2014, Barry A. Kozyra appeared as a guest speaker on handling high profile clients in legal crisis. The program took place at the New York Jets Training Center and focused on how National Football League (NFL), teams like the New York Jets and players in the professional sports industry handle criminal charges and domestic violence both in the court and through the media, while also dealing with marketing, endorsements and league eligibility requirements. Particular attention was given to the complexity and interaction among the criminal and civil justice systems, the rights of victims and players, balanced with the operation of the league, the professional sports teams and the interests of the public and the media.
The symposium included a discussion of recent news,(...)
December 1, 2014
Dear Friends and Colleagues:
On behalf of Kozyra & Hartz, LLC, the Nutley Family Service Bureau and the American Red Cross - Nutley Division, we want to thank you and all of the other attendees and guests for your participation in our 2014 Grand Opening & Holiday Food Drive.
As always, it was a pleasure to see old friends and meet new ones and to introduce you to each other in a relaxed and festive atmosphere where we can talk to each other, but it is especially rewarding when we can share our good fortune with others. You helped us raise needed cash donations and deliver a carload of food for the needy, which will be available for the upcoming holidays and in the weeks after for those in need.
This is the Law Firm's seventh year reaching out to our friends to help others, and we(...)
October 6, 2014
On Monday, October 6, 2014, Judith A. Hartz, Esq. appeared as a panelist to lecture on: The New Alimony Law September 2014 - What You Need to Know Now. Ms. Hartz and the panelists discussed Governor Chris Christie signing A845 legislation on September 10, 2014 which significantly altered the alimony system in New Jersey. They discussed the notable changes to the law.