Kendra J. Hall

Kendra J. Hall: Attorney with Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP AV stamp icon
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Professional Summary

Kendra J. Hall is a Certified Specialist in Appellate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Kendra has served as lead counsel in nearly 150 civil appeal and writ proceedings, involving all aspects of civil law including business and commercial disputes, contract actions, employment, product liability and intellectual property disputes. She is also experienced in real estate and environmental matters, family law, trusts and estates, charter school litigation, anti-Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPP) challenges, construction litigation, and medical and legal malpractice appeals. Kendra is admitted to practice before all the state courts of California, the U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second, Fifth, Ninth and Tenth Circuits, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.


•Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating
•Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers
•State Bar of California Board Certified Appellate Specialist, since 2003
•“Top Lawyers,” San Diego Magazine, 2013-2018
•San Diego Super Lawyers, Top 25: Women San Diego Super Lawyers List, 2009-2010, 2015-2016, 2018
•San Diego Super Lawyers, Top 50, 2016
•San Diego Super Lawyers - 2007-2018 (Appellate)
•“Southern California Super Lawyers,” Super Lawyers Magazine, 2014-2016
•San Diego Business Journal “Best of the Bar” - 2015

News Coverage

•Westney, Andrew. “Feds Say Indian Child Welfare Law Must Stand,” Law360, January 17, 2019.
•USD Law Students Receive Best Brief Award at 2015 Duberstein Moot Court Competition.
•Q&A With Procopio’s Kendra Hall,” Law360, April 30, 2013.


•Presenter. “Preserving Issues in the Trial Court for Appeal,” Bar Association of Northern San Diego County, October 10, 2018.
•Presenter. “Differences Between Practicing in the Ninth Circuit verses the California Courts of Appeal,” Appellate Inn of Court, June 22, 2017.
•Presenter. Trial v. Arbitration: Advocacy that Avoids Appellate Landmines,” William B. Enright Chapter American Inns of Court, March 16, 2017.
•Presenter. “The Right to Privacy in a World with Little Privacy,” William B. Enright Chapter American Inns of Court, April 7, 2014.
•Presenter. “A Trial Lawyer’s Guide to the Standards of Appellate Review and Creating the Appellate Record,” William B. Enright Chapter American Inns of Court, November 15, 2012.
•Presenter. “Appellate Basics for the Legal Secretary,” San Diego Legal Secretaries Association, September 24, 2012.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Appellate Law Services
  • Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Corporate and Securities

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
619.525.3836  Phone
619.398.0136  Fax
University Attended:
Loyola Marymount University, B.A., cum laude, 1990
Law School Attended:
University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., cum laude, USD Law Review - Member, 1993
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second, Fifth, Ninth and Tenth Circuits; California; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; United States Supreme Court


•American Inns of Court, William B. Enright - Master
•San Diego Appellate Inn of Court - Master; Board of Directors
•Association of Business Trial Lawyers
•San Diego County Bar Association - Appellate Court Committee
•The Federal Bar Association
•Civil Appellate Self-Help Workshop - Volunteer (2015-2018)
•National Charity League (San Dieguito Chapter) (2009-2017)
•USD School of Law - Moot Court Judge (2013-2015)


Peer Reviews

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