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I live in Yuba City, California with my wife, Sherri, and our five children.


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  1. Employment: 20%
  2. Litigation: 20%
  3. Wills: 15%
  4. Estate Planning: 10%
  5. Other: 35%
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  • Kristine S Karila

    Mr. Swenson is an excellent attorney. His responses to questions posted on demonstrate his knowledge of the law.


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Contact info

1408 Live Oak Blvd Ste B
Yuba City, CA, 95991-2970


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Reader's Choice Award -- LawyersAppeal Democrat -- Best of Yuba Sutter2008
Honorary Life MemberPhi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Kenneth L. Swenson2006 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorMcGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific2004 - 2006
Deputy Attorney GeneralState of California, Department of Justice2001 - 2006
Associate AttorneyDuncan, Ball, Evans & Ubaldi, P.C.1996 - 2001
Sr. Legal Research Assistant/Certified Law StudentCounty of Sacramento, County Counsel's Office1994 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Supreme Court of the United StatesAdmitted2003 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1995 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
City and County of San Francisco v. Cobra Solutions, Inc.Court of Appeal decision affirmed
Sanctity of Human Life Network v. California Highway PatrolReversed in part
Mark Duncan v. Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management DistrictFindings and Decision upheld
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Publication nameTitleDate
California Initiative ReviewProposition 50: Water Quality, Supply & Safe Drinking Water Projects, Etc. Bonds. Initiative Statute2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificGovernment Law & Public PolicyLL.M - Master of Laws2003
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
California State UniversityBiological ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Talking It Over, KUBA RadioEstate Planning2008
Yuba-Sutter Hour, KFIA RadioThe Law As A Calling2007
Talking It Over, KUBA RadioEstate Planning2007
Disabled American VeteransEstate Planning2007
Council on Education in ManagementAvoiding Wrongful Discharge & Retaliation Liability2003
Calif. Department of Justice, Employment SectionSB 777: Amendments to Labor Code section 1102.52003
Council on Education in ManagementPublic Employee Leave Law2002
Calif. Department of Justice, Employment SectionCollecting Costs on Judgments2002
Calif. Department of Justice, Employment SectionConfronting Difficult Tactics in Negotiation2002
Public Agency Risk Management AssociationPublic Employment Law Update2000
Calif. Special District Risk Management AuthorityGovernment Ethics1999
Tri-County Schools Insurance GroupGovernment Ethics1998