Galvin is a recognized leader in the fields of land use and local government law; he served as Chair of the Local Government Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association during 2011 and 2012, and is the current author of Local Government Law in the New Jersey Practice Series (volumes 34, 34A and 35). Currently, he serves as an Assistant Counsel to the New Jersey Planning Officials and as a Trustee of the Institute of Local Government Lawyers. He also represents a number of municipalities in various capacities including Fairfield, Hoboken, Summit, Somerville, Montclair and Point Pleasant Beach. He joins DEMLP from The Galvin Law Firm, where he was founding partner.
"The firm has had an unprecedented influx of new attorneys recently, with Doug Widman coming on board last month and culminating with Dennis joining us in February," stated the firm's Managing Partner, James Paone. "Dennis' broad reach with local municipalities and his understanding of policies and procedures has made him among the most recognizable attorneys in his field," Paone added.
Galvin is a frequent speaker and author on zoning, local government law and ethics and regularly teaches on Planning and Zoning for Rutgers Continuing Studies Program, NJPO, NJAZPA, and ICLE. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and the US Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.
He received his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1986 and his B.A. from Montclair State University in 1980.
Founded in 1988, Davison, Eastman, Muñoz, Lederman & Paone, P.A. represents clients in corporate litigation as well as in civil and criminal cases, business and employment law, trusts and estates, municipal, community associations, real estate, land use and DWI defense. The firm has offices in Freehold and Toms River, New Jersey.