Hyland Levin’s Megan Knowlton Balne was recently installed as a member of the New Jersey Law Journal’s Young Lawyers Advisory Board. The 11-member team comes from a diverse legal group including those from large firms to small boutique firms, as well as from government positions to in-house counsel positions. They meet once a month to share personal insights on what it means to be an attorney today, and to share their personal experiences. They write articles, read drafts, send comments and interact with the public and one another through their twitter account, @YoungLawyersNJL.
Hyland Levin attorneys, David R. Dahan and William F. Hanna participated in the Community Association Institute’s (CAI) 2018 Annual Conference and Expo on April 26, 2018 at the Valley Forge Casino Resort in King of Prussia, PA. CAI is an international membership organization dedicated to building better communities.
We are pleased to announce that our Partner, Lauren A. Beetle, has been selected as the 2018 Outstanding Woman of the Year in the category of Law for Burlington County. Lauren will be honored by Burlington County at an award reception on May 2nd for her accomplishments.
Partner, Robert S. Baranowski, Jr. was a speaker at the March 14, 2018 Land Use Update Program presented by the New Jersey State Bar Association’s NJICLE. Each year, hundreds of land use attorneys attend this program to gain a distinct practice edge and a nuanced understanding of current developments which impact land use law.
In honor of Dr. Seuss’ Birthday, on March 2, 2018, a group of Hyland Levin employees volunteered to read to groups of children at Bancroft’s new Mt. Laurel Campus. The campus is one of the first in the nation designed and inspired by the challenges of today’s children with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Partner, Julie M. Murphy, has recently been elected to the Board of Directors of the Greater Philadelphia Network’s Chapter of the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC). Julie will co-chair events for the Philadelphia Chapter. IWIRC is “committed to the connection, promotion and success of women in the insolvency and restructuring professions worldwide”. IWIRC’s global membership consists of more than 1,200 attorneys, bankers, corporate-turnaround professionals, financial advisors and other restructuring practitioners.
In 2017, Hyland Levin real estate lawyers closed transactions for our clients with a collective value in excess of $1.3 billion dollars.
Our real estate investor clients had a busy year, buying, financing and selling properties in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, New York, South Carolina and Florida. Our real estate transactional team led by Mark Shapiro, includes Lauren Beetle, Stacy Asbell, Julie Murphy and Will Hanna. Together, we assisted our clients in over 40 transactions involving multi-family, retail, office, warehouse and commercial properties.
We are pleased to announce that Julie M. Murphy has been named a partner in the firm. Julie concentrates her practice in business reorganization, loan restructuring, loan documentation and real estate law. In addition to practicing law, Julie is also active in our community as she serves as a Board Member for the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project, as well as on the Board of the Philharmonic of Southern New Jersey. She has also volunteered as a child advocate attorney for the Support Center for Child Advocates, and has advocated on behalf of clients with the Department of Human Services, and various mental health and academic providers.
Julie can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 856.355.2992.
Hyland Levin Partners, William F. Hyland, Jr. and Richard M. Hluchan attended the recent grand opening/dedication of the new Bancroft School Campus in Mt. Laurel. Bill and Rich were instrumental in obtaining the land use approvals for this project, as well as in obtaining some critical sewer permits on an expedited basis. Classes for over 300 learning-disabled students started at the new Bancroft Campus on January 2nd. Pictured are Bancroft’s CEO, Tony Pergolin with Bill Hyland and Rich Hluchan.
For the third year, on Thursday, December 22nd, Hyland Levin employees made over 300 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in an effort to help to feed the homeless. The sandwiches were delivered to the Cathedral Kitchen, a homeless shelter in Camden, NJ.