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Mr. McGuckin joined the firm in 1988 and became a Partner in the firm in 1996. Mr. McGuckin represents various governmental entities throughout the state. Mr. McGuckin’s areas of practice include civil litigation, land use and zoning, residential and commercial real estate, and estate planning. He serves as Trustee with the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys and was previously appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court to the District IIIA Ethics Committee.


Mr. McGuckin serves a State Assemblyman representing New Jersey’s 10th Legislative District which includes portions of Ocean County.




Seton Hall University Law School, Juris Doctorate 1987
Providence College, B.A. 1983


Bar Admission:


United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit 1994
State of New Jersey 1988
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey 1988


Reported Decisions:


Griepenburg v. Township of Ocean, 220 N.J. 239 (2015)
Kusznikow v. Township Council of the Township of Stafford, 330 N.J. Super. 357 (App. Div. 2000).
Perlmart of Lacey, Inc. v. Lacey Township Planning Board, 295 N.J. Super. 234 (App. Div. 1996).
Kaprow v. Board of Education of Berkeley Township, 255 N.J. Super. 76 (App. Div. 1992).
Barker’s Trailer Court, Inc. v. Borough of Lakehurst, 371 N.J. Super. 432 (Law Div. 2004).
Kusznikow v. Township Council of the Township of Stafford, 322 N.J. Super. 323 (Law Div. 1999).


Judicial Clerkship:


Judges of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Ocean Vicinage 1987-1988


Civic & Professional Organizations: 


Vice President, The CSM Robert Gallagher Charitable Foundation

New Jersey General Assembly, 10th Legislative District, 2012-Present
Toms River Township Councilman, 2004-2011 Council President,
District IIIA Ethics Committee
New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys
Toms River Soccer Association, travel coach
American Bar Association 
Ocean County Bar Association

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