Kristy L. Bruce

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Trenton, NJ

The Rubinstein Law Firm, LLC
 | 1675 Whitehorse Mercerville Road, Suite 206
Trenton, NJ 08619
Phone: 609-392-7600
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Criminal Defense (30%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%)


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Attorney Profile

Attorney Kristy L. Bruce represents clients charged with a crime or municipal violation in New Jersey. She also represents individuals who have been injured in an auto accident, fall or other incident in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She is a Partner at The Rubenstein Law Firm in Hamilton, New Jersey. 

She is the co-author of the book "New Jersey Personal Injury Law", a legal guide discussing personal injury law in New Jersey that is meant to assist other attorneys in the practice.

Before graduating from Rutgers University School of Law, Mrs. Bruce worked as a social worker and paralegal. From this experience, Mrs. Bruce gained an in depth understanding of her clients' needs and dedicates herself to meeting their expectations. The legal process is stressful. Mrs. Bruce's unique background assists her in providing extra support to her clients.

An active member of her community, Mrs. Bruce volunteers at the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen, Wills for Heroes Foundation and is a on the Board and a member of the Trenton Rotary Club. Mrs. Bruce also co-presented at the Annual New Jersey Personal Injury & Insurance Law Review in 2011. During law school, Mrs. Bruce served as a Notes and Comment Editor and a Staff Editor for Rutgers University Law Review.

Mrs. Bruce is licensed to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, as well as the District Court of New Jersey, and U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (40%): Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Brain Injury

Criminal Defense (30%): Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Theft

Business Litigation (20%)

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%): DUI/DWI

Focus Areas

Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Brain Injury, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Theft, DUI/DWI


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Rising Stars: 2012 - 2018

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About Kristy Bruce

Admitted: 2008, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:


  • Recipient of award naming me one of the top 40 alumni from Arcadia University under the age of 40., 40 Alumni Under 40, Arcadia University, 2017
  • Paul Harris Fellow Recipient, Trenton Rotary Club, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Trenton Area Soup Kitchen, 2016
  • Wills for Heros Foundation
  • Trenton Rotary Club

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Panel speaker concerning opening statements in a New Jersey expedited verbal threshold case, Speaker, Trying an Expedited Verbal Threshold Case, NJ Association For Justice, 2017
  • Book - New Jersey Personal Injury Law: A comprehensive treatise discussing personal injury law in New Jersey. Contains practice pointers, strategies for all stages of a personal injury case, law, sample forms, and tools to help you prepare your case, New Jersey Personal Injury Law, Thomson Reuters, 2013
  • Speaker, The Annual NJ Personal Injury & Insurance Law Review 2011, 2011
  • Rutgers University (Camden) Law Journal


  • $625k settlement for spinal injuries from a motor vehicle accident, 2016
  • $750,000 settlement for brain injury resulting from motor vehicle crash, 2015
  • $1.25 million dollar settlement for client rear ended by a commercial vehicle, sustaining a brain injury., 2011

Educational Background:

  • Arcadia University, B.A., Psychology, 2000

Industry Groups

  • Bucks County Bar Association
  • Mercer County Bar Association
  • New Jersey Association For Justice
  • Pennsylvania Association For Justice
  • Trenton Rotary Club Board Member
Office Location for Kristy L. Bruce

1675 Whitehorse Mercerville Road
Suite 206
Trenton, NJ 08619

Phone: 609-392-7600


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Last Updated: 11/1/2018

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