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BRIAN KIERNAN has been a partner with Kiernan & Strenk in Morristown, New Jersey, for the past 30 years. His practice is concentrated in civil litigation and focuses on construction, employment, corporate and commercial disputes, as well as truck, premises and personal liability. He practices in state and federal court, as well as in multiple arbitration venues. Since 1990, Mr. Kiernan has been continuously certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a certified civil trial attorney. He frequently serves as a court appointed civil arbitrator in Morris County. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Kiernan received his B.A. degree, with distinction, from Rutgers University and his J.D. degree from Seton Hall University Law School where he was editor-in- chief of the Law Review. He has been a frequent lecturer for National Business Institute and NJ ICLE.
WILLIAM L. KUZMIN is a member with Cohen Placitella & Roth P.C., in Red Bank, New Jersey. He focuses his work on representing those injured through mass tort, with a specialty in asbestos related disease, medical malpractice, and catastrophic incident personal injury. A member of the New Jersey State and Pennsylvania bar associations, Mr. Kuzmin has actively litigated matters venued in state and federal court in those jurisdictions, obtaining numerous positive outcomes for his clients. He has served as lead counsel on several mass tort cases in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania. An active participant in the courtroom, Mr. Kuzmin is experienced in all facets of trial practice, including pre-trial preparation, voir dire, and direct and cross-examination of witnesses. He is a member of the American Association of Justice and New Jersey Association of Justice. Mr. Kuzmin earned his B.A. degree from Rutgers University and his J.D. degree from the Rutgers University School of Law-Newark.
KRISTEN B. MILLER is an attorney with Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C. and a member of the firm's personal injury and medical malpractice team. Her practice includes all aspects of civil litigation, both state and federal, at the trial and appellate level, with a particular focus on medical malpractice and personal injury. She is a member of American Association for Justice; Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey; National Trial Lawyers; New Jersey Association for Justice; New Jersey Women Lawyers Association; Trial Lawyers of New Jersey; Women Lawyers in Bergen; and the Bergen County, Garden State, Essex County, Hudson County, New Jersey State and American bar associations. Ms. Miller received her B.A. degree, cum laude, from Lehigh University and earned her J.D. degree from Rutgers University School of Law.
CHRISTOPHER L. MUSMANNO is a partner with Einhorn Harris in Denville, and is chair of the firm's Personal Injury Department. His main areas of practice are personal injury and workers' compensation. Mr. Musmanno is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Morris County Bar Association. He is a certified civil trial attorney as confirmed by the New Jersey Supreme Court, and he serves as an arbitrator at the Morris County courthouse evaluating cases. Mr. Musmanno received his B.A. degree from the University of Virginia and his J.D. degree from Seton Hall University Law School.