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Practice Areas

Expert Testimony

Forensic analysis, testimony, and technical support for attorneys representing both plaintiffs and defendants in complicated litigation in matters such as: construction, civil and municipal engineering, land surveying, planning and zoning, construction codes, home improvement contracts, slips, trips and falls, and barrier free access (ADA compliance).

Accessible Buildings and Sites (ADA)

Inspect and review public accommodations for compliance with the standards set by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Assignments have included: restaurants, hotels/motels, shopping centers, retail stores, barber shops, hair stylists and nail salons, parking lots, marinas and public streets and sidewalks.

Land Use

Provide engineering, planning and land surveying testimony before municipal Planning and Zoning Boards regarding site plans and subdivisions many of which require variances. Testify about proposed changes to municipal Land Use Ordinances.

Dispute Resolution

Facilitate the resolution of disputes between municipal governments, property owners, project owners, design professionals, contractors and insurance carriers. Resolve conflicts such as property line disagreements, drainage problems and other local government matters.

Integrated experience in a number of areas

Carl E. Peters is a licensed Professional Engineer, Professional Land Surveyor, Professional Planner and Construction Official in the State of New Jersey with decades of experience in both the public and private sectors.

As a Municipal Engineer he was responsible for the design and construction of many public works projects. He also acted as Planning Board and Zoning Board Engineer. He was also Construction Official and Plumbing Subcode Official, overseeing the “Building Department” and administering the NJ Uniform Construction Code for the municipality.

In private practice he has served as a Resident Engineer, Project Engineer, Project Manager, and Forensic Civil Engineer.

Since joining New Jersey’s Barrier Free Subcode Committee in the early 1990s, he has actively worked toward the removal of barriers to access in buildings, sites, and public rights-of-way.

Mr. Peters is also on the roster of Civil Mediators for the New Jersey Courts.

Carl Peters
Carl Peters

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