Handling All Aspects of Both Residential and Commercial Landlord-Tenant Law.
Jennifer L. Alexander, Esq.
Jennifer L. Alexander is a Partner of the firm who concentrates a majority of her practice on matters involving New Jersey Landlord-Tenant Law, Community Association Law, and Collections Law. She also handles Real Estate Transactions, Land Use, and Municipal Court matters. She begins most days appearing in Landlord-Tenant Court or appearing on behalf of community associations in litigation matters and ends most of her days representing communities in board meetings.
Ms. Alexander oversees the firm’s Landlord-Tenant Department. Under Ms. Alexander’s leadership, the firm represents local and national corporate and individual landlords. Representation includes non-payment cases, "for-cause” cases, lease drafting, and statutory compliance. Ms. Alexander has successfully handled several housing discrimination suits on behalf of landlords filed by tenants and can provide procedures and recommendations to help limit landlords exposure to Federal Fair Housing violations. She also appears in municipal court when a landlord is cited for violations.
Ms. Alexander similarly represents community associations providing guidance through the transition process from developer control to homeowner control and general counsel for all community association needs. She handles necessary litigation on behalf of community associations including construction defect cases. Ms. Alexander appears before Planning and Zoning Boards in support of community association applications as well as in opposition to developers when an application contains a project contrary to a client’s interests. She also appears in municipal court when a community association is cited for violations. Moreover, Ms. Alexander handles community association loan applications when an association secures a loan or a line of credit.
Ms. Alexander also oversees the Collections Department, which works on behalf of community association clients seeking payment of delinquent maintenance fees and charges.
Ms. Alexander has been a speaker regarding community association issues at Community Association Institute – New Jersey Chapter seminars, the annual NJ Cooperator Expo, the NJAA, the POA and for management companies. Most recently in February, Ms. Alexander lectured on Federal Fair Housing issues at the NJAA. She has also lectured on Landlord-Tenant issues to landlord clients. Ms. Alexander hosted an ICLE Seminar in February 2015 entitled "Bankruptcy Basics for the Residential Real Estate Lawyer - A Webinar".
Ms. Alexander additionally oversees our Estate Planning practice, assisting our clients in essential estate planning measures, including wills, trusts, living wills, powers of attorney and probate. Ms. Alexander seamlessly guides clients through these important legal processes, assisting in making sound personal decisions to protect the interest of our clients and their families. She assists in the preparation and execution of estate planning documentation to ensure that bequests are fulfilled.
Ms. Alexander assists clients in real estate matters. She specializes in residential and commercial real estate transactions such as closings, refinancing, the sale and development of real estate properties, and purchases and sales of investment properties.
Ms. Alexander is admitted to practice in New Jersey and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. She is an Approved Family Mediator by NJICLE.
Ms. Alexander is a graduate of the University of Toledo College of Law (J.D. 1998) and Douglas College (B.A. 1995, Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honors).
Ms. Alexander is a member of the America Bar Association; the New Jersey Bar Association; the Community Associations Institute - New Jersey Chapter; the National Apartment Association; the New Jersey Apartment Association; and the NJ Cooperator.
Ms. Alexander is also a Mediator through the New Jersey Community Associations Institute (CAI).