MUNICIPAL LICENSING

Edward PurcellEdward Purcell presented a seminar to the Somerset County Clerks’ Association on the issue of municipal licensing of peddlers, solicitors and canvassers. He spoke about the legal basis for municipal regulation; constitutional concerns which have developed and recent state legislative…

CATEGORIES: Municipal Law

FIRM HONORED BY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

Law Firm Honored by Habitat for HumanityOur law firm was honored by the Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity at their annual Dream Builders Gala held on September 28th at the Basking Ridge Country Club. Our attorneys and staff received special recognition for the pro bono services…


Municipal Law Review

Edward PurcellEdward Purcell has been appointed Associate Editor of the Municipal Law Review, a publication of the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys (NJILGA). Established in 1951 for the purpose of promoting education and professionalism among local government attorneys and…

CATEGORIES: Municipal Law

Firm to be Honored at Gala Event

Jeffrey LehrerJeff Lehrer has represented Habitat for Humanity in Franklin Township (Somerset County) with respect to a complex land use application before the Zoning Board of Adjustment. He and other members of the firm will be honored at a dinner on…


Hospitals’ Tax Status

Martin AllenMartin Allen, head of the firm’s Real Property Tax Appeals Department, was quoted in a recent article in the NJ Law Journal entitled “Battle Over Hospitals’ Tax Status Heats Up.”

BATTLE OVER HOSPITALS’ TAX STATUS HEATS UP

As speculation…


Special Improvement Districts (SIDs)

Edward PurcellEdward Purcell represented the New Jersey State League of Municipalities (NJLM) and the Institute of Local Government Attorneys (ILGA) as amici curiae (which means “friend of the court”) in a matter entitled Friends of Rahway Business, L.L.C. v. Rahway Municipal

CATEGORIES: Municipal Law

Failure to Accommodate

Lisa FittipaldiLisa Fittipaldi is representing a special education teacher with multiple sclerosis who claims in a lawsuit against the Board of Education that she was fired for taking sick days off to receive chemotherapy. Read More

CATEGORIES: Employment Law

Expungement of Criminal Record

Matthew DorsiIn conjunction with the Career Services Office, Matthew Dorsi (Class of ’98) gave a presentation on expungements at The College of NJ in which he emphasized to students the importance of having a clean record, not only for job prospects…

CATEGORIES: Criminal Law

Use of Email, Wireless Facilities

Edward PurcellEdward Purcell presented a seminar to the New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers on April 5, 2017 regarding issues related to wireless facilities in the municipal right-of-way. Edward also published an article in the newsletter of the Municipal Clerks Association…

CATEGORIES: Municipal Law

NJ State Bar Association Award

Martin AllenMartin Allen will receive an award from the NJ State Bar Association for outstanding contribution to the Taxation Law Section. The award will be presented at the Annual Meeting and Convention, tentatively scheduled for May 18.…