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Kimberly A. Knill

Kimberly A. Knill
P.O. Box 1534
Laguna Beach, CA 92652
Phone: 949-497-8313
Fax: 949-242-2200
kimberlyknill@mac.com

City: Laguna Beach

State Bar of California Admission Date: December 7, 1988

Other Jurisdictions:
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona
  • Ninth Circuit United States Court of Appeals
Education:
  • Pepperdine School of Law, J.D. degree, 1988
  • University of Arizona, B.S. degree, 1985
Employment:
  • Legal Research Attorney, Orange County Superior Court, 2014 to present
  • Owner, Law Offices of Kimberly A. Knill, 1994 – 2014
  • Associate, McDermott, Will & Emery, 1988 – 1994
State Bar Activities:
  • Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation, member, 2012 – present
Other:
  • Specialization: Certified Appellate Specialist – Certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, 2000 – 2015
  • Appointed: Temporary Judge, Orange County Superior Court of California, 2010 – present
  • Instructor:
    • Legal Research and Writing, Whittier School of Law, Past
    • Legal Research and Writing and Civil Litigation, University of California Irvine Paralegal Program, Past
  • Representative Appellate Litigation:
    • Mesa Shopping Center - East, LLC v. O Hill (2014) 232 Cal.App.4th 890
    • In re H.K. (2013) 217 Cal.App.4th 1422
    • J.R. v. D.P. (2012) 212 Cal.App.4th 374
    • In re G.S.R. (2008) 159 Cal.App.4th 1202
    • In re Naomi P. (2005) 132 Cal.App.4th 808
    • Petrou v. South Coast Emergency Group (2004) 119 Cal.App.4th 1090
    • Guardianship of Simpson (1998) 67 Cal.App.4th 914
Membership:
  • Orange County Bar Association, Current
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Current
Volunteer Activities:
  • Laguna Beach Unified School District (Site Council, Curriculum Council), Past
  • Laguna Beach PTA (School Sites and Council, several offices held), Past
  • Laguna Beach High School Scholarship Foundation Trustee, Past Vice President