New Brunswick, NJ - A free seminar, "Landlord-Tenant Issues," will be held Thursday, March 7, 7 to 9 p.m., at the New Jersey Law Center off Ryders Lane in New Brunswick. The seminar is sponsored by the New Jersey State Bar Foundation and is open to the public.

Speakers will include Michael Gildenberg, a senior staff attorney with Central Jersey Legal Services (CJLS), and Scott Conover, a former senior staff attorney with Ocean-Monmouth Legal Services. They will discuss moving-related issues, the New Jersey Anti-Eviction Act, security deposits, protected tenancies and the purchase and sale of rental property. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentations.

Through CJLS, Gildenberg represents low-income clients in landlord-tenant, Section 8, public housing and summary dispossess actions. He also conducts legal education presentations to the community on tenant rights. Gildenberg is a graduate of Lehigh University and received his law degree from Syracuse University College of Law.

Conover is the former chair and current secretary of the Fair Housing Board of Monmouth County and is a mediator for the Superior Court of New Jersey-Ocean and Monmouth Counties. His primary duties with Legal Services involved dealing with landlord/tenancy and elder law. A graduate of Villanova University and Vermont Law School, he is a member of the Monmouth and Ocean County bar associations and has received the Legal Services of New Jersey Outstanding Attorney Award. He is a trustee and treasurer of his homeowners' association.

Admission to the seminar is free, but reservations are required. To register or for more information on Foundation seminars, programs and publications, visit the Foundation online at or call 1-800-FREE-LAW. The Foundation's seminar series is made possible by funding from the IOLTA Fund of the Bar of New Jersey.

Founded in 1958, the New Jersey State Bar Foundation is the educational and philanthropic arm of the New Jersey State Bar Association. The Bar Foundation's mission is to promote public understanding of the law through a free, comprehensive public education program. Among its activities, the Foundation conducts seminars and conflict resolution training, publishes materials, operates a videotape loan library and speakers bureau, and coordinates elementary, middle and high school mock trial competitions. For more information about the Foundation's programs and publications, visit us online at or call 1-800-FREE-LAW.

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