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Peter J. Lamont, Esq. is a litigation, personal law and business lawyer who handles a variety of lawsuits, disputes and business matters. Mr. Lamont handles cases in New Jersey State and Federal Courts, as well as in the Appellate Division. 


He typically handles cases in the following areas: insurance defense, construction, personal injury, auto/pip, corporate, business, copryright, landlord/tenant issues, employment law,  and general litigation.


Mr. Lamont represents a number of companies and designers in the kitchen and bath sector.  He is general counsel for the US division of a major international cabinet manufacturer. 



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Practice areas


  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 25%
    13 years, 4 thousand cases
  2. Contracts: 20%
    13 years, 3 thousand cases
  3. Business: 20%
    13 years, 6.1 thousand cases
  4. Personal Injury: 15%
    Less than 1 year, 1.5 thousand cases
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (15 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Law Offices of Peter J. Lamont

623 Lafayette Avenue
Suite 2
Hawthorne, NJ, 07506-2330

Law Offices of Peter J. Lamont (New York Office)

293 Graham Ave., 2F
Brooklyn, NY, 11211



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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top NJ Attorneys 2016201 Magazine2016
A+ RatingBetter Business Bureau2015
American Institute of Bankruptcy Attorneys10 Best Bankruptcy Attorneys2015
10 Best Bankruptcy AttorneysAmerican Institute of Bankruptcy Attorneys2014
2013 Client's Choice AwardAVVO2013
Distinguished Alumni AwardWilliam Paterson University2011
Consumer Protection CommitteeNJ Bar Association2010
Business and Commercial Litigation and Government CommitteeNJSBA2010
Public Sector CommitteeNJSBA2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Peter J. Lamont2003 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Society for Human Resource ManagementMember2015 - Present
Hawthorne Chamber of CommerceMember2010 - Present
National Association of the Remodeling IndustryMember2010 - Present
Construction Management ResourceSpeaker2010 - Present
National Association of Subrogation ProfessionalsMember2010 - Present
New Jersey State Bar Association, Business and Commercial Litigation CommitteeOfficer2009 - Present
NKBAMember2008 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Passaic County Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
New Jersey State Bar Association, Consumer Protection Law CommitteeBoard Member2010 - 2012
New Jersey Consumer Rights Advocacy GroupOfficer2010 - 2012
New Jersey State Bar Association, Government and Public Sector Lawyers CommitteeOfficer2010 - 2012
New Jersey Defense AssociationMember2005 - 2006
Defense Research InstituteMember2002 - 2005
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Smith v. Poggenpohl US, Inc.Dismissal on Summary Judgment for my client
Poggenpohl v. NuhausCase settled in my client's favor
Poggenpohl v. VincentWe won the case on Summary Judgment
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Publication nameTitleDate
Architectural LightingPartnerships, Collaborations, and Transitions2013
Architectural LightingPreparing for the Unexpected2013
ARCHITECTURAL LIGHTING MagazineHanging Out a Shingle2012
Architectural Lighting MagazineInternational Waters2012
K&BB OnlineDesigner Dealings2012
ARCHITECTURAL LIGHTING MagazineGetting paid in today's economy.2012
Book ISBN: 9781105719028A Fresh Start: Understanding Chapter 7 Bankruptcy2012
Designers CircleGuarding Your Deposits2011
K+BBLegal Aid: Choosing a Lawyer2011
Kitchen, Bath and Design Industry NewsDoes Your Business Need to Hire an Attorney (and if so, when?)2011
K+BB MagazineGiving In, Not Up2011
K+BB MagazineEffective Contracts2011
Kitchen, Bath & Design NewsState & Federal Licensing Requirements The impact of licensing regulations on the kitchen and bath design industry2011
Industry InsightsIssues Facing Kitchen & Bath Dealers2011
Designer's CircleBreach of Contract in Arizonia2011
German Legal Defense Association MagazineThe Impact of the American Economy on German Litigation2011
K+BBProtect Yourself with a Checklist2010
K+BBThe ABCs of Subcontractor Agreements2010
K+BBLegal Aid: Talking Points2009
K+BBCritical Collections2009
K+BBLegal Aid: Critical Collections2009
K+BBArticle:Legal Aid: Order of Protection2009
Kitchen & Bath Business MagazineAvoid consumer litigation with communication2009
Kitchen & Bath Business MagazineProtect yourself and your business from costly litigation2009
Kitchen & Bath Business MagazineHuman Error2009
KBBonline.comConsumer protection laws are getting stricter: are you in the know?2009
KBBonline.comCritical Collections2009
New Jersey LawyerDownstream Liability2005
New Jersey LawyerComputing for Attorneys2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
William Paterson UniversityN/AN/A1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
National Kitchen & Bath AssociationUnderstanding Intellectual Property2013
American Society of Interior DesignersRedesigning the Business of Interior Design2013
M&S Psychotherapy Training SeminarLiability Prevention for Counselors2012
M&S PsychotherapyHippa Compliance & Regulations2012
The Law as A CareerThe Law as A Career2011
Law Talk RadioLaunching A Law Firm with Business Attorney Peter J Lamont2011
Hawthorne Chamber of CommerceState & Federal Licensing Requirements The impact of licensing regulations on the kitchen and bath design industry2011
2011 East Coast Convention of PsychotherapistsBasic Employment Law2011
2011 Design Professional SeminarLitigation Prevention in a Litigious World2011
Poggenpohl National Sales MeetingLiability Prevention2010
NKBALitigation Prevention2010
Annual MeetingConstruction LItigation Trends & Developments2010