Kendall was a Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Kathryn Villa-Smith of the Multnomah County Circuit Court and previously clerked for Hon. Nan Waller in the Multnomah County Presiding Court as well as Hon. Merilyn Litzenberger. As a Judicial Clerk, she gained knowledge and experience with opportunities to research a wide variety of legal issues in civil, criminal, and probate law. She also worked closely with the family law departments in all facets of litigation.
During law school, Kendall was the Senior Research Editor for the Santa Clara Law Review, participated extensively in moot court competitions, and was research assistant to Prof. Phillip Jimenez. Kendall also gained experience as a summer clerk for the San Jose City Attorney’s Office, appearing in court on behalf of the City of San Jose.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Oustanding Attorney||Clark County Mock Trial Competition||2001|
|First Runner Up, Outstanding Attorney||Washington State Mock Trial Competition||2001|
|Attorney||McKean Smith LLC||2019 - Present|
|Judicial Clerk||Multnomah County Court||2016 - 2018|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Gus J. Solomon Inn of Court||Member||2019 - Present|
|Santa Clara University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2014|
|University of Washington||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2006|
|CLE||Tips from the Courtroom||2019|
|CLE||Continuing Legal Education Civil Litigation Rules and Procedure||2017|