March 10, 2020
COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) has now been identified as being present in the United States.
Everyone should be aware of what you can do now to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The following are recommended steps from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) :
(1) Wash your hands with soap and warm water for 20 seconds. Do this often.
(2) Do not touch your face, nose, hands or mouth, as that will spread the virus.
(3) Use your folded arm or a tissue if you cough or sneeze and discard the tissue immediately afterward.
(4) Avoid close contact with people who are sick. Stay home when you are sick.
(5) Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
For current information on COVID-19, as well as signs and symptoms,(...)
March 25, 2019
Kozyra & Hartz, LLC wishes to congratulate Barry A. Kozyra and Judith A. Hartz. Barry A. Kozyra was named to the 2019 New Jersey Super Lawyers list, Judith A. Hartz was named to the 2019 New Jersey Super Lawyers List and to the 2019 Top 50 Women's New Jersey Super Lawyers list. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a consumer guide to outstanding attorneys based on a multi-step selection process, including a survey and peer review.**
**Super Lawyers is a registered trademark of Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found at www.superlawyers.com. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
January 17, 2019
Barry A. Kozyra acted as lawyer-coach with Chris Bradley as teacher-coach and mentors to students at Nutley High School for the 2019 New Jersey State Bar Foundation's Mock Trial Competition. Mr. Kozyra met with the student teams regularly to instruct on trial procedures such as opening and closing statements, preparing fact or expert witnesses for direct and cross-examination and introducing documents as evidence for use at trial.
"I have been involved with the NJSBA Mock Trial program through the Essex County Bar Association since my days as a young lawyer. It is an opportunity for the students to have a hands-on involvement in what it is like to be a lawyer or witness in a trial in a real courtroom. The Nutley High School team exhibited the best traits to be good lawyers as they(...)
December 28, 2018
The Essex County Bar Foundation (ECBF) recently announced a cooperative initiative with the Essex County Prosecutor's Office and other state and local law enforcement agencies to host a gun buyback event.
Every attorney at Kozyra & Hartz, LLC (K&H) has joined in donating a total of $1,500.00 toward the ECBF gun buyback initiative in an effort to take 6 rifles and 6 handguns out of harm's way.
Kozyra & Hartz, LLC has always been a strong supporter of the Essex County Bar Association (ECBA) and the ECBF's public service and fundraising efforts for the Essex County community.
The gun buyback initiative is particularly close to the heart of K&H's founding member, Barry A. Kozyra, as he initiated the idea for the event to take place.
"The surrender was proposed to(...)
November 20, 2018
Dear Friends and Colleagues:
Kozyra & Hartz, LLC and the Nutley Family Service Bureau thank all guests and donors for participation in the Kozyra & Hartz, LLC 2018 Annual Wine Down & Holiday Food Drive which took place on November 20, 2018.
The event allowed old friends and new ones to meet and celebrate in a relaxed and festive atmosphere and share our good fortunes with others in need. Guests and donors helped Kozyra & Hartz raise needed cash donations and deliver a carload of food for the needy. Kozyra & Hartz will continue to accept additional contributions through the end of the year.
Keep your eyes open for the announcement date of next year's Annual Holiday Wine Down & Food Drive, which we hope to be the biggest ever!
Happy Holidays to you and your(...)