Kevin P. McKernan


McKernan Law carefully prepares each case regardless of the severity of the charges and gives it the attention it deserves. You can trust that this law firm, backed by its experience and passion to win, focuses on the fundamentals of practicing law for the betterment of its clients and their cases. Mr.McKernan believes in meeting adversity head on and will fight for his clients until the best possible outcome is achieved. While other firms may outsource your case to other attorneys or lose it in the shuffle, at Kevin McKernan Law your case is always given the individualized attention it deserves because Mr. McKernan believes in trying every case to the very best of his ability. If you put your trust in the Law Firm of Kevin McKernan, Mr. McKernan will ensure that he personally will be there to give you the guidance you need when you find yourself in stressful or complex life situations.

What distinguishes McKernan Law from other firms is its intimate knowledge of criminal law as it pertains to individual states such as the New Jersey judicial system. If facing a criminal prosecution in New Jersey, our firm has the experience to handle your case effectively, being well-versed in the way cases are adjudicated in this state. For example, in the New Jersey judicial system a person convicted of a felony can apply to the court to have his or her criminal record sealed, otherwise known as expungement. When facing a criminal charge and possible conviction it is critical to hire an attorney who has a working knowledge of the intricacies of the specific judicial system in which you are charged of a crime. At McKernan Law, this is the case.



  • Fordham Law School, New York, New York
    - Juris Doctor

  • University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana
    - Bachelor of Arts , Government and International Relations
    - Special Certificate in Soviet and East European Studies

Former Assistant District Attorney
Bureau Chief, Investigations
Senior Trial Attorney

Bar Admissions:

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Federal Courts in New York and New Jersey

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • New York State Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Member of the National College of DWI Attorneys
  • One of the 25 attorneys honored in NY and one of the 20 attorneys honored in NJ by the National College of DWI Attorneys
  • Former Legal Deputy National Counsel to the Ancient Order of Hibernians
  • Former New York State Ancient Order of Hibernians Legal Counsel
  • Director of the Notre Dame Club of Staten Island
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Staten Island Criminal Defense Association
  • Affiliate Member of the Staten Island Board of Realtors
  • Member of the New York State Defenders Association