By Karen Mason | Published September 1, 2015 | |
- Of Counsel
The Somerset County Bar Association hosts its Installation Dinner & Casino Night on September 11 at Raritan Valley Country Club in Bridgewater. Victoria Britton and Joseph Tauriello are both members of the Association’s Board and Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor for the event.Read More
Trishka Cecil is the moderator for a seminar panel for The Hotly Contested Land Use Application: Case Studies, Social Media & Ethical Considerations. The seminar is sponsored by ICLE and the Land Use section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. The program is being held at New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick on Read MoreRead More
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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.