Mike Fasano is a member of the Real Estate Department where he advises clients on property law and riparian law. He is also highly skilled in handling the firm’s appellate matters and has a deep breadth of experience in all facets of the appellate process.
Mike has argued successfully before the courts at every level in New Jersey and has been involved in over 20 reported decisions. Included among those decisions are cases of major consequence to the development of property law such as Stop the Beach Replenishment v. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 130 S.Ct. 2592 (2010); Panetta v. Equity One, 190 N.J. 307 (2007) and Shotmeyer v. New Jersey Realty Title, 195 N.J. 72 (2008). He has lectured and taught at the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, the National Business Institute, the New Jersey Land Title Institute and many other professional organizations. He is a frequent author and lecturer on property and riparian law matters, including a speaking engagement at the National Business Institute on “Title Work from Start to Finish” in April 2015. He also served as Assistant to the New Jersey Bar Examiners Office from 1984-2002.
Mike received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Rutgers University School of Law and his B.A. from Rowan University.
- New Jersey
- United States Supreme Court
- United States Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
- United States District Court - District of New Jersey
- Monmouth Bar Association
- New Jersey State Bar Association
- June 7, 2016 – Michael J. Fasano will be speaking at the National Business Institute seminar on “Legal Descriptions, Title Insurance and Surveys in Real Estate Transactions” on June 7 in Cherry Hill. The full program runs from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm; the “Legal Descriptions” discussion takes place from 9:00 to 10:00 am and “Title Insurance Dissection – Real World Examples” runs from 10:15 to 11:15 am.
- April 13, 2015 - Davison, Eastman & Muñoz’s Michael J. Fasano, Counsel, will speak at the National Business Institute Seminar in Princeton, NJ. The topic is “Title Law From Start to Finish.” Michael is on the panels: “Best Practices for Curing Title Problems” and “Overview of Title Insurance Claims and Litigation.” The program is designed for Attorneys, Title Insurance Agents, Title and Abstract Professionals, Paralegals and Lenders.
Deeds often contain directional descriptions. The deed might say that one boundary line of the property runs “north 57 degrees 5 minutes west 100 feet”. That means that the particular boundary line of the property is 100 feet long and it goes in a north-westerly direction by the degrees so described. If you check the various...Read more
If you record a mortgage affecting land with the local county land recording office, that gives you priority over someone filing another mortgage after yours, correct? Well, not necessarily. I’m not saying don’t record. Always record. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that you’ve been protected. A recent example of how this can happen arises in the...Read more