A native of Havre de Grace, Joseph R. Kreush is a graduate of Havre de Grace Senior High School. After high school he attended Frostburg State University where he acquired a double major in Political Science and Law and Society. Thereafter, Joseph attended the Claude W. Pettit College of Law at Ohio Northern University where he obtained his Juris Doctorate.
Joseph first began his legal work experience as an intern for the Honorable John A. Conte J.S.C. (Retired) in the Bergen County Superior Court located in Hackensack, New Jersey. While under the tutelage of Judge Conte, Joseph gained experience in cases involving the New Jersey Division of Youth and Family Services, which included matters of child abuse and neglect, termination of parental rights, and restraining orders.
After law school, Joseph remained in the Bergen County Superior Court and served as law clerk to the Honorable Lisa A. Firko, J.S.C. in the Superior Court’s Family Division. During the term of his clerkship, Joseph served as mediator for small claim civil matters and interacted with Judges, attorneys, and pro se litigants in all areas of Family law, including divorce, prenuptial agreements, custody, child support, spousal support, adoption, and domestic violence.
Upon completion of his clerkship, Joseph joined private practice. There Joseph continued to hone his skills in the practice of family law, but also assisted the Municipal Prosecutor for the Borough of Norwood, New Jersey in matters of DUI, traffic, and minor drug offenses.
In 2013, Joseph married his wife, Afton, and relocated back to his home state of Maryland. After being admitted to the Maryland Bar, he formed The Law Office of Joseph R. Kreush, LLC where he serves clients in Harford and Cecil County.
|NJ||Resigned Without Prejudice||2011||01/14/2020|
|Owner||Law Office of Joseph R, Kreush, LLC||2014 - Present|
|Attorney||Aronsohn, Weiner & Salerno, P.C.||2013 - 2014|
|Associate||November & Nunnink, LLC||2012 - 2013|
|Law Clerk to the Honorable Lisa A. Firko, J.S.C.||Bergen County Superior Court||2011 - 2012|
|Legal Intern to the Hon. John A. Conte, J.S.C.||Bergen County Superior Court||2010 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Maryland State Bar Association||Attorney Member||2014 - Present|
|Harford County Bar Association||Attorney Member||2014 - Present|
|Havre de Grace Chamber of Commerce||Member||2014 - Present|
|Bergen County Bar Association||Attorney Member||2011 - 2013|
|Barry Croland Family Law American Inn of Court||Attorney Member||2011 - 2013|
|Ohio Northern University - Claude W. Pettit College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2011|
|Frostburg State University||BS - Bachelor of Science||2008|
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