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I have been a practicing attorney for 40 years.  I am past president of the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association.  I handle all serious accident cases where consumsers are injured.   I also am a mediator and arbitrator with Judicate West that has 5 offices throughout California.


I am an avid golfer and was Senior Club Champion at Marbella Country Club. 


I am the father of 7 children and 11 grandchildren.


I am an avid sports fan and support UCLA athletics.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Mediation: 70%
    25 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    43 years, 6 thousand cases
  3. Arbitration: 10%
    25 years, 100 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($450/hour), contingent (25-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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    I give Steve my strongest endorsement. He is extremely knowledgeable on a wide variety of issues, but equally importantly, he has the perfect demeanor, and approach, to help mediate a case.

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Contact info

Law Offices of Steven R. Kuhn & Associates

31878 Del Obispo St.
Suite 118-360
San Juan Capistrano, CA, 92675

Kuhn Mediation

31878 Del Obispo St.
Suite118-360
San Juan Capistrano, CA, 92675

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive197305/23/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Recognition of Experience as a Trial LawyerConsumer Attorneys of California1984
Recognition of Experience in Professional NegligenceConsumer Attorneys of California1984
Recognition of Experience in the field of Products LiabilityConsumer Attorneys of California1984
Recognition of Experience in General Personal InjuryConsumer Attorneys of California1984
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw offices of Steven R. Kuhn & Associates2009 - Present
Mediator/ArbitratorJudicate West2006 - Present
PartnerLaw Offices of Kuhn & Belz1997 - 2009
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Marbella Country ClubPast President, Board Member2006 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMember1976 - Present
Orange County Trial Lawyers AssociationPast President1976 - Present
California State BarMember1973 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationPast Board Member, Member1976 - 1980
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Cue vs. Jerke LivestockSettlement for $375,000
Sales vs. KitchenSettlement at Mediation for $2,253,000
Harry Slamkowsi$1.2 Million jury verdict
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
University of California - Los AngelesEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1970
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Panel Member for CAOC, CEB and OCTLAPersonal injury, legal malpractice, and office management2005