Livingston, NJ
T: 973.863.7597
F: 973.994.3375
Practice Areas

Professional Liability Defense

Employment Litigation Defense

Personal Injury Defense

Public Entity and Civil Rights Defense

Commercial Litigation

Product Liability and Toxic Tort Defense

Petar Kuridza, Partner

Pete focuses his practice on the defense of complex professional liability, personal injury and employment law matters in the state and federal courts of New Jersey. He has substantial experience in handling all phases of litigation and is an experienced courtroom advocate. He is also well-versed in defending attorneys in ethics matters.

Prior to the joining the firm, Pete was an Assistant Prosecutor in Hudson County. As a prosecutor, he handled a variety of complex criminal cases, including homicides, and tried a number of cases to verdict. Pete regularly leverages his significant courtroom and trial experience as a prosecutor to assist and defend firm clients in criminal and municipal matters.

Work Experience

Partner, Morgan Melhuish Abrutyn LLP, 2016-Present

Associate, Morgan Melhuish Abrutyn, 2005-2015

Assistant Prosecutor, Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office, 2001-2005

Law Clerk, Honorable John F. Kingfield and Honorable Edward M. Coleman, Judges of the New Jersey Superior Court, 2000-2001

Bar Admissions

New Jersey

US District Court for the District of New Jersey


JD, Seton Hall School of Law, 2000

BA, Old Dominion University, 1996

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