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Christian Kemos is a partner in Freitas McCarthy MacMahon & Keating LLP, which he joined in 2008. He practices as a litigation counselor for businesses and individuals in commercial litigation, ADA defense, employment defense, and commercial and residential lease disputes, as well as representing trustees and beneficiaries in trust disputes.
Mr. Kemos’ clients and cases span throughout the Bay Area, including Marin, Contra Costa, Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino and Lake Counties. Mr. Kemos has extensive litigation and motion experience, having trained court externs and research attorneys in pretrial civil procedure and motion evaluation, and has presented for the San Francisco Legal Professionals Association on Law and Motion practice.
He received his Bachelor of Science degree from U.C. Davis in 1994, and a Master’s Degree from Yale University in 2000. After receiving his law degree at University of California, Hastings College of the Law, Mr. Kemos served as a judicial extern and research attorney for the San Francisco Superior Court from 2004 until 2007. Mr. Kemos then joined Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold as an associate where he practiced civil litigation. Before his legal career, Mr. Kemos was an environmental and human health risk assessor on projects throughout California.
Languages spoken: English, German
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Sea Grant Fellowship||Connecticut Sea Grant Foundation||2000|
|Frank Kraft Scholar||Frank Kraft Foundation||1991|
|Research Attorney||San Francisco Superior Court Law & Motion||2005 - 2007|
|Legal Extern||San Francisco Superior Court||2004 - 2005|
|Project Risk Assessor||Harding ESE||2001 - 2003|
|Yale Teaching Fellow||Yale University||2000 - 2000|
|Staff Risk Assessor and Tech||Geomatrix Consultants||1995 - 1998|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Sangster Inns of Court||Associate||2009 - Present|
|Marin County Bar Association||N/A||2008 - Present|
|Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada||N/A||2008 - Present|
|West-Northwest Journal of Environmental Law - Policy - Thought||Not-So-Hot Tickets||2005|
|University of California, Hastings College of the Law||N/A||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|University of California - Davis||N/A||BS - Bachelor of Science||1994|
|Native American Law Presentation||Native American Law in Litigation||2013|
|Love Thy Neighbor (Until a Dispute Arises)||Tree, Light and Sight Disputes||2013|
|Violence in the Administration of Law||Legal ethics and civility rules||2011|
|Obama, Osama and Manufactured Drama||Legal issues regarding birth certificates||2011|
|San Francisco Legal Professionals Association||Law and Motion Practice and Procedure||2007|