Orange County Trial Attorney Karren Kenney has spent her entire legal career litigating cases throughout Southern California. As a former Senior Deputy Public Defender at the Orange County Public Defender’s Officer, she became one of the best criminal jury trial attorneys in Orange County. Ms. Kenney spent five years litigating aggravated white collar crime cases, and has tried over 70 criminal jury trials at the state and federal level. Her trial experience includes numerous aggravated white collar crime cases involving investment fraud, wire fraud, mail fraud, securities fraud, insurance fraud, real estate fraud, worker’s compensation fraud and embezzlement. In addition to litigating fraud cases, Ms. Kenney has also tried cases involving RICO charges, conspiracy, drug crimes, weapons crimes, and murder.
She works closely with her clients and aggressively litigates her cases in order to obtain the best possible outcome for her clients. During her career as a Public Defender, she was named Public Defender of the Year and earned the respect of her colleagues in the Public Defender’s Office, District Attorney’s Office, as well as with the judges she regularly appears before.
For more than 20 years, Karren Kenney has been practicing law in Orange County where her local knowledge of the courts and procedures has proven priceless to her clients innumerable times. She spent the first 6 years of her legal career as a civil litigation attorney in Orange County, handling receivership matters, medical malpractice defense cases, and foreclosure litigation. After transitioning into criminal trial work at the Orange County Public Defender’s office, she spent the next 12 years of her career defending thousands of cases throughout all stages of criminal prosecution, and welcomes the opportunity to go to trial. After leaving the Public Defender’s office in 2012, Ms. Kenney expanded her litigation and trial experience into the federal court system, and has tried federal cases involving real estate investment fraud, conspiracy, wire fraud, mail fraud and RICO charges. In addition to expanding into the federal trial arena, Ms. Kenney also handles complex receivership matters, which requires specialized knowledge in receivership law.
In addition to being an attorney, Ms. Kenney is a Certified Fraud Specialist. In 2014, Attorney Kenney was certified by the Association of Certified Fraud Specialists, and assists other attorneys with complex fraud related matters.
Ms. Kenney takes pride in being a tenacious and effective trial lawyer who has no fear in the courtroom, and zealously represents her clients in order to obtain the best possible outcome. Prior to becoming a successful trial attorney, Ms. Kenney had the privilege of performing as an NFL cheerleader during and after law school for the San Diego Chargers and the Los Angeles Rams. In addition to performing, Ms. Kenney acted as a team liaison during public appearances that were made on behalf of the NFL teams she represented as a cheerleader. The performance and public appearance skills obtained during her NFL cheerleading career have been a cornerstone in her relational skills to jurors during the jury trial process.
Attorney Kenney currently accepts criminal cases, business litigation cases, and is available to assist other attorneys during the jury trial process. To have Karren Kenney on your side and tip the scales of justice in your favor, contact Kenney Legal Defense Corporation now online or call (855) 505-5588 to set up a consultation.