Residential Real Estate

Ansell Grimm & Aaron welcomes Carol J. Truss

We are pleased to announce that Carol J. Truss has joined the firm.

“Carol is a great addition to the AGA Commercial Real Estate Department,” Ansell Grimm & Aaron PC Managing Partner Michael V. Benedetto said.   “She brings vast experience as a counselor, as well as tremendous respect from the Bench and Bar.”

Her practice is concentrated in the areas of real estate law, including commercial and residential title transfers and refinances, commercial leasing, and residential and commercial property management matters.  Ms. Truss also handles the purchase and sale of small businesses and the general representation of such businesses.

Ms. Truss is an active member of the Monmouth Bar Association (MBA), and has served in several leadership roles for the MBA, including President, Trustee, and Chair of the Real Estate and Land Development Committee.

8 common HOA violations that can land you in hot water

In her Bankrate interview Elysa D. Bergenfeld, a partner in our Community Association Practice, urges those considering buying a property with a homeowners association read the rules and bylaws ahead of time so they know what they are getting into.

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Jessica Zolotorofe explains why Mixed-use Developments are a Favorable Investment

AGA Attorney Jessica Zolotorofe is a featured writer in the May 27 issue of the Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal. In her article “Mixed-use developments: Seemingly the perfect fit”, Ms. Zolotorofe discusses mixed-use projects, those having retail and residential components, and their growing popularity. The benefits and challenges are weighed by Ms. Zolotorofe, as well as items to think about prior to investment in this type of real estate development. The full article can be found here: Mixed Use Developments.

Ms. Zolotorofe is based in AGA’s Woodland Park office. Her practice is devoted to the areas of real estate transactions, including buying, selling, leasing, and financing commercial properties, as well as civil litigation matters. Ms. Zolotorofe can be reached at 732-643-5256 or at jtz@62q.f7d.myftpupload.com

Brian Ansell, Pam Mulligan expand roles with County Bar Associations

On May 26th AGA Partner Brian E. Ansell will be installed as First Vice President of the Monmouth County Bar Association. AGA Counsel Pamela A. Mulligan will be installed as President of the Burlington County Bar Foundation and as Treasurer of the Burlington County Bar Association on June 3rd.

Mr. Ansell, based in the firm’s Ocean Township office, has been very active with the Monmouth County Bar Association and has been a trustee since 2008 and officer of the Monmouth County Bar Association since 2012. Mr. Ansell focuses his practice in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, criminal defense, municipal court, DWI defense, as well as general civil, criminal and chancery litigation including litigation related to wills and estates. Mr. Ansell is Chair of the Civil Practice, Judicial Appointments and Municipal Court Committees and has served on multiple other committees throughout his tenure with the Monmouth County Bar Association. Mr. Ansell’s installation will take place at the Oyster Point Hotel in Red Bank, New Jersey.

Ms. Mulligan currently serves as Secretary for the Burlington County Bar Association and Treasurer of the Burlington County Bar Foundation and has been active with the Burlington County Bar Association and Foundation since 2007. In 2011 Ms. Mulligan was awarded the Robert W. Criscuolo Award from the Burlington County Bar Association for her contributions to the Association and to the Community. Ms. Mulligan is currently the Chair of the Corporate Networking Committee and a member of the Due Diligence, Debtor/Creditor/Bankruptcy, Budget & Finance, CLE, and Women in the Profession Committees. Ms. Mulligan was previously co-chair of the Debtor/Creditor/Bankruptcy and Young Lawyers Committees. She has presented CLEs for the Bar Association on the topics of Bankruptcy and Foreclosure and has moderated other seminars for the Bar Association. Ms. Mulligan focuses her practice in the areas of real estate, creditors’ rights, bankruptcy and intellectual property limited to copyright and trademark. Ms. Mulligan’s installation will take place at Kings Grant Community Center in Marlton, New Jersey.

Mr. Ansell may be reached via email at bea@62q.f7d.myftpupload.com or via his direct line at 732-643-5230.

Ms. Mulligan may be reached via email at pam@62q.f7d.myftpupload.com or via her direct line at 609-557-1045

 

Wiechnik to Share Construction Defect Litigation Expertise

Mark M. Wiechnik, a partner in Ansell Grimm & Aaron, P.C.’s community association practice group, will be a featured speaker at the National Business Institute’s May 3 seminar on Construction Defect Litigation at the Holiday Inn, Princeton, 100 Independence Way. Mr. Wiechnik will be speaking about what is covered and what is not covered by insurance policies, including the debates currently taking place regarding how insurance coverage is affected by building codes and standards, warranties and the Magnuson-Moss and Miller Acts.

To register for the seminar please visit the NBI website at: Construction Defect Litigation from A to Z. Attendance at the seminar satisfies state-mandated continuing legal education requirements for New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The seminar runs from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with a 1 hour lunch break at noon.