Laddey, Clark & Ryan, LLP, in Sparta, has promoted three attorneys to partnership in the firm: Timothy E. Dinan, Jessica A. Jansyn and Renata A. Mizak.
Dinan is the co-leader of the Personal Injury Practice Group. An experienced trial attorney, Dinan has litigated on behalf of plaintiffs throughout New Jersey and nationally.
He earned his undergraduate degree from Villanova University, a master’s degree from The University of Notre Dame, and a law degree from Rutgers School of Law. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey.
Jansyn has extensive experience in commercial litigation and employment law, heading up the Commercial Litigation Practice Group at the firm. A seven-year veteran with the firm, Jansyn was previously a litigation associate with New York City-based Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton.
She is an honors graduate of Centenary University and an honors graduate of Seton Hall Law School, Order of the Coif. She was honored by the Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey as the 2015 Elinor J. Ferdon Young Woman of Promise, and is a board member of Ginnie’s House in Sussex County. She is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York.
Mizak is the Trusts and Estates Practice Group leader at Laddey, Clark & Ryan, LLP. Mizak joined the firm in 2016 after heading up the Estates Practice at Norrie and Associates.
Mizak graduated from Montclair State University and New York Law School. She is pursuing her L.L.M. in estate planning and elder law from Western New England University School of Law, and is admitted to practice in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
Laddey, Clark & Ryan is a law firm with more than 15 attorneys practicing from an office in Sparta. The firm, established in 1989, provides a wide range of services to meet the varying legal needs of clients.
Andrew Fraser, a senior partner at Laddey Clark & Ryan, LLP, spoke on “Trustworthiness at Closings” with Judge James Hely and William Staehle at the New Jersey Star Bar Association Convention, held at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City. Fraser, a certified civil trial attorney, heads Laddey Clark & Ryan’s personal injury practice and its Blue Suit Trial Strategies team.
Also at the convention, Laddey Clark & Ryan’s Tiffany L. Heineman, an associate, participated in a panel discussion, “Depositions 101,” a program sponsored by the Young Lawyers Division.
Fraser is listed by the National Trial Lawyers Association as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer in New Jersey. He, together with Tim Dinan, obtained the largest automobile accident jury verdict for a personal injury case in New Jersey for 2013-14 ($19.3 million — Visaggio v. Dorthe, Sussex County, 2014) and the largest products liability case in New Jersey involving a defective elevator ($8.1 million — Tufaro v. Schindler Elevator Corp., Morris County, 2014).
Fraser and his team have also developed a concentration in elevator cases and they have co-counseled and consulted with out-of-state attorneys to litigate elevator cases outside of New Jersey. He lectures to trial attorneys throughout New Jersey and the country on trial techniques and methods. He is frequently asked to co-counsel trials and consult with other attorneys on significant personal injury cases.
Sarah Krom, CPA, managing partner, SKC and Co., CPAs, LLC, of Boonton, has become the president of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) for the 2018-19 term. She is the youngest to hold the office at age 35 and is the third female president. She is a resident of Jefferson Township.
Krom joined the NJCPA in 2003. She is also a member of the Strategic Planning Committee and previously chaired the Young CPAs Council, which is now called the Emerging Leaders Council.
In 2011, she was selected by NJCPA as one of the “30 most influential CPAs under 30,” and in both 2012 and 2016 she was recognized as an NJCPA “Woman of Note.” She is also a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA).
Krom, an honors graduate of The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, holds a B.S in accounting.
“Her energy and drive are welcomed at the society and by all members alike. We are excited to have her leadership, expertise and commitment on board,” said Ralph Albert Thomas, CPA (DC), CEO and executive director at NJCPA. Krom replaced Edward Guttenplan, CPA, CGMA, MBA, managing partner at Wilkin & Guttenplan, P.C.
Daniel Vissers, of Sparta, has affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Sparta, announced Hal Maxwell, president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, N.Y.
“I am very pleased that Daniel Vissers has chosen to affiliate with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage and know that his extensive knowledge of the local community will contribute to his success as a real estate professional,” said Charlene Fiorita, branch vice president of the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Sparta.
As a sales associate, Vissers will provide residential real estate services to all home buyers and sellers in Sparta as well as the surrounding communities of Sussex County. Vissers assists clients with his extensive background in public relations.