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Peter Wight Yoars

Peter Wight Yoars

Yoars Law LLC
  • Construction Law, Products Liability, Medical Malpractice...
  • New York
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Summary

Peter W. Yoars, Jr. is a solution-driven attorney with experience in all aspects and phases of complex civil and commercial litigation, settlements, arbitrations and mediations. Peter has vast experience with jury and non-jury trials in state and Federal courts as well as arbitrations, mediations and other forms of ADR. As trial and lead counsel, he handles engineering and construction disputes, corporate litigation, environmental law, professional liability claims, toxic torts, product liability, among other cases. Peter has made hundreds of court appearances, drafted countless pleadings, motions and other court documents, managed intricate and voluminous discovery processes, taken and defended over thousands of depositions.

Education
Pace Law School
J.D. (1997)
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Allegheny College
B.A. (1993) | Political Science
Honors: Thesis: The Consistency of Chief Justice Rehnquist’s Opinions: A Ten-Case Study
Activities: Varsity Football (four years), 1990 NCAA National Champions;
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Professional Experience
Founder and Principal
Yoars Law LLC
- Current
Partner
Goldberg Segalla, LLP
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Partner
Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett, PC
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Litigation Attorney
Law Offices of Todd J. Krouner
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Litigation Attorney
Barton, LLP
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Associate
Law Offices of Dominick J. Robustelli
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Publications
Articles & Publications
New York Construction Law Update
American Bar Association - Construction Industry Forum
New York Construction Law Update
American Bar Association - Construction Industry Forum
Awards
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Top 1% of America's Most Honored Professionals
The American Registry
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
"The highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards. The AV Preeminent Rating is the pinnacle of professional excellence earned through a strenuous Peer Review Rating process that is managed and monitored by Martindale-Hubbell since 1887."
Top 1% of America's Most Honored Professionals
The American Registry
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Top 1% of American Professionals
American Registry
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
2013 - Current.
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
Member
- Current
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American Bar Association
Steering Committee, Forum Committee on Construction Industry, Division 10
- Current
Activities: State Legislation Chair & Co-Publications Liaison
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Pennsylvania State Bar # 204719
inactive
- Current
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New York State Bar # 2903326
Member
- Current
Activities: Lawyers Assistance Committee (2015-Current)
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
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U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
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U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
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U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    30 minute free consultation. Thereafter, hourly rates apply.
  • Contingent Fees
    Decided on a case-by-case basis.
Practice Areas
  • Construction Law
  • Products Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Insurance Defense
  • Environmental Law
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Business Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Civil Litigation - Complex
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Yoars Law website
Website
Firm website
Blog
Contact & Map
Yoars Law LLC
75 S. Broadway
4th Floor
White Plains, NY 10601
USA
Telephone: (914) 740-1050
Fax: (914) 740-1051