Kate Corrigan

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Attorney Awards


Former Prosecutor, Deputy District Attorney, Orange County, 1989-1995. Narcotic Enforcement Team Asset Forfeiture Unit, 1994-1995. Listed, Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. CJA Panel, U.S. District Court, Central District of California, Southern Division. President of Orange County Criminal Defense Bar Association (Dec. 2010-2011); Secretary (2010); Board Member of Federal Bar Association/OC Chapter (2009-2010) (Secretary 2011); Speaker: NACDL - Street Crimes - Gangs and RICO (2010); Moderator for OCCDBA Panels; Moderator for FBA/OCCDBA Criminal Law Panel (Nov. 2010); Panelist - Southern Western Law School Law review Symposium on Criminal Law and Punishment Issues (2010); CJA Steering Committee (CDC) (2011); Central District CJA Trial Panel Training - RICO - Sept., 2010); Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, Winning Strategies Conference: (RICO Presentations, Federal Complex Litigation: Portland, Oregon, May 7-9, 2009; Charleston, SC, February 5-7, 2009; Los Angeles, CA, September 4-6, 2008; San Diego, CA, June 8-10, 2006); (Gang Presentations, Federal Criminal Defense: Albuquerque, NM, February 8-10, 2007); (Multi-Track-Federal Criminal Defense Trial Strategy Conference, Baltimore, MD, September 6-8, 2007; Chicago, IL, September 2009-TBA); Beach Cities Service League, Issues Juveniles Face in Today's Society, 2008; NCL, Issues Facing Young Women in Today's Society, 2009. Panelist, The Art of War Stories: Litigation Lessons Learned, 2007. Guest Speaker: Criminal Law Society, Western State Law School, 2009; Internet and Computer Crimes for Instructor Wayne Gross, Chapman Law School. Ethics Panelist, West Orange County Bar Association, 2005. Co-Chair of FBA/OC Chapter, Behind the Books and Bars, An Inside Look at Our Federal Judges and their Courthouse, 2009. Co-Chair, FBA Criminal Practice Seminar, 2009-TBA. From Backpacks to Briefcases, Whittier Law School, 2009.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Criminal Defense
  • White Collar Crime
  • Drugs and Narcotics

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
949-251-0330  Phone
949-633-0300  Cell Phone
949-251-1181  Fax
University Attended:
University of California at Irvine, B.A., Political Science, 1984
Law School Attended:
University of London, International Law Studies, 1986; Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D., 1987
Year of First Admission:
1998, Massachusetts (Inactive); 1987, California; 1987, U.S. District Court, Central, Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of California, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Founding Board Member of the Orange County Criminal Bar Association(President, Dec. 2010-2011) (Secretary, 2009-2011); Federal Bar Association Orange County Chapter (Secretary, 2011); Orange County Bar Association (Past Committee Membership: Ethics and Professionalism and Judiciary; Current Mentor Program-Protégé Program); Federal Bar Association (Member: Criminal Law Section and Orange County Chapter; Board of Directors, Orange County Chapter) and American Bar Associations (Member, Criminal Justice Section); State Bar of California (Criminal Law Section); National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Association of Federal Defense Attorneys; California Public Defenders Association; Orange County Alternative Defense Services Panel Attorney (Felony, 3rd Strike and Misdemeanor Panels for Harbor Justice Center); Fellow: Former Member, Peter M. Elliott Inn of Court; Robert A. Banyard American Inn of Court, 1996-2005.
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Minority - Owned

Peer Reviews

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Newport Beach, California

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