Joseph J. Peters
Joseph J. Peters is an experienced personal injury attorney and well known litigator who has tried hundreds of matters to conclusion. With a broad legal practice and 40 years of experience, Joseph brings depth and knowledge to personal injury litigation, trucking, slip and fall, products liability, DUI cases, auto accidents, catastrophic injuries, structured settlements, civil litigation, and workers’ compensation and in the process, millions of dollars have been awarded to injured parties. In addition, Joseph also has extensive experience and knowledge in family law, divorce, domestic violence, custody, child support and adoption. Joseph takes an individual approach to each and every case, carefully assessing the unique elements and structuring creative strategies for success.
Joseph has been a member of the Middlesex County District Ethics Committee and the Middlesex County Fee Distribution Committee, and has also been a Middlesex County Personal Injury arbitrator on many cases. Joseph was selected for inclusion in the “New Jersey Super Lawyers”* by New Jersey Magazine for each year since 2012 in the category of Personal Injury. Joe has also been named as a New Jersey Best Lawyer for Families.
He is a frequently lecturer educating fellow attorneys on litigation, trial strategy and risk management as well as on settlement strategies. In addition, Joseph has served on the Board of the Rutgers Preparatory School in Somerset, New Jersey.
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Areas of Practice
- Domestic Violence (Co-Chair)
- Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation (Co-Chair)
- Commercial and Corporate Litigation
- Matrimonial and Family Law
- State of New Jersey, 1976
- Federal District Court of New Jersey
- Middlesex County Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers
- Middlesex County District Ethics Committee
- The Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 1976
- Wagner College, B.A., 1972