Kathleen T. Dilts is an active member of the State Bars of both New Jersey and California, and is admitted to the United States District Court of the State of New Jersey.
Ms. Dilts obtained an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Ramapo College in Mahwah, New Jersey, and worked for many years in the healthcare industry prior to pursuing a career in law. She then earned her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California, graduating with distinction and in the top 20% of her class.
While attending McGeorge School of Law, Ms. Dilts was a moot court competitor and served as Chief Comment Editor of The University of the Pacific Law Review, publishing an article analyzing the legal framework of domestic terrorism in the United States. She enjoyed the unique opportunity to take comparative freedom of speech coursework taught by then-Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy at the University of Salzburg, Austria.
Before joining Rothenberg, Rubenstein, Berliner, & Shinrod, Ms. Dilts advocated for the housing and healthcare needs of underserved and impoverished members of the Sacramento Community with Legal Services of Northern California. She also assisted in mediating the civil rights claims of Federal prisoners, acting as a liaison between incarcerated claimants, ADAs, and judges, and helping to bring many cases to early resolution.
Ms. Dilts is now proudly an Associate Attorney at Rothenberg, Rubenstein, Berliner & Shinrod, LLC, practicing on behalf of plaintiffs in medical malpractice, automobile accident, premises liability, and other complex personal injury actions.