Barr secures adoption for NJ family on appeal

The Appellate Division affirmed the termination of parental rights, thereby allowing the adoption of a child by her grandparents in a contested private adoption.  Cooper Levenson’s Jennifer Barr represented the grandparents on appeal.  The Appellate Division ruled in In the Matter of the Adoption of a Child by C.M. and C.M., Docket No. A-3562-20 (App. […]

Jennifer Barr Before the NJ Supreme Court: Classification of Workers as Independent Contractors or Employees

              On Monday, March 14, 2022, Cooper Levenson partner Jennifer Barr argued before the New Jersey Supreme Court in a case that will decide whether her client East Bay Drywall, LLC properly classified its subcontractors as independent contractors rather than employees.               The case, East Bay Drywall LLC v Department of Labor and Workforce Development, […]

Cooper Levenson Announces New Partners

Atlantic City, N.J. — Dec. 28, 2021 — Cooper Levenson is pleased to announce two attorneys as the firm’s newest partners: Jennifer B. Barr of the Atlantic City office and Brittany A. Bonetti, based in Cherry Hill and Atlantic City. “These individuals have proven themselves in terms of their professionalism, their expertise, and their dedication. […]

NJ Justices Pump Brakes on County Worker’s Retaliation Trial

See this Law360 article about a May 12, 2021 New Jersey Supreme Court decision in the matter of Allen v. Cape May County involving claims brought under New Jersey’s Conscientious Employee Protection Act. Allen v Cape May County – New Jersey Supreme Court Opinion May 12 2021 A-49-19 083295    

Widener Law Career Panel to Feature Jennifer B. Barr of Cooper Levenson

Atlantic City, N.J.- Jennifer B. Barr of Cooper Levenson, Attorneys at Law, will be a featured presenter at a career panel for Widener University Delaware Law School on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 from 5:15 p.m. to 6 p.m. The panel is part of an ongoing series by the Career Development Office and the Student Bar Association […]

Atlantic City Now Permits Drinking on Boardwalk and Other Designated Areas

Starting Friday, June 12, pursuant to Mayor Marty Small’s Executive Order No. 3, Atlantic City will permit residents and tourists to walk in designated Open Container Zones, including the Boardwalk, and consume take-out alcoholic beverages. The Open Container Zones are: The Boardwalk between Sovereign Avenue and Rhode Island Avenue; Non-residential areas of Gardner’s Basin; The […]

Saving on Insurance Premiums during COVID-19 Pandemic

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, many drivers have received refunds from their automobile insurers because they have spent less time on the road. Many small businesses might be surprised to find they are entitled to receive refunds on insurance premiums paid before and during the COVID-19 outbreak for other lines of insurance. Insurance policy premiums are […]