Christopher James Trofimov

Christopher James Trofimov: Attorney with Donnelly Minter & Kelly, LLC


Mr. Trofimov is Counsel with Donnelly Minter & Kelly, LLC, concentrating his practice on estate planning & administration, federal and state taxation, and related matters, as well as representation of closely-held and small to mid-sized businesses.

With more than ten years of experience, working for both a large, regional firm and running his own solo practice, Mr. Trofimov’s experience is diverse. With his background as a litigator, Chris has the perspective to help his clients avoid pitfalls which can lead to litigation.

Mr. Trofimov’s clients are varied and include individuals, estates, individual and corporate trustees, banks, investment companies and other business entities, including LLC’s, partnerships, and corporations.

Mr. Trofimov has been named to the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers, Rising Stars for 2018 – the seventh consecutive year – in the area of estate planning and administration.

A lifetime resident of Hunterdon County, Mr. Trofimov is active in the community having served as the President of the Hunterdon County Bar Association and Campaign Chairman for two successful Board of Chosen Freeholder’s campaigns.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Trusts and Estates
  • Trusts and Estates Taxation
  • Closely Held Business Estate Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Business Estate Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Federal Taxation
  • State Taxation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
973-826-5301  Phone
973-200-6396  Phone
University Attended:
College of the Holy Cross, B.A., 2002
Law School Attended:
Seton Hall University, J.D., 2005
Year of First Admission:
2005, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey; 2005, New Jersey
Hunterdon County Bar Association (President: 2013-2014)
New Jersey State Bar Association (Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section)
Birth Information:
Morristown, New Jersey

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