About New Jersey Eminent Domain Law Blog

Carlin & Ward, P.C. was founded in March 2002 by principals John J. Carlin, Jr. and William J. Ward.


William J. Ward, author and publisher of the New Jersey Eminent Domain Law Blog writes legal commentary on legislative issues and cases from the New Jersey Superior Courts to the United States Supreme Court, and their effect on New Jersey residents and business owners.

The blog is dedicated to informing the general public, as well as attorneys and real estate professionals, about current condemnation and redevelopment procedures and their impact on private property.

Mr. Ward honed his skills as a Deputy Attorney General, litigating cases for the Department of Transportation and as secretary and general counsel for the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority. He was the leader of the eminent domain practice in a Hudson County firm for twenty years before he established Carlin & Ward . Mr. Ward's practice is concentrated exclusively in eminent domain litigation and appeals. He represents residential, business, and commercial clients in matters including real estate property valuation, access modification, relocation, condemnation, and riparian claims. He handles cases for property owners against condemning authorities including municipal, state, and redevelopment agencies. His extensive career spans more than three decades in this practice are. He has appeared before the federal courts, the N.J. Superior, Appellate and Supreme Courts. Articles about his verdicts and settlements have frequently appeared in the New Jersey Law Journal. For speaking engagements or media interviews, please see CONTACT US.

Susan L. Ward, Marketing and Communications Director at Carlin & Ward, assists with research, editing, blog technology, and subscriber notification. Ms. Ward is a member of the Legal Marketing Association (LMA) and Chair of the LMA Membership Committee. She is the author of several articles about blogs published in the New Jersey Law Journal. She was a contributing writer in the chapter on legal blogs in the New Jersey Lawyer 2005-2006 Guide to the Internet. Ms. Ward was a panelist at the Association of Accounting Marketing New York Metro Chapter on blogs.

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