Kimberly Corcoran, Associate

 

Practice Focus

Business, Winery and General Civil Litigation

Education 

Bachelor of Science (Life Science), University of Nebraska, Lincoln 1980 Juris Doctor, School of Law, University of California, Davis 1990

Experience

Ms. Corcoran has lived in Napa and Sonoma Counties for 20 years and has practiced law in California since 1990. She also has experience with the practice of law in Washington State, having recently moved back to Sonoma County from southeastern Washington. She has extensive experience in successfully litigating both state and federal court matters in a wide range of legal specialties including governmental entity liability, business litigation, and winery-related litigation. Ms. Corcoran joins the firm after many years as an independent law and motion specialist, focusing on the pre-trial resolution of cases through motions practice. Ms. Corcoran has knowledge of the operational side of the wine business as well as compliance requirements. Ms. Corcoran is an associate in the firmís litigation department.


Professional and Community Associations

  • Member, California State Bar
  • Member, Sonoma County Bar Association
  • Blue Mountain Boy Scout Council, Volunteer
  • Binkley Elementary School, Volunteer
  • Co-owner, 428 Wines
  • Former Board Member and Finance Committee Member, Girl Scouts of Konocti Council
  • Former Sonoma County Delegate, California Bar Association

Publications and Teaching Positions:

  • Co-authored the chapter on the United States for Kluwer Publishing's International Food and Beverage Law.
  • Instructor, Sonoma State University, paralegal program
  • Instructor, Comparative Genetics, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
  • Binkley Elementary School, Volunteer
  • Instructor, Biology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
  • Teaching Assistant, Contracts, UC Davis, School of Law

 

The Firm

"The firm commitment to higher standards is the distinguishing characteristic of the quality of legal services we provide".