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Practice areas


  1. Debt Settlement: 25%
    8 years
  2. Bankruptcy: 20%
    13 years
  3. Lawsuits & Disputes: 10%
    8 years
  4. Contracts: 10%
    39 years
  5. Other: 35%
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Thomas Kerns McKnight, LLP

1251 E. Dyer Road, Suite 210
Santa Ana, CA, 92705-5660

Thomas Kerns McKnight, LLP

2236 Cathedral Avenue
Washington, DC, 20008-1504



DCActive 200507/06/2016
VAAuthorized to practice law198203/31/2016
NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 198007/10/2016
AZActive 197807/14/2016

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Probation
    issued in AZ, 2016


    Probation means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The State monitors the lawyer's activities for a period of time in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certified Mortgage BankerMortgage Bankers Association2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerThomas Kerns McKnight, LLP2009 - Present
PartnerThomas Kerns McKnight, PLLC2006 - 2009
Mortgage BankerRoyal Bank of Canada2003 - 2006
Associate Professor School of BusinessColumbia University1996 - 2001
BankerBanking and Business1985 - 1996
President and CEOOrion Satellite Corporation1981 - 1985
AttorneyGannett Co., Inc1979 - 1981
AttorneyCombined Communications Corporation1977 - 1979
AttorneyWhite House Office of Telecommunications Policy1975 - 1977
Association namePosition nameDuration
Mortgage Bankers AssociationCertified Mortgage Banker2007 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Prentice Hall publicationWill it Fly?2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ohio State University Moritz College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1972
Miami University of OhioBusinessOther - Bachelors1970