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Jennifer Lynn Keller
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Jennifer Lynn Keller

Practice areas:

Litigation, White Collar Crime, Criminal Defense

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1978

  1. Litigation: 60%
    37 years
  2. White Collar Crime: 30%
    37 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 10%
    37 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Casey Reed Johnson

    Jennifer is a great advocate for her client. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Casey Johnson Car Accidents Attorney
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  • David E Swanson

    I endorse this lawyer. Jennifer Keller is without peer in the legal community. Whether it is civil litigation or a criminal matter, she is the BEST! She obtains absolutely stunning results.

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    David Swanson Criminal Defense Attorney
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Contact Info

Keller Rackauckas LLP

18300 Von Karman Avenue
Suite 930
Irvine, CA, 92612-0540

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive197805/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
The Top Women Lawyers in CaliforniaLos Angeles Daily Journal2014
The 500 Leading Lawyers in AmericaLawdragon2014
The Top 100 Lawyers in CaliforniaLA and SF Daily Journals2014
Top 50 Orange County SuperlawyersSuper Lawyers/Los Angeles Magazine2014
The Top 100 Lawyers in CaliforniuaThe Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journals2013
Lawyer of the YearBest Lawyers in America2013
Attorneys of the YearThe San Francisco Recorder2012
California's Top Women LawyersLA and SF Daily Journals2012
Lawyer of the Year - Litigation (CLAY Awards)California Lawyer Magazine2012
California's Top 75 Women LitigatorsLos Angeles Daily Journal2011
The Top 100 Lawyers in CaliforniaLos Angeles Daily Journal2011
The 500 Leading Lawyers in AmericaLawdragon Magazine2011
Winners EditionThe National Law Journal2011
Business Litigator of the YearOrange County Trial Lawyers Ass'n2010
Best Lawyers in America (Criminal & White Collar)Best Lawyers in America2010
Southern California SuperlawyersSuperlawyers2010
Lawdragon 3,000Lawdragon Magazine2010
Southern California SuperlawyersLos Angeles Magazine2009
Top 100 Trial Lawyers In CaliforniaAmerican Trial Lawyers Ass'n2009
The Top 100 Lawyers in CaliforniaLos Angeles Daily Journal2009
The Best Lawyers in America (Criminal Defense & White Collar)Best Lawyers in America2009
The Best Lawyers in America (Criminal Defense & White Collar)Best Lawyers in America2008
The Top 100 Trial Lawyers in CaliforniaAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2008
So. Cal Superlawyers (Crim. Defense, Top 50 Women, Top 50 OC)Super Lawyers/Los Angeles Magazine2008
California's Top 75 Women LitigatorsThe L.A. & San Francisco Daily Journals2007
The Top 100 Lawyers in CaliforniaLos Angeles & San Francisco Daily Journals2007
Attorney of the YearOrange County Women Lawyers2003
California's Top 30 Women LitigatorsThe L.A. & San Francisco Daily Journals2002
The 100 Most Influential Lawyers in CaliforniaThe L.A. & San Francisco Daily Journals2001
Jurisprudence AwardAnti-Defamation League of Orange County2001
Trial Lawyer of the YearOrange County Trial Lawyers Association2000
Attorney of the YearPublic Law Center of Orange County1996
Lawyer of the YearConstitutional Rights Foundation of Orange County1983
Top 50 Female SuperlawyersSuper Lawyers/ Los Angeles MagazineN/A
AV Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior Research AttorneyCalif. Court of Appeal, 4th District, Div. 31986 - 1989
PartnerEarley Egar & Keller1983 - 1986
Senior Deputy Public DefenderOrange County Public Defender1978 - 1983

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
UC Hastings FoundationBoard of Trustees2012 - Present
UC Hastings Alumni AssociationBoard of Governors2010 - 2012
Litigation Counsel of AmericaFellow2007 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationPresident1996 - 1996
Ninth Circuit Judicial ConferenceAttorney Representative1996 - 1999
Chapman Univ. School of Law Bd. of VisitorsMember1995 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationOfficer1993 - 1995
California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Board of GovernorsMember1992 - 1993
Orange County Bar Association, Board of DirectorsMember1991 - 1993
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1978 - Present
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Auerbach Acquisition Associates v. Daily$300 million + $50 million punitives jury verdict
Mattel v. MGA EntertainmentJury rejected Mattel's claims, awarded MGA $88.4 million and made punitive damages finding against Mattel

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
University of California - BerkeleyHistoryAB1975

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Annual Trial SeminarJury Selection2014
Association of Business Trial Lawyers (Los Angeles chapter)Barbie v. Bratz: Inside the Dollywood Trial2012
Annual Hawaii SeminarMock Trial Closing Argument2012
Association of Business Trial Lawyers (Orange County chapter)Barbie v. Bratz: Inside the Dollywood Trial2011
OCBA Business Litigation SectionMaking Rain in a Dry Season2009
CACJ Annual SeminarCross-Examination of Police Officers2009
San Bernardino County Public Defender Training SeminarVoir Dire2008
OCBA Education Committee SeminarTrial Tips from Top Women Litigators2008
Litigation Counsel of America Fall ConferenceHow Far We've Come & Still Must Go2008
Solano County Public Defenders Training SeminarOpening Statement2006
Calif. Public Defenders' Assoc. Annual SeminarEstablishing Trial Themes2004
Calif. Attorneys for Criminal Justice SeminarCross-Examining Expert Witnesses2003
The Ruttter GroupCriminal Law for Civil Practitioners1999
Continuing Education of the BarExpert Witnesses in Criminal Cases1996
State Bar of California Annual MeetingWhite Collar Crime1994