Kelsey E. Gittler

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Kelsey E. Gittler was born and raised in New York. She earned a Bachelor degree in Sociology, Spanish and Journalism from the State University of New York at New Paltz and graduated Cum Laude in 2015. In 2019, she earned her Juris Doctor degree from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. Ms. Gittler became an Associate with Torino & Bernstein, P.C. after she was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2020. 

Ms. Gittler’s strong interest in civil litigation began while in law school when she was a Legal Intern for a New York City law firm that specializes in Personal Injury. She subsequently devoted her law school studies to tort litigation, excelling in advanced torts and trial preparation courses, including Hofstra’s E. David Woycik, Jr. Intensive Trial Technique Program. She began working at Torino & Bernstein P.C. as a Law Clerk during her second year of law school. She assisted the firm’s attorneys with motion practice, legal research and trial preparation. 

While in law school, she also furthered her studies on legal writing. She is the author of From No Taxation Without Representation to No Taxation Without Legislation: A Modern Day Tax Issue in Need of a Federal Response, which was published in Volume 18 of the Florida State University Business Review. She also served as an Editor on The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Law Journal (“ACTEC”) at Hofstra, where she assisted her colleagues by editing their articles with the goal of getting them published.

Ms. Gittler is a member of the New York State Bar Association and presently resides in Jericho, New York.