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NJ SPOTLIGHT NEWS | 09/21/2022
Op-Ed: Backlog in NJ’s family courts has big consequences
In an op-ed for NJ Spotlight News, family law attorney Jessica Swenson of Curcio Mirzaian Sirot discusses how the Superior Court’s judicial vacancies have unintended consequences for New Jersey families.
ISSUES AND IDEAS WITH CHRIS DEBELLO | 08/31/2022
Attorney Jessica Swenson on Issues And Ideas With Chris DeBello
On a recent episode of the Issues And Ideas radio show, Jessica Swenson joined Chris DeBello to discuss the ongoing shortage of judges in New Jersey and how the backlog in the state’s family courts is impacting divorcing couples and their families.
CMSLLC.LAW | 08/18/2022
Curcio Mirzaian Sirot LLC Ranked in 2023 “Best Law Firms”
Curcio Mirzaian Sirot has been ranked in the 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list for New Jersey in two practice areas: Insurance Law and Corporate Law.
CMSLLC.LAW | 08/18/2022
3 Curcio Mirzaian Sirot LLC Lawyers Named to 2023 Best Lawyers® List
Attorneys Benjamin C. Curcio, Jason S. Haller and Aristotle G. Mirzaian have been named to The Best Lawyers in America® list for 2023.
NJ 101.5 FM | 08/14/2022
Divorces, Child Custody Disputes Waiting Years For Hearings In New Jersey
Family Law Practice Chair Jessica Swenson recently spoke with Dino Flammia at 101.5 FM about how the backlog in family courts in New Jersey is impacting divorcing couples and their families.
NJBIZ.COM | 07/11/2022
CLOSING ENTRY: Getting it right
As an employer, do you know what your written remote work policy should include? Employment Practice Chair Frank A. Custode penned a column for NJBIZ on the subject.
NJBIZ.COM | 05/23/2022
Business services companies can help startups at critical time
Chair of the Corporate Law practice Aristotle G. Mirzaian discusses the important of documentation when launching and nurturing a new business with NJBIZ.
NJBIZ.COM | 05/23/2022
Where to start when selling a company
In an article for NJBIZ, Aristotle G. Mirzaian discusses the financial, tax and regulatory considerations when a business owner is selling a business.
CMSLLC.LAW | 04/25/2022
Curcio Mirzaian Sirot LLC Launches New Family Law Practice
Curcio Mirzaian Sirot has announced an expansion with the launch of a new Family Law practice group. In addition, Jessica S. Swenson, Esq., has joined the firm as a partner and chairs the new practice area. She previously was a partner at Townsend, Tomaio & Newmark, L.L.C.
ASBURY PARK PRESS | 12/07/2021
Will NJ follow NYC with COVID vaccine mandates for businesses? ‘They’re just not budging’
Frank A. Custode, Chair of our Employment Practice, tells the Asbury Park Press that workers can be exempted from the vaccine mandate for medical reasons or religious beliefs, but that means employers have to determine if their employees’ beliefs are sincere. See the just-published article about the latest vaccine mandates here:
NEW JERSEY LAW JOURNAL | 11/23/2021
Employers Push Back: Amid ‘Great Resignation,’ Restrictive Covenant Suits Are on the Rise
According to Frank A. Custode, Partner and Chair of the Employment Practice at Curcio Mirzaian Sirot, “From an employee’s point of view, it certainly is a risk to violate a restrictive covenant in today’s economic environment due to the pandemic. Usually, it depends on how much the employee’s departure may damage the employer’s business. It is best practices for an employee to be upfront with their current employer about the situation and to notify any potential employers about their restrictive covenant obligations.”
NJ.COM | 08/31/2021
Do I have the right to know if my child’s teacher is vaccinated?
Employment Practice Chair and Partner Frank A. Custode comments for an NJ.com story on whether parents have the right to know if their child’s teacher is vaccinated, a timely issue with the new school year about to begin.
NJBIZ.COM | 08/30/2021
Momentum shift: Full approval of the Pfizer vaccine could prompt more mandates from the state’s businesses
Full approval of the Pfizer vaccine could prompt more mandates from the state’s businesses. Employment Practice Chair and Partner Frank A. Custode talks with NJBIZ about the need for further guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
NJ.COM | 08/29/2021
What can my employer do if I refuse a COVID vaccine?
Employment Practice Chair and Partner Frank A. Custode says that employers who terminate unvaccinated employees may face potential liability, especially if disability and religious-related exemption requests are at issue.
ROI-NJ.COM | 08/10/2021
Businesses, beware: N.J. has increased rules regarding who qualifies for benefits and who can be called independent contractor
Under the American Rescue Plan Act, certain employees who were involuntarily terminated could be eligible to wipe away health insurance premiums.
ROI-NJ.COM | 07/20/2021
Reacting to tragedy: Condo association attorneys prepare for changes that could be coming in wake of tragic Florida collapse
Attorney Michael Willner of Curcio Mirzaian Sirot LLC spoke with ROI-NJ about the legal issues that are arising in the wake of the Florida building collapse.
NJBIZ.COM | 07/19/2021
New balance: What an FTC crackdown on non-compete agreements and licensing rules would mean for New Jersey
What does President Biden’s ask of the FTC to ban or limit non-compete clauses mean for you? Frank A. Custode, Chair of the Employment Practice, spoke with NJBIZ about this important development.
NJBIZ.COM | 07/19/2021
Aging positively: How to stay golden in your golden years
Families may rush to create a plan when facing a crisis situation such as when a senior family member is facing an emergent admission to a residential long-term care facility and nothing had previously been done to prepare for such an event. But careful planning in advance can protect your family and your wealth so that your senior family member can enjoy their golden years without the worries and concerns that often come with aging.
NJ.COOPERATENEWS.COM | 06/11/2021
Relaxing Restrictions vs. Maintaining Caution in Common Spaces
As New Jersey relaxes COVID-19 restrictions, what’s the most prudent course of action to protect unit owners, occupants and guests and avoid liability in this brave new post-COVID world? A partner attorney in our Community Association Law and Business Litigation practices recently published an article on this topic in CooperatorNews New Jersey.
CMSLLC.LAW | 04/05/2021
Three Curcio Mirzaian Sirot Attorneys Recognized By 2021 New Jersey Super Lawyers
Benjamin C. Curcio, Esq., Frank A. Custode, Esq., and Jeffrey A. Sirot, Esq., have been selected to the 2021 New Jersey Super Lawyers list for the fifth consecutive year. In addition, Jason S. Haller, Esq., and Daniel Schlossberg, Esq., were named to the 2021 New Jersey Rising Stars list for the second year in a row.
NJBMAGAZINE.COM | 03/16/2021
Curcio Mirzaian Sirot LLC Expands Practice with Launch of New Groups
New Jersey Business published the news about the launch of two new practice areas – Taxation & Estate Planning and Elder Care & Special Needs Planning
NJBIZ.COM | 03/08/2021
Restrictive covenants in the COVID era: Pandemic-related unemployment raises questions about the enforceability of non-compete agreements
Pandemic-related unemployment has raised questions about the enforce-ability of non-compete agreements. Employment Law Practice Chair Frank A. Custode shared his insight into Assembly Bill 1650, which would significantly limit the scope and enforce-ability of non-competes in New Jersey, including making them unenforceable with employees who were laid off.
CMSLLC.LAW | 03/08/2021
Curcio Mirzaian Sirot LLC Expands its Practice with Launch of Taxation and Estate Planning, Elder Care and Special Needs Planning Groups
Curcio Mirzaian Sirot has announced an expansion of its law practice and the launch of two new practice groups: Taxation & Estate Planning and Elder Care & Special Needs Planning.