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Kevin C. Orr received his law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law, and a B.S. in ceramic engineering from Alfred University.


Mr. Orr is admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey and the U.S. District Court for the State of New Jersey.


Following law school, Mr. Orr completed a civil clerkship with the Honorable George P. Helfrich, Judge Superior Court of the State of New Jersey, Law Division, Morris County.


Before starting his own practice in the early 1990s, Mr. Orr was with the Morris County Prosecutor's office. While there, he prosecuted Juvenile and Domestic Violence cases.


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES & ACCOMPLISHMENTS


APPOINTMENTS


* Vice Chair, Office of Attorney Ethics of the Supreme Court of New Jersey, District VB (Essex County - Suburban Essex) Ethics Committee, 2015 to present.
* Member, Office of Attorney Ethics of the Supreme Court of New Jersey, District VB (Essex County - Suburban Essex) Ethics Committee, 2011 to 2015.


GENERAL PRACTICE
* Recipient of 2011 Essex County Bar Association General Practice Trial Attorney Achievement Award


ELECTED POSITIONS
*Bernards Township Republican Municipal Committee, Elected Official, 2007 to Present


LAND USE
* Essex County Condemnation Commissioner, 2006 to present
* Zoning Board of Adjustment (Bernards Township, NJ), Chair, 2009 to 2015; Member, 2006 to 2015
*Planning Board (Bernards Township, NJ), Member, 2006 to 2013
*Bernards Township’s Wastewater Management Subcommittee for Somerset County Planning Board’s County Wastewater Management Plan, 2008 to Present
*Zoning Board of Adjustment (Long Hill Township, NJ), Alternate Member, 2001-2002


PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT
New Jersey Superior Court, Law Division, Morris County
Law Clerk to Hon. George P. Helfrich, J.S.C. (1990-1991)
Office of the Morris County Prosecutor
Staff Attorney (1991-1992)


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Languages spoken: English, German

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Criminal Defense: 30%
    25 years
  2. Divorce: 25%
    25 years
  3. Juvenile: 20%
    25 years
  4. Litigation: 15%
    25 years
  5. Domestic Violence: 10%
    25 years

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    Kevin Orr is a formidable opponent whom I would have work with or represent me if I were to require legal representation as co-counsel or for myself in a matter. He is creative as well as very thorough and diligent to a point that exceeds many other attorneys in my experience. He stays relentlessy focused on achieving the result which is needed by his client.

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    Lloyd Markind
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  • Bari Zell Weinberger

    Kevin is the real deal. A true people’s lawyer. He approaches his cases with professionalism, integrity, responsiveness, genuine compassion and legal excellence. He is a class act.

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    Bari Weinberger Family Attorney
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Contact info

33 Washington Street
Suite 1010
Newark, NJ, 07102

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive199207/28/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2016
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
General Practice Trial Attorney Achievement AwardEssex County Bar Association2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Kevin Crawford Orr1992 - Present
Staff AttorneyMorris County Prosecutor's Office1991 - 1992
Law Clerk to Hon. George P. Helfrich, J.S.C.Superior Court of New Jersey, Morris County1990 - 1991
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Office Of Attorney Ethics, District VB (Essex County - Suburban Essex) Ethics CommitteeVice Chair2015 - Present
Office Of Attorney Ethics, District VB (Essex County - Suburban Essex) Ethics CommitteeMember2011 - Present
Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New JerseyN/A2000 - Present
Essex County Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. Triestman, 416 N.J. Super. 195 (App.Div. 2010)Reversed
Pipko v. CIA, 312 F. Supp. 2d 669 (D.N.J. 2003)Dismissed
State v. El Moghrabi, 316 N.J. Super. 139 (App.Div. 1998)Dismissed
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seton Hall University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Alfred UniversityN/AB.S. Ceramic Engineering1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Law Review CLEDomestic Violence2011