Meet Our Team | Orange County Criminal Defense Team

Our Criminal Defense Team is Here to Help You!

The criminal defense team at Kenney Legal Defense is always available to help you with your criminal defense needs.  Leading the team is criminal lawyer Karren Kenney, who works with her team to make sure you are taken care of.


Meet Jennifer Maag – Certified Paralegal

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Jennifer Maag – Certified Paralegal


Jennifer Maag has been a criminal defense paralegal for 14 years.  She attended Chapman University attaining a Bachelor Degree in Legal Studies and went on to receive a paralegal certificate from the University of California, Irvine.  Jennifer worked at the Orange County Public Defender’s Office for over 10 years before joining the Kenney Legal Defense team.  She has extensive experience working on white collar crime cases and other types of complex litigation.  Her primary roll has been in preparing criminal cases for trial and handling appeals both within the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and also in the United States Supreme Court.  When Jennifer is not working she enjoys ending time with her children.



Meet Jack Doti – Paralegal

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Jack Doti – Paralegal


Jack Doti is a paralegal for Kenney Legal Defense and has been on the team since 2017.  Jack is an invaluable member of our team and when not working in the office, he assists with jury trial preparation and assistance during jury selection and the presentation of defense evidence.

Jack is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine, where he earned his degrees in political science and philosophy. He first found his interest in litigation during high school where he discovered a fascination with speech and debate. Ever since, he has been persistent on getting to law school and starting his future legal career. When he’s not working, Jack enjoys laying out by the beach, attending Dodgers and Lakers games, and traveling.




Meet Valorie Wagner – Paralegal

Valorie has been in both criminal and civil defense for the past 4 years. She came into law from
attending Fullerton police academy and successfully obtained her B.S. in Criminal Justice Administration from Cal State University Dominguez Hills. Valorie has worked a wide-ranging variety of cases including: Murder, Attempted Murder, Domestic Violence, DUI, Burglary, Juvenile, Assault and Battery, and Federal. Her most publicized case was that of MMA fighter Jason “Mayhem” Miller in which he was exonerated of all charges in 2017. When not working Valorie enjoys traveling to different parts of the world.



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