For over twenty-five years, Kathleen has defended lawyers and law firms in actions throughout California for legal malpractice, malicious prosecution, defamation, and in disciplinary proceedings and related matters. The State Bar of California certified Kathleen as a Legal Malpractice Specialist and she served as Chair of the State Bar Legal Malpractice Law Advisory Committee until October 2016. Kathleen has represented over 150 judges in matters before the California Commission on Judicial Performance. Further, she defends employers facing harassment, discrimination and wrongful termination claims.
Kathleen is an experienced trial lawyer and a recognized authority on lawyers’ and judges’ professional liability. She has been named a “Northern California Super Lawyer” in Professional Liability Defense every year since 2006 and one of the Best Lawyers in America since 2010. Kathleen has chaired the Legal Malpractice Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco and co-chaired various ABA committees relating to lawyers’ professional liability and litigation