KMS Makes 3 New Partners

October 10, 2019

KMS is proud to announce that Danielle Velasquez, Kaytee Costa, and Esther Kim are now partners in the firm. They have been with the firm since it opened and have numerous defense verdicts to their credit. The firm is very proud of its commitment to promoting opportunity for talented young lawyers. In addition to the…

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KMS is Proud to Sponsor the National Association of Women Judges

September 30, 2019
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KMS Wins 2019 Manhattan Beach 6 Man Volleyball Tournament

September 24, 2019

For the third time in the last four years, KMS has won the Manhattan Beach Six Man Volleyball Tournament, Men’s Open division. The Manhattan Six Man is the oldest and most prestigious six man beach volleyball tournament in the United States. This was a back to back win for Team Spyder/Res Ipsa. They have made…

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ACI Conference Presentation – Defense’s and Plaintiff’s Perspective on Early Settlement of Birth Injury Cases

August 13, 2019

Patrick Stockalper was an invited panelist at the American Conference Institute Obstetrics Malpractice Claims seminar in Philadelphia. The seminar features some of the top medical malpractice lawyers in the country. He participated on a panel entitled “Plaintiff and Defense Perspectives on Early Settlement in Birth Injury Cases” which took place on June 27, 2019 at…

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Jim Kjar and Pat Stockalper attend FDCC Annual Meeting in Sun Valley Idaho

August 3, 2019

Jim Kjar and Pat Stockalper attended FDCC Annual Meeting at the Sun Valley Lodge in Sun Valley, Idaho. The FDCC is an invitation-only organization for distinguished defense trial lawyers, corporate counsel and insurance industry leaders.

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KMS attends Summer Mixer with Association of Southern California Defense Counsel

June 16, 2019

On June 16th KMS went to The Perch in DTLA for the ASCDC mixer celebrating women lawyers.

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Patrick Stockalper and Melissa Wetkowski Prevail on Appeal

May 30, 2019

Patrick Stockalper, Esq. and Melissa Wetkowski, Esq. successfully obtain Court of Appeal ruling upholding summary judgment for Azusa Pacific University (APU) involving concussion injury. Ms. Wetkowski prepared a motion for summary judgment arguing that Plaintiff’s claim was barred by the assumption of risk doctrine. Plaintiff was a cheerleader for APU who suffered three alleged concussions…

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