AGA Attorney Pam Mulligan Appointed to Syracuse AA Board of Directors

Posted on October 19th, 2015

Pamela A. Mulligan

Pamela A. Mulligan, Esquire was recently appointed to the Executive Committee of the Syracuse University Alumni Association (“SUAA”) Board of Directors as Philanthropy Chair.  The SUAA serves the Syracuse University (the “University”) global community.  The Board of Directors of the SUAA guides the association in establishing priorities for alumni relations consistent with University goals. The SUAA Board of Directors serves a mission-critical role by providing strategic direction, resources, and professional expertise to carry out the University’s advancement objectives. Ms. Mulligan was formerly President of the local Syracuse University Central New Jersey Alumni Club for seven years and served as a general member of the SUAA Board of Directors for one year prior to her appointment to the Executive Committee. Ms. Mulligan is currently an Alumni Admissions Representative for the University and serves on the local board of the Central New Jersey Alumni Club as Immediate Past President.

Linderman educates CAI members on Fair Housing Act

Posted on October 15th, 2015

Rich at podium addressing the audience at CAI seminar on 10.1

Rich Linderman of AGA's Community Association Law practice group addresses members of CAI on compliance with the Fair Housing Act at a seminar in Cherry Hill.

On October 1, 2015,  Richard Linderman presented a program to several property managers and board members regarding the impact of the Fair Housing Act upon community associations.  The property managers were able to obtain educational credit through the Community Associations Institute’s Pennsylvania/Delaware Valley Chapter.  Mr. Linderman’s presentation focused on avoiding litigation and helping condominium boards deal with requests for reasonable accommodations and modifications under the Fair Housing Act.

Michael Shaw, Manager of Communications & Programs for CAI-PA/Del-Val thanked Richard for being one of our experts.  “He did a great job!”

Richard is a partner in the Community Association Group of Ansell Grimm & Aaron PC.

Builders’ League learns about foreclosure process

Posted on October 14th, 2015

Pamela A. Mulligan, Elizabeth M. Segal and Ronald W. Jablonski from iAbstract Title Agency, LLC

Pamela A. Mulligan of Ansell Grimm & Aaron with Elizabeth M. Segal and Ronald W. Jablonski of iAbstract Title Agency, LLC.

On October 8, 2015, Pam Mulligan presented to a group of builders from the Builders League of South Jersey on the process of foreclosure as it relates to the building industry stressing local issues that Ms. Mulligan has encountered. With New Jersey set as the state with highest rates of foreclosures in the country, the builders in attendance were particularly interested into how to buy REO (“Real Estate Owned”) and properties that are facing foreclosure or in foreclosure. Ms. Mulligan has spent the majority of her legal career assisting creditors and debtors navigate the New Jersey foreclosure process. For more information on our Creditors’ Rights or Bankruptcy practice, please contact Pam Mulligan at 609-557-1045 or via email at pam@ansellgrimm.com.

CAI mini trade trade show in Cherry Hill

Posted on September 25th, 2015

Visit Ansell Grimm & Aaron’s Community Association Practice Group at CAI’s upcoming New Jersey Mini Trade show on Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 5 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Cherry Hill.

Managers and homeowners will have the opportunity to attend an educational session on critical issues to community associations. Managers will receive one hour of continuing education credit for the session.

Event Schedule:

5:00 PM Exhibits and Light Fare, Cash Bar
6:45 PM Education Session in the Exhibit Hall
7:45 PM Door Prize Announcements
8:00 After Party – Food and beverage available for purchase from the hotel bar

Contact the Chapter office at 610-783-1315 for group registrations.

Directions to the hotel can be found here.

AGA Attorney David Byrne featured guest on “The Voice of Real Estate” Radio Show

Posted on September 22nd, 2015

Ansell Grimm & Aaron Attorney David Byrne, Chair of the Community Association Practice Group was a featured guest on “ The Voice of Real Estate with Debbie Lang” on 920AM The Voice on Sunday Sept. 20. You can listen to a podcast of the interview by clicking on the link below. Dave gave his insights on what to know when buying a property that has a homeowner’s association.

http://www.920thevoice.com/ondemand/Episodes.aspx?PID=3888

Additionally, you can stop by and see David and other members of AGA’s Community Association Practice Group at the 2015 CAI-NJ Annual Conference & Expo, booth # 309 on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at the Garden State Exhibit Center, Somerset.

To learn more about the event visit the CAI-NJ website, The registration form for the event is available here. Registration is free for home owners, unit owners and board members who are CAI members. Pre-registration for non-member home owners, unit owners and board members is $20 and on-site registration is $20, pre-registration is recommended.

If you wish to schedule a meeting and learn more about AGA’s legal services, please contact David Byrne at 609.557.1031 or via email at djb@ansellgrimm.com.

Brodsky wins Use Variance for Quay site in Sea Bright

Posted on September 22nd, 2015

AGA partner Rick Brodsky successfully obtained a use variance to allow a mixed commercial and residential use for a property in Sea Bright. Representing 280 Ocean Avenue LLC, Brodsky won Zoning Board approval for a banquet facility and new apartments on the site of the former Quay restaurant. Existing buildings on the site suffered significant damage in Superstorm Sandy and the site’s owner has been restoring and improving the residentially zoned property since acquiring it in 2011.

 

The details of the Zoning Board hearing and approval can be found here.

 

For more information on our Zoning and Land Use Practice, please contact Rick Brodsky at 732-643-5255 or rb@ansellgrimm.com.

AGA Partner Josh Bauchner quoted by Law360 on Copycat suit against Fitness Center Client

Posted on September 16th, 2015

Ansell Grimm & Aaron PC partner Josh Bauchner, a member of the Litigation and Bankruptcy departments of AGA, was recently quoted by Law360. Bauchner represents Fitness center chain Club Metro USA LLC in a proposed class action which Bauchner termed a copycat suit which has been brought against other gyms in New Jersey and is without merit. The story is available here. (registration is required to read the full article)

David Byrne to be featured on “The Voice of Real Estate” Radio Program

Posted on September 11th, 2015

Tune in to 920AM – THE VOICE on Sunday, September 20th at 9AM to hear David Byrne, Esquire, Chair of Ansell Grimm & Aaron’s Community Association Group as he discusses Community Association Law. David will be interviewed by Debbie Lang, Realtor, host of “The Voice of Real Estate”. David limits his practice to the representation of condominiums, community associations, cooperatives and homeowners associations. A podcast of the program will be available for download on www.ansellgrimm.com after the show airs.

For more information about AGA’s Community Association Group, contact David at 609-557-1031 or via email at djb@ansellgrimm.com.

Honecker named to Supreme Court’s Criminal Practice Committee

Posted on September 4th, 2015

Robert A. Honecker Jr., Esq., a partner with Ansell Grimm & Aaron, P.C., has been appointed to represent the New Jersey State Bar Association on the State Supreme Court’s Criminal Practice Committee.

The Committee reviews state court rules and procedures and suggests possible changes and revisions to improve the judicial process and outcomes.

Honecker is serving a two-year term on the committee slated to be completed in 2017.

CAP Group at CAI-NJ Expo

Posted on August 20th, 2015

Visit Ansell Grimm & Aaron’s Community Association Practice Group at the 2015 CAI-NJ Annual Conference & Expo, booth # 309 on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at the Garden State Exhibit Center, Somerset.  To learn more about the event visit the CAI-NJ website, The registration form for the event is available here. Registration is free for home owners, unit owners and board members who are CAI members. Pre-registration for non-member home owners, unit owners and board members is $20 and on-site registration is $20, pre-registration is recommended. Attorneys from the CAP Group will be on hand to answer questions regarding the CAP Groups legal counsel and services.   If you wish to schedule a meeting, please contact David Byrne at 609.557.1036.