By Karen Mason | Published May 10, 2018 | |
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The firm is a sponsor for the Girls on the Run – Central New Jersey chapter 5K race that will take place on Sunday, June 10, 2018 in downtown Somerville, New Jersey. Girls on the Run is a twice a year, 10-week program where trained coaches lead small teams of girls in 3rd-8th grades to Read MoreRead More
Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor for the May 24 Womanspace “Barbara Boggs Sigmund Award” event honoring L.Y. Marlow, founder and CEO of Saving Promise, a national domestic violence prevention organization. Womanspace is a non-profit organization that provides counseling and housing for women and their families who are impacted by family violence. Firm Director, Read MoreRead More
Robbinsville Township hosts its 2018 State of Robbinsville Township “Pay It Forward” event on May 8 to benefit C.A.R.E. (Community Addiction Recovery Effort). C.A.R.E., a program operated by the Robbinsville Township Police Department, offers treatment options for those suffering from opiate/opioid addiction. Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor of the event. For more information Read MoreRead 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.