- Of Counsel
Ian T. Hammett is Of Counsel with the firm. He joined Mason, Griffin & Pierson in 2018 after practicing with other private firms in New Jersey for over twenty-two years, including over fifteen years as a solo practitioner. Ian is a member of the firm’s Estates and Trusts Practice Group and focuses his practice in the areas of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, living wills, digital asset planning and estate administration. He is also a member of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group and handles both business and residential purchases, sales, leases, re-finances and property transfers. Ian is also a member of the Local Government Law Practice Group and has in-depth experience representing municipalities in central New Jersey in areas such as condemnation boards, tax collector’s offices, municipal clerk’s offices and in-rem tax sale foreclosures.
Ian is a certified New Jersey State Mediator. Under New Jersey Rule 1:40, Ian is qualified to mediate legal disputes as a neutral third party. This includes arbitration, settlements, pre-discovery and fact finding. Resolution under the mediator option can save both parties major court expenses.
Ian has a long and rewarding career volunteering in several local community organizations, including as coach for Hopewell Valley Baseball Association, Hopewell Soccer Associations and Hopewell Valley YMCA Youth Basketball.