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The New Jersey Planner,
Board Member Beware?

New Jersey Municipalities,
Expiring Affordability Controls: Maintaining Affordable Housing in Our Municipalities

New Jersey Municipalities,
Megan’s Law Local Official Confidentiality Requirements

Mercer Business Magazine, copyright 2012
12 Weeks = 12 Weeks Under Family and Medical Leave Law

New Jersey Municipalities,
Assessing New Jersey Affordable Housing Units

New Jersey Municipalities,
Local Government Ethics: Suggestions for a Few Nips & Tucks

Mercer Business Magazine, copyright 2007
New Jersey Civil Unions, State and Local Tax Consequences

Mercer Business Magazine, copyright 2007
The Impact of the New Jersey Civil Union Law on Residential Real Estate Transactions

Mercer Business Magazine, copyright 2007
Succession Planning for the Woman Entrepreneur

Town Topics,
The Landowner Liability Act

Mercer Business Magazine, copyright 2005
The School Premium, The Impact of Public Schools on Residential Real Estate Values

Town Topics,
The Inspection Phase of a Residential Real Estate Transaction

Mercer Business Magazine, copyright 2005
Single Women Home Buyers, The Growing National Market

Town Topics,
New Jersey Has Increased Its Death Tax

Town Topics,
The Importance of Building Permits To A Residential Real Estate Transaction

Town Topics,
An Elder Law Primer: Medicaid and More

Town Topics,
Buying and Selling a Home, The Benefits of Legal Representation

Town Topics,
Caring for Yourself and Your Family, A Short Guide to Family and Medical Leave

Town Topics,
New Jersey Recognizes Domestic Partners

Municipal Law Review,
The Continual Vitality of the Time of Decision Rule in New Jersey Land Use Law

Mercer County Lawyer,
The Celebration Continues

Princeton Packet,
Past, Present, Future



  • Ian T. Hammett, Of Counsel with the Firm, has joined the UrbanPromise Trenton Board of Trustees and will serve as a member of the Development Committee.

    UrbanPromise Trenton is a non-profit, “for promise” organization providing free After School drop-in and Summer Camp programs to the youth of Trenton. UrbanPromise Trenton equips participants with the skills necessary for academic achievement, spiritual growth, life management, and Christian leadership. UrbanPromise Trenton also employs Trenton teens in their StreetLeader program where teens are mentors and leaders to the younger children in the programs.
    Mr. Hammett joined Mason Griffin & Pierson P.C. in 2018 and practices in the field of Trusts and Estates; Real Estate; Business Law; and Chancery Court Practice.
    To learn more about UrbanPromise Trenton, please visit www.urbanpromisetrenton.org.








  • Anthony Todaro named Planning Board Attorney:

    We are pleased to announce that firm attorney Anthony R. Todaro has been appointed as Planning Board attorney in the Borough of High Bridge (Hunterdon County).








  • Anthony Todaro named Zoning Board Attorney:

    We are pleased to announce that firm attorney Anthony R. Todaro has been appointed as Zoning Board attorney in Hamilton Township (Mercer County).





  • Trishka Waterbury Cecil, Of Counsel with the Firm, has been named a Trustee of the Hunterdon Land Trust.

    The mission of the Hunterdon Land Trust is to preserve the integrity of the rural landscapes in the Hunterdon County region by protecting/enhancing natural resources and the cultural landscape of the historic Dvoor Farm for public enjoyment and education. The Land Trust has helped protect more than 10,280 acres of farmland and open space and owns and manages nature preserves throughout Hunterdon County.

    To learn more about HLT, visit:
    www.hunterdonlandtrust.org




  • Cecil completes NJILGA 2020 YEAR-END LAW REVIEW

    Trishka Waterbury Cecil, Of Counsel with the Firm, has completed her annual Year-End Law Review for 2020 (a/k/a the “Big Book”) which is now available for members on the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys (NJILGA) website: https://www.njilga.org/. At a webinar presented on November 19, 2020 at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities Virtual Conference, Trishka (NJILGA Past President) and Steve Goodell (Treasurer), highlighted and discussed selected local government cases from the past year and entertained questions and comments from attendees.





  • Dragan Appointment

    Sharon Dragan, a Director with the Firm, has recently been elected to serve as Secretary for the NJ Institute of Local Government Attorneys in 2021. For more information about the NJILGA, see
    https://www.njilga.org/about-us/who-are-we.html.




  • COVID-19
    Employment & Financial Update (10/02/2020)

    Click Link Here to read important information regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.