Karren Melinda Kenney

Also known as Karren Kenney

Karren Melinda Kenney

Criminal Defense Attorney

Costa Mesa, CA





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About Me

I aggressively represent my clients with compassion and have no fear in the courtroom.   I have first chaired over 60 criminal jury trials in state and federal courts.  I handle all types of criminal cases with an emphasis in complex felonies and white collar crime.  I care about my clients and their families, and do everything within my power to make the process as "stress-free"as possible. 

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Client Reviews

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Mastery of the Courtroom

Posted by: Blair almost 2 years ago.

My philosophy is all about "being". Karren is a powerful, trusting, and giving woman and this is how she shows up as an attorney. She is direct,...

Best Attorney I have ever had

Posted by: Ernie over 1 year ago.

I would recommend Karren to anyone and everyone. She is the best attorney I have ever had. The sad part is I think she only practices criminal law,...
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Miles David Jessup
Miles Jessup

Santa Ana, CA

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

Karen has ably handled numerous serious and violent felony matters over the years, most recently spearheading our white collar crime and major frauds...
Stacy Marie Kelly
Stacy Kelly

Santa Ana, CA

Almost 2 years ago

Relationship: Co-worker

I had the pleasure of working with Ms. Kenney in the Orange County Publice Defender's Office for 11 years, and if any of my family or friends need an...
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1994 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/17/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2012 – present

Criminal Defense Attorney Karren Kenney


Showing 1 of 3 degrees

2003 Certificate in Basic Applied Forensics in

California State University, Fullerton


Showing 1 of 6 awards

2013 Certified Fraud Specialist

Association of Certified Fraud Specialists


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2007- 2012 Secretary/Treasurer

Orange County Attorneys Association

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Showing 2 of 7 publications

2013 Former NFL Cheerleader Now Defense Attorney


2012 Murder case ends in hung jury

Orange County Register

Speaking Engagements

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2010 Prosecutors and Public Defenders - Why We Matter!

at Annual General Membership Meeting

2003 Defending Freedom

at Law Day

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