Chief Justice Rabner has announced that Judges Lisa A. Firko and Arnold L. Nitali, Jr., have been temporarily assigned to the Appellate Division.  Both judges will serve in the Appellate Division, on Parts to be designated by the Appellate Division’s Presiding Judge for Administration, beginning on April 16 and continuing through June 24.

Judge Firko, a graduate of Seton Hall University and Seton Hall University School of Law, took the bench in Bergen County in 2008 after a lengthy career at Lum, Drasco & Positan, where she was a partner.  She has sat in the Civil Divisio

The Appellate Division has issued updated guidelines for the treatment of emergent applications.  Those guidelines, available here, update its August 26, 2015 guidelines, which were discussed here.

The updates are essentially in two areas, since most of the guidelines have remained the same.  First, the updated version provides a new telephone number for those seeking emergent relief to call, as well a

The Appellate Division has announced that in light of yet another Nor’easter that will hit New Jersey, oral arguments scheduled for tomorrow, March 21, are postponed, and oral argument scheduled for Thursday, March 22, will be heard by telephone.