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July 31, 2017 - William Bierman, the head of the firm's Transporation Law Group, will be speakikng on Federal Regulation of the Trucking Inustry at the 8th Annual American College of Transportation Attorneys meeting in Orlando, Florida, on August 17 & 18, 2017.  The ACTA is a non-profit association consisting of a select group of experienced transportation defense lawyers who have joined together to serve as a confidential, reliable and supplemental legal resource to the trucking industry.  ACTA bylas limit membership to 25 members, each with over 20 years of trucking industry service.  Bill is one of the founding members of ACTA.  

 

July 12, 2017 - Greg Meese has been selected for inclusion in the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in:

•             Litigation - Land Use and Zoning

•             Real Estate Law

The Best Lawyers in America© is a registered trademark of Woodward/White, Inc.  No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

June 9, 2017 - John Molinelli former Bergen County  Prosecutor and Price Meese partner will be speaking on Supply Chain Cyber Security Risk at the Joint Conference of Transportation Loss Prevention & Security Association (TLP&SA) and CargoNet. The Conference will take place in Newport Jersey City June 29-30. Price Meese partner Bill Bierman head of the firm’s Transportation Law Group is also the Executive Director of TLP&SA and he will be hosting the Conference. Partner Tom Martin and of Counsel Rick Steinberg of the firm’s Transportation Law Group will also be speaking.  

June 8, 2017 - Thomas Martin will be presenting at the Conference of Freight Counsel in Jupiter, Florida, June 9-12.  One June 28, 29 and 30,  Thomas Martin is moderating a panel discussion on transportation contracts in Jersey City, New Jersey at the 2017 Conference for the Transportation Loss Prevention & Security Association.

May 26, 2017 - Our associates Jacqueline Shulman and Brian Yarzab have just returned from the New Jersey State Bar Association’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey, which took place from May 17 to May 19. The convention is the NJSBA’s premier event of the year. For more information, please visit the NJSBA’s website at https://tcms.njsba.com/PersonifyEbusiness/Default.aspx?TabID=7380.

 We are pleased to announce that Brian Yarzab will be attending the 31st Anniversary Gala of the Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York. Earlier this year, Brian was elected as the Vice President of Membership for KALAGNY, and his two-year term begins in July. The annual gala will take place on June 15 in New York City, and this year’s esteemed honorees are Professor Thomas H. Lee, the Honorable Judy H. Kim, and Michael J. Rhee, Esq. For more information, please visit KALAGNY’s website at http://www.kalagny.org/2017-Gala-Page.

May 25, 2017 - Gail Price and Jennifer Knarich attended the International Council of Shopping Center RECon in Las Vegas from May 20-24th. RECon is the world’s largest retail retail real estate convention with participants totaling more than 37,000 from 58 countries. There were more than 1200 exhibitors spanning the 853,000 square feet of convention floor space allowing for days and nights filled with power deal making, endless networking and innovative education in all aspects of the real estate industry. Highlights of the event can be found at www.ICSC.org

May 13, 2017 - The firm is proud to have participated in the Paterson Habitat for Humanity's Women Build event, held yesterday in Paterson, NJ.  The firm's participants were: Gail Price, Dawn Marshall, Mary-Pat Porcelli, Karen Edler, Jennifer Knarich, Michelle Krone, Jennifer Berardo, Natalie Diaratsovian, Jackie Shulman and Mackenzie Brooks.  To read more please visit http://www.northjersey.com/story/news/paterson-press/2017/05/12/women-manning-tools-habitat-humanity/320011001/.  

May 10, 2017 - William Bierman, the head of the firm's Transportation Law Group, is also Executive Director of the Transportation Loss Prevention & Security Association (TLP&SA) an industry trade group.  TLP&SA is having a national Joint Conference with CargoNet June 29-30, 2017, in Newport, Jersey City.  This conference will bring together transportation professionals from around the country to address cutting edge issues affecting the transportation industry.  For more information on the event and to register CLICK HERE.  

May 8, 2017 - Greg Meese, a principal of the firm, will give a seminar to the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education on the deployment of antennas in the public righs-of-way by wireless communications carriers.  The July 25, 2017, seminar will discuss the State and federal laws and regulations that impact a municipality's control over such facilities.  To register for the event or for additional information please click here

May 2, 2017 - Thomas C. Martin will be attending the Cooperator Annual Conference and Expo at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, New Jersey on May 3, 2017.

April 24, 2017 - Thomas C. Martin will be appearing as a member of the Freight Claims Committee at the Transportation Laywers Association Annual Conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico, from April 26, 2017 through April 29, 2017.

March 30, 2017 - Rick Steinberg will be presenting a paper entitled "The Act of God Defense under the UIIA and the Carmack Amendment" at the Transportation Lawyers Association annual conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico on April 29.  Rick practices maritime, transportation and bankruptcy law.  

March 29, 2017 - The Firm is pleased to announce that partner Thomas C. Martin is speaking on April 4, 2017, at 9:00 am at the Eagle Ridge Community Association in West Orange as part of the Community Associations Institute's speaking tour.  Mr. Martin recently completed the first leg of the tour on March 28, 2017, presentint at The Encore in Monroue Township.  Topics include pending legislative initiatives being sought in Trenton for the benefit of the community association throughout New Jersey.  These include efforts for foreclosure reform, election guidance and proposed amendments to the Municipal Services Act.  

February 14, 2017 - The firm is pleased to announce that Frederic (Rick) Shulman has joined the Expert Network, an invitation only service for distinquished professionals based upon peer review ratings, recognitions, and career accomplishments.  For more information visit Mr. Shulman's profile by clicking here.  

February 3, 2017 - The New Jersey State Bar Association has asked John L.  Molinelli, a Principal at Price, Meese, Shulman & D’Arminio, P.C., to present at its “Small and Solo Firm” state conference on how to protect their practice from damage due to hacking and data intrusion. The two sessions will be held on March 4, 2017 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey and again on March 18, 2017 in Parsippany, New Jersey. Specific Cyber Security issues will be discussed, and guidance given on how even a solo lawyer can adhere to current NIST and in house training standards to protect their important client data and business resources. Further information can be reviewed at the New Jersey State Bar Association website for the Solo and Small Firm Conference http://tcms.njsba.com/PersonifyEbusiness/Default.aspx?TabID=1699&productId=8623841

January 24, 2017 -  Rick Steinberg will be giving a presentation entitled “The Act of God Defense under the UIIA and the Carmack Amendment” at the Transportation Lawyers Association 2017 annual conference on April 29 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Rick is the Chairman of the Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Committee of the Transportation Lawyers Association and a Proctor in Admiralty of the Maritime Law Association.  Rick practices in the areas of bankruptcy, transportation and maritime law.

January 12, 2017 - Partner Thomas C. Martin, a member of our Transportation Law practice group, will be attending the Transportation Lawyer's Association Mid-Winter Conference in Chicago.  Mr. Martin also recently returned from the January meeting of the Conference of Freight Counsel which was held in Dana Point, California.  

January 10, 2017 - The firm is please to announce that it has been named Telecommunications Law Firm of the Year - New Jersey, by Lawyer International in its annual Global Awards for 2017.  Congratulations to Greg Meese, chairperson of the group, and his team.  

January 6, 2017 - The firm is pleased to announce that Thomas C. Martin has been appointed Legislative Liason by the Legislative Action Committee of the New Jersey Chapter of the Community Association's Insitute.  

December 3, 2016 - William Bierman, a principle of the firm and Head of our Transportation Law Group is also Executive Director of the Transportation Loss Prevention & Security Association, which recently published its periodic Newsletter In Transit, containing articles and case summaries of value to the transportation industry.  

December 3, 2016 - William Bierman, a principle of the firm and Head of our Transportation Law Group, will be speaking at Transportation Lawyers Association Chicago Regional Meeting being held January 19-20, 2017, on the topic of "The Many Changing Faces of Arbitration" in state and federal court.  

December 1, 2016 - Tom Martin, a member of the Cargo Damage Claims Section of the Transportation Lawyers Association published his article entitled "Contract Limitations v. Bill of Lading Limitations" in the December 2016 edition of The Transportation Lawyer.  

November 21, 2016 - On November 21, 2016, Thomas C. Martin will meet with the Nutley Lawyer's Club for its Annual November Dinner.  

November 15, 2016 - The firm is pleased to announce that Cathy Pollak, principal and head of the family law practice, was named as one of the "Ten Leaders of Matrimonial Law of New Jersey" as reflected in the November issue of NJ Monthly.  

November 1, 2016 - The firm is pleased to announce it has been named to U.S. News and World Reports "Best Law Firms", Metropolitan Tier 1: New Jersey, in the areas of "Litigation - Land Use and Zoning" and "Real Estate Law."  

October 19, 2016 - Rick Steinberg will be presenting a webinar through the Transportation Lawyers Association on December 6 about the Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy case.  The title of the webinar is “The Hanjin Bankruptcy: Lessons Learned and Guidance for the Future.”  Rick is the Chairman of the Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Committee of the Transportation Lawyers Association.  His practice includes bankruptcy, transportation and maritime law.  For more information, or to register for the event, Click here.  

October 5, 2016 - On October 13, 2016, Karen Edler, Of Counsel with the firm, will be providing a free seminar on special education law in the atrium of our office's headquarters located at 50 Tice Boulevard, Woodcliff Lake, NJ.  Karen chairs the special education and disability law practice group at the firm and will present, along with Michelle Krone (advocate for the firm) and Dr. Lynne Fremder (LDT-C), on IEP and 504 plans, disciplinary and HIB cases, special needs trusts and guardianship.  Seating is limited, please RSVP by calling 201 995 6704 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

October 3, 2016 - Thomas C. Martin, a principal of the firm and a member of our Transportation Law Group recently published his article entitled “Tickets, Tickets, Here!!!” in the October newsletter for the Pennsylvania Moving & Storage Association. The article explores the problems faced by motor carriers from even seemingly benign traffic tickets and suggests possible strategies and solutions for carriers on how best to avoid these pitfalls.

October 3, 2016 – Thomas C. Martin, a principal of the firm and a member of our Community Associations Law Group and a member of the Legislative Action Committee of the Community Associations Institute published his article “Running Meetings and Elections” in the most recent edition of Community Trends magazine. His article addresses the impact of pending legislation on how community association meetings are conducted in New Jersey.  Please click the link to read the article: https://user-cainj.cld.bz/CAI-NJ-Sep-2016              

October 3, 2016 – On October 5, 2016, Thomas C. Martin will attend the annual dinner and beefsteak of the Traffic Club of Newark at The Brownstone in Paterson, New Jersey.

September 28, 2016 - On September 29, 2016 William Bierman, a principle of the firm and Head of our Transportation Law Group, will be presenting a Webinar to the transportation community entitled “Tow Truck Terrorists Are Holding My Truck Hostage”.  The Webinar is sponsored by CargoNet a national organization for the entire shipping industry.  

September 27, 2016 - Cathy  J. Pollak,  a Principal with the Firm, will be giving a presentation to the Collaborative Divorce Association of North Jersey, on September 27, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. at Court House Plaza in Hackensack.  She will be speaking on “ Difficult Conversations And Other Strategies in Dealing with Collaborative Lawyers Who Are Not Acting Collaboratively and Sabotaging the Collaborative Process.”  Ms. Pollak is a founding member of the Collaborative Divorce Process in New Jersey.  She currently serves as the Vice President of the Collaborative Divorce Association of North Jersey.

September 23, 2016 - The firm is proud to announce that Greg Meese, a principal with the firm, has been named the Best Lawyer's 2017 Hackensack Real Estate Law "Lawyer of the Year."  To read the article please follow this link: http://www.northjersey.com/news/business/real-estate-business-news/greg-meese-named-lawyer-of-the-year-1.1664578.  Congratulations Greg!

September 21, 2016 - John Molinelli, a Principal with the firm, will be presenting on two important topics for law firms and business in the upcoming months. On October 26, 2016, Mr. Molinelli will lecture on the use of Metadata and the ethics issues involved with reading it in light of the possible unauthorized release of confidential client information. The session will be held at the Amsterdam [Netherlands] Hilton on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 8:45 a.m. The session is part of the annual Mid Year meeting of the New Jersey State Bar Association.  On November 17, 2016, Mr. Molinelli will join other anti-tech fraud experts and discuss how a law firm can protect against hacking. Molinelli has lectured on many occasions on this important topic, bot publicly and in house, as it applies to all businesses, large and small and has become part of today’s standard Corporate Compliance agenda. The session is being sponsored by the New Jersey State Bar Association and at the Law Center in New Brunswick at 12:00 p.m. 

September 12, 2016 - The firm is proud to announce that Natalie Diratsouian has joined the firm as an associate.  Natalie recently completed a judicial clerkship for the Honorable Peter J. Melchionne, Presiding Judge of the Family Part of Bergen County.  She will concentrate her practice in family law.  

June 17, 2016 - Rick Steinberg will be giving a presentation to the Propeller Club of New York/New Jersey on July 13 on the effect of bankruptcy on Admiralty Rule B attachments.  Rick is a Proctor in Admiralty of the Maritime Law Association and the Chairman of the Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Committee of the Transportation Lawyers Association.

May 16, 2016 - Greg Meese has been appointed Co-Chair of the New Jersey Wireless Association GOvernment Affairs and Education Committee.  

May 12, 2016 - PMS&D has been awarded Telecommunications Law Firm of the Year - New Jersey, USA - By ACQ Global.  Congratulations to the chair of the Telecommunications Group Greg Meese for being recognized once again as a leader and innovator in the field. 

May 4, 2016 - Bill Bierman, head of our Transportation Law Group, will be conducting a Webinar for Strafford Publications, a national provider of continuing legal education courses on Drafting Motor Carrier Agreements: Anticipating and Addressing Cargo Claims, Carrier Indemnity Obligations and More, Navigating MAP-21 Legislation, Carrier Safety Performance and Compliance Requirements and Other Key Concerns for Motor Carriers. The program is set for May 19, 2016 from 1 to 2:30 pm ET.  For further information on the Webinar, contact Bill at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit www.straffordpub.com for more information.  

May 3, 2016 - Greg Meese conducted a webinar for the New Jersey League of Municipalities and the New Jersey Association of Planning and Zoning Administrators on the FCC Shot Clock Rules and teh wireless facilities collocation under the Spectrum Act.  

May 1, 2016 - The firm is proud to announce that Michael Orozco was selected as a contributing author for his submission of a chapter for "Strategies for Defending DWI Cases in NY", published by Aspatore Books.  The book is currently in press and will be available in the next two weeks. 

April 11, 2016 - The firm is proud to announce that Gail Price has once again been voted one of New Jersey's top attorneys by New Jersey Monthly Magazine.  

March 31, 2016 -                      For selection methodology please see SuperLawyers.com. This marketing update has not been approved by the New Jersey Supreme Court.

March 24, 2016 - Gail L. Price will be included in the 2016 Edition of Legal Leaders: Energy and Environment, a special section honoring the work of AV Pre-eminent attorneys in her practice area from around the country. The honor will appear in the May issue of ALM’s The American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel, together with The National Law Journal and Law.com.

March 23, 2016 - Gail L. Price will be co-chairing the Annual Land Use Symposium for planning and zoning board members throughout Bergen County on Saturday May 7, 2016. The Symposium which is sponsored by the Bergen County Bar Association has been offered to the community for the last 25 years and will be held at Bergen Community College. The event affords board members the opportunity to secure necessary certification as mandated by law and also provides a forum for continuing legal education to attorneys who either practice in zoning and planning law or may be interested in those fields. Ms. Price will be moderating and teaching part of the day’s program. Lou D’Arminio, Kathryn Razin, Jennifer Knarich, Jennifer Berardo and Brian Yarzab, all of PMSD will also be participating in the program.

March 21, 2016 - Rick Steinberg will be giving presentations on “Bankruptcy 101: Tools and Tips for the Transportation Law Practitioner” and “Maritime Bankruptcies” at the Transportation Lawyers Association annual conference on April 29 in Destin, Florida.

February 1, 2016 - Price, Meese, Shulman & D'Arminio, PC, was selected by US News and World Report as one of the nation's best law firms.

January 13, 2016 -  The Firm is pleased to announce the addition of Michelle Krone to its Special Education, Education and Special Needs Planning Group. Ms. Krone joins the group in the role of special education paralegal and advocate, with her six years of experience as an elementary, middle school and Language Learning Disabilities special education teacher serving as a an invaluable resource for our clients. Ms. Krone is a Rutgers University graduate (B.A. Sociology, Ed.M. Special Education) and is currently an evening, second year law student at Rutgers School of Law – Newark. She holds K-12 Special Education and K-5 Elementary Education Certificates of Eligibility with Advanced Standing. Ms. Krone is proficient in reviewing and recommending revisions to Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and Section 504 Plans, and will be preparing parents for and representing parents at meetings with school district. To reach Ms. Krone call 201-995-6704 ext. 124.

January 4, 2016 - John Molinelli has joined the firm as a principal, fresh from his recent retirement as the Bergen County Prosecutor.  John has been recognized for his innovative drug rehabilitation programs that have served as a model for other county prosecutors around the state.  He was cited in Inside Jersey Magazine as one of the Top Legal Minds 2012, and is “AV* rated by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Board standards.  John's focus will be in complex commercial litigation, land use and zoning, corporate compliance and e-discovery.  

November 12, 2015 - Cathy Pollak has joined the firm as a principal and will head the new family law practice.  Cathy is one of north Jersey's most well respected family law practioners and has been recognized time and time again as a leading innovator in alternative dispute resolution.  

October 30, 2015 - Rick Steinberg will be a speaker on a panel about transportation broker bankruptcies at the Transportation Law Institute in Columbus, Ohio on October 30. The Transportation Law Institute is run by the Transportation Lawyers Association. Rick is the Chairman of the Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Committee of the Transportation Lawyers Association.

October 28, 2015 - Rick Steinberg has been named a Proctor in Admiralty by the Maritime Law Association of the United States. Proctor status is the highest designation of expertise awarded by the MLA, which is the preeminent maritime law organization in the country.

October 20, 2015 – Terence Steed began his second year as a member of the Morris Pashman Inn of Court this fall. The Pashman Inn of Court is named for Justice Morris Pashman who served on the New Jersey Supreme Court from 1973 to 1982. Founded in 1989, the Pashman Inn of Court brings together a group of dedicated Judges and attorneys in order to provide expert mentoring to young attorneys in trial advocacy. The Inn provides the attorneys with a genuine civil case to review and prepare for trial with the aid of the experienced Judges and attorneys who guide them through this process. The Inn of Court consists of a two-year term comprising general lecture sessions as well as smaller group meetings where the younger attorneys prepare and present each portion of the case.

October 1, 2015 - Rick Steinberg will be giving a presentation to the Propeller Club of the Port of New York and New Jersey on October 1st entitled “The Intersection of Maritime Law and Bankruptcy Law.” Rick’s practice includes bankruptcy and creditor’s rights, transportation law and litigation.

July 21, 2015 – Terence Steed recently completed his time as a member of the Verona Public Library Strategic Planning Committee. The purpose of the Strategic Planning Committee is to provide guidance to the Library through the next five years by determining the strengths and weaknesses of the Library, defining its vision and goals, and outlining concrete steps to attain those goals. Over six months as a member of the Strategic Planning Committee, Terence regularly met with the other members of the Committee, helped shape the long-term vision for the Library, and helped draft the Strategic Plan. The Strategic Plan was ultimately submitted and approved by the Verona Library Board of Trustees and will now be submitted to the City Council.

July 14, 2015 - The Mayor and Teaneck Township Council honored Rick Shulman with a Certificate of Appreciation for his long service (over 12 years) on the Township sports and recreation committee.

July 13, 2015 - Greg Meese Makes List of Best Lawyers in America. For the third year in a row, Greg Meese has been included in the Best Lawyers’ list of the Best Lawyers in America. This year, Greg has been selected by his peers for inclusion on this prestigious list for his work in the areas of Real Estate Law and Land Use Litigation.

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