Our Caring Defense Team

Our Caring Defense Team is Here to Help You!

Our caring defense team at Kenney Legal Defense is always available to help you with your defense needs. Leading the team is Business and Criminal Litigation Attorney Karren Kenney, who works with her team to make sure you are taken care of.

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. 

Jennifer 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.

Julianna Jorge

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Before Julianna joined the Kenney Legal Defense team, she was a criminal defense paralegal for almost two years. She attended California State University, Long Beach and received her Bachelor’s Degree where she majored in Political Science with a concentration in Law, Politics, and Policy. She also attained a minor in Communication Studies and graduated Magna Cum Laude. 

After graduation, Julianna studied abroad in The Netherlands through California State University, Long Beach where she studied advanced argumentation and debate. While studying abroad, Julianna was fortunate enough to tour the International Criminal Court and the Peace Palace in The Hague, Netherlands. Julianna’s passion for criminal defense derived from working as a volunteer at the Hoffman House. A Parolee Service Center contracted by the California Department of Corrections that provides a full spectrum of social services for formerly incarcerated women who are at risk of recidivating.  

Julianna is able to assist Spanish speaking clients by helping them and their families understand legal proceedings from beginning to end. 

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Daniela Catone 

Law Clerk

Daniela Catone attended the State University of New York at Oneonta and received her Bachelor’s Degree where she majored in Mass Communications with a focus in Broadcast Journalism.  After graduation, Daniela attended The University of Arizona Global Campus where she received her Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice.  

Daniela is currently a third year law student at Pacific Coast University in Long Beach. She passed the State Bar of California First Year Law Students exam after one attempt and sits at the top of her class. After spending a year in a half as a legal assistant for a criminal defense attorney, Daniela joined the Kenney Legal Defense team with strong convictions to protect defendants’ constitutional rights and ensure each client gets their fair chance at justice.

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