[column size=”1/4″ ] Candidus-K-Dougherty
Candidus K. Dougherty
Associate (215) 299-4296 (phone) (215) 299-4301 (fax) Philadelphia Office Mount Laurel Office US news BEST OF 150px-Seal_of_the_Attorney_General_of_New_Jersey.svg Special Counsel Designation For Complex Litigation Matters [sidebar name=”Bio Left”] [/column] [column size=”1/2″] CANDIDUS K. DOUGHERTY is an associate in the firm’s professional liability group and focuses her practice on lawyer malpractice defense. She is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and is admitted to appear before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Third Circuit. Prior to joining Swartz Campbell, Ms. Dougherty clerked for the Honorable Stephen Skillman, P.J.A.D., of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division. Before attending law school in 2004, she wrote web-based software for government agencies, schools, and major media outlets. Most recently, she was the eBusiness Solutions Manager for a digital communications provider in New England. Ms. Dougherty obtained her B.S. in Information Technology, with honors, from the University of Phoenix where she received the Women in Technology Scholarship in 2002 and 2003. She earned her J.D., with high honors, from Rutgers School of Law – Camden. While in law school, Ms. Dougherty was a Dean’s Scholar, Marshall-Brennan fellow, an editor for the Journal of Law and Religion, a research/teaching assistant and a member of the trial and international law moot court teams. Ms. Dougherty received a Certificate of Merit in Property Law and the Chief Justice Richard J. Hughes Award (highest achievement in New Jersey practice & procedure) for her work in the Civil Practice Clinic. Ms. Dougherty is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at Rutgers School of Law – Camden where she teaches International Moot Court and coaches the Philip C. Jessup International Law and the Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court Teams. Ms. Dougherty frequently publishes articles on topics related to virtual law, trademark and copyright law, the use of executive power and separation of powers issues. Ms. Dougherty is also a founding member of the State Attorneys General and Department of Justice Issues Committee.
Areas of Practice
Professional Liability Legal Malpractice
Bar Admissions
2008 Pennsylvania 2007 New Jersey
Court Admissions
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania U.S. Court of Federal Claims Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Supreme Court of the United States
2007 Rutgers School of Law – Camden Camden, NJ J.D., with high honors 2003 University of Phoenix Phoenix, AZ B.S., Information Technology, with honors
Articles & Essays
Representing the Digital Entrepreneur W. Va. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2009) “Necessity Hath No Law”: Executive Power and the Posse Comitatus Act 28 Campbell L. Rev. 1 (2008) While the Government Fiddled Around, the Big Easy Drowned: How the Posse Comitatus Act Became the Government’s Alibi for the Hurricane Katrina Disaster 29 N. Ill. U. L. Rev.117 (2008) Virtual Trademarks (with Greg Lastowka) 24 Santa Clara Comp. & High Tech. L.J. 749 (2008) Heffron v. International Society for Krishna Consciousness; Rights of Students; and Textualism Encyclopedia of the United States Supreme Court (Macmillan 2008) Does Age Really Matter? 4 Rutgers J.L. & Religion New. Dev. 1 (Winter 2008)
Professional Journals
E-Commerce Law Report: Viacom International, Inc., et al v. YouTube, Inc., et al E-Commerce Law Reports, Vol. 9, Issue 1 (forthcoming Mar. 2009) Webcaster Settlement Act E-Commerce Law & Policy, Vol. 10, Issue 12 (Dec. 2008) E-Commerce Law Report: United States of America v. Kevin Cogill E-Commerce Law Reports, Vol. 8, Issue 4 (Oct. 2008) Pre-release Piracy: New Uses of FECA E-Commerce Law & Policy, Vol. 10, Issue 9 (Sept. 2008) E-Commerce Law Report: MDY Industries, LLC v. Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. E-Commerce Law Reports, Vol. 8, Issue 2 (Aug. 2008) Lawsuit: Assessing Liability E-Commerce Law & Policy, Vol. 10, Issue 3 (Mar. 2008) 2008 Predictions (with other regular contributors) E-Commerce Law & Policy, Vol. 9, Issue 12 (Dec. 2007) Virtual Gambling: Betting on “In-world” Events World Online Gambling Law Report, Vol. 6, Issue 11 (Nov. 2007) (reprinted in E-Commerce Law & Policy) Bragg v. Linden: Virtual Property Rights Litigation E-Commerce Law & Policy, Vol. 9, Issue 7 (Jul. 2007) Copyright: Copyright Issues in Virtual Economies (with Greg Lastowka) E-Commerce Law & Policy, Vol. 9, Issue 5 (May 2007) (reprinted in E-Finance & Payments Law & Policy)
Panelist Digital Entrepreneurship: The Incentives and Legal Risks, West Virginia University College of Law (March 2009) Panelist, Working as a Judiciary Law Clerk, Rutgers School of Law – Newark (Apr. 2008) Outlining and Exam-taking Tips, Rutgers School of Law – Camden (Summer 2007) [/column] [column size=”1/4″ ] [sidebar name=”Bio”] [/column]