JOHN J. DELANEY SELECTED AS DISTINGUISHED MARYLAND PRACTITIONER


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.