Peter represents business owners, developers, property owners, individuals, and families, primarily in the areas of real estate and civil litigation. He has substantial expertise in land use, zoning, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, tax valuation, construction, condominium, and misrepresentation disputes. He also handles commercial, personal injury, probate, trust, estate and other complex civil litigation.
Peter serves clients in trials and appeals before state and local administrative and legislative bodies, and in the state and federal courts of Ohio and Kentucky.
Peter is the President of the Friends of Music Hall (FMH).
Areas Of Practice
Land Use and Zoning
U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1981
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1983
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1983
U.S. Supreme Court, 1986
Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, Ohio
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1981
Honors: Order of Barristers
Jessup International Moot Court Team
Executive Board, Moot Court Program
National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Notre Dame, Indiana
Diplomas, July 1993 and January 1994
Two-week intensive program in the art of advanced trial advocacy skills at the National Session in Boulder, Colorado, and three-day professional training program in deposition skills in Cleveland.
Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
B.A., summa cum laude, Bachelor of Arts, 1978
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
Dual Major: Philosophy & Economics
Distinguished Professor Scholarship in Philosophy, full tuition senior year
Philosophy Department Student of the Year
Phi Gamma Mu, National Social Science Honor Society
German language study at the Goethe Institute, Germany, 1976