Richard P. Kinnan

Richard Kinnan

RICHARD P. KINNAN,
Member, Since 1998
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Areas of Practice

  • Business Litigation
  • Civil Trial and Appellate Practice
  • Toxic Tort Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Personal Injury

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California

Education

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, CA, 1985 J.D.
  • Ohio Wesleyan University, 1982, B.A. summa cum laude, Major in Politics / Government

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of California, Member

Biography

Mr. Kinnan is a lawyer with nearly 30 years of civil litigation experience. He spent the first ten years of his practice on the defense side, and thereafter exclusively on the plaintiffs’ side, thus giving him a balanced view of the cases he handles. His areas of practice include product liability, personal injury, toxic tort, and various business and employment related matters. Mr. Kinnan received his J.D. from Loyola Law School in 1985, and graduated summa cum laude and phi beta kappa from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1982. Mr. Kinnan is Martindale-Hubbell Rated—AV Preeminent. He is a frequent contributor of articles for various legal journals. He has also been an invited speaker at the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Annual Environmental Law Symposium. Mr. Kinnan’s practice has included substantial appellate work, and he has several published appellate opinions, including a seminal case on legal cause in California, Mitchell vs Gonzalez, 54 Cal. 3d 1041 (1991). Many of the cases Mr. Kinnan has worked on have been successfully settled in the seven and eight figure range, including the Erin Brockovich case, and another hexavalent chromium contamination case affecting children at an elementary school in Los Angeles, California.