Attorney Jeffrey Kent

About Me

Jeffrey D. Kent, Attorney at Law, has been practicing exclusively criminal law since he began his legal career in Orange County, California, in 1992. He is a 1989 graduate of the University of California, Irvine receiving B.A. degrees with honors in both Economics and Political Science. He then graduated from Western State University, College of Law in Fullerton, California with honors in 1992, and immediately passed the California State Bar Examination. Jeff worked with both the Orange County Public Defender and Orange County District Attorney's Office while in law school. During a career marked with high-profile successes, Jeff has handled several thousand criminal cases, including over 100 jury trials, in both state and federal courts, and a number of homicide cases. He also has had the privilege to have argued before the California Supreme Court, and has been granted the honor of being a Certified Specialist in Criminal Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization.
I am Licensed to Practice in:
California State Barsince 1992
United States Supreme Courtsince 1996
United States Court of Appeal for the 9th Circuitsince 1995
United States District Court, Eastern District of CAsince 1993
United States District Court, Central District of CAsince 1993
United States District Court, Southern District of CAsince 1995
My Education
Western State University, School of LawJ.D. - 1992
University of California, IrvineB.A. - Political Science - 1989
University of California, IrvineB.A. - Economics - 1989
My Memberships
National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers - NACDL
California Attorneys for Criminal Justice - CACJ
Orange County Criminal Defense Bar Association - OCCDBA
North Orange County Bar Association - NOCBA
California DUI Lawyers' Association - CDLA
California Public Defenders' Association - CPDA
My Publications
Larsen v. DMV (1995) 12 Cal.4th 287

Lead Counsel Verification Details

This Attorney is Verified in the Following Practice Areas:
Criminal Law - State Level Crimes since 2013
  • Verified Experience
  • Peer Recommended
  • Spotless Record

Practice Highlights

Received the Following Awards
Certified Specialist in Criminal Law
Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyer - Am. Soc. Legal Advocate
O.C. Top Attorney - OC Metro magazine
AV Preeminent Rated 5.0 out of 5 -
Preeminent Lawyer - Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers
SuperLawyers - Super Lawyers Magazine

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