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Seth A Kurs

Seth A Kurs

Practice areas:

General Practice, DUI & DWI, Car Accidents, Contracts & Agreements, Divorce & Separation, Estate Planning, Real Estate, Domestic Violence

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BACKGROUND


Born in Brooklyn, New York, Mr. Kurs spent his elementary school years in Reynoldsburg, Ohio, and then the remainder of his primary education years in East Windsor, New Jersey.


EDUCATION


Mr. Kurs received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Thomas Edison State College, and his Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School.


BAR ADMISSION


New Jersey, New York, and the Federal District of New Jersey.


TRAINING


While earning his Juris Doctor degree, he gained valuable civil litigation experience while completing an internship with the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), and criminal litigation experience while completing an internship with the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice, Office of the Attorney General, Organized Crime and Racketeering Bureau. Additionally Mr. Kurs served as a judicial clerk in the Supreme Court of New York, Kings County, Criminal Division, Domestic Violence Part, with the Honorable Charles A. Posner.


COMMUNITY SERVICE


In addition to his legal experience, Mr. Kurs has been an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) for more than twenty years.  He has served in both volunteer and career capacities, in both urban and suburban communities.  His experience is not limited to patient care, as he served three terms as Chief of EMS, has experience in heavy rescue, extrication, hazardous materials (HazMat), emergency management, and he has been a 9-1-1 dispatcher.  To this day, Mr. Kurs maintains current certifications and continues to serve as a volunteer on his local rescue squad.


As a founding member of the Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Medical Transportation Affinity Group of the American Health Lawyers Association, Mr. Kurs unites his legal experience with his experience as an EMT.  Together with other attorneys who also serve as EMTs or Paramedics, he co-authored a legal treatise on EMS Law.  Mr. Kurs serves as pro bono counsel to the Lawrence Township First Aid Squad, Roosevelt First Aid, Beverly-Edgewater Park First Aid, Cartaret First Aid Squad, and the East Windsor Township Rescue Squad, District One.


Mr. Kurs is a frequent lecturer on the Medical, Legal, and Ethical Considerations of EMS, scope of practice, as well as proper documentation of medical records.  Mr. Kurs has been a guest writer for the local newspaper, The Windsor-Hights Herald, as well as for the New Jersey Gold Cross, a magazine published by the New Jersey State First Aid Counsel.


Mr. Kurs served as one of the original members of the Mercer County Domestic Violence Victim Response Team which provides counseling and assistance to victims of domestic violence.  The team began as a collaborative effort between Womanspace and the East Windsor Police Department, and now provides services  throughout Mercer County.  Mr. Kurs continues to support the efforts of Womanspace, and now coordinates his efforts with Womanspace, providing pro bono legal services to victims of domestic violence.


AREAS OF PRACTICE


His areas of practice include Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury, Municipal Prosecution, Municipal Defense, Criminal Defense, Collections, Matrimonial, Divorce, Child Support, Restraining Orders, Adoptions, Family, Landlord/Tenant Litigation, Real Estate and General Litigation.


Mr. Kurs has extensive experience in handling Municipal Court matters, including Driving While Intoxicated (DWI/DUI) as he has previously served as a Municipal Prosecutor in the following municipalities:


PROSECUTING EXPERIENCE


Appointed Prosecutor:


East Windsor Township – 2008 & 2009


Assigned Prosecutor:


East Brunswick Township – 2007-2008
North Brunswick Township – 2007-2008
Helmetta Borough – 2007-2008


Substitute Prosecutor:


Hamilton Township – 2009
Lawrence Township – 2009
Princeton Borough – 2009
Plainsboro Township – 2009
Cranbury Township – 2009
Spotswood Township – 2007-2008


OTHER


Mr. Kurs is also an accomplished musician, with musical performances in Carnegie Hall, Royal Music Hall, Alexander Hall, and the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts.  As a cellist, Mr. Kurs is a lifelong student of classical music, however he has performed on a variety of instruments in various styles of music including classical, jazz, rock and musical theater.  No longer performing publicly, Mr. Kurs has kept music as an impassioned hobby, along with juggling.


CONTACT


skurs@massar-kurs.com


 


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. General Practice: 50%
    11 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 8%
    11 years
  3. Domestic Violence: 7%
    11 years
  4. Real Estate: 7%
    11 years
  5. Other: 28%
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Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($200-350/hour), Contingent (20-33%), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes), Pro Bono (5%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • H Benjamin Sharlin

    Seth is an excellent lawyer, knowledgeable and is committed to his clients' needs. I highly recommend him.

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    H Sharlin Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.

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    Christian Lassen Wrongful Death Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Massar & Kurs, P.A.

379 Princeton Hightstown Rd
Princeton Windsor Office Park
East Windsor, NJ, 08512-2960

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive200405/29/2015
NYCurrently registered 200403/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderMassar & Kurs, P.A.2012 - Present
Prosecuting AttorneyPlainsboro / Cranbury2009 - 2009
Prosecuting AttorneyHamilton Township2009 - 2009
Prosecuting AttorneyLawrence Township2009 - 2009
Prosecuting AttorneyPrinceton Township2009 - 2009
Municipal ProsecutorEast Windsor Township2008 - 2009
Prosecuting AttorneyEast Brunswick2007 - 2008
Prosecuting AttorneyNorth Brunswick2007 - 2008
Prosecuting AttorneyHelmetta2007 - 2008
Prosecuting AttorneySpottswood2007 - 2008

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
New Jersey State Bar AssociationN/A2004 - Present
Mercer County Bar AssociationN/A2004 - Present
New Jersey State First Aid CounselN/A1989 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
The Gold CrossMy Squad Just Received A Subpoena...2009

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Thomas Edison State CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2000

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Trauma SymposiumMedical Documentation2007
Continuing EducationCommunicationsN/A
Continuing EducationMedical DocumentationN/A
Continuing EducationMedical, Legal and Ethical Considerations in EMSN/A