walter_schreyerSole Practitioner since 1980
Municipal Public Defender, Borough of Norwood, New Jersey since 1982
Located in Westwood, New Jersey
Representation of clients in all courts (Federal, State, County and Municipal) in both New Jersey and New York.

General practice of law specializing in all types of person injury and civil actions, criminal defense, commercial transactions and litigation.

Other major areas of practice include the following:

  • Real Estate and Zoning
  • Divorce and Family Law
  • Wills and Estates
  • Business Formations
  • Bankruptcy and Worker’s Compensation

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI/DWI
  • Traffic Violations
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Social Security — Disability
  • Personal Injury — Plaintiff
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents — Plaintiff
  • Products Liability Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Real Estate Law
  • State, Local & Municipal Law
  • Toxic Torts
  • Workers’ Compensation Law
  • Child Support
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Slip and Fall
  • Workplace Accidents
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Litigation
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Zoning Applications and Appeals
  • Adoptions
  • Juvenile Proceedings
  • Domestic Violence
  • Separation Agreements
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Nursing Home Issues

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1973
  • New York, 1974
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1973
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1978
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2001
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1978

Education

  • Albany Law School Union University, Albany, New York
    • J.D. – 1972
  • Colgate University
    • B.A. – 1969

Published Works

  • State vs. Andrial, 150 N.J. Super at Page 198 et seq, 1977

Representative Cases

Representative Clients

  • Fine Emblem Inc., Fairview, New Jersey
  • Schreyer Embroidery Co. Inc., Fairview, New Jersey

References

  • Bank of America, Westwood, NJ

Honors and Awards

  • The New Jersey Civil Service Association Civil Service Leader, 1988
  • Office of Hudson County Prosecutor Distinguished Service, 1978
  • Who’s Who in American Law, 1980
  • New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, Division of Criminal of Justice Certificate, 1977 – Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Bergen County Bar Association, 1978 – Present
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member, 1973 – Present
  • New York State Bar Association, Member, 1974 – Present
  • American Bar Association, 1973 – 1987
  • Schreyer Embroidery Co. Incorporated, Director and Officer, 1972 – Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Office of Public Defender, State of New Jersey, Former State Pool Attorney, 1980 – 1998
  • New Jersey, Deputy Attorney General, 1974 – 1978
  • Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office, Lead Prosecutor in Trial Section, 1978
  • New Jersey, New Jersey Prosecutor’s Association Advanced Training in Trial Tactics, Trial Practice and Advocacy, 1977 – Present
  • Hon. Frank G. Hahn, New Jersey State Superior Court, Law Secretary, 1973 – 1974
  • Hudson County, New Jersey, Assistant Prosecutor, 1974 – 1978

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Sigma Nu