By Karen Mason | Published June 16, 2016 | |
- Of Counsel
Edwin W. Schmeirer, Esq., Chair of the firm’s Local Government Law Practice Group, serves as a panelist at the Affordable Housing Professionals of New Jersey (AHPNJ) Annual Symposium on June 21, 2016. Mr. Schmierer, who serves as the AHPNJ President, discussed issues related to the extension of affordable housing deed restriction controls on municipal housing Read MoreRead More
YMCA Camp Mason, located in Hardwick, NJ, will hold its annual Racin’ 4 Mason bike ride on June 25. Camp Mason is named after Mason, Griffin & Pierson’s co-founder, Ralph S. Mason, who served as the Camp’s Board of Trustees President for many years. All proceeds from the race support scholarships that enable underprivileged children Read MoreRead More
Mason, Griffin & Pierson supports the Boy Scouts of America, Central New Jersey Council, Troop 46. From 1:00 to 5:00 PM on Sunday June 7 the Scouts will hold a Strawberry Festival fundraiser at the Montgomery Middle School Lower Campus on Burnt Hill Road in Skillman. Entertainment is provided by the Blawenburg Band and the Read MoreRead More
Montgomery Township celebrates Independence Day with music, family-fun activities and fireworks beginning at 6 PM on June 30th at Montgomery Township High School. For more information go to https://montgomeryfireworks.org. Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a proud supporter of the event.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.