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Rick Wirick Chosen by Los Angeles Daily Journal as its Book Critic

August 16, 2018

The Los Angeles Daily Journal has been the daily newspaper for the greater Los Angeles legal community for over 60 years. It has selected KMS Partner Rick Wirick to regularly review books for the publication. Rick is a published author who was nominated for a prestigious PEN award for his first novel. He is also…

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KMS Receives 4 Defense Verdicts in 5 Weeks

August 7, 2018

Between July 1 and August 7, 2018 KMS lawyers won 4 trials for their clients. The cases were tried by Robert McKenna, Jim Kjar and Jon Schwalbach. Since January of this year the firm has won 8 trials. Please read The Results section of our website for details.

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KMS Wins Manhattan Beach 6 Man Beach Volleyball Tourney

August 5, 2018

Congratulations to Team Spyder/Res Ipsa on winning the Manhattan Beach 6 Man Beach Volleyball Championship, Men’s Open Division in August. The Manhattan 6 Man is the largest, oldest and most prestigious 6 person beach volleyball tournament in the U.S. This is the third championship team the firm has sponsored. Players from the firm included Jim…

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Patrick Stockalper Named Fellow of International Society of Barristers

July 1, 2018

With a regular membership of less than 700 lawyers (plaintiff and defense combined) throughout the United States and other countries adjudged by their peers and judges to be “outstanding in the field of advocacy,” the International Society of Barristers (ISOB) seeks to honor the role of the trial lawyer in our system of justice. One…

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Jim Kjar chosen to participate in ABOTA Annual Masters in Trial, June 22 at Southwestern Law School

June 22, 2018

The American Board of Trial Advocates puts on an Annual “Masters In Trial” program for attorneys and law students. Prominent trial lawyers for the defense and plaintiff bar are asked to participate in an all-day mock trial presided over by the Chief Judge of the Los Angeles County Superior Courts. The program is designed to…

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Join KMS at 38th Annual SCHARM Convention, May 2-4, 2018

May 2, 2018

KMS will be attending this year’s annual meeting of the Southern California Association of Hospital Risk Managers. It will be held at Rancho Las Palmas Resort in Rancho Mirage. KMS attorneys have been frequent speakers at this event. We hope to see you there.

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The Ball/Hunt/Schooley American Inn of Court in Long Beach, California to feature Robert McKenna as a speaker in May 2018.

May 1, 2018

Robert McKenna, along with former California State Bar President Tom Stolpman and the Honorable Roy Paul will present a moderated panel discussion on trial techniques for the members of the American Inn of Court in Long Beach, California on Tuesday, May 8th at L’Opera Restaurant. Please contact Mr. McKenna directly if you wish to attend…

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