Segal McCambridge Appoints Alexander Schaffel as Director of Recruiting & Development, Boosting Firm’s Legal Talent Pool

Jersey City, New Jersey – Segal McCambridge, a law firm based in Jersey City, recently announced the promotion of Alexander Schaffel to the newly created role of Director of Recruiting & Development. With expertise in toxic tort, general liability, and human resources, Schaffel brings a unique skillset to this position. As Director of Recruiting & Development, Schaffel will spearhead the firm’s efforts to attract and retain top-tier legal talent, as well as facilitate professional development within the firm. His responsibilities include overseeing lateral recruiting, evaluating hiring needs, and establishing internship programs in collaboration with prestigious … Read more

Police Officer Faces Lawsuit After Pulling Gun on Man at Florida Swimming Pool

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) – A former police officer in Palm Beach Gardens is being sued for pulling a gun on a man who called 911 after a swimming pool altercation. The incident occurred last year and the lawsuit has been filed in the United States Southern District of Florida. Ryan Gould, the plaintiff, is suing Bethany Guerriero and Joseph Strzelecki. According to documents submitted in court, the incident unfolded on May 9, 2023, when Gould went for a swim at his apartment complex’s communal pool. A dispute arose between Gould and another swimmer, … Read more

Bribery Trial for Former Prosecuting Attorney: Jury Pool Shrinks as Ex-Campaign Donors Await Verdict

HONOLULU, Hawaii — As the trial for a former prosecuting attorney and campaign donors accused of bribery approaches, the jury pool is being narrowed down. The defendants, who are facing charges related to alleged corruption in Honolulu, have been the subject of intense scrutiny in recent months. In the lead-up to the trial, the selection process for the jury has been underway. Prospective jurors have been questioned and evaluated to ensure a fair and impartial trial. The goal is to select a diverse group of individuals who can objectively assess the evidence and make a … Read more

Dwindling Juror Pool Threatens Delay of Michelle Troconis Trial, Creating Challenges for the Court

STAMFORD, Conn. – The trial of Michelle Troconis, a defendant in the Jennifer Dulos disappearance case, has faced delays due to the need to replenish the alternate juror pool. On Monday, Jan. 8, the trial was scheduled to begin, but it had to be postponed to allow for additional jurors to be called in. Since the jury selection process began in October 2023, four jurors have been dismissed for personal reasons. Two more were selected on Tuesday, leaving just two more spots to fill. According to William Dunlap, a criminal law professor at Quinnipiac University, … Read more