Som. Cty. to Host LGBTQ+ Law Night 4-14

Posted on April 8, 2021

Join some of  New Jersey’s best attorneys who specialize in LGBTQ+ law and the Somerset County LGBTQ+ Advisory Board for “Law Night” on Wednesday, April 14, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., via Zoom and delve into legal issues that affect the LGBTQ+ community. Topics to be discussed include family law and adoption, discrimination, employment, and estate planning. Registration is required, visit

“This is a great opportunity to get free information from professionals that know LGBTQ+ law,” said Somerset County Commissioner Melonie Marano, liaison to the LGBTQ+ Advisory Board. “An overview about LGBTQ+ legal rights will be given, and then participants can join virtual break-out rooms to discuss issues and ask as many questions as time will allow.”

Speakers include members of the Somerset County LGBTQ+ Advisory Board Frank J. Morano, Esq., and attorney Michael Poreda. Speaking also will be Jodi A. Argentino, Esq.; Stephanie Gironda, associate attorney, employment law team; Deb Guston, Esq.;  Luanne Peterpaul, attorney, partner and principal; Bill Singer attorney, managing partner; and Reid Kress Weisbord professor of law, Judge Norma L. Shapiro Scholar at Rutgers Law School in Newark, New Jersey. For more information about the speakers, visit

This is the second seminar in a series of seminars to be held quarterly. The first program was January’s “Fostering Equity and Inclusion in Healthcare Settings” an online workshop with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset’s BABS Siperstein PROUD Center.

Source: Somerset Cty Office of Public Information