Civil litigation including administrative proceedings;
school law, insurance law, elder law, construction litigation, criminal
law, municipal and land use law, general practice including contracts,
wills, business sales and real estate.
Experience includes multiple
criminal and civil jury trials in State and Federal courts, many
years of municipal representation including general municipal work
and affordable housing litigation as well as planning and zoning
experience representing both applicants and Boards.
experience negotiating and litigating personal injury and property
damage claims on behalf of diverse homeowners and businesses assigned
by their insurance carrier.
School Board representation has included
appearances and litigation before administrative bodies to resolve
contested special needs issues and diverse personnel and contract
Experience also includes successful representation of the
committee formed to recall a School Board member, which may have
been the first successful recall in the State of New Jersey.
- Designated one of New Jersey’s Super Lawyers
(2004) and named Salem County Outstanding Legal Professional by the New Jersey State Bar Association
- Admitted to the New Jersey State Bar and Federal Bar since 1976;
- Member of the New Jersey Board of Governors for the Association of Trial
Lawyers of America from 1985-1989;
- Past President of the Salem County
- Former Salem County Representative to the N.J.S.B.A.
Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointments Committee; and court-appointed
arbitrator for Salem, Gloucester and Cumberland Counties.
of Delaware, Bachelor of Science 1970; University of Richmond School
of Law 1975; Awarded American Juris Prudence Award for Criminal
Law, and authored Law Review comment, A Practitioner’s Guide
to the Federal Rules of Evidence published Fall of 1975.
HYATT LEGAL SERVICES: Approved Attorney.