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Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor of Communities of Light – Peace Begins at Home. The event is held by Womanspace, an organization that provides counseling and housing for women and their families who are impacted by domestic violence. This county-wide event takes place at dusk on Monday, December 3. Firm Director, Edwin Schmierer is a member of the Board of Trustees of Womanspace. For more information go to https://www.womanspace.org/.
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.