Robert L. McKenna III


Robert McKenna
PHONE: (562) 432-5855
EMAIL: rlmckenna@cktfmlaw.com
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Robert McKenna
PHONE:
(562) 432-5855
EMAIL:
rlmckenna@cktfmlaw.com
VCARD:
vCard

Robert McKenna joined Carroll, Kelly, Trotter, Franzen, McKenna & Peabody in 1994 as its first associate. He became a partner in 1999 and became a named partner of the firm in 2001. For the past twenty years he has primarily defended healthcare professionals against claims of medical negligence, elder abuse and general negligence in both State and Federal court in California and Nevada. Mr. McKenna has extensive trial experience, having tried numerous cases defending both hospitals and doctors against allegations of negligence and other misconduct. In 2003 he was admitted into the American Board of Trial Advocates as one of its youngest members.

Robert McKenna joined Carroll, Kelly, Trotter, Franzen, McKenna & Peabody in 1994 as its first associate. He became a partner in 1999 and became a named partner of the firm in 2001. For the past twenty years he has primarily defended healthcare professionals against claims of medical negligence, elder abuse and general negligence in both State and Federal court in California and Nevada. Mr. McKenna has extensive trial experience, having tried numerous cases defending both hospitals and doctors against allegations of negligence and other misconduct. In 2003 he was admitted into the American Board of Trial Advocates as one of its youngest members.

In terms of professional recognition, he has an AV rating (highest possible) through Martindale Hubbell and has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” by Los Angeles Magazine for the past five years. He has both published and lectured on a vast array of medical legal issues and has been invited numerous times to participate in “Judges College” in Northern California to put on presentations for the California Judiciary.

He has served as a board member for the Community Hospital of Long Beach Foundation, the St. Mary’s Ethics Committee and The Southern California Association of Healthcare Risk Management. He is also an active member in the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, the California Hospital Association and the Defense Research Institute.

Mr. McKenna is a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles and attended law school at Loyola Law in Los Angeles, California. Prior to joining the firm he worked both as a clerk and a lawyer at Girardi/Keese and as in-house counsel for 20th Century Insurance. Born in Long Beach, California in 1967, Mr. McKenna resides in his hometown with his wife and two children. Outside of the office and courtroom, Mr. McKenna is an avid sailor, scuba diver and surfer in the waters around Southern California. In 2003, he was able to fulfill a lifelong dream and compete in Transpac, a 2,200 mile sailboat race from Los Angeles to Honolulu finishing fifth in his division.


Robert McKenna
PHONE: (562) 432-5855
EMAIL: rlmckenna@cktfmlaw.com
VCARD: vCard