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Kevin Lorne Elder

Personal injury Attorney at Rocklin, CA

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About Kevin

Learn Kevin’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Personal injury
    Wrongful death, catastrophic injury, general personal injury caused by anyone or any entity.

    32 years

  2. Car accident

    32 years

  3. Wrongful death

    32 years

  4. Motorcycle accident

    32 years

  5. Animal and dog bites

    32 years

Kevin was born on October 13, 1961. He is married and has 2 adult children. He attended law school at Lincoln University of Sacramento and obtained his Juris Doctorate degree in 1989. He is admitted to practice law in all of the State Courts of California. He is also admitted to practice in Federal Court in the Central, Eastern and Northern Districts of California. In 2013, Kevin was elected and vetted to become an associate member of the prestigous and exclusive organization, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) for exceptional litigation and trial skills, integrity, and advocay for his clients. 

Kevin became a member of Penney and Associates in November of 2008. In the first 5 years with the firm, Kevin received, through jury verdict and/or settlement, over $12,000, for clients of Penney and Associates. Kevin handles cases throughout California and has tried cases to Jury verdict in 10 different counties. He is a member of the multi-million dollar club for his success in obtaining multiple verdicts and settlements in excess of 1 million dollars.

Prior to his employment with Penney and Associates, Kevin was a partner with the civil litigation defense firm of Mason and Thomas located in Sacramento. Kevin defended cases through jury verdict on behalf of clients including Sacramento County, El Dorado County, Yolo County, Nevada County, Allstate Insurance Company, California State Automobile Association (CSAA), Paratransit and many other businesses and individuals.

Kevin enjoys civil litigation and trial work. He handles all types of personal injury cases, including but not limited to, wrongful death, motor vehicle, product liability, premises liability, general negligence and professional liability. He has experience in defending counties, businesses and individuals in civil litigation, as well as experience in prosecuting cases on behalf of injured parties.
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Licensed for 32 years
State CA
Status Active
Acquired 1990
Updated 11/28/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Penney & Associates
6536 Lonetree blvd
Rocklin, CA, 95765


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AVVO RATING 9.9 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Penney and Associates
  • 2012 - Present


  • Lincoln Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1989
  • California State University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1985
  • See Registration Card
  • N/A


  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Associate Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Sacramento County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Life Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2016
  • Life Member
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2016
  • Sacramento Best Lawyers
  • Sacramento Best of Best
  • 2016
  • Sacramento Best Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Sacramento Best of Best
  • 2015
  • Board member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • 2014
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Attorney endorsements

Received (8)
Given (1)
Endorse Kevin
Personal injury Attorney | Mar 05
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Mr. Elder is a highly experienced personal injury attorney. I would recommend his expertise and services to anyone."
Personal injury Attorney | Jul 12
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Kevin gets great results for his clients."
Personal injury Attorney | Sep 22
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Kevin is a talented trial attorney and genuinely cares about his clients. I highly recommend Mr. Elder."
Personal injury Attorney | Sep 21
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. I have had the pleasure of working with Mr. Elder over the course of the past several years. Kevin is an exceptionally talented trial lawyer who gets excellent results for his clients."
Personal injury Attorney | Sep 13
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have gone against Kevin when he worked as defense counsel for the insurance industry and I found him to be a very capable and intelligent lawyer. As such we finally convinced Kevin to join our firm a number of years ago as a partner and senior trial lawyer for Penney and Associates Injury Lawyers."
Personal injury Attorney | Sep 13
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. Kevin is a wonderful and knowledgeable trial attorney. It is always a pleasure to work with Kevin on matters and see his experience and expertise help our clients."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Kevin. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Personal injury Attorney | Mar 11
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Kevin has shown outstanding results in some very difficult cases. His experience on the defense side gives him great insight to defense thinking."
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Rocklin Personal injury Lawyer Kevin Lorne Elder
Kevin Lorne Elder
Personal injury Attorney
Rocklin, CA
Licensed for 32 years