Law Offices of Kimberly A. Fanady

Law Offices of Kimberly A. Fanady

Firm Overview

The Law Offices of Kimberly A. Fanady was established in 1996. Trial attorney Kimberly A. Fanady offers high quality, cost effective representation for clients throughout Northern California, including the San Francisco Bay Area counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano and Sonoma.

Solving your problems effectively and affordably:
Ms. Fanady is committed to resolving your legal problems effectively and obtaining the best results possible for you. She will try to find the best legal solution for your particular situation, whether through negotiation, mediation, or litigation. In any forum, she will represent your interests fully and aggressively, and will work hard to secure a favorable outcome. When you turn to the Law Offices of Kimberly A. Fanady, you will receive:

-Experienced representation -- With more than 25 years of experience, Kimberly A. Fanady has the skills, knowledge, and judgment to resolve your legal problems successfully.

-Affordable services At the Law Offices of Kimberly A. Fanady, affordability is a high priority. Ms. Fanady tries at all times to handle your legal matter as efficiently as possible, consistent with doing the best possible work and fully representing your interests. Ms. Fanady recognizes that different cases require different levels of engagement and will consult with you to develop the best approach for you and your situation. Hourly rates and fixed fee arrangements are available.

-Communication Ms. Fanady never forgets that this is your case. You will receive the level of communication you want. Some clients want to be involved in every step; others want to be consulted only on major decisions. Your calls and messages will be returned promptly, your questions will be answered, and you will be kept updated on the progress of your matter.

Civil litigation and appeals attorney represents clients in all Northern California courts:
The Law Offices of Kimberly A. Fanady can represent you in:
-Civil litigation
-General business litigation
-Real estate litigation
-Probate litigation
-Civil appeals
-Creditor's remedies

Ms. Fanady typically does not handle personal injury, criminal, or family law cases.

Ms. Fanady practices law in the State of California only and does not solicit or accept cases in other states or in foreign jurisdictions.

Main Office

Main Office
55 New Montgomery Street, Suite 618
San Francisco CA 94105




Helping businesses and individuals successfully resolve disputes

When legal disputes disrupt your business or personal life, having a committed, knowledgeable attorney to zealously advocate on your behalf brings comfort and peace of mind. The Law Offices of Kimberly A. Fanady represents California businesses, families and individuals in litigation, arbitration and mediation. Ms. Fanady can help you with all types of general civil litigation in state and federal courts, including:
-Business litigation
-Breach of contracts
-Debt collection
-Partnership disputes
-Real estate litigation

Put a strong, determined litigator to work for you:
Ms. Fanady knows your time is valuable. That is why she stresses efficiency throughout the process of resolving your disputes. She offers clients:

-Individual attention When you retain trial attorney Kimberly A. Fanady you receive the care, time, and attention you deserve.

-A cost-efficient model Ms. Fanady seeks ways to offer you high quality legal services in an efficient and affordable manner. .

-Integrity Ms. Fanady provides you with straightforward, honest answers to all of your questions and ensures you fully understand the litigation process and what to expect as your case moves forward. Clients rely on her to help them set realistic expectations.

-A focus on success Ms. Fanady always has your best interests in mind. If aggressive litigation is the only solution to achieve the proper outcome, she is ready. If settling your case early on will obtain the best result, she will explain why she believes it is in your best interest to settle instead of engaging in lengthy and expensive litigation, and will negotiate to obtain the best possible resolution for you.

Ready for trial:
Ms. Fanady has the determination, tenacity, and skill required to successfully litigate your case when litigation provides the best means of resolving your legal issues. Her professional courtroom demeanor, meticulous preparation, and decades of experience give her an edge as an assertive, strategic advocate.

Jury Trials:
Terzian-Feliz v. Ajamian, Marin County Superior Court

Court Trials:
Brasil v. Wall, San Francisco Superior Court
Yee v. Dean, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California
JS Enterprises, LLC v. The Sinclair Group, Inc., San Mateo Superior Court

MPF deWaay, LLC v. Adams, San Francisco JAMS
Dixon v. Acoca, American Arbitration Association
Fisher v. Innerdyne, Inc. American Arbitration Association
Naturallly S&S, LLC v. Sinclair, American Arbitration Association

Mediation and settlement:
Ms. Fanady has settled numerous cases on favorable terms for her clients, through private mediation, court settlement conferences, and direct negotiation. If settlement is the best avenue for your case, she will negotiate the best obtainable result for you.

Kimberly A. Fanady

Law Offices of Kimberly A. Fanady


Practice areas:
-Civil litigation
-Business litigation
-Real estate litigation
-Probate litigation
-Creditors' remedies
-Civil appeals

-State of New York, 1987 (currently inactive)
-U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, 1988
-State of California, 1989
-U.S. District Court, Northern and Eastern Districts of California, 1989
-Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2012

-New York University, J.D. 1986 - Executive Editor, Moot Court Board
-Yale University, B.A. 1982 - Magna Cum Laude, Distinction in the Major

-Tamalpais High School, 1978 - Mill Valley, California

Memberships & Associations:
-State Bar of California
-Bar Association of San Francisco
-Yale Women of Northern California
-American Contract Bridge League -- Gold Life Master
-USA Track & Field Association
-Excelsior Running Club

Professional Biographical Details:
Co-Author: "Handling Federal Discovery," Jakab, Audet & Fanady, James Publishing, 1995.


New York University
Juris Doctorate, 1986

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