Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Stonebridge Community Association 1 Cobblestone Boulevard Monroe Township, NJ 08831

Scott Penick, Esq. of McGovern Legal Services will be a panelist at this forum.

Click Here to register for this forum.

Thompson Park, 1701 Perrineville Road, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831

The team at McGovern Legal Services looks forward to the competition at the 4th Annual CAI-NJ Olympics being held at Thompson Park in Monroe Township, NJ.

For more information and to register go to:www.cainj.org/

Forsgate Country Club, 375 Forsgate Drive, Monroe, NJ 08831

Dennis R. Casale Memorial Golf Outing will be held on June 26, 2018.  McGovern Legal Services is looking forward to this annual event.  Registration and Lunch are at 11:00 a.m, Shotgun Start at 12:45 p.m., with dinner and awards at 7:00 p.m.   For more information and to register go to: http://www.cainj.org/



McGovern Legal Services was proud to be an exhibitor at the 2018 NJ Cooperator Expo held at the Meadowlands Exposition Center on Wednesday, May 2, 2018.  Our lawyers were happy to speak with property managers and board members throughout the day discussing issues that impact homeowner, condominium and cooperative associations.  Fran McGovern also enjoyed being part of the panel (with Colleen Moore and Denise Becker) discussing board liability.  The attendees had great questions and it was an informative session for all.

It was a successful event and we look forward to participating at next year’s NJ Cooperator Expo being held at the Meadowlands Exposition Center on May 15, 2019.




Damon Kress, Esq. will be a presenter at the NJSBA Annual Meeting and Convention on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 1:45 p.m. -3:25 p.m. in Central Meeting Room 1. The program will be an interactive forum where recent developments in the area of community association law are the focus of the discussion.

During the program attendees will be encouraged to pose their questions directly to the panel. Recent developments will include the “Radburn Law,” intended to enhance participation in community association elections, which was signed into law on July 13, 2017; the September 14, 2017 Palisades at Fort Lee Condominium Association decision interpreting the statute of limitations in construction defect litigation; the application of the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act and corporate veil piercing to community association construction defect litigation; and pending legislation.

For more information please visit: https://njsba.com

On April 30, 2018, Fran McGovern gave a presentation to the New Jersey Emergency Preparedness Association (NJEPA) at the 20th Annual NJEPA Conference in Atlantic City, NJ.  

Fran's presentation focused on drones and the law and was attended by first responders which included police officers and correction officers.

The purpose of this organization is to provide education and training by hosting an annual New Jersey Emergency Preparedness Conference for all persons and agencies involved in the emergency management field.

The annual conference provides training, coordination, and promotes the development of public & private partnerships in planning, response, recovery and mitigation in all types of emergencies.

Martell's Tiki Bar, 308 Boardwalk, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742

Martell’s Tiki Bar is one of the Jersey Shore’s most famous venues. They will be hosting the 2018 CAI-NJ Annual Beach Party on Thursday, August 9th, 2018. Vendors and other community association professionals will attend the Beach Party, which is known as the largest event gathering held by CAI each year. This is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy great music, drinks, and food while meeting and networking with hundreds of professionals in the industry.

For more information and to register, please visit www.cainj.org

Meadowlands Exposition, Secaucus, NJ

The 2018 Cooperator Expo will take place on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ.

A must-attend for all board members, property managers, condominium & homeowner’s association decision makers and apartment building owners. The 2018 Cooperator Expo gives the opportunity to learn about the latest services from more than 300 exhibitors. The Cooperator will host educational seminars where you can get free advice from industry experts and professionals.

Don't miss Fran McGovern, Esq. who will be serving as a panelist at The Cooperator Expo's educational seminar.

Time: 3:00 p.m.

Location: Seminar Room 2

Board members have a lot of responsibility to their communities and associations -- and with that responsibility can come liability. This seminar will explain the extent and limitations of legal liability for board members, as well as how to protect yourself in the event of litigation, and what to do if you (or your board) is accused of neglect or wrongdoing in the course of your tenure.

Please visit McGovern Legal Services at booth 707 where you will be able to meet our attorneys, and gain insight on our expertise. For additional information and to register, visit www.nj-expo.com

Palm Springs, California

Offering the highest quality continuing education for attorneys and community association professionals, the 2018 Community Association Institute’s Law Seminar will kick-off on January 31st – February 3rd, 2018 in Palm Springs, California. The Community Association Law Seminar allows professionals to experience an impressive program featuring the most critical education and updates occurring in the industry. 

This year’s keynote speaker will be New York Times Best-Selling Author and CNN Senior Legal Analyst, Jeffrey Toobin. Notable for being one of the country’s most renowned experts on politics, media, and law.

McGovern Legal Services, LLC will be present at the 2018 Community Association Law Seminar. As a firm, staying current on the effects of future trends and legislative issues is vital to our practice. Topics such as fair debt collection practices, Fair Housing Act, and case law analysis & ethics will be discussed at this year’s seminar.

For more information, please visit www.caionline.org

Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City, NJ.

The 2018 IREM Tri-State Conference & Expo has been announced and will be held February 22 & 23, 2018 at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, in Atlantic City, NJ. This annual two-day event attracts real estate professionals, property managers, and building engineers throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware.

McGovern Legal Services is a proud “Friend of IREM,” a unique program designed to attract and include a limited number of vendors who have demonstrated proven records of delivering high quality services. We welcome all to visit us at table 77 during the 2018 IREM Tri-State Conference & Expo.

For more information about the 2018 IREM Tri-State Conference & Expo, please visit www.iremtristateconferenece.com