Camden County Prosecutor Vincent Sarubbi Joins Archer, P.C.

Haddonfield, NJ — February 14, 2006:  Archer, P.C. is pleased to announce that Camden County Prosecutor, Vincent P. Sarubbi, will join the Firm as a Partner. Mr. Sarubbi will Co-Chair the firm’s newly-created Government Relations Group and its expanding White-Collar Crime and Corporate Compliance practice. He will be based in the firm’s Haddonfield headquarters.

Archer Chairman, James H. Carll, stated: “We are delighted that Vince has chosen to join Archer in an important role. He is a well-respected litigator and leader, recognized by his peers and throughout the community. We look forward to his long and successful tenure with us.”

"In recognition of our clients’ need for counsel at the intersection of business and government, the Government Relations Group will strive to meet the public policy needs of our clients at all levels of government," said Gary J. Lesneski, firm President. "Vince’s knowledge of government and the political process and the expertise he gained from his tenure as prosecutor and as a freeholder and freeholder director will enhance the firm’s capabilities and provide real value to our clients." The Government Relations Group will be Co-Chaired by Carlton Johnson, former Chief Deputy Solicitor of the City of Philadelphia and Head of the Civil Rights Unit of the City Solicitor’s office.

Mr. Lesneski added: "Vince will also Co-Chair our expanding White Collar Crime and Corporate Compliance practice, along with Jeff Kolansky, a partner in the firm’s Philadelphia office who was himself a former prosecutor, serving as an Assistant District Attorney for the City of Philadelphia, where, among other duties, he headed the Office’s Major Felony Trials Unit. Vince and Jeff provide a unique perspective both in the defense of white collar criminal matters and counseling businesses on compliance issues and investigations."

Mr. Sarubbi stated that he was pleased to be joining the firm. “I view this next step in my career as a great opportunity that has come at a very fitting and exciting time.” He added: “Especially attractive to me is the opportunity to draw on my previous governmental and political experience to advise clients and further enhance the credentials of Archer in the public sector.”

Mr. Sarubbi is a Camden City native and lifelong Camden County resident. He served as Camden County Prosecutor since 2002. In this role, he was also asked by the State to provide oversight of the public safety in the City of Camden. Prior to being sworn in as Prosecutor, Mr. Sarubbi was a partner for 14 years in the law firm of Sarubbi and Sarubbi in Audubon, N.J., where he gained extensive litigation experience in many areas of law. Mr. Sarubbi is a former member and Freeholder Director of the Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders, where he forged a reputation as a committed, compassionate and effective public servant. He has also served as a member of the Camden County College Board of Trustees, chairman of the Dean’s Advisory Board for the Rutgers University College of Arts & Sciences, and founder and treasurer of Rutgers’ Graduate School Association.

Mr. Sarubbi received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers in 1982 and went on to attend Master’s level Rutgers courses in Public Administration. He is a 1987 graduate of the Delaware Law School of Widener University and has been admitted to practice law before the New Jersey Bar and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Mr. Sarubbi has held a variety of public legal posts in towns throughout Camden County, including appointments as a Municipal Prosecutor, Municipal Public Defender, Planning Board Solicitor and Special Counsel to the Camden County Board of Adjustment. He was formerly Law Secretary to the late D. Donald Palese, a State Superior Court Judge in Camden.

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Hot Tips in Family Law: 2006

February 11, 2006 – William J. Thompson and Kathleen Stockton will speak at the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education seminar entitled Hot Tips in Family Law: 2006. This program will discuss how to avoid some of the biggest mistakes a family lawyer can make. Learn how you can save you and your clients time, money, embarrassment and more. For more information, visit the NJICLE’s website at


How To Improve Your Receivables and Collections

February 2, 2006: Tom Muccifori & Ed Kelleher will present "How To Improve Your Receivables and Collections" at a breakfast seminar to take place at A&G’s Haddonfield office. The seminar will teach ways to avoid collection problems and how to get your business paid first, rather than last.


Mary A. Jacobson Joins Archer’s Wilmington Office

WILMINGTON, DE – January 31, 2006 – Archer, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Mary A. Jacobson to the firm’s Real Estate and Land Use Departments. Ms. Jacobson joins Archer as Of Counsel in the firm’s Wilmington office, and will focus her practice in the area of real estate, land use planning, zoning, administrative agency permitting and regulatory compliance at all governmental levels.

Prior to joining Archer, Ms. Jacobson served as a First Assistant County Attorney for the New Castle County Office of Law. She represented the New Castle County Department of Land Use in all aspects of litigation in state and federal courts and in actions and proceedings before land use administrative boards and County Council.

The addition of Ms. Jacobson will further strengthen the firm’s real estate and land use practices in Delaware, as well as complement the efforts of the firm’s Delaware-based attorneys practicing in the areas of Creditors’ Rights, Labor & Employment, Estates & Trusts, Corporate and Commercial Litigation.

Ms. Jacobson graduated from Widener University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 1996) and Millersville University (B.S., 1989). She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Delaware Bar Association and the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association. Ms. Jacobson is admitted to the Supreme Court of Delaware, the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware and the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals. She resides in Newark, DE.

Mealey’s 4th Annual Advanced Insurance Coverage Conference: Top 10 Issues

January 23-24, 2006: Mealey’s 4th Annual Advanced Insurance Coverage Conference: Top 10 Issues
Ellis Medoway has been selected to present at the Mealey’s 4th Annual Advanced Insurance Coverage Conference in at the Four Seasons Hotel in Philadelphia. The conference will help you get a head start on your 2006 goals with an illuminating look at the ten most litigious insurance issues today. Mr. Medoway will speak on Absolute Pollution Exclusion: The Energizer Bunny of Coverage Litigation. He will cover the latest developments and trends in the never-ending coverage litigation, as well as continued disputes following a Supreme Court decision.


Condominium And Planned Community Practice In New Jersey

Tuesday, January 17, 2006: Condominium And Planned Community Practice In New Jersey
Rob Kugler & Eva Fatenko have been selected to speak at a seminar presented by Lorman Education Services in Mount Laurel, New Jersey. In this interactive seminar, presenters will guide you through the legislation affecting the registration of a condominium and planned community with DCA. They will provide a comprehensive review all the components of the registration process with you – as well as practical drafting tips for the applicable registration documents. They will review the roles of and issues facing the developer, the condominium/community association and the property manager in these communities, during development and following the transition of the communities from developer to homeowner. This one-day seminar is designed for attorneys, presidents and vice presidents, real estate professionals, project and property managers, developers, escrow agents, condominium association members, construction lenders, construction professionals, engineers and paralegals.


Archer Appoints New Chair Of Family Law Practice

HADDONFIELD, NJ – January 16, 2006 – The law firm of Archer is proud to announce that William J. Thompson, Esquire has been named Chair of the firm’s Matrimonial and Family Law Department.

Mr. Thompson succeeds Lee M. Hymerling, who recently decided to step down as Department Chair to focus more time on his family law practice. Mr. Hymerling oversaw the Matrimonial Department since its inception in 1970, and he remains where he is one of the foremost practitioners of family law in the state of New Jersey.

Mr. Thompson brings over twenty-five years of family law experience to the position His career has included serving as an editor of the New Jersey Family Lawyer, Co-Chair of the Camden County Family Law Committee, and as Chairman of the New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section. He is the current President of the Thomas Forkin Family Law Inns of Court. He was recently named a Best Lawyer in America for 2006 by Woodward/White, Inc.

Let’s Write a Will

January 14, 2006: Let’s Write a Will
Tara Zane will speak at the NJICLE’s seminar Let’s Write a Will on Saturday, January 14th at the DoubleTree Suites in Mt. Laurel, NJ. The seminar will offer a step-by-step guide to drafting a Will for a client – from initial client interview and options to consider, through sample clauses and effective drafting techniques. This popular program is designed for general practitioners, new attorneys and support staff.


Averting Chaos on the Job Site: Proactively Understanding Components of a Good Contract

January 11, 2006: Averting Chaos on the Job Site: Proactively Understanding Components of a Good Contract
Ellis Medoway and Bill Ryan have been selected by the National Business Institute to present at this one day seminar in Cherry Hill, NJ. The seminar will help you develop better construction contracts so that you can minimize disputes before they occur. Mr. Medoway will speak on Methods and Alternatives for Construction Contract Dispute Resolution. Mr. Ryan will cover Performance and Payment Bond Concerns in Construction.


40th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning

January 9-13, 2006: 40th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning
Steve Mignogna has been selected to present at the 40th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning. The Institute convenes in Miami Beach, Florida. The meeting tracks significant developments in the law of trust and estates. Mr. Mignogna will be participating in a program regarding litigation involving estates and trusts. The Institute is one of the nation’s leading conferences for estate planning professionals.