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Kirsten A. Levin

Kirsten A. Levin

Of Counsel
Location:
Atlantic City, New Jersey
Phone:
609-318-3932
800-549-7594
Fax:
609-345–0043
Email:

Kirsten A. Levin concentrates her practice on representing persons accused of criminal and quasi-criminal offenses in the Federal, State and Municipal Courts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Ms. Levin aggressively defends such persons in criminal and quasi-criminal proceedings.*

Prior to working at the Law Offices of Joseph A. Levin, LLC, Ms. Levin served as an assistant defender at the Defender Association of Philadelphia, during which time she successfully represented the criminally accused in preliminary hearings, bail hearings, violation of probation hearings, motion hearings, and trials.

In addition to her experience as a criminal litigator, Ms. Levin practiced as an attorney at GMAC Mortgage, where she focused exclusively upon employment litigation involving wrongful termination, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, and hostile work environment matters. Previously, Ms. Levin was an associate at Nugent, Fitzgerald, McGroarty & McFadden, P.A., where she was involved in every facet of civil litigation.

Ms. Levin had the privilege of serving as a law clerk for the Honorable Carol E. Higbee, Pr.J.Civ., where she researched issues, drafted memoranda, and recommended dispositions in civil litigation cases.

Prior to her clerkship, Ms. Levin was selected as a judicial intern for the Honorable L. Anthony Gibson, J.S.C. (ret.) in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division and the Honorable Phillip A. Gruccio, J.S.C. (ret.) in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division. During her internships, Ms. Levin reviewed judicial opinions prior to publication and researched and wrote judicial memoranda.

Ms. Levin is a graduate of Widener University School of Law, where she was awarded the American Jurisprudence Award in Legal Methods (Legal Research and Writing) and earned honors in Legal Methods, Moot Court, and Contracts. Ms. Levin received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Villanova University. At Villanova University, Ms. Levin was on the Dean's List and was a member of Gamma Phi Honor Society.

Ms. Levin is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and all state courts in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Assaults
  • Homicides
  • Casino Crimes
  • Gun charges
  • Domestic Violence

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1994
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1993
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1993

Education

  • Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware
    • Major: Accounting
  • Villanova University, College of Commerce and Finance Villanova, PA
    • B.S.
    • Honors: G.P.A. 3.5/ Dean's List
    • Major: Accounting

Honors and Awards

  • American Jurisprudence Award in Legal Methods (Legal Research and Writing)
  • Honor Grades in Legal Methods; Moot Court; Contracts I; Contracts II

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Gamma Phi Honor Society, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Levant, Martin & Levin, P.C., Atlantic City, NJ, Of Counsel, 2002 - 2006
  • GMAC Mortgage, Staff Attorney/ Employment Law - Employee Relations Specialist, 1999 - 2000
  • Defender Association of Philadelphia, Trial Attorney, 1998 - 1999
  • Nugent, Fitzgerald, McGroarty & McFadden, P.A., Associate/ General Civil, Commercial, and Environmental Litigation, 1994 - 1998
  • The Honorable Carol E. Higbee, Superior Court of New Jersey, Judicial Law Clerk/ Civil Law Division, 1993 - 1994
  • The Honorable L. Anthony Gibson, Superior Court of New Jersey, Judicial Law Intern/ Chancery Division, 1993
  • The Honorable Philip A. Gruccio, Superior Court of New Jersey, Judicial Law Intern/ Appellate Division, 1992
  • Jacobs, Bruso & Barbone, P.A., Law Clerk, 1991