In February of 2020, CWAH Partner, Michael J. Ash was designated by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a certified trial attorney. CWAH is able to offer referral fees for attorneys who refer specialized litigation including eminent domain and tax appeals cases.
Michael J. Ash
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Michael J. Ash, CRE, joined Carlin & Ward in 2019 bringing 15 years of experience in real estate law for public projects to the representation of property owners in eminent domain acquisitions. Now a partner at Carlin, Ward, Ash & Heiart, LLC, his practice focuses on real estate litigation and trial advocacy in eminent domain matters and tax appeals. He...
Scott A. Heiart
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Scott Heiart is the Managing Partner of Carlin, Ward, Ash & Heiart, LLC. He joined the firm in 2005 after serving as a law clerk to the Hon. Maurice J. Gallipoli, Assignment Judge in Hudson County where he first worked on eminent domain cases. Mr. Heiart has almost twenty years of experience getting great results for property owners faced with...
William J. Ward – Counsel Emeritus
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Prior to his retirement in 2022, Mr. Ward's practice has been focused mainly on condemnation of property by Eminent Domain. As Deputy Attorney General, New Jersey Department of Transportation from 1971 to 1974, he was assigned to the acquisition of rights-of-way for state highways and gave administrative advice to the Division of Construction and Maintenance. From 1974 to 1982, he...
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Mr. Usvyat became an associate with Carlin & Ward in January 2021. He joined the firm in February 2012 as a paralegal. Prior to joining the firm he also served as a paralegal for the Law Offices William J. Courtney, LLC. He graduated from Rutgers University in 2009 with a degree in Criminal Justice. He obtained his Juris Doctorate from...
John Carlin (in Memoriam)
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In memoriam (1936-2014) John J. Carlin, Jr. was a co-founding partner of our predecessor firm, Carlin & Ward, P.C. He was a proud graduate of Harvard Law School. He was also a veteran having served with distinction in the United States Army attaining the rank of Captain. Prior toentering private practice, Mr. Carlin was First Assistant Prosecutor in Hudson County...