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Four years of college, three years for law school,  twenty five plus years of practice. A wife, three kids. Over 155 civil trials from the top to bottom of California, in federal and state courts, and legal matters through-out the world. Hard work and a love for it. Taking care of clients like family. It’s never been about getting rich, just that good feeling of being the champion of justice. No regrets here. See the details for yourself. 

Bring a world of experience to your case!

From Shanghai, China to London England, from Florida to Chicago and Connecticut to California, J. Grant Kennedy has been legally active. From San Diego to Solano, in 10 California counties, J. Grant Kennedy has tried cases. News papers, radio stations and legal publications through out the USA and internationally have published, interviewed and ran stories about J. Grant Kennedy. And still, J. Grant Kennedy remains, one of the least famous, yet most experienced civil trial attorneys in America today.

To request an appointment or find out more about Attorney J. Grant Kennedy doing mediation, please visit his other website – https://lovelegalmediation.com 

 

Publications

Los Angeles Times, quote concerning outcome of trial regarding defense of medical doctor from Martin Luther King Hospital who kept his license to practice medicine. December 20, 2005

 

Los Angeles Times, quote regarding the Los Angeles Times continuous coverage of a trial wherein I defended the license of one of the Martin Luther King Doctors involving facts from a story that had previously won the Times a Pulitzer prize.  circa February 2005

 

Chinese Daily News, World Journal, Quoted opinion on judicial race Alhambra Judicial District. December 5, 1999.

 

Los Angeles Times, Our Times, “Lawyers are People Too”, Front page feature interview regarding questions about peoples perception of lawyers. October 4, 1999.

 

Daily Republican, Fairfield, California. Quoted opinion on local judge. April 12, 1998.

 

American Journal, national television show interview regarding Haun Trial. Sept. 19,1997.

 

Los Angeles Times, Quoted Legal Expert for Los Angeles Times on the People v. Haun Trial on August 6, 13, 22,1997, Sept. 5, 12, 26, 27, 1997.

 

Ventura County Star: People in Business, Sept. 14,1997.

 

Ventura County Star: People in Business, Sept. 6, 1997.

 

Ventura County Bar Association,  “Citations”, 3 paragraph note about attending Special Spence Seminar. August, 1997.

 

Ventura County Star: Guest Author, “How to Avoid Litigation”, August 3,1997.

 

KVEN Radio, Ventura County, 30 minute Guest on “John & Cindy” drive-time program. July 25,1997.

 

Simi Valley Star & Enterprise, article about “Day in Trial” in Law Schools, June 21, 1997.

 

Speaking

Downey, California, Alternative Business Alternatives, Inc. keynote speaker: “How to Avoid Litigation and Understanding the Legal System”, June 25, 2000.

Ventura County Bar Association, “Effective Communication to Juries”, Bridging the Gap Program. June 17, 2000.

Introductory Speaker, “Third Party Bad Faith: Where are we and where are we headed?”, Ventura Trial Lawyers Association, February 22, 2000.

Event speaker: “Avoiding Lawsuits and Understanding the Legal System from Beginning to End” Presented by Alternative Business Capital, Embassy Suites, Santa Ana, January 16, 2000.

Master of Ceremonies and speaker for Judicial Race of Alhambra Judicial District press conference and announcement of candidacy of Llewelyn Chin. Event covered by all major Chinese television and press.

Event speaker: “Avoiding Lawsuits and Understanding the Legal System from Beginning to End” Presented by Alternative Business Capital, Holiday Inn, Santa Ana, October 23, 1999.

David v. Goliath: Unleashing the Hidden Powers of the Small Firm or Sole Practitioner in Litigation. San Fernando Valley Bar Association, October 22, 1999

Introductory speaker for Gerry Spence, Ventura Trial Lawyers Association, May 28, 1999.

“Insights, inspirations and tips of the Masters”, introductory speaker. Ventura Trial Lawyers Association Dinner Meeting. April 27, 1999.

“TRIAL SECRETS OF THE TRIAL DOGS”, Orange County Bar Association, Business Litigation Section. Speaker on panel with Vernon Hunt, James Ferruzzo, Judge William McDonald, July 15, 1997

Ventura County Trial Lawyers Association, “Understanding Soft Tissue Injury, and Proving it at Trial”, introductory speaker, May 27, 1997.

Ventura Technology Center, Speaker on use of video animation and graphics in the trail setting. December 2, 1997

Speaker: Encino Optimist Club, “Protecting Yourself When Investing,” November 6, 1996

“Buying a Business” Seminar, panelist on legal aspects of buying a business. Thousand Oaks Inn, February 1996.

“Buying a Business” Seminar, panelist on legal aspects of buying a business. Casa Serena Resort, April 1996.

Speaker: Camarillo Optimist Club, ” Protecting Yourself When Investing,” April 18, 1996.

The Legal Profession, Redwood Jr. High, December 1997.

Yearly Speaker at most Conejo Valley junior high schools on motivation through Youth Education Motivation Program. 1995-1998

American Inns of Court, Ventura CA. (1994) Speaker concerning video taped evidence.

Speaker: spoke to over 200 students on the practice of law, University of La Verne, School of Law(November, 1987)

Toastmasters America since November, 1995. Winner of several awards including best speaker, best evaluator and best table topics speaker.

Educator

Los Angeles Trial College, Instructor of trial technique and communication. Since October, 1996.  {program on hold since 1998}

Ventura College of Law: Trial instructor for day in trial class. 1996.

Santa Barbara College of Law: Trial instructor for day in trial class. 1996.

Licenses & Associations

United States Supreme Court (July 1989)

United States Court of Appeals, (October, 2003)

United States Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit (June 1988)

United States District Court -Central District

United States District Court-Eastern District, Sacramento

United States District Court-Northern District, San Francisco

Supreme Court of the State of California (June 1982)

State Bar of the State of California

    -Nominated for Board of Governors, First     District, September 1992.

President of Los Angeles Trial College (1996-present)

Who’s Who in American Law, 10th Edition, 1998

North American Directory of Who’s Who in

Executives and Professionals, 1998

Strathmore’s Who’s Who, 1998-1999.

Marquis’ Who’s Who, 1999.

Member of National Republican Senatorial Committee 1998

American Inns of Court~ Barrister (1995, 1996)

Ventura County Trial Lawyers Association

    -Board of Governors [1997-2000]

Victory Theater

    -Board of Directors, [1998-2000]

Ventura County Bar Association

California Central Coast

WORLD TRADE CENTER Association

Business Opportunities Council of California

Ventura County Criminal Defense Bar Association

California Real Estate License-Agent (1986)(2000)

Optimist of Conejo Valley, 1995-1997

San Fernando Valley Bar Association

Society of Automotive Engineers 2011

Registered Representative of the National Association of Securities Dealers, Series Seven level. (1982-84)

Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Association-Consumer Attorneys Association

    ~Served on the Education Committee–1991-1993

    ~Co-Chair on Deposition Dinner Meeting–September 12, 1991

        (over 350 people in attendance)

~Co-Chair on Arbitration Dinner Meeting–January 16, 1992

        (over 230 people attended)

Other States & Countries

 

ncNorth Carolina

 

Raleigh North Carolina News & Observer, Front page Life Styles Section, feature Article. 4/27/97

 

Ventura County Star: April 6, 1997 Front page and 5th page feature article.

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missouriMissouri

 

KFRU, “The Morning Show”, Columbia, Missouri, 20 minute on air interview, drive-time program. 4/2/97.

Conejo Times, article November, 1996

Ventura County Star, write up (September 21, 1996).

Conejo Business Times, Profile (October, 1996)

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californiaCalifornia

 

Citations, Ventura County Bar Association, Featured Article, Aug. 1999

G. Kennedy, “Pact Down”, The Los Angeles Daily Journal, featured article Verdicts and Settlements. April 16th , 1999.

G. Kennedy, “Authorizations Can Deliver Destructive Surprises at Trial” San Fernando Valley Bar Association Legal Notes, featured article. May, 1999.

G. Kennedy, “Brain Power = Tax Savings”, Ventura Bar Association, Citations, January, 1999.

G. Kennedy, “Pale to Powerful Speaking with Gerry Spence, Citations, Ventura County Bar Association. July, 1999.

G. Kennedy, “Using Reported Jury Verdicts in Preparing Your Case”. Citations, Ventura County Bar Association. July, 1999.

G. Kennedy, “Organized Lawyers: For the Profession to Function Like a Business, Attorneys Need to Unionize, Appeared in:

The Los Angeles Daily Journal, Featured Article. July 7,1999

The San Francisco Daily Journal, Featured Article, July 7, 1999

San Francisco Daily Journal: January 2, 1997 picture and feature article on front page

Ventura County Star: Guest Author, “How to Avoid Litigation”, August 3,1997

G. Kennedy, “Citations”, Ventura County Trial Lawyers Association Update, July, 1997.

Los Angeles Daily Journal: December 10, 1996 picture and feature article on front page

G. Kennedy, “Day in Trial”, Los Angeles Trial College, provided written materials for seminar. October, 1996.

News Chronicle: “Accident Fraud Claims are Exaggerated”, Featured opinion. July 23, 1994.

Los Angeles Daily Journal: Article on election, pictured with mention 5 times.

Los Angeles Daily Journal: September 1992 picture on front page with article.

G. Kennedy, “Guide to Personal Injury Arbitrators in Los Angeles County” (Springfield Publishing, 2nd ed. 1992)

G. Kennedy, “Arbitrators Night,” Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Association dinner meeting. (January 16, 1992)

G. Kennedy, “Dodging Deposition Difficulties,” Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Association dinner meeting (September 12, 1991) 

G. Kennedy, “Guide to Personal Injury Arbitrators in Los Angeles County” (Springfield Publishing, 1st ed. 1989)

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nebraskaNebraska

 

G. Kennedy, “Authorizations Can Deliver Destructive Surprises at Trial”, Nebraska Lawyer, Nebraska State Bar Journal, featured article. September, 1999.

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arizonaArizona

 

The Arizona Law Journal, Featured Article, July 26, 1999

 

 

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ColroadoColorado

 

The Colorado Law Journal, Featured Article, July 26, 1999

 

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The Law Offices of J. Grant Kennedy, 1985 to present involved in business, real estate, and trial matters concerning all matters including personal injury and wrongful death.Washington

 

The Washington Law Journal, Featured Article, July 26,1999

 

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Nevada

 

The Nevada Law Journal, Featured Article, July 26,1999

 

 

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WyomingWyoming

 

G. Kennedy, “Voir dire & Opening Statements”, provided all written materials for week long seminar taught by Gerry Spence, Dubois, Wyoming, July 7, 1997.

 

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new-zealandNew Zealand

 

G. Kennedy, “Singing for Juries”, Law Talk, New Zealand Law Society, Sept. 20, 1999

 

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The Law Offices of J. Grant Kennedy, 1985 to present involved in business, real estate, and trial matters concerning all matters including personal injury and wrongful death.

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Love Legal Mediation

 

Love Legal is Attorney J. Grant Kennedy’s website for his mediation practices. Please don’t hesitate to go to this website to contact him about a case or referral and find out more about his mediation practice.

Website is https://lovelegalmediation.com and you can find all of our social medias on that website as well.