Peter R. Willis
Mr. Willis has practiced criminal and civil litigation for over 40 years and is one of the most recognized criminal defense attorneys in New Jersey. He successfully defended or was involved in the defense of several of the State's most celebrated criminal cases. Mr. Willis has also represented a large number of high-profile clients in the federal system, providing his skills in more than 20 states throughout the country.

Mr. Willis has been annually recognized in Super Lawyers' advertising section of New Jersey Monthly Magazine and the New Jersey edition of Super Lawyers magazine from 2008 through 2013.

In addition to his active practice, Mr. Willis has lectured on criminal procedure for the New Jersey State Bar's ICLE Skills and Method course and previously published a monthly column in New Jersey Cops Magazine.

Undergrad: Hobart College and Upsala College

Law School: Suffolk University

Admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 1970
1970 - 1978: Partnership Eugene Boffa and Peter R. Willis, firm employed
five associates
1978 - 2012: Willis & Young, P.C., firm employed three attorneys
2012 - Present: Peter R. Willis, Esquire, LLP, firm employs three attorneys

Kevin G. Callahan
Callahan, a former New Jersey Superior Court Judge, presided over more than 25,000 criminal felony cases and tried more than 600 felony cases, including more than 200 homicide cases. He recently retired as the senior criminal judge in New Jersey with 25 years of service in the division. He has written more than 1,000 decisions regarding felony crimes within the New Jersey court system and has taught State and local judges and attorneys for the past 25 years in New Jersey and at various universities and institutions.

Since joining Peter R. Willis, Esquire, LLP as of counsel, Judge Callahan has focused primarily on civil litigation and appellate review.



Charles Alvarez
Charles Alvarez, a 2006 graduate of Columbia Law School, joined the firm in 2011. In addition to focusing on criminal defense, Charles has also handled a variety of family law matters. Prior to joining the firm Charles' legal experience was primarily in patent and commercial litigation. Charles received his bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland in 2002.