A Practical Guide to Complicated Land Use and Zoning Challenges
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Take a pulse on the latest legislative updates and case law developments.
Explore advanced issues related to variances.
Overcome hurdles in zoning ordinance litigation.
Hear sophisticated perspectives on digital sign and billboard regulation.
Gain tips for resolving complex eminent domain issues.
Case Law Developments, Legislative Updates, and Hot Topics
When Zoning Ordinances Are Violated - Overcoming Key Hurdles
Variances: Advanced Issues and Answers
Digital Sign and Billboard Regulation: Insights From Top Lawyers
Andrew T. Fede is a partner with Archer & Greiner, P.C., where he has more than 36 years of legal experience in practice areas including appellate litigation, commercial and governmental civil litigation, local government law, zoning and planning, labor and employment, employment and other forms of discrimination, probate law, real estate law, real estate tax appeals, and constitutional law. He has served as the attorney for the boroughs of Bogota, Maywood, and Norwood; and as the attorney for the Township of Mahwah. Mr. Fede has been the planning board attorney, zoning board attorney, library board attorney, and special counsel in six other New Jersey municipalities. He is a certified mediator in the New Jersey Superior Court mediation program for civil, general equity, and probate cases; served as an arbitrator in the Bergen County Superior Court contract/commercial arbitration program; and has been appointed by several Superior Court judges to serve in cases as mediator, arbitrator, special master, and condemnation commissioner. Mr. Fede is an adjunct professor in the Department of Political Science and Law at Montclair State University and is the author of three books and many articles on legal topics. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and before the New Jersey Supreme Court where he has argued five times. Mr. Fede earned his B.A. degree from Montclair State and his J.D. degree from Rutgers University School of Law.
Michael J. Lewinski is a partner with Lewis Wagner, LLP, where his practice includes alternative dispute resolution, business services and real estate. A substantial portion of Mr. Lewinski's practice is focused on real estate litigation, including landlord/tenant issues, foreclosure issues, eminent domain and real estate title issues. He earned his A.B. degree, summa cum laude, from Wabash College; and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Indiana University Maurer School of Law - Bloomington. Mr. Lewinski is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association and the Indianapolis Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in Indiana, and before the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana; and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.
Bryant E. Parker is an attorney with AMK Law, LLC and captive counsel for Block Real Estate Services, where he represents commercial and residential real estate developers throughout Kansas and Missouri. He specializes in assisting clients throughout the Wichita and Kansas City metropolitan areas with real estate transactional and development matters, including obtaining public development incentives and the necessary zoning and government approvals required to develop and use land. Mr. Parker has represented local and regional units of government throughout the state of Kansas, including the Wichita Area Metropolitan Planning Organization; the cities of Bel Aire, Cheney, Goddard, Manhattan and Viola, Kansas; Oaklawn Public Improvement District; and Kansas Local Area Workforce Investment Boards 1, 4 and 5. While his duties have encompassed every aspect of municipal representation, his emphasis has always been real estate transactions, planning, zoning, the development process, city growth and economic development. Mr. Parker earned his J.D. degree from Washburn School of Law, his LL.M. degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Law, and an S.J.D. (Doctor of Law) degree studying land use regulation across America through the University of Kansas School of Law.
Robert A. Zimmerman is a partner in the law firm of Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP, and chair of the firm's government relations practice group. As a civil trial and appellate lawyer, he has litigated a wide variety of cases in Ohio and around the country. In the area of land use and zoning law, Mr. Zimmerman has handled numerous matters throughout administrative and legislative consideration and court action. He serves as national zoning counsel to a large company. In the area of eminent domain, he represents both property owners and governmental entities. Mr. Zimmerman served on the Shaker Heights City Council from 2006-2021. He served eight years as council's representative on the Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals. He is a member of the American, Ohio State, and Cleveland bar associations. Mr. Zimmerman earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from The Ohio State University and his J.D. degree from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.
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