By Karen Mason | Published November 4, 2013 | |
- Of Counsel
Firm Director Edwin W. Schmierer, Esq. will be the featured speaker at the Princeton Bar Association meeting on November 19, 2013. Mr. Schmierer will discuss the consolidation of Princeton Borough and Princeton Township into the new municipality of Princeton. Mr. Schmierer currently serves as the attorney for Princeton. He will review the requirements of the Read MoreRead More
Firm Directors Trishka Waterbury Cecil and Kristina Hadinger are presenting programs at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities conference this month. Ms. Cecil will be speaking on “Current Legal Issues that Elected and Appointed Officials Need to Know”. Ms. Hadinger is serving on a panel that will be discussing “OPRA and Right to Know: Read MoreRead More
On September 26, 2013, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued its long awaited decision on the validity of the COAH (Council on Affordable Housing) Third Round Rules. The key issue was whether or not the new proposed “growth share” approach to defining a municipal affordable housing obligation was constitutional. In a 3-2 decision, the Court Read MoreRead More
Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor of the November 3rd Princeton Half Marathon to benefit HiTOPS. Located in Princeton, HiTOPS is a nonprofit health education and clinical care center for youth ages thirteen to twenty-six. For more information go to https://hitops.org/Read More
It was great to see the girls running and the community cheering them on. The bi-annual 5K race is a celebration of the participants completing the Girls on the Run curriculum, a life-changing program for 3rd through 8th grade girls that focuses on self-confidence, healthy relationships and feeling good about themselves. MG&P has sponsored Girls on the Run of Central New Jersey for many years and are so pleased to be able to sponsor them again this Spring. Nicole M. Sciotto, Esq.
On June 23, 2022, Mason, Griffin & Pierson, PC, Director, Edwin W. Schmierer, Esq., moderated a panel discussion presented by Affordable Housing Professionals of New Jersey (AHPNJ) concerning the status of affordable housing delivery for the Third Round and preparation for the Fourth Round which commences July 1, 2025. Mr. Schmierer is the President of AHPNJ. The panelists included a representative from the Fair Share Housing Center, former Executive Director of the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, the Chief of Multifamily Program for NJHMFA and a professional planner who has served as a Special Court Master in 40 plus municipalities for the implementation of Third Round Affordable Housing Plans. Mr. Schmierer chairs the firm's Government Practice Group which represents over 30 municipal governing bodies, land use board and affordable housing committees throughout the State of New Jersey.