Klinedinst Expands Criminal Law Group with Addition of Stacey A. Kartchner

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – Klinedinst PC is pleased to announce the expansion of its Criminal Law group with the addition of Stacey A. Kartchner as Senior Counsel.

Stacey A. Kartchner

In her practice, Ms. Kartchner represents individuals accused of criminal charges in both state and federal courts. She also handles white collar criminal defense cases, and defends professionals in administrative and licensure hearings, as well as litigation involving allegations of malpractice. She also represents material witnesses in federal court and Grand Jury proceedings. She is dedicated to zealously protecting the rights, liberties, and interests of her clients.

Before joining Klinedinst, Ms. Kartchner gained valuable experience working at her own firm for 14 years, and previously a San Diego boutique firm for over ten years.  She has achieved the highest AV®-Preeminent™ rating by Martindale-Hubbell, and has been featured in the San Diego edition of Super Lawyers® every year since 2015.

Within the legal community, Ms. Kartchner serves on the San Diego County Bar Association Board of Directors, and will serve as President of the 10,000-member organization in 2024. She currently serves as Chairperson of the San Diego Criminal Justice Memorial Committee, and is a past president of the Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Club and the Criminal Defense Bar Association. 

“We are very excited to have Stacey joining our San Diego office,” said Earll Pott, Shareholder and Co-Chair of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee. “She is a deeply talented lawyer with over 20 years experience in criminal defense and ethics work.  She is a passionate advocate, a skilled writer, and a committed member of a variety of local bar and charitable organizations, and will be a welcome addition to both our white collar criminal defense and professional liability teams.”

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