Law Offices of Kevin McConnell

Personal injury and criminal defense trial lawyer.

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Firm Overview

Main Office

Main Office
822A College Avenue
Santa Rosa  CA  95404

Phone
  • (707) 696-8800
Fax
  • (707) 293-9125

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Yes, every case, every time

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

All personal injury and wrongful death cases are handled on a contingency fee basis. You pay no fee and owe the attorney NOTHING unless we win your case. We collect our attorneys fees and case costs out of the settlement or verdict. You risk nothing.

Hourly Rates

Call for a free consultation and a precise quote. We accept all major credit cards. In many cases we can arrange a payment plan.

Office Information

Office Hours

8:00 to 5:00 Monday through Friday

Office Manager

Cindy McConnell

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

Some Spanish spoken here--not fluent but usually adequate if my client speaks even a little English

Criminal Defense
We provide a smart, aggressive defense in all criminal cases from less serious misdemeanors to very serious felony charges, and all cases in between.
While you have a criminal case pending it is important to access to your lawyer, good information about the progress of your case, and an explanation about your options along the way. We pride ourselves on effective and prompt communication with our clients. Every case, every time, no exceptions.

Call to day for a free initial consultation and a precise price quote to handle your case. We accept major credit cards and in most cases we can arrange an affordable payment plan to make sure you get the top notch defense you need and deserve.
Personal Injury
I have been fighting the big insurance companies, and winning, for thirty years.
When you are injured and make a claim for damages and lost wages, the big insurance companies have an army of adjusters and lawyers to keep you from getting the money you deserve.

They imply every claimant is a fraud adding insult to already painful injuries. They deny liability when the accident was clearly their fault. When they reluctantly admit that you were hurt, they want to nickel and dime your claim down to nothing.

You need an experienced, aggressive, legal warrior on your side to do battle with the armies of the big insurance companies. That's what I do every day. Let me carry the fight for you!
Expungement
We can get your old cases dismissed and restore your rights. Let us clean up your record and give you a fresh start.
Many fine folks have made a mistake or an error in judgment in their lifetime. This can result in a criminal record which can follow you and hurt you for a lifetime. You may be denied credit, turned down for a job, denied the right to own a firearm, or even be excluded from traveling to Canada!

Let us have a look at cleaning up your record and getting you credit for putting your past behind you. In most cases, we can tell you at the time of our free initial consultation if your case or cases can be "expunged" under California law and whether you can legally recover you gun rights.

Call to day for a free initial consultation.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

I have been representing the people in the North Bay community for more than 30 years. I have defended them against criminal charges when necessary, fought for them against the big insurance companies when they have been injured, and fought for their families when they have been killed in a tragic accident. Through it all I have never lost sight of the importance of taking care of the common man, our brothers, sisters, and neighbors.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

I have more than thirty years experience and have represented hundreds of clients and families in all types of cases during that period of time. I treat my clients with respect, give them good honest legal advice, and represent them like theirs is the most important case in the world, because it is.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

At the Law Offices of Kevin McConnell, our Clients come first:

CLIENT BILL OF RIGHTS

LOYALTY--you have the right to our complete loyalty to you and your case. We are on your side and we are committed to place your interests first even ahead of our own.

RESPECT--you have the right to our respect. We treat every client the way we would want to be treated.

COMMUNICATION--you have the right to be updated regularly on the progress of your case. We strive to have regular contact with our clients and to make clear when some action is required from the client.

COMPETENCE--you have the right to expect and receive a high level of competence from our firm and everyone who works here.

TRUTH--you have the right know the truth about your case. We strongly believe in speaking the truth with our clients and we never sugar-coat the truth. You are entitled to know the good and the bad about your case and to be empowered to make informed decisions that are best for you and your family.

ATTENTION--you have the right to prompt and courteous attention from our office. We are absolutely committed to being responsive to our clients; it is our practice to return all client calls the same day if possible, within one business day in every case. We are committed to the same level of service in responding to your e-mail inquiry.

PLAIN SPEAKING--you have the right to your legal rights and options explained in plain language without legal mumbo jumbo. It is our job to know the law and to explain it to you in plain language to help you understand all of your options.

FAIR FEES--you have the right to a fair, written fee agreement with our firm. We review the terms of our fee agreement with you at the beginning of our relationship. If you have any questions or concerns about our fee agreement at any time, we want to know about it.

VALUE--you have the right to have a fair attorney fee for the work we do. We are proud of the work we perform for our clients and work hard to insure that you get good value for the money.

YOU ARE THE DECISION MAKER--you have the right to make the ultimate decisions on your case. It is our job to provide you access to the legal system and to represent you zealously at all times. We will never accept or reject an offer, or make any other major decision regarding your case, without your approval. We never forget that we are working for you and not the other way around.

How frequently does your firm use mediation, arbitration, or collaborative law to resolve cases?

At the Law Offices of Kevin McConnell mediation and other alternative dispute resolution (ADR) methods are used in almost every personal injury claim that we handle. Our job is to recover money for our client, as much as we can get and as soon as it can be gotten, plain and simple. Mediation is one of the many tools that we rely on to bring these cases home and get our clients taken care of. Mediation affords the client an opportunity to resolve their case with satisfaction and dignity without the expense, delay, inconvenience, and uncertainty involved in a trial. Not every case is right for trial. We are ready willing and even anxious to put a case before a jury when appropriate but we never lose sight of the mission of getting these cases resolved, and our clients paid, as soon as possible.

Kevin McConnell

First licensed to practice law in 1984, Kevin has devoted his career to representing accident victims and their families. A veteran trial attorney, despised by the insurance companies and trusted and respected by his clients.

Kevin has spent nearly all his life in the San Francisco Bay Area. He attended Sonoma State University, graduating in 1981 with a bachelor's degree in Management and a second degree in Economics, awarded "With Distinction." He went on to study law at Golden Gate University School of Law, earning his Juris Doctor degree, "With Honors" in 1984.

Kevin is licensed to practice in the California State Courts and the Northern and Eastern District Federal Courts.

Kevin is devoted to his clients and provides his very best representation to every person in every case. His dedication to his work and his clients has produced a long string of excellent case verdicts and settlements.

As a lifelong motorcycle enthusiast and racer, Kevin takes a keen interest in representing people who have been injured in motorcycle accidents.

When he is not doing battle with the insurance companies and their lawyers, Kevin spends time with his wife and sons wakeboarding in the summer, snowboarding in the winter, and hiking the beautiful mountains of Northern California the year round.

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