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Orange County criminal attorney and federal criminal lawyer Karren Kenney is the founder of Kenney Legal Defense Corporation.  KLDC is a criminal defense firm based in Orange County, California and is committed to defending  personal freedom with aggressive and compassionate representation for those accused of criminal activity.

Everyone matters and no one should go through the criminal court process without an effective and experienced criminal attorney fighting for them.  We zealously represent the interests of each client in order to obtain the best possible outcome for their particular situation. Criminal lawyer Karren Kenney provides aggressive, experienced and effective representation for all of her criminal defense clients. With over 20 years of litigation and jury trial experience, Orange County Criminal Lawyer Karren Kenney knows the importance of developing a comprehensive and effective strategy in defending her clients.  Ms. Kenney also assists in defending small businesses who are accused of illegal conduct.  Whether you or your company are under investigation, received a subpoena, or are facing criminal charges, KLDC can handle all of your defense needs. If you are an attorney in need of jury trial assistance, senior trial attorney Karren Kenney can assist you through the process. Ms. Kenney has years of jury trial experience and is here to help other attorneys who may not be comfortable in a jury trial setting.  She is available as a jury trial consultant or as a first-chair for your jury trial. Criminal Attorney Karren Kenney is committed to helping clients fight for the results they want so call and start preparing your defense today.


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Everyone makes mistakes, so stop beating yourself up over the mistake you made!  No matter how daunting your situation may seem, there is almost always a way to fight it. Don’t just throw in the towel and give up. Fight for what you believe in and contact Criminal Lawyer Karren Kenney at Kenney Legal Defense to assist you. Whether you are fighting a government prosecution team or your business is under attack, you need to start planning your defense NOW so call criminal attorney Karren Kenney today!

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Why choose Criminal Lawyer Karren Kenney?


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Karren Kenney has been litigating criminal cases in Orange County where her local knowledge of the courts and procedures has proven priceless to her clients innumerable times. During her litigation career defending criminal and civil matters, she has handled thousands of cases during all stages of litigation, and welcomes the opportunity to go to trial.  With over 70 jury trials in state and federal courts, Ms. Kenney has the experience you need in fighting your case.

If you have been accused of criminal conduct at the local (state) or federal level, DO NOT SPEAK TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS before speaking to a knowledgeable criminal lawyer first.  When you are the one being accused, law enforcement is not your friend!

Criminal Attorney Handling State Criminal Cases

If you are facing misdemeanor or felony charges in Orange County or any other county in Southern California, Kenney Legal Defense can help you.  Criminal Lawyer Karren Kenney has had a plethora of successes during the time she has been zealously representing those accused of crimes. (For specifics, click on the “Case Results” tab above).  She has handled all types of misdemeanor offenses and all types of felony offenses from low range felonies to the most serious, including aggravated white collar crime and first degree murder.   Ms. Kenney has been successful in obtaining outright dismissals for clients prior to trial, as well as taking cases to trial that resulted in a “not guilty” verdict for her client.

In negotiating a disposition (or plea deal) with the prosecution or judge, Ms. Kenney has been successful in obtaining lower jail or prison sentences for clients by analyzing the circumstances surrounding the case, obtaining mitigation information on behalf of the client and convincing the district attorney or judge why her client should receive a better plea offer.  She dedicates a lot of time and energy into her zealous representation of each client.  The five star reviews she receives from her clients show just how much she cares about each client. (For specific client reviews, click on the “Testimonials” page above).

Federal Criminal Attorney Handling Federal Cases

Unlike the state criminal court system, facing criminal charges in federal court subjects the accused to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines Manual that is published by the United States Sentencing Commission and updated yearly.  This manual is extremely complicated and the assistance of a criminal defense attorney who regularly practices in federal court is a must.  In determining a federal sentence, the federal judge has complete control over what the ultimate sentence will be.  Although a plea agreement can be entered into with the United States Attorney’s Office, the judge is not obligated to go forward with what the parties have agreed to.  This doesn’t seem fair, but that is the way the system works.  The good news is, federal judges are appointed to their positions for life, and do not have to worry about politics of being reelected when their term is up.  This is a positive, because you do not have to worry about a federal judge being concerned and involved in the politics of what the prosecutor’s office thinks of him or her.  Federal judges also have a lot of discretion since the sentencing guidelines are not mandatory for the to follow.   If you are fighting a federal criminal case involving wire fraud, mail fraud, conspiracy, RICO, investment, tax or even drug charges, criminal attorney and federal criminal lawyer Karren Kenney can help you with your case.

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Our mailing address is 575 Anton Blvd., Suite 300 Costa Mesa, Orange County, CA 92626 . Call our office at (855) 505-5588 to schedule a free 30 minute case evaluation today!