Kevin M. Costello

Kevin M. Costello

Costello & Mains, LLC
  • Employment Law, Civil Rights
  • New Jersey
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Kevin Costello was admitted to the Bar in 1991 and is a founding Member of Costello & Mains, LLC, a full-state Employment, Complex Personal Injury, School Bullying and Civil Rights trial firm in Mount Laurel. He’s one of the approximately 5% of trial lawyers Certified as a Civil Trial Attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court. He’s currently the President-Elect of the New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ) and in June of 2019, will be sworn in as President. He is a member of the American Association for Justice’s (AAJ) Council of Presidents.

Kevin is a founding and past chair of NJAJ’s Employment Section, a founding and past Chair of the Camden County Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Committee, has served as a Chair for multiple state and local bar association committees, and has chaired or served as a speaker for in excess of 70 CLE events on trial work, employment, complex personal injury, school rights and civil rights. He has made numerous appearances on local and national radio and television to discuss employment and civil rights and has been published on dozens of occasions on the same subjects. He’s spoken often to organized labor organizations, civic groups, advocacy groups and professional associations on civil and employment rights.

He’s been named to the Million Dollar Advocates’ Forum as well as to the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates’ Forum, has been awarded the Roosevelt Nesmith Civil Rights Award by the Southern Burlington County NAACP, the “Champions of Equality” Award” by Garden State Equality, has been named a “Super Lawyer” in Employment Law for over eleven consecutive years, a “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” by The National Trial Lawyers’ Association and has been given a “BV Distinguished Rating in Legal Ability and Ethics Standards” and “BV Distinguished Peer Rating” by Martindale-Hubbell.

Suffolk University Law School
J.D. (1991)
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Brandeis University
B.A. (1988) | Political Science
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Professional Experience
Costello & Mains, LLC
- Current
Articles & Publications
Identifying LAD claims for LGBT Clients
New Jersey Lawyer Magazine
The Paralegal’s Role in Employment Cases
New Jersey Lawyer Magazine
Preparation of Clients for Deposition in Employment Matters
New Jersey Lawyer
Certified Civil Trial Attorney
Supreme Court of New Jersey
Super Lawyer
Thomas Reuters
Roosevelt Nesmith Civil Rights Award
Southern Burlington County NAACP
BV Distinguished Peer Rating
"Champions of Equality” Award
Garden State Equality
Rising Stars, Top Lawyer Under 40
SJ Magazine, published by Thomas Reuters
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers Association
Top 100 Trial Lawyers (2010-2015)
BV Distinguished Rating in Legal Ability and Ethics Standards
BV Distinguished Rating, 2015 and 2016
Professional Associations
New Jersey State Bar  # 024411991
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Free initial consultation.
Practice Areas
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Civil Rights
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Costello & Mains, LLC
18000 Horizon Way
Suite 800
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Toll-Free: (844) 339-4279
Telephone: (856) 291-0642
Fax: (856) 727-9797
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)