Kurt J. Trinter, Esq.

Areas of Practice

General litigation, employment litigation, civil rights litigation, personal injury, workers’ compensation

Bar Admissions

New Jersey State Bar, 2005

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2005

Third Circuit Court of Appeals, 2015


College of New Jersey, B.S., summa cum laude, 1997

Rutgers School of Law- Newark, J.D., 2005

Professional Affiliations

New Jersey Bar Association


Mr. Trinter graduated summa cum laude from The College of New Jersey with a major in music. He taught in public schools before attending the Rutgers School of Law- Newark. At Rutgers, Mr. Trinter was the Senior Notes Editor of the Rutgers Law Record and worked in the Community Law Clinic. Mr. Trinter graduated in 2005, passed the bar examination, and now practices in New Jersey State courts, as well as in the federal courts of the District of New Jersey and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

After graduating from law school, Mr. Trinter began his practice of law in the field of education and construction law prior to moving to a litigation firm, at which he practiced in the areas of liability, bodily injury, construction, employment, worker’s compensation and toxic torts. Mr. Trinter then worked as staff trial counsel for an insurance company where he focused primarily on bodily injury, liability and asbestos cases before moving to a practice which centered on public entity litigation. Mr. Trinter joined Kelso & Burgess in 2017 and continues to focus on public entity law in the areas of liability, bodily injury and employment litigation, which includes claims of discrimination, harassment, and other civil rights violations.


Email: Ktrinter@kelsoburgess.com