Howard D. Geneslaw, a Director in the Gibbons Real Property & Environmental Department, was installed as Secretary of the Land Use Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) at the section’s annual meeting, held during the NJSBA’s Annual Meeting and Convention in Atlantic City in mid-May. This position places Mr. Geneslaw in line to become Vice Chair of the section next year, and Chair of the section the following year.
The NJSBA’s Land Use Section reviews developments in land use law, including local and state development land use approval and denial processes, and attempts to reduce or eliminate costs and delays associated with these processes.
Mr. Geneslaw has served on the Board of Directors of the Land Use Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association since 2009, and, prior to becoming an attorney, was a planning consultant to municipal planning boards and developers. He is a licensed Professional Planner in New Jersey and a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). His law practice focuses on real estate development, redevelopment and related issues, including litigation, as well as on alcoholic beverage and liquor licensing matters, in New Jersey and New York.