THE NEWS

Senior Associate Jessica Villegas recognized as a “Rising Star” by ASCDC

June 8, 2024

The Association of Southern California Defense Counsel recently listed a select number of attorneys with less than ten years’ experience as “Rising Stars” in the defense community. Jessica was recognized as an outstanding medical malpractice defense lawyer and will be formerly recognized at the Association’s “Hall of Fame Reception and Dinner” event on June 13th…

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2023 SCAHRM Holiday Party

February 2, 2024

KMS Partners Robert McKenna, Patrick Stockalper, Michael Pittman, Kaytee Costa, Danielle Velasquez and Esther Kim attend SCAHRM’s 2023 Annual Holiday event at the California Club.

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Patrick Stockalper to speak before the Los Angeles Chapter of the Society of Hospital Medicine

February 7, 2023

KMS Partner Patrick Stockalper has been invited to speak before the Los Angeles Chapter of the Society of Hospital Medicine (“SHM”) in March 2023 on relevant legal topics facing hospitalists in their practice of hospital medicine. SHM is an organization focused on the promotion of exceptional care for hospitalized patients, advancing hospital medicine through education…

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Patrick Stockalper selected as a 2023 Executive Member for the Los Angeles Chapter of ABOTA

February 7, 2023

KMS Partner Patrick Stockalper has been selected as a 2023 Executive Committee Member for the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Board of trial Advocates (“ABOTA”).  ABOTA is a national association of experienced plaintiff and defense trial lawyers and judges, all dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial.

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KMS sponsors key event at annual SCAHRM event.

October 18, 2022

KMS was a proud sponsor of the Poolside Reception at this year’s Southern California Association for Healthcare Risk Management’s (SCAHRM) Annual Conference. This year’s conference was held at the Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage over 3 days. The conference was attended by many hospital risk managers, lawyers and insurance professionals.…

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Partners Jim Kjar and Jason Petersen attend annual Orange County Judges Association Charity golf tournament.

October 18, 2022

The Orange County Bar Association’s Charitable Fund recently held its annual Judge Kenneth Lae Charity Gold Scramble at Monarch Beach Golf Links in Dana Point. Jim kjar and Jason Petersen represented KMS at the tournament, which was attended by numerous judges and lawyers from both L.A. and Orange Counties.

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Jim Kjar attends annual ABOTA black tie event.

October 18, 2022

Each year the Los Angeles Chapter of The American Board of Trial Advocates holds its annual black tie awards dinner. This year’s dinner was at the Beverly Hills Hotel. It is attended by many of the top plaintiff and defense trial lawyers and many judges. Jim Kjar was proud to represent KMS at this gala.

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