John J. Delany of Linowes & Blocher
in Bethesda has been selected as the 2008-2009 recipient of the
Distinguished Maryland Real Property Practitioner. Mr. Delaney
has been practicing in the area of real property and land use
law for over forty years. He is respected as an authority on
zoning and land use law, and is an expert in land use regulation
and regulatory takings. He is an accomplished lecturer and
author in the land use and planning areas. Prior to practicing
law, he served as a lieutenant in the United States Army. Mr.
Delaney’s professional and civic affiliations include the
American Institute of Certified Planners, the American Planning
Association, the National Association of Homebuilders, the Board
of Directors of Gonzaga High School, and the Maryland Smart
Growth Commission. Please join us in extending our warmest
congratulations to Mr. Delaney on this recognition.