By Karen Mason | Published October 15, 2018 | |
- Of Counsel
Trishka Waterbury Cecil, Of Counsel with Mason, Griffin & Pierson, is on the faculty of a New Jersey Institute of Continuing Education seminar, “Representing Zoning & Planning Boards in New Jersey”. The half-day course for attorneys is on October 24 and will cover a full and practical overview on guiding board members through zoning applications. Read MoreRead More
The American Cancer Society’s yearly fundraiser urges all to donate $5 and wear jeans to work on any Friday in October. Money raised will support the American Cancer Society’s mission to save lives from breast cancer. The staff at Mason, Griffin & Pierson and the firm is proud to support the fundraiser.Read More
Womanspace’s Annual Communities of Light Event on December 3rd is a public awareness project and fundraising campaign to benefit victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. The launch event includes a press conference and reception and will take place at 5:30 on October 23 at D&R Greenway Land Trust (https://drgreenway.org/) in Princeton. Edwin Read MoreRead More
Mason, Griffin & Pierson is pleased to be a sponsor at the Philly Pops concert to benefit The Foundation of Morris Hall/St. Lawrence, Inc. The Foundation provides skilled nursing, out patient health care, and rehabilitation. The concert will be at the Patriots Theater, Trenton War Memorial. For information and tickets go to https://morrishall.org/about-us/foundation/.Read More
The firm is a sponsor for the October 13th West Windsor Mayor’s Ball. The event takes place at the Boathouse on Mercer Lake in West Windsor and benefits the West Windsor Police Department in celebration of its 50th anniversary. For more information go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-mayors-ball-tickets-45856003541.Read More
Director, Edwin Schmierer will serve as Moderator for two workshops sponsored by the Association of Housing Professionals of New Jersey (AHPNJ), Administering The Fair Housing Act. The workshops are part of the Governor’s Conference on Housing and Economic Development. The conference takes place October 2-3 and is hosted by the New Jersey Department of Community Read MoreRead More
The firm is pleased to be a sponsor at the Big Brothers Big Sisters Mercer October 18 fundraiser event at Cobblestone Creek Country Club in Lawrence, New Jersey. The event features food and wine tastings, music and will honor individuals who have helped volunteer their time and commitment to make BBBS Mercer a success. For 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.