Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP is pleased to announce the publication of the 2021 edition of “New Jersey Condominium and Community Association Law” (Gann Law Books). The book, co-authored by firm attorneys Wendell A. Smith, Dennis A. Estis and Christine F. Li, is a practical guide to assist condominium and other common interest communities, attorneys and other professionals, as well as lay persons.
The latest edition of this popular treatise includes revised Master Deed and By-law Provisions, as well as an update on related New Jersey case law. The publication provides a thorough and up-to-date understanding of the rights and obligations of common property ownership and enables attorneys, officers and board members of condominium and community associations, and cooperative corporations to better understand their roles.
Topics addressed include:
- The legal, financial, and marketplace requirements imposed on developers and the consequences of these requirements for lenders and individual unit purchasers
- Problems encountered in the creation and administration of common interest projects
- The operation and administration of community associations and the duties and responsibilities of governing boards
- Provisions of master deeds, by laws and other governing documents
- Statutes, regulations and discussions of significant cases
About the Authors:
Dennis A. Estis, a litigation partner and Chair of the firm’s Construction Practice Group, concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation, with a particular focus on construction law, condominium and community association law, public entity law and alternative dispute resolution. He serves as counsel to numerous developers, condominiums, and cooperatives. He is an American Arbitration Association trained mediator and arbitrator and sits on the AAA’s national panel. He is a Senior Charter Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America and a Fellow of the College of Community Association Lawyers.
Christine F. Li, a real estate partner, is Chair of the firm’s Planned Real Estate Practice Group and Co-Chair of the Community Association Practice Group. Ms. Li focuses her practice in real estate, with a concentration in planned real estate development law and condominium law. Her work encompasses new construction condominium and subdivided lot communities, the conversion of rental properties to the condominium form of ownership, mixed-use developments, commercial and business condominiums, workouts of distressed communities, community association law, and the registration of planned real estate developments with the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA). She is a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and the College of Community Association Lawyers.
Wendell A. Smith, Of Counsel to the firm’s Real Estate Department, focused on real estate law and provided practical and sophisticated representation to national and local real estate developers, lending institutions, and numerous condominium, cooperative and other common interest communities throughout his long and distinguished career. Mr. Smith is a Charter Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and the College of Community Association Lawyers, and General Counsel Emeritus and Founding President of the Community Associations Institute New Jersey Chapter (CAI-NJ).
Additional information at Gann Law Books.