Kristine M. Carranceja-Gurski, Esq.

Kristine Carranceja-Gurski was admitted to the Bar of the State of New Jersey in 2007 and the Bar of the State of New York in 2008. She graduated from St. John’s University in Queens, New York with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and Politics in 1996 and a minor in Philosophy.

After college, Ms. Carranceja-Gurski worked for various brokerage firms, providing her with a strong background in financial services and retirement planning. In 2004, she decided to pursue her dream of becoming a lawyer and attended Loyola University of New Orleans College of Law, where she graduated in 2007.  

Ms. Carranceja-Gurski is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Ocean County Bar Association, and the Monmouth Bar Association. She was instrumental in the formation of the Ocean County Bar Association’s Pro Bono Committee and served as its first Chair.

Public Service

A long-time believer in community involvement, Ms. Carranceja-Gurski has served in various leadership roles as early as her high school years and throughout college. While at law school, she was actively involved in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.  She also served as the Executive Director for the Filipino Children’s Fund, as the Treasurer and later Co-President of her daughter’s parent-teacher organization, and currently serves on the Board of Trustees of her homeowner’s association.  

Prior to joining The Matus Law Group, Ms. Carranceja-Gurski coordinated a pro bono program for lawyers for a non-profit legal organization, where she had the opportunity to lecture to the public on expungement law and to present at continuing legal education seminars regarding the value and importance of pro bono representation.

Personal Life

Ms. Carranceja-Gurski treasures the time she spends with her family and friends, and enjoys travel, foreign languages, and theater. She is an avid reader of inspirational books and historical fiction and on weekends can be found biking the trails of the county park, enjoying the Jersey Shore, or wandering the aisles of home decorating stores.