Joseph S. Caruso, is a graduate of Rutgers University Law School Tax Honors Program with Distinction. He was admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey in 1990. Mr. Caruso's practice is concentrated in the fields of construction litigation and real estate law.
Mr. Caruso and his law firm represent contractors, owners and investors in all aspects of the real estate and construction industry, including, drafting and reviewing contracts, negotiating change orders, filing bid protests and mechanic's liens, establishing and defending delay damage claims, purusing and defending bond claims, collecting construction related debts and litigating disputes. Mr. Caruso served on the Construction nad Public Contract Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association and was twice selected as "One of the Best Attorneys in South Jersey" by the readers of the Courier Post newspaper.
The firm's client base consists of both small and multimillion dollar construction companies, suppliers and real estate developers involved in private and publicly funded contracts. Mr. Caruso has negotiated countless contracts with private and public owners, including, Contracting Officers of the Public Housing Authorities, School Boards, Municipal Utilities Authorities and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Mr. Caruso has extensive experience in construction and bond claim litigation and has conducted trails in these matters in the state trial and appellate courts throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. Additionally, Mr. Caruso has litigated construction and bond claims in the United States Federal District Courts of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. He also handles white collar crime involving the same matters. He has closed residential commercial real estate transactions on behalf of both buyers and sellers throughout the State of New Jersey.
Mr. Caruso knows that all relevant factors, including litigation and transaction costs, must be considered in developing a representation strategy for his clients. The law firm of Joseph S. Caruso, P.C., is known as a construction and real estate law boutique. We litigate and arbitrate cases against and with the largest law firms in the tri-state area. However, as clients you are not paying for fancy woodwork or a downtown address. You are paying for top quality representation at reasonable and affordable rates.
It is this philosophy and experience that has helped generate a happy and loyal client base over the years.