Kimberly A. Yonta, Esq.

Professional Biography

Attorney Kimberly Yonta, Esq.

Kim Yonta launched YONTA LAW, LLC in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 2012 where she concentrates her practice on criminal and traffic defense cases. A former Assistant Hudson County Prosecutor in Jersey City, she tried numerous violent crime cases to verdict and served as both appellate unit and trial team supervisors.

Admitted to practice in New Jersey and Connecticut, Kim is a Past President of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA). She served as Chair of the Criminal Law Section, Co-Chair of the Committee on Lawyers in Transition and Chair of the Diversity Subcommittee on Education and Communication. She is a member of the Amicus Committee, the Finance and Operations Committee, Solo Small Firm Section and Women in the Profession Section. Kim is a former NJSBA trustee and representative to the Supreme Court Committee on Model Criminal Jury Charges, past Chair of the Women in the Profession Section, and Past Chair of the Young Lawyers Division. A former trustee of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation, Kim is a member of the “Legal Eagle” editorial advisory board and Law Center Building Committee.

Past appointments include: New Jersey Commission on Professionalism and the Law, Membership and Public Relations Committee, Judicial Administration Committee, Legal Education Committee, and Hudson Vicinage Advisory Committee on Minority Concerns.

Serving her local community, Kim is former assistant coach of the Rutgers University Mock Trial Association, the National Runner-Up Champion in 2011-12 and serves as a trustee of the Middlesex County Bar Association.

Achievements include NJSBA Professional Lawyer of the Year in 2021, MCBA Professional Lawyers of the Year in 2021, NJSBA Solo/Small Firm Practitioner of the Year in 2016, and Middlesex County Bar Association Young Lawyer of the Year in 2008.

Kim was sworn in to serve as president of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) at its 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting. The NJSBA is the state’s largest association of judges, lawyers and legal professionals. What do others say about Kim?  Watch here…

Kim served as the law clerk to the Hon. N. Peter Conforti in Morris County in 1999-2000.

She received her B.A., cum laude, from Providence College, attended Washington College of Law at American University, and received her J.D. from Quinnipiac University School of Law.

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Kim Yonta has been selected to the list of Super Lawyers since 2019.  This award is conferred by Thomson Reuters.  A description of the selection methodology can be found at

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