Stacey Patterson to Present at Community Association Institute Educational Seminar

UPDATE: This conference is being rescheduled to a later date. Stay Tuned.

Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Location: Crowne Plaza Suffern, 3 Executive Blvd, Suffern NY 10901

Details: Ansell Grimm & Aaron attorney Stacey R. Patterson will present at the Follow the Water Educational Seminar hosted by the Hudson Valley Chapter of the Community Associations Institute. The institute is an international membership organization dedicated to building better communities by providing information, education and resources to those who govern communities and the professionals who support them.


How a Case Reversed a 100+ Year Precedent and Cleared the Way for Cost-Effective Shore Protections

The impact of the ‘Karan’ decision has and will continue to ripple through New Jersey courts for years to come.

For decades, towns along the coastlines of America have faced a never-ending battle against beach erosion and the damage caused by both major, as well as the cumulative effect of smaller, storms. These storms impact beaches, beachfront, and inland properties and infrastructure. The changes in our climate only will serve to exacerbate these issues. (more…)

New Jersey Launches A Hemp Program In Accord With The Federal Hemp Farming Act Of 2018

New Jersey recently launched a hemp program in accord with the federal Hemp Farming Act of 2018  which removed hemp (generally defined as cannabis with less than 0.3% THC) from Schedule I of the  Controlled Substances Act instead treating it as an ordinary agricultural commodity. Its provisions were incorporated into the 2018 United States Farm bill that became law on December 20, 2018.

New Jersey State Senate President Steve Sweeney spoke at the State Agricultural Convention this month expressing his hopes for the emerging industrial hemp industry in the State, calling hemp the “next major cash crop for New Jersey.”  New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Doug Fisher also praised this emerging industry: (more…)

Joshua S. Bauchner to Present at the 2nd Annual Cannabis Symposium

Event: 2nd Annual Cannabis Symposium

Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Location: Webcast

Details: Ansell Grimm & Aaron shareholder, Joshua S. Bauchner will present at the 2nd Annual Cannabis Symposium presented by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) in cooperation with the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) Cannabis Law Special Committee. On Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 9:10 a.m., Bauchner will join David Vitale, VP, Optimus Partners, LLC in sharing insights on getting legalization on the ballot and into law.


Joshua S. Bauchner Presents at NJ Cannabis Insider Conference

Event: NJ Cannabis Insider Live

Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Location: New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center, Edison, NJ

Details: Ansell Grimm & Aaron shareholder, Joshua S. Bauchner will present at NJ Cannabis Insider Live: The Road to Legalization on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 1:50 p.m. He will join industry leaders, regulators, and fellow practitioners on a panel titled, “The Ins and Outs of Licensing.”


James G. Aaron Speaking at the 2020 Annual Redevelopment Law Institute

Shareholder and chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, and Municipal Law Practices set to speak at one of New Jersey’s top destinations of redevelopment law in New Jersey.

New Brunswick (February 2020) –  James G. Aaron, a shareholder and chair of Ansell Grimm & Aaron’s Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, and Municipal Law Practices is set to present at the 2020 Annual Redevelopment Law Institute on February 7, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. (more…)

Rick Brodsky Presented at the 2020 New Jersey Planning Conference

Partner in Ansell Grimm & Aaron Zoning and Land Use Department educates professionals on importance, benefits and methods of streamlining the municipal development approval process.

New Brunswick (January 2020) –  Rick Brodsky, a partner in Ansell Grimm & Aaron’s Zoning & Land Use Department, presented at the 2020 New Jersey Planning Conference co-sponsored by the American Planning Association (New Jersey Chapter) and the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy of Rutgers University.


NJ Superior Court Reinforces Stay Against Department of Health Relating to Medical Marijuana Alternative Treatment Center Applications

Court clarifies Dec. 2019 order granting Ansell Grimm & Aaron’s request for a stay of all administrative proceedings relating to all applications for medical marijuana alternative treatment centers.

Ansell Grimm & Aaron’s Cannabis Law attorneys, including practice chair Joshua S. Bauchner and Rahool Patel, represent various companies which applied for medical marijuana licenses with the New Jersey Department of Health (DOH). (more…)