Bar Admissions

Admitted to practice in:

State of New Jersey

State of New York

United States District Court of New Jersey

United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

United States Court of Federal Claims

Professional Activities And Memberships

Appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court to the:

1. Supreme Court, Model Criminal Jury Charge Committee, (2013-present)

2. Supreme Court, Office of Attorney Ethics, District X Fee Arbitration Committee (2015-present)

Ms. Kean has represented the ACDL as amicus curiae on several cases before the New Jersey Supreme Court.

President, Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (ACDL) 2018

Officer, Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (ACDL)

Member, Morris County Bar Association

Member, New Jersey State Bar Association

Willard C. Heckel Inn of Court, Rutgers Law School 1996 – 1998


Law Firm of Sharon Bittner Kean, Madison, New Jersey, established 2004

Zegas & Kean, L.L.C., Chatham, New Jersey, 2003-2004

Law Offices of Alan L. Zegas, Chatham, New Jersey, 1996-2003

Law Clerk to the Honorable Sybil R. Moses, A.J.S.C., Superior Court, 1995-1996

United States Attorney’s Office, Civil Division, Intern 1994

Rutgers Constitutional Litigation Clinic 1993 to 1994

Bergen County Office of the Public Defender, Intern 1993 to 1994

Executive Editor, Women’s Rights Law Reporter, 1995 to 1996

Rutgers Law School Award for Commitment to Pro Bono Service, 1996

Davis Polk & Wardwell, Paralegal 1988-1992.


Rutgers University School of Law

Northeastern University, Boston, M.A.