Kathryn Canale

Kathryn Canale


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fx: 818-243-5266


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Kathryn Canale

Kathryn Canale is an AV- Preeminent peer rated attorney with a broad background of experience upon which to draw. She is known for her creative solutions to legal problems and for being an aggressive litigator for her utilization of procedural and substantive motions to resolve litigation in her clients’ favor. She specializes in handling complex liability and damages issues and cases with exposure in excess of a million dollars.

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Business and Contracts
  • Employment – Employer side
  • Public Entity

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Director of Continuing Legal Education, Bradley & Gmelich
  • National Association of Women Business Owners, Membership and Programming Committees
  • Paws for Life K9 Rescue, Inc. – Board of Directors
  • ASIS International – American Security for Industrial Security
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel

Speaking Engagements

  • ASIS Employment Update, 2018
  • ASIS Active Shooter, 2015, 2017
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, “The Reptile Method,” 2017
  • “Reptile is a Two-Way Street” – MCLE Provided 2016, Updated 2018

Publications and Press

  • ASIS Show Daily, September 29, 2015 “Active Shooter”
  • Los Angeles Daily Journal regarding the defense of Brown v. Marshalls of California, LLC, 2017
  • Los Angeles Daily Journal regarding the defense of Colpitts v. American International Industries, Inc., et al., 2017


  • AV-Preeminent Peer Rated by Martindale Hubbell


  • J.D., California Western School of Law, 1997
  • B.A., University of Evansville, 1995

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of California, All Courts, 1997


  • California, All Courts – 1998
  • United States District Court- Admitted to the Northern, Central and Southern Districts
  • United States Supreme Court


  • Running (okay, jogging) with USA Marathon Training
  • Hiking with my dogs, Piglet and Ruby