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Molly Kathryn Shipp

Molly Kathryn Shipp

also known as Molly Kathryn Zurflueh

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About Me

Ms. Shipp has an undergraduate degree in Political Science and Economics from the University of Texas in Arlington, Texas. Ms. Shipp graduated Cum Laude from Whittier Law School in Orange County, California in 1999. While in Law School, Ms. Shipp was an Editor of the Whittler Law Review and a member of Moot Court Honors Board, where she regularly participated in national competitions. She received several honors including The American Jurisprudence Award in Real Estate, among other subjects. She was selected for an internship with The United States Army JAG Corps where she worked for the Armed Forces Board of Contract Appeals.  

Ms. Shipp has considerable political consulting and government service experience. She served as a Schedule C political appointee under President George W. Bush and has worked for the National Republican Committee as a consultant. In addition Ms. Shipp worked for the State Department and the Department of Housing and Urban Development where she served as the Special Assistance to the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing. Ms. Shipp was a member of 2004 Sea Island Summit (G8) staff and served as White House staff in connection with the US-EU Summit in Ireland and the Special Summit of the Americas in Monterey, Mexico.

Ms. Shipp has extensive experience in Real Estate, Contracts, Business Organizations and Estate Planning, among other areas of practice. Previously, Ms. Shipp was an associate with two notable Orange County law firms where she litigated and tried cases involving business disputes, real estate disputes and general civil litigation. She also appeared before local governmental entities in connection with land use and zoning matters.

Since returning to private practice, Ms. Shipp particularly enjoys servicing the legal needs of individuals and small and medium-size businesses that are seeking cost-effective, business-oriented and experienced counsel.

Ms. Shipp and her family reside and work in Laguna Beach, California.



Languages Spoken: French, English

Practice Areas


  1. Contracts & Agreements: 50%
    16 years
  2. Trademark Application: 25%
    16 years
  3. Business: 25%
    16 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Douglas Robert McClintock

    I have had excellent results referring clients to Molly. She is an expert in the areas she practices and really cares about the needs of her clients. She works hard for her clients and is highly ethical. I give her the highest endorsement.


    Douglas McClintock Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Golnar Sargeant

    Molly is an extremely talented attorney. She cares deeply about her clients and it shows. I endorse and recommend Molly very highly.


    Golnar Sargeant Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info


1278 Glenneyre Street
Laguna Beach, CA, 92651



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
American Jurisprudence Award - Real PropertyAmerican Jurisprudence1998
American Jurisprudence Award - ContractsAmerican Jurisprudence1998
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Schedule C Political AppointeeU. S. Government2003 - 2004
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Whittier Coll SOLN/Alaw1999
Univ of TexasN/Aundergraduate1996