NJICLE: Advanced Topics in Zoning XIII: Lessons Learned

On February 23, from 12:00 – 2:00 pm, Jennifer M. Porter, Practice Group Leader of the CSG Law Redevelopment, Land Use & Zoning Group, will speak at the New Jersey Bar Association’s NJICLE hybrid seminar, “Advanced Topics in Zoning XIII: Lessons Learned.”

Topics of discussion include:

  • Notice pitfalls and how to avoid them;
  • How to juggle family life and law firm management with night work;
  • How to handle difficult board attorneys;
  • Difficult boards – from both the applicant and board attorney side;
  • Career challenges/career management – being out at night and then working the next day;
  • Last minute review letters;
  • Difficulty answering the epic question from a prospective client: “How long will this take and how much will it cost?”;
  • How land use practice has changed over the years;
  • What’s on the horizon for the New Jersey land use lawyer;
  • Challenges/opportunities in taking a land use matter on a flat fee basis;
  • How to plan a vacation and not disappoint the client; and
  • From the perspective of the in-house lawyer/developer.