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Michael William Kinney

About Me

Michael W. Kinney, founding partner of the Litigation and Business Law Group, Inc. has been serving Southern California for over 30 years across a broad spectrum of complex litigation and transactional matters. He consistently demonstrates legal excellence and absolute integrity in provding thoroughly reasoned and insightful advice to his clients. He combines big firm expertise and experience with small firm service and personalized attention to each matter he handles.


Michael W. Kinney is dedicated to providing exceptional counsel to achieve extraordinary results. He focuses on his core practice areas where he has an in-depth knowledge of the law that he combines with extensive trial experience and astute legal analysis to provide cost effective representation. He works with his clients to set realistic and attainable goals and then creates and implements result oriented strategies to achieve them.



Practice Areas


  1. Real Estate: 30%
  2. Litigation: 30%
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 20%
    33 years, 150 cases
  4. Business: 20%
    33 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($300-400/hour), Contingent (33-40%)

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Contact Info

Litigation and Business Law Group, Inc.

28581 Old Town Front Street
Temecula, CA, 92590

Litigation and Business Law Group, Inc.

5256 S Mission Rd Ste 703
Bonsall, CA, 92003

Litigation and Business Law Group, Inc.

1891 E. Miraloma
Placentia, CA, 92870




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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerLitigation and Business Law Group, Inc.2014 - Present
PartnerKinney & White1994 - 2013
PartnerHanley, White, Kinney & Patch1989 - 1994
AttorneySheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton1985 - 1989
AttorneyBuchalter Nemer Fields & Younger1982 - 1985
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember2015 - Present
Temecula Chamber of CommerceMember2014 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1982 - Present
California Bankruptcy ForumMember1982 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Lanham Act / False AdvertisingClient prevailed on Lanham Act/false advertising claims and received a multi-million dollar settlement on the counter-claim.
Real Estate Non-DisclosureCase was settled in client's favor prior to suit being filed.
Real Estate Non-DisclosureSettlement was negotiated calling for seller to repurchase the home from our client, pay all legal fees, and pay damages.
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Univ of California at Los AngelesPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1979