Douglas M. Nelson joined Capehart Scatchard in the firm’s trust and estates group in its Mount Laurel, N.J., office.

Nelson concentrates his practice in probate litigation, estate administration and estate planning.

He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.


Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young partner Andrew Stutzman is set to speak at the American Conference Institute‘s eighth national forum on “Controlling Litigation Costs” on Thursday in New York.

He will be a panelist at “Class Actions: Effectively Controlling Litigation Costs.”

The panel will cover cost-control topics such as controlling e-discovery costs in class suits, the use of alternative fee arrangements, and the impact of recent case law on the costs of defending a class action claim.

Stutzman chairs Stradley Ronon’s mortgage and lending litigation practice group.

Scott H. Mustin, a partner at Fineman Krekstein & Harris, presented at the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s training session for new hearing committee members.

Mustin is a senior hearing committee member who was appointed to a three-year term in July.

His presentation provided practical tips to committee members on what happens at a prehearing conference as well as what to expect at the hearing itself.

Mustin concentrates his practice in estate planning and administration, business, tax and real estate law.

He has provided services in connection with complex business acquisitions and dispositions, financing matters, partnership and shareholder transactions and professional practices.

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads partner Ellen Brotman is scheduled to serve as a featured presenter at the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers‘ ninth annual conference Thursday in Washington, D.C.

She will lead a workshop on sentencing.

Brotman is a partner in the firm’s litigation department who concentrates her practice on government investigations and white-collar criminal defense and representation of attorneys before the Disciplinary Board of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

Stephen M. Orlofsky, the administrative partner of Blank Rome‘s Princeton, N.J., office, is serving as a panelist at Professionalism Day in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey today at the federal courthouse in Trenton, N.J.

The district court, in conjunction with the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law, is offering three simultaneous sessions in New Jersey cities Camden, Newark and Trenton.

Orlofsky leads Blank Rome’s appellate practice and concentrates his practice in the areas of complex litigation and ADR.