The firm was established in 1910 as Hyer and Armstrong. The principals were Frederick Hyer and David Armstrong. The firm name changed to Armstrong and Little in or about 1959 when William F. Little, Jr. joined the firm as a partner. At that time, the firm consisted of David Armstrong and David K. Armstrong. Christopher D. Armstrong joined the firm as an attorney in June of 1972. William F. Little, Jr. retired January 1, 1992.
Christopher D. Armstrong, Esq.
Christopher D. Armstrong, Esq. passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at the age of 70.
Born in Columbus, Ga., Mr. Armstrong was raised in and lived in Rahway until moving to Scotch Plains 30 years ago. He was a lifetime strong supporter of the Columbia University Football Team. Mr. Armstrong graduated from Gunnery School Preparatory in Washington, Conn., in 1963, and was selected for a one year fellowship at the prestigious English-Speaking Union prior to attending Colby College in Waterville, Maine, from where he graduated in 1968. He then attended the Syracuse University College of Law, where he received his J.D. in 1971. After being admitted to the bar in 1972, Mr. Armstrong joined the firm of Armstrong & Little. After Mr. Little retired in 1992, the office continued serving the community, thereafter as the Law Office of Christopher D. Armstrong.
Christopher A. Kozlowski, Esq.
Before Mr. Armstrong's passing, an attorney by the name of Christopher A. Kozlowski submitted his resume to the firm grateful and eager to meet him. Although Mr. Armstrong had a high interest in learning more about Mr. Kozlowski, the two never got to officially discuss any opportunities together due to Mr. Armstrong’s sudden passing. Mr. Armstrong had been a long time family friend of Kozlowski’s fiancé's family. Mr. Kozlowski felt passionate about making sure Armstrong's legacy and firm continued operating with the foundation and ideals that Armstrong had instilled in the firm. Mr. Kozlowski purchased the firm in late 2015,
This new firm hopes to have a seamless transition. Mr. Armstrong was a well-respected attorney and Kozlowski wishes to continue his tradition of success and attention to his clients’ needs. Mr. Kozlowski lives in Rahway. He believes that keeping the practice local as well as supporting the community and local business is extremely important. He is a member of the Union County Bar Association, Rahway Honorary PBA, and the 200 Club of Union County.
Mr. Kozlowski received his undergraduate degree in Business Management from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. After graduation, he attended law school at Villanova University School of Law and graduated in 2014. During law school, Mr. Kozlowski worked in both the public and private sector including the District Attorney of Philadelphia’s Office, and private law firms focusing on the practice of contracts, property damage, and real estate. Since his graduation, Kozlowski has been a general practitioner, primarily focusing on various aspects of civil litigation, including personal injury, property damage, contracts, and traffic law.