Peter Backes, the great-grandfather of Pierson Backes, began practicing law in Trenton, New Jersey in the 1880's. Since then, the Backes family has practiced law father-and-son in central New Jersey for four generations.
The late William Backes, Jr., and his son Pierson Backes began practicing law together in 1997. In 2007, Kevin Pollock became a member of the firm of-counsel. Deborah Gnatt became a member of the firm in 2018.
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