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Shawn Neufeld will receive the Legacy Award from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mercer County at the organization’s 40th anniversary gala on October 25. BBBS provides a mentoring program for children ages six to eighteen. Shawn served as a member of the Board of Trustees for nine years, including two years as its President. During Shawn’s term as president, the BBBS Mercer County was named the “2009 Board of the Year” and received three “Gold Standard” awards from the national organization. Shawn is being recognized for his leadership, community involvement, and for his ability to raise awareness of the mentoring program. To support or attend the gala, go to https://www.bbbsmercer.org/
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In a recent decision (Justin Wild v. Carriage Funeral Holdings, Inc.), the New Jersey Supreme Court determined that an employee who is fired for using medical marijuana outside the workplace may bring a claim for disability discrimination under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination. Mason, Griffin & Pierson Attorney, Elizabeth Zuckerman, who argued the cause for Amicus Curiae National Employment Lawyers Association of New Jersey, stated the "decision is a win for employees who test positive for marijuana due to their lawful use of medical marijuana outside the workplace."
Jeanne-Marie Scollo has become an Associate with Mason, Griffin & Pierson, P.C. She earned her J.D from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center. She is a member of the firm's Local Government Law and Litigation Practice Groups. Ms. Scollo brings over nine years of previous legal experience to the firm. She served as Deputy County Counsel for Middlesex County from 2014 to 2019 and was previously a solo practitioner in New Brunswick. Ms. Scollo is admitted in New Jersey and New York and is a member of the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys, Mercer County, Middlesex County, and New Jersey State Bar Associations.