John P. McKay

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Judge Pro Tem: Los Angeles Municipal Court, 1981-1982; Orange County Superior Court, 1985—. Member: Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association; Panel of Arbitrators, Los Angeles Superior Court; Panel of Arbitrators, Orange County Superior Court; Joint Association Settlement Officer, Los Angeles County Superior Court. Lecturer: How to Handle a Motor Vehicle Case, 1978; How to Prepare a Case for Trial, 1979; Primary and Excess Carrier Duties, 1980; Punitive Damages, 1981; Negotiating Settlement in Personal Injury Litigation, 1981; Calculating and Proving Damages in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases, 1985; Negotiating Settlements in Personal Injury Litigation, 1986, California Continuing Education of the Bar Programs; Management of Catastrophic Injuries, Craig Hospital, 1988; Determining, Proving & Limiting Damages, National Business Institute, 1989; Trial Practice, 1994-1995; Violence in the Workplace, Pacific Claims Executive Association, 1995; Ultimate Trial Notebook, American Board of Trial Advocates Masters of Trial, 1995; Ultimate Guide to Auto Cases, Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, 1996; Trying the Wrongful Death Case in California, National Business Institute, 1997; Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters Society All Industry Day, 2000; Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters Society Reinsurance Arbitration, 2002. Founding

Litigation Council of America.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Civil Trial
  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Excess and Reinsurance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
213-985-4575  Phone
(213) 381-1762  Fax
University Attended:
California State University at Fullerton, B.A., 1963
Law School Attended:
Pepperdine University, J.D., 1968
Year of First Admission:
1977, U.S. District Court, Eastern Districts of California; 2003, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California; 1969, California; U.S. Supreme Court; 1969, U.S. District Court, Central and Northern Districts of California
Los Angeles County (Member: Special Committee of the Bench and Bar on Discovery, 1978-1979; Law and Discovery Subcommittee, 1979-1980; Superior Court Committee, 1979-1980; State Court Committee, 1989-1991; Judicial Committee, 1989-1991) and American (Member, Special Committee on Excess and Reinsurance, 1983-1989) Bar Associations; State Bar of California; Defense Research Institute (Lecturer, Industry Wide Litigation, 1980); Association of Southern California Defense Counsel; American Board of Trial Advocates; Robert A. Banyard Inn of Court. Certified as a Civil Trial Advocacy Board of Trial Advocacy, 2000-2010.
Birth Information:
Oakland, California, July 27, 1940
Reported Cases:
Wiener v. Southcoast Childcare Centers, Inc. (2004) 32 Cal.4th 1138; Doe v. California Lutheran High School Assoc., 170 Cal. App. 4th 828 (2009).

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