Monday, February 16, 2015
Plaintiff wins $1,000 judgment against Franklin cops in police abuse case. Lawyer seeks $199,737.50 in fees
On December 23, 2014, Jae H. Cho, Roccisano's attorney, filed a motion seeking $199,737.50 in attorney fees and expenses of $19,851.41 for a total of $219,588.91. Cho is with the Cho Legal Group of Paterson Street, New Brunswick.
The fee application has been contested by Franklin Township's law firm, Dvorak & Associates of George Street, New Brunswick. The matter will be heard by Federal Magistrate Freda L. Wolfson in the coming weeks.
Case documents are on-line here. The case is captioned Patricia Roccisano and Kristi Kizmann v. Officers Robert Nemes and Elliot Smith, Federal Case No. 3:11-cv-06558.