By Karen Mason | Published November 18, 2016 | |
- Of Counsel
Sharon A. Dragan has been named Of Counsel to the firm. Ms. Dragan received a J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law where she served as Bureau Editor for the Seton Hall Legislative Bureau. Ms. Dragan is the Attorney for the Township of Readington, Attorney for Alexandria Township, and Special Open Space Counsel for Read MoreRead More
Shawn Neufeld, a Director with the firm, has been named as Player Agent for the Montgomery Township Baseball League. The Non-Board role is appointed by the League President and is based on the Agent’s reputation for fairness. The Agent’s position is to oversee and maintain balance and impartiality, and promote welfare amongst the players and Read MoreRead More
Kristina Hadinger and Trishka Cecil, both past Presidents of the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys (NJILGA), are presenters at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities Conference in Atlantic City. On November 15, Ms. Cecil is an instructor for a seminar sponsored by New Jersey Planning Officials, Mandatory Certification Class For New Board Read MoreRead More
The firm is a sponsor of the Kids Bridge Tenth Annual Humanitarian Awards Celebration on Thursday, November 3 at the Trenton Country Club. The organization teaches children and teens in New Jersey how to combat bullying and discrimination through empowerment, empathy and respect. For more information go to www.kisdbridgecenter.orgRead More
On November 5 the Friends of the Mary Jacobs Memorial Library Foundation will host Food & Wine of Italy, it’s 11th Annual Food and Wine Fundraiser. Mason, Griffin & Pierson is sponsoring this wonderful gathering. The proceeds will benefit the library. For more information go to https://maryjacobs.org/.Read More
On October 14, 2016, Governor Chris Christie signed legislation raising the gas tax by 23 cents a gallon. As a part of that same legislation, the New Jersey estate tax will be phased out over the next fifteen months. Under current law, and through the end of calendar year 2016, the threshold for the application Read MoreRead More
Priscilla will be supporting all areas of our practice, but particularly litigation and local government practice groups. Priscilla comes to MG&P from Ansell Grimm & Aaron PC where she concentrated her practice in Community Association Law and Litigation. Prior to joining Ansell, she handled insurance defense cases. Priscilla received a dual degree from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and her Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law.
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.
On December 5, 2022, the MG&P team participating in an office lighting of luminaries to support the Communities of Light(tm). The Womanspace 21st Annual Communities of Light(tm) candles line the streets of central New Jersey - a powerful symbol of hope for men, women and children impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking in our community. Communities of Light raises awareness of the services available to help those victims in Mercer County. The luminaries help spread the important message that Peace Begins at Home. Womanspace, Inc. is a leading nonprofit agency in Mercer County, New Jersey, that provides a comprehensive array of services to individuals and families impacted by domestic and sexual violence and dedicated to improving the quality of life for adults and their families. Programs include crisis intervention, emergency shelter, counseling, court advocacy and housing services.