Mr. Heinold's practice concentrates in the areas of local government law, land use, real estate, and litigation.
DOUGLAS L. HEINOLD, ESQUIRE
Mr. Heinold's practice concentrates in the areas of local government law, land use and real estate. He is the chair of the Local Government Section of the Burlington County Bar Association and currently serves as Township Attorney for Delanco Township, Shamong Township and Borough of Medford Lakes, as well as Board Attorney for Cinnamnison and Chesterfield Township Planning Boards. He previously served as Township Attorney for Riverside Township, and has represented numerous additional public entities including: Bordentown City, Chesterfield, Cinnaminson, Delran, Evesham, Gloucester City, Mansfield, Medford, Medford Planning Board, Moorestown, Mount Holly, Pemberton, Pemberton Planning Board and Somers Point. He has also served as Special Counsel on Open Public Records Act (“OPRA”) litigation in Haddon Heights and Longport, and on Special Assessments in Alloway Township.
Mr. Heinold has extensive experience in land use matters involving local government land preservation and has handled some of the largest local government preservation transactions in Burlington County history, including the Pointe in Medford Township and King’s Grant-Phase II in Evesham Township. In addition, he has represented land use clients across the State, including national cellular telephone companies, commercial developers, residential subdivisions and individual residents.
Mr. Heinold attended Indian Mills School (1985), Shawnee High School (1989), Rutgers University (English and Sociology) (1993) and Rutgers School of Law (1996). He served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Ronald E. Bookbinder, A.J.S.C. during the Law Division’s 1996-97 term. He also obtained his Diplomate in New Jersey Municipal Law from Rutgers University. Prior to the formation of Raymond Coleman Heinold, LLP, Mr. Heinold was employed as Counsel with the firm of Parker McCay in Marlton, New Jersey.
Mr. Heinold is a Trustee for the Burlington County Bar Association, Trustee and Past President (2010-2011) of the Burlington County Bar Foundation, Trustee (2013-) of the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys, and a Member of the New Jersey State Bar Association. He is a past recipient of the prestigious Robert W. Criscuolo Award, given annually to an attorney in recognition of contributions to the Bar Association and the community.
Mr. Heinold previously served as the Fundraising Chair and the Logistics Chair for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life – Medford. Mr. Heinold is also a member of Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Tabernacle, where he served on the Board for the Church’s pre-school, The Grace Place (2007-2011). He has also previously volunteered as a coach of baseball and soccer in the Indian Mills Athletic Association and is a member of Medford Lakes Country Club.