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May 2

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.

Apr 30

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.

Sep 11

McGovern Legal Service's Damon M. Kress, Esq. will be a panelist at the 2017 CAI-NJ Legal Forum, discussing legal issues impacting community associations. 

Damon M. Kress, Esq. has a strong background and expertise in contruction litigation, bankruptcy law, and trial and appellate advocacy. As a panelist Damon will be looking to give those in attendence his nearly twenty years of knowledge and insight on community association law.  

Jul 25

As an Ultimate Partner of the New Jersey chapter of Community Association Institute (CAI-NJ), McGovern Legal Services is proud to have a featured article in the July 2017 Community Trends magazine. Each month Community Trends provides members of CAI with updates on current legislations and informative articles written by professionals and service providers. In this months issue McGovern Legal Services is highlighted in the Ultimate Partner Profile where readers can gain significant insight about McGovern Legal Services as well as some trivia about their attorneys.

Jul 5

The 2017 CAI Dennis R. Casale Memorial Golf Outing was in full swing on June 27th at the Forsgate Gate Country Club. CAI members ranging from attorneys to property mangers were in attendance at the outing named after the late Dennis R. Casale, with over 200 golfers coming out to enjoy the fun in the sun. 

McGovern Legal Services was a proud Hole Sitter sponsor at the event. We would like to thank everyone that stopped by our hole sponsorship and spent time with us.

May 19

McGovern Legal Services would like to congratulate The Cooperator Expo on another great show. The Cooperator Expo is New Jersey's biggest and best condominium and homeowners association expo. Each year the show provides entertainement and educational seminars throughout the day, while being the host to over 300 exhibitors and thousands of attendees. Learning about the latest advances as well as getting top teir advice from industry experts. 

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May 20

McGovern’s Developer Transition and Construction Defect Attorneys Attended the American Institute of Architects’ 2016 Convention in Philadelphia and Reviewed New Ideas in Software, Materials, Building Systems and Construction Monitoring.

On May 20th Fran McGovern, Damon Kress, Pat McGlone and David Merritt traveled to Philadelphia and attended the American Institute of Architects’ 2016 Convention.

Jul 20


On July 18, 2015 Damon Kress, Esquire presented to the National Academy of Forensic Engineers at their Summer 2015 Technical Program in Seattle, Washington. Damon represents to Associations throughout New Jersey that have been the victims of construction, design, materials, financial and other defects.


For more information on NAFE, please visit their website.



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