- Matters most recently before various judicial tribunals and courts of which we are most proud include the pro bono representation of a juvenile defendant without immigration credentials, resulting in a guilty plea to an ordinance violation thereby avoiding any jeopardy to a still unresolved immigration status but particularly in light of the apparent antiimmigration enforcement presently in place.
- The Law Firm has also represented a civil litigant resulting in a favorable disposition as a result of advocacy addressed by the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division and their consideration of the Entire Controversy Rule.
- In the area of Domestic Violence, a wife engaged the Law Firm as a result of allegations brought against her by her former husband. After a lengthy trial, the wife was exonerated and the former husband was found fully culpable. The matter is presently being appealed by the former husband.
- Another State of New Jersey, Law Division (Criminal) litigation charging sexual assault, the Law Firm argued in a pretrial motion that certain alleged CSAAS (Child Sexual Abuse Accommodation Syndrome expert testimony ought properly be excluded in light of the Supreme Court of New Jersey’s consideration in State of New Jersey -vs- Juan L. Gil, c-653, September Term 2016 078718. The trial court denied this request for relief and an interlocutory appeal was then taken to the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division. The Appellate Division initially declined said interlocutory appeal but up”on a motion for reconsideration, accepted the interlocutory appeal and ruled that the Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division not be permitted to receive said alleged expert testimony unless and until a ruling by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
Recent participant in lecture presentation regarding criminal law/defense of justification.
Criminal Law Monograph – author of Criminal Law Monograph originally published 2012 and now revised for upcoming publication on or before January 1, 2018, more specifically updating recent developments in criminal law and procedure in the State of New Jersey, including but not limited to attention to the most significant changes in New Jersey criminal law in the area of bail reform N.J.S.A. 2A:162-1.
Presentation before the Chief’s Conference on Thursday, December 14, 2017, addressing “Hot Topics” including but not limited to matters addressing work place antiharassment training and recently decided Federal Court decisions on the issue of excessive force.
Peter was an Honoree on November 29, 2017 at an Annual Dinner for contributions to a community organization addressing the needs of the citizen population regardless of ethnic background, race or religion.