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Michael J. Coskey

Overview

Michael Coskey’s practice focuses in the areas of municipal law and real estate transactions. 

Michael routinely advises clients in a variety of real estate transactions. He has experience in all phases of the acquisition and disposition of real estate, including the drafting and negotiation of purchase and sale contracts, coordination of title searches, the resolution of title matters, and closings for purchases and sales. Michael also has also drafted leases, easements, and restrictive covenants.

In his municipal law practice, Michael routinely counsels clients in the areas of municipal law (Title 40 and 40A), the Municipal Land Use Law, the Open Public Records Act, the Open Public Meetings Act, the New Jersey Tort Claims Act, Green and Blue Acres Open Space programs, NJDEP regulatory law, and municipal tax appeal defense.

Prior to joining Parker McCay, Michael held the position of Assistant County Counsel in the Atlantic County Counsel’s Office, where he gained invaluable experience in all facets of the law.

Born and raised in Cape May County, Michael lives with his wife and two children in Avalon.

Professional Activities

  • Atlantic County Bar Association
  • Cape May Bar Association
  • Vincent S. Haneman American Inn of Court
  • Planning and Zoning Board Member, Avalon, New Jersey (2015 - 2018)

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Clerkships

  • Served as law clerk for the Hon. Raymond A. Batten, J.S.C. in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Atlantic-Cape Vicinage

Education

  • Widener University School of Law (J.D., 2011)
  • Villanova University (B.A., Political Science and Communications, 2008)

Admissions

  • New Jersey 
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court of New Jersey
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