Kate Corrigan

Attorney in Newport Beach, CA
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.
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Areas of Law

White Collar CrimeCriminal DefenseDrugs and Narcotics
White Collar Crime
Criminal Defense
Drugs and Narcotics


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Admission Details

Admitted in 1987, California, U.S. District Court, Central, Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of California, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
1998, Massachusetts (Inactive)

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  • Law School Attended

    University of London
    Class of 1986
    International Law Studies

    Pepperdine University School of Law
    Class of 1987

    University Attended

    University of California at Irvine
    Class of 1984
    Political Science



    Associations & Memberships

    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 Coun... More

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    Kate Corrigan
     4100 Newport Place, Suite 550,
    Newport Beach, CA 92660


    Corrigan & Welbourn, APLC (Newport Beach, California)

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