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Congratulations to Diana Fredericks, who has been named to the Board of Trustees for the NJ State Bar Association’s Women in the Profession Section.  The Section is dedicated to advancing women's rights issues.

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Congratulations to all our attorneys who practice in the area of insurance litigation.  On June 12, they accepted the "Litigation Department of the Year" award in the category of Insurance (Small Firm) from the NJ Law Journal at the publication's Professional Excellence event.

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On June 8, Leslie Parikh will speak at the “Legal Updates for New Jersey Local Government Attorneys” conference, sponsored by the NJ League of Municipalities and the NJ Institute of Local Government Attorneys.  Ms.Parikh will provide an update on recent changes in employment law,includingNJ’s paid sick leave law, the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act, amendments to the NJ Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD),expansionofNJ’s Family Leave law, and medicalmarijuanaandreasonableaccommodationsunderNJLAD.  Ms.Parikh is available to present similar seminars for other organizations upon request.

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Gebhardt & Kiefer is pleased to be a sponsor of the North Hunterdon Rotary Club’s “Big Party at the Barn” fundraiser on June 8.  The event takes place at Wingspread Farm in Asbury from 2 – 7 PM.  Tickets are available on the organization's website.  All net proceeds go to NJ homeless veterans and the Red Mill.

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Divorce is Topic of Men’s Discussion Group

The next meeting of a men’s discussion group focusing on divorce will be held on Tues., June 4, 2019 from 6:30 pm until 8 pm at the office of Safe Harbor Child Access Centers, 171 Main St. (2nd floor) in Flemington.  The group is for men who are separated, divorced, or going through a divorce.  This is a unique opportunity for men to hear from others, and to provide their own perspectives to other men who are dealing with these issues.  The program will be moderated by family law attorney William Rudnik of Gebhardt & Kiefer, P.C., certified financial planner Craig Hyldahl of R.I.C.H. Planning Group, LLC, and Carol Dvoor of Safe Harbor.  Food and beverages will be provided.  Although not required, please RSVP to Mr. Rudnik at 908-735-5161 so proper arrangements can be made for food and beverages.

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Gebhardt & Kiefer is pleased to be a sponsor of the “Hold on to the Light” evening of mental health awareness, to be held on June 1 from 5 – 9 PM at the historic Dvoor Farm in Flemington.  The event is organized by Safe Harbor Child Access Centers.

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Gebhardt & Kiefer is pleased to be a sponsor of the Somerset County Bar Foundation’s Legal Runaround 5K Run and 3K Walk on May 23 in downtown Somerville.

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Congratulations to William Rudnik, who was named to New Jersey Family magazine’s 2019 list of “New Jersey’s Best Lawyers for Families.” The list was published in the magazine’s April issue and was compiled based on reader nominations.

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Gebhardt & Kiefer is pleased to be a sponsor of the NJ State Bar Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting & Convention, which will take place on May 15 - 17 in Atlantic City.  We are also pleased to support the NJ State Bar Foundation with a commemorative brick on the portico at the NJ Law Center.  The NJ Law Center is a place for lawyers and the public to learn about the law; it serves more than 25,000 legal professionals and 15,000 members of the public each year.

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Free Estate Planning Seminar

On May 9, John Manfreda will present a free Estate Planning seminar at the North County Branch of the Hunterdon County Library in Clinton from 7-9 pm. He will cover topics such as Wills, Trusts, Estates, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Medicaid Planning, Long-Term Care Planning, Gift Tax Planning, Reverse Mortgages and Real Estate Strategies.  Mr. Manfreda will place special emphasis on estate planning for blended families and divorced parents. Seating is limited, so please reserve your spot by calling Gebhardt & Kiefer at 908-735-5161.

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Divorce is Topic of Men’s Discussion Group

The next meeting of a men’s discussion group focusing on divorce will be held on Tues., April 30, 2019 from 6:30 pm until 8 pm at the office of Safe Harbor Child Access Centers, 171 Main St. (2nd floor) in Flemington.  The group is for men who are separated, divorced, or going through a divorce.  This is a unique opportunity for men to hear from others, and to provide their own perspectives to other men who are dealing with these issues.  The program will be moderated by family law attorney William Rudnik of Gebhardt & Kiefer, P.C., certified financial planner Craig Hyldahl of R.I.C.H. Planning Group, LLC, and Carol Dvoor of Safe Harbor.  Food and beverages will be provided.  Although not required, please RSVP to Mr. Rudnik at 908-735-5161 so proper arrangements can be made for food and beverages.

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Gebhardt & Kiefer is pleased to sponsor a meetup for Lambertville/New Hope area business professionals at the Lambertville Station restaurant on April 24 from 5-7 pm.  The meetup is organized by Lambertville On Tap.

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Congratulations to partners Richard Cushing, John Manfreda, Robert Ward, and William Rudnik on being named to the Thomson Reuters’ 2019 NJ Super Lawyers list.  And congratulations to partner Diana Fredericks and associate Tara St. Angelo, who have been named to the 2019 NJ Super Lawyers Rising Stars list (which honors top attorneys who are 40 years of age or younger, or who have been practicing for ten years or less).

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Gebhardt & Kiefer is pleased to be a contributing sponsor of the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce’s 10th annual Women’s Leadership Summit on April 9 at the Hawk Pointe Golf Club in Washington.

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Gebhardt & Kiefer is honored to be named by the NJ Law Journal as the 2019 “Litigation Department of the Year” in the category of Insurance (Small).  We look forward to formally accepting this honor at the NJ Law Journal’s Professional Excellence event on June 12.

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On March 29, partner Leslie Parikh will speak about “Moral, Ethical and Legal Issues in a Changing Social Landscape” at the Mid State Registrars’ Association Spring 2019 Re-Certification Seminar in Bridgewater.  Her presentation offers one Continuing Education Unit (CEU) for participants.  Seating is limited and open to members on a first-come, first-served basis. 

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Divorce is Topic of Men’s Discussion Group

The next meeting of a men’s discussion group focusing on divorce will be held on Tues., March 26, 2019 from 6:30 pm until 8 pm at the office of Safe Harbor Child Access Centers, 171 Main St. (2nd floor) in Flemington.  The group is for men who are separated, divorced, or going through a divorce.  This is a unique opportunity for men to hear from others, and to provide their own perspectives to other men who are dealing with these issues.  The program will be moderated by family law attorney William Rudnik of Gebhardt & Kiefer, P.C., certified financial planner Craig Hyldahl of R.I.C.H. Planning Group, LLC, and Carol Dvoor of Safe Harbor.  Food and beverages will be provided.  Although not required, please RSVP to Mr. Rudnik at 908-735-5161 so proper arrangements can be made for food and beverages.

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Free Divorce Seminar

On March 21, Diana Fredericks will present a free divorce seminar for women entitled “Thriving After Divorce.” The seminar will take place from 6 – 8 pm at the United Way Volunteer Center, 20 Fulper Rd., Flemington.  Ms. Fredericks will discuss what women need to know about the divorce process in New Jersey, including tips for navigating the financial and legal issues surrounding divorce.  To register, call 908-303-4311 or email claire@uwhunterdon.org.

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On March 11, Leslie Parikh gave a seminar on “Harassment and Discrimination in the Workplace” to staff members at the Somerset County Business Partnership and Ridewise in Bridgewater.  Ms. Parikh is available to present similar seminars to companies and organizations upon request.

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On Feb. 28, William Rudnik and Diana Fredericks (both certified matrimonial law attorneys) presented a seminar on “Divorce and the Financial Impact on Families” to a group of Merrill Lynch financial advisers in Bridgewater.  Mr. Rudnik and Ms. Fredericks are available to present similar seminars to other organizations upon request.

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Divorce is Topic of Men’s Discussion Group

The next meeting of a men’s discussion group focusing on divorce will be held on Tues., Feb. 26, 2019 from 6:30 pm until 8 pm at the office of Safe Harbor Child Access Centers, 171 Main St. (2nd floor) in Flemington.  The group is for men who are separated, divorced, or going through a divorce.  This is a unique opportunity for men to hear from others, and to provide their own perspectives to other men who are dealing with these issues.  The program will be moderated by family law attorney William Rudnik of Gebhardt & Kiefer, P.C., certified financial planner Craig Hyldahl of R.I.C.H. Planning Group, LLC, and Carol Dvoor of Safe Harbor.  Food and beverages will be provided.  Although not required, please RSVP to Mr. Rudnik at 908-735-5161 so proper arrangements can be made for food and beverages.

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Congratulations to our newest senior partners:  William Rudnik, Leslie Parikh, Diana Fredericks, and Matthew Lyons.  “We are pleased to welcome these four outstanding attorneys to our senior leadership team,” said Mark Chazin, firm president and managing partner.  “Their intellect, integrity and commitment to excellence will help to ensure the continued success and longevity of our 135-year-old firm.”

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Congratulations to Diana Fredericks, who has once again been nominated as the Hunterdon County Trustee for the New Jersey State Bar Association.  The installation of trustees will take place at the organization’s Annual Meeting and Convention in May.

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Congratulations to partner Leslie Parikh, who has been named Associate Editor of the Municipal Law Review, a quarterly publication of the NJ Institute of Local Government Attorneys (NJILGA). Ms. Parikh also serves as a Trustee of NJILGA. She was selected for the associate editor role due to her considerable expertise in employment law.

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Divorce Seminar

On Jan. 24, William Rudnik and Diana Fredericks (both certified matrimonial attorneys) will speak on “Divorce and the Financial Impact on Families” at the Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) in Bridgewater.  The presentation begins at 8:30 AM. Registration is free for SCBP members, and $30 for non-members.

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Divorce is Topic of Men’s Discussion Group

The next meeting of a men’s discussion group focusing on divorce will be held on Tues., Jan. 22, 2018 from 6:30 pm until 8 pm at the office of Safe Harbor Child Access Centers, 171 Main St. (2nd floor) in Flemington.  The group is for men who are separated, divorced, or going through a divorce.  This is a unique opportunity for men to hear from others, and to provide their own perspectives to other men who are dealing with these issues.  The program will be moderated by family law attorney William Rudnik of Gebhardt & Kiefer, P.C., certified financial planner Craig Hyldahl of R.I.C.H. Planning Group, LLC, and Carol Dvoor of Safe Harbor.  Food and beverages will be provided.  Although not required, please RSVP to Mr. Rudnik at 908-735-5161 so proper arrangements can be made for food and beverages.

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