Mr. Kinal was a U.S. Army Judge Advocate (JAG) stationed at Fort Knox, Kentucky from 1986-1989. During this time he was in the Claims and Administrative Law sections but also gained extensive experience in family law issues representing military personnel and their spouses. He was a legal advisor to the base family abuse team (FACMT). In 1989 Mr. Kinal left active duty and became a law clerk to Judge Kunselman in Beaver County. Kinal Law Office was established by Mr. Kinal in 1992 and has been practicing law in Beaver County ever since, concentrating in family law, school law, and wills and estates.
Mr. Kinal has lectured and taught on a wide variety of family and school law issues for Elizabethtown Community College, Elizabethtown, Kentucky; University of Kentucky, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Pennsylvania State University, Beaver Campus; Carlow College, and the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.