EDUCATION AND AWARDS:
Kathleen graduated from San Joaquin College of Law with High Honors. While attending law school, Kathleen was the recipient of Witkin Awards for Academic Excellence in Civil Trial Practice, Employment Law, Wills and Trusts, and Real Property.
Kathleen was the recipient of the Justice Pauline Davis Hanson Memorial Scholarship in 2008, recognizing women for outstanding academic achievement and commitment to service in the community, chaired by Fresno County Women Lawyers.
Kathleen served as the Editor-in-Chief of the San Joaquin Agricultural Law Review in in 2008-2009.
Prior to serving as Editor-in-Chief, Kathleen was published by the San Joaquin Agricultural Law Review in 2008 for her Comment "Honeybee Nice to Your Neighbors: Solutions to the Dispute Between Beekeepers and Citrus Growers in California's San Joaquin Valley." (17 S.J. Agric. L. Rev. 227.)
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“I have known Kathleen for better than 10 years and know her to be a true advocate for her clients. She is very easy going and down to earth. This demeanor, however, cannot completely hide the fact that she is a fierce advocate for her clients, and her results speak volumes. She works diligently to prepare her cases for trial and is willing to zealously fight for everything her client deserves. She is not intimidated by the size of the corporation she is suing, or the size of the law firm that is defending the case. She and I associate on select cases and I am very impressed with her dedication to her/our clients. She is a great communicator and excellent attorney. The clients I refer to her are instantly placed in good hands. She is the first person I think of when I get a case larger than I can handle on my own. She gives her clients her all and gets great results and is well respected. She is an excellent attorney with the highest standards of advocacy and ethics. I endorse her.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Civil Trial Practice||The Witkin Legal Institute||N/A|
|Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Real Property||The Witkin Legal Institute||N/A|
|Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Employment Law||The Witkin Legal Institute||N/A|
|Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Wills and Trusts||The Witkin Legal Institute||N/A|
|Owner||Phillips Law||2010 - Present|
|Clerk||Fitzgerald, Lundberg & Romig||2006 - 2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Tulare County Bar Association||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Rotary International||N/A||2009 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||N/A||2007 - Present|
|San Joaquin Agricultural Law Review||Editor-in-Chief||2008 - 2009|
|San Joaquin Agricultural Law Review||Honeybee Nice to Your Neighbors: Solutions to the Dispute between Beekeepers and Citrus Growers in California's San Joaquin Valley||2008|
|San Joaquin College of Law||N/A||Juris Doctor with High Honors||2009|