By Karen Mason | Published April 1, 2016 | |
- Of Counsel
Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor of the 2015 RUN WITH ROTARY, the Montgomery Rocky-Hill Rotary Club’s annual community charity event scheduled for Sunday, April 24 in Skillman Park, Skillman, NJ. The Run with Rotary offers a 5K road race or a one-mile fun walk-ramble. Register online at www.runwithrotary.orgRead More
The firm is please to be a sponsor for the Corner House Foundation benefit “Monte Carlo Casino Night” on April 15 at the Mercer County Boathouse. Corner House is a not-for-profit organization that provides leadership, prevention, treatment and outreach for substance abuse. For more information go to www.cornerhousenj.org.Read More
The firm is a sponsor for Stuart Country Day School’s fundraising event, “Poetry in Motion”. The 5K Run/Walk is on Saturday April 30. Cory Kestner, an associate with Mason, Griffin & Pierson is Co-Chair of the event. For more information, go to https://www.stuartschool.org/athletics/poetry_in_motion/index.aspx.Read More
Edwin W. Schmierer, Esq., a firm Director, will be an instructor for the New Jersey Planning Official’s Planning and Zoning Board members training session in Somerset County on October 3, 2020. Mr. Schmierer chairs the firm’s Government Practice Group and represents a number of land use boards including the Lawrence Township Planning Board and the Zoning Board of Adjustment, Borough of Pennington Joint Planning and Zoning Board of Adjustment and the West Windsor Zoning Board of Adjustment. The New Jersey Planning Officials can be reached at [email protected] for any land use board member interested in attending the training session.
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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.