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McKirdy & Riskin’s Tom Olson and Rich DeAngelis will be leading a seminar for the Passaic County Bar Association entitled “Tax Appeal Process and Case Law Update” in Paterson on Thursday, December 17, 2015 from 12 to 2 pm. You do not need to be an attorney to attend but registration is required.
M&R’s Tony DellaPelle will be speaking at two upcoming continuing education programs this month. On July 23, he will participate in a webinar being presented by the Counselors of Real Estate, entitled “Kelo v. New London: The Grasping Hand and Its Legacy”. This webinar is being presented in connection with Owners Counsel of America.
M&R's Tom Olson will be speaking at the NJ New Jersey State Bar Association (https://www.facebook.com/NJStateBarAssociation) annual meeting in Atlantic City next month in a panel on "Advanced Topics and Ethical Considerations for Property Tax Appeals".
McKirdy & Riskin’s Tom Olson and Richard DeAngelis will once again be presenting an annual seminar for the Morris County Bar Association entitled: “How to Successfully Handle Real Property Tax Appeals” at the Morris County Courthouse on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Joining Tom and Rich will be real estate appraiser, Matt Krauser, CRE ...
McKirdy & Riskin’s Jack Buonocore was recently interviewed regarding the litigation filed for a commercial property owner in Point Pleasant Beach, which challenges the authority of the NJDEP to acquire public beach easements on its property.
McKirdy & Riskin’s Tony DellaPelle recently authored a legal update article in the Counselors of Real Estate’s Real Estate Issues magazine. The article, entitled “Property ‘Inspection’ or Taking?” discusses a pending case before California’s highest court, which will examine the rights of condemning agencies to enter privately-owned properties target...
McKirdy & Riskin’s Tony DellaPelle was interviewed and quoted in this recent article in the Bergen Record, which discussed the backlog of property tax cases currently pending in New Jersey, and the possibility that such backlog may be getting smaller.
McKirdy & Riskin’s Jack Buonocore was recently interviewed regarding the efforts of Long Beach Township to obtain access easements on private property. As mentioned, the lawsuit alleges that the township targeted the plaintiffs’ property because they refused to sign separate easement documents permitting the government to take part of their property ...
McKirdy & Riskin’s Jack Buonocore was recently interviewed and quoted in an article regarding the efforts of Long Beach Township to acquire beach access easements on private property on Long Beach Island for use in connection with the upcoming beach replenishment project being undertaken by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Two of McKirdy & Riskin’s partners will be leading a seminar for New Jersey’s Institute for Continuing Legal Education on September 23, 2014 entitled “The Fundamentals of Eminent Domain” at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick. Tony DellaPelle will be serving as the program chair and will be speaking on the eminent domain and relocation process...
McKirdy & Riskin’s Tony DellaPelle will serve as moderator for a Urban Land Institute program “Harrison: North Jersey’s Next Hoboken?”, which will be held at the Red Bull Soccer Stadium in Harrison on September 17, 2014 and will feature the Harrison Waterfront Redvelopment Project, with speakers from the municipality, the Port Authority of New York a...
All nine of McKirdy & Riskin’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2014 New Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine. Partners Anthony DellaPelle, Edward McKirdy & Harry Riskin were all named to the “Top 100” Attorneys in New Jersey list in the magazine, while partners John Buonocore, Jr. and Tom Olson, and associates Richard DeAngelis, Jr., Josep...
McKirdy & Riskin’s Anthony DellaPelle was interviewed and quoted in an article in the March, 2014 edition of the American Bar Association Journal. The article, which focuses on the possible use of eminent domain to seize underwater mortgages in various places around the country, includes comments from DellaPelle regarding the possible problems that t...
McKirdy & Riskin’s Tony DellaPelle will once again be a panelist at the annual Eminent Domain and Land Valuation Conference, presented by the American Law Institute. This year’s conference will be held at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans from January 23 to 25, 2014. Tony will be speaking on “Condemnation Issues in the Aftermath of Natural Disaster...
McKirdy & Riskin’s Tom Olson and Richard DeAngelis will once again be presenting an annual seminar for the Morris County Bar Association entitled: “How to Successfully Handle Real Property Tax Appeals” at the Morris County Courthouse on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Joining Tom and Rich will be real estate appraiser, Matt Krauser,...
McKirdy & Riskin’s Tony DellaPelle was interviewed in a recent article in the Atlantic City Press regarding the City of Margate’s efforts to halt the dune replenishment project along its shoreline. The City is considering a legal battle against the State of New Jersey, which plans to commence a dune rebuilding project there this spring.
McKirdy & Riskin’s Tony DellaPelle authored a recent Op-Ed in the Star-Ledger regarding the possible use of eminent domain in Irvington, New Jersey to seize “underwater” mortgages. Irvington has announced that it is considering the plan, which was first contemplated in San Bernardino, California last year, but was then abandoned before breathing new ...
McKirdy & Riskin’s Rich DeAngelis was recently interviewed on this CBS News story regarding the status of the dune replenishment project along the Jersey Shore.
McKirdy & Riskin’s Anthony DellaPelle was interviewed for an investment journal article which appeared in NuWire Investor. The article focused on the possible use of eminent domain by the City of Richmond, California, to seize “underwater” mortgages. DellaPelle questioned whether eminent domain would be permitted to take these mortgage loans and also...
Three of McKirdy & Riskin's attorneys will serve on a blue-ribbon faculty at this two-day course for the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority regarding the redevelopment planning process which will provide a broader understanding of the crucial issues, steps and challenges associated with the New Jersey’s Local Redevelopment and Housing Law (LRHL). Ant...
Three of McKirdy & Riskin’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 20th edition of Best Lawyers in America, for eminent domain law. Partner Tom Olson was named “Eminent Domain Lawyer of the Year” for the Newark area for 2014, while partners Ed McKirdy and Jack Buonocore were named Best Lawyers again this year.
Congratulations to McKirdy & Riskin’s Anthony F. DellaPelle on his recent election as President of the Franklin & Marshall College Alumni Association Board of Directors!
McKirdy & Riskin’s Anthony DellaPelle will be serving as the moderator and speaker at an upcoming webinar for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education entitled: “ Eminent Domain and Regulatory Takings: 2014 Update”. The webinar will be held on August 15, 2013 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:40 p.m.
McKirdy & Riskin’s Anthony DellaPelle was quoted in a recent article by Anthony Campisi in a recent article in NorthJersey.com regarding the ruling by the New Jersey Supreme Court in the matter of Harvey Cedars v. Karan, in which the Court held that an award of just compensation should take into account any reasonably calculable evidence of a benefit...
McKirdy & Riskin’s Anthony DellaPelle was interviewed and referenced in a recent article by MaryAnn Spoto in NJ.com/The Star Ledger regarding the New Jersey Supreme Court’s ruling this week, which held that an award of just compensation should take into account, as an offset to any damages caused to an owner’s private property, any reasonably calcula...
McKirdy & Riskin’s Jack Buonocore, Tony DellaPelle and Tom Olson are all serving on a panel of speakers for a one-day seminar entitled “Eminent Domain from Start to Finish”, to be held Monday, June 3, 2013 in Newark New Jersey. The seminar will also feature other attorneys and two experienced appraisers who will together provide discussion on the emi...
McKirdy & Riskin’s Anthony Della Pelle was recently interviewed and quoted in an article by Melissa Hayes of the Record, which discusses some of the property rights issues presented by the dune replenishment program being implemented along the Jersey Shore. For more, read the article here.
McKirdy & Riskin’s Tom Olson was quoted in a recent article by Kevin DeMarrais in the Bergen Record regarding real estate tax appeals. The article contained a reminder about the April 1st filing deadline for 2013 appeals, and some other general information about the property tax appeal process in New Jersey. A copy of the article is available here.
McKirdy & Riskin’s Rich DeAngelis and Tony DellaPelle will be presenting a seminar for the Tri-County Chamber of Commerce entitled “How Can You Cut Your Property Tax Bill?” on Friday, February 22, 2013 from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. at the Chamber offices on Route 46 in Fairfield.
McKirdy & Riskin’s Anthony DellaPelle will be participating in a webinar being provided by the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education, “Rebuilding New Jersey: When the Sand Settles – Recovery Issues After Sandy”, on Thursday, January 31, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 1:40 pm.
McKirdy & Riskin’s Anthony DellaPelle will be serving on the faculty of the 2013 Annual Redevelopment Institute being sponsored by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education on February 13, 2013 in New Brunswick.
McKirdy & Riskin’s Tom Olson and Richard DeAngelis will once again be presenting an annual seminar for the Morris County Bar Association entitled: “How to Successfully Handle Real Property Tax Appeals” at the Morris County Courthouse on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Joining Tom and Rich will be real estate appraiser, Matt Krauser,...
Four of McKirdy & Riskin’s partners will be featured at the “Eminent Domain Update” seminar sponsored by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education on December 18, 2012 at the Sheraton Meadowlands Plaza Hotel in East Rutherford. Thomas Olson will serve as the moderator for this seminar. John Buonocore, Anthony DellaPelle and Ed McKirdy w...
McKirdy & Riskin’s Harry Riskin was recently elected to the Board of Trustees of the Mayor Performing Arts Center in Morristown, New Jersey. According the MPAC Board Chairman, Joseph M. Goryeb, Harry’s legal expertise was sought to complement the existing board members to “ensure the continued health and growth” of the non-profit performing arts cent...
McKirdy & Riskin’s Tom Olson and Anthony Della Pelle were recently quoted in Kevin DeMarrais’ article in the Record , which explains that owners of real estate which was materially damaged by Hurricane Sandy may be entitled to a reduction in their property tax assessments for 2013.
McKirdy & Riskin's Thomas Olson was recently interviewed and quoted in an article by The Record's Kevin DeMarrais concerning real estate tax appeals. The article provides DeMarrais' effort to appeal the real property tax assessment on his home in Bergen County. As indicated by both DeMarrais and Olson, the tax appeal process can be complex and ti...
Three of McKirdy & Riskin's attorneys will participate in the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority's Redevelopment Planning Law course, which is part of the NJRA's Redevelopment Training Institute. Anthony DellaPelle is serving as the Lead Instructor and Planning Chair of the conference, which will be held on October 23 and 24, and will be pres...
McKirdy & Riskin's Anthony DellaPelle will be serving as Co-Chair of the Litigation Services Forum during the Counselors of Real Estate Annual Convention on October 14 to 17 in Miami Beach. DellaPelle's forum, entitled "Land Mines Faced By the Expert Witness"
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MOUNT OLIVE TWP. - Mayor Robert Greenbaum said the township has no other choice but to use its power of eminent domain to buy a deteriorating, former nursing home in Budd Lake and convert it into housing for low- and moderate-income families. The Cobblestone Health Care Facility on Stonewald Court has been empty since it was closed in 2008 as a resul...
Teresa Davenport wants to sell her Boonton house on Harrison Street, a suburban road with modest homes, white picket fences and manicured lawns. She knew the market was bad, but she had to go because about a year ago she took a new job in Virginia. The house had selling points. It backed to a gentle stream, part of the Rockaway River, adjacent to Int...
McKirdy & Riskin’s Anthony DellaPelle appeared as faculty at two recent local conferences of national real estate organizations. On April 24, 2012, he served as a moderator at the Urban Land Institute’s conference “The Fort Monmouth Story: Opportunities for Growth and Redevelopment”, which was held on the Fort Monmouth Property. On April 26th, he led...
McKirdy& Riskin were selected for inclusion in the Top 100 attorneys in New Jersey for 2012 by New Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine, a Thomson Reuters publication. In the Super Lawyers list published in the April edition of New Jersey Monthly Magazine, partner Anthony Della Pelle was recognized as being in the Top 10 attorneys in New Jersey, and part...
McKirdy & Riskin’s Anthony DellaPelle was recently interviewed and quoted by the Star-Ledger’s MaryAnn Spoto in her article regarding an appellate court’s decision to uphold a $375,000 jury award for a Harvey Cedars couple who claimed that a beach replenishment project reduced the value of their oceanfront home, because it ruined their ocean view. T...
MORRIS TWP. - Anthony F. Della Pelle of Morris Township, a attorney with McKirdy & Riskin, P.A. of Morristown has been selected as the New Jersey member of the Owners’ Counsel of America, a nationwide network of experienced eminent domain attorneys who are dedicated to the defense of private property ownership. Della Pelle succeeds his partner, E...
On February 8, 2012, McKirdy & Riskin's Thomas Olson and Richard DeAngelis served as panelists at the Morris County Bar Association's Real Estate Tax Appeal seminar, held at the Morris County Courthouse. Tom provided an overview of the tax appeal process to the attorneys in the audience, while Rich discussed recent case law developments in the proper...
Three attorneys from McKirdy & Riskin will be serving on the faculty of the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority's "Redevelopment Training Institute" on October 4 and 5, 2011. The course will be held at Thomas Edison State College in Trenton. Anthony Della Pelle, CRE
McKirdy & Riskin was recently selected as a top firm in the category of Construction and Real Estate by Super Lawyers Business Edition 2011. Six of McKirdy & Riskin's nine attorneys were recently selected for inclusion in the 2010 edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers
An arbitration panel has awarded $24 million to the former owners of commuter parking lots and industrial buildings adjacent to the PATH station in Harrison, New Jersey. McKirdy & Riskin's Ed McKirdy, Tony Della Pelle and Rich DeAngelis served as counsel to the property owner in this matter. Read more in this article from the Star-Ledger.
Four of McKirdy & Riskin’s nine attorneys were selected as “Top 100? Attorneys in New Jersey” for 2011 by Super Lawyers, as published by Thomson Reuters and in the April, 2011 edition of New Jersey Monthly Magazine.
McKirdy & Riskin's Richard DeAngelis was quoted in the March 19, 2011 article by Shannon Mullen and William Westhoven in the Daily Record, "Tax Assessment Appeals on the Rise."
A Morris County jury awarded the owner of the former Traveler's Diner in Dover $3.75 million on March 15, 2011, as just compensation for the taking of its diner property in 2008 in connection with a new bridge at the intersection of Routes 46...
On February 28, 2011, McKirdy & Riskin's Thomas Olson and Richard DeAngelis served as panelists at the Morris County Bar Association's Real Estate Tax Appeal seminar which was held at the Morris County Courthouse.
On February 18, 2011, McKirdy & Riskin’s Anthony F. DellaPelle participated as a member of the faculty on two separate panels at the ALI-ABA annual conference on eminent domain law in Coral Gables, Florida. Mr. Della Pelle first served as a member of a panel entitled "The 'Social' Lawyer...
McKirdy & Riskin’s Anthony DellaPelle was interviewed in this story regarding the impact of the cancellation of the trans-Hudson ARC Tunnel on the eminent domain matters which were already underway to acquire the necessary real estate to build the project.
This article focuses on Gubernatorial Candidate Doug Forrester’s visit with WWII hero Johnnie Stevens in his battle against his hometown to save his home from eminent domain.
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