News & Events

FEBRUARY 18TH, 2015

KRING & CHUNG LAWYERS NAMED TO 2015 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SUPER LAWYERS LIST

Kring & Chung, LLP is please to announce that Kenneth W. Chung and Laura C. Hess have once again been named to the Southern California Super Lawyers list. This is the fifth consecutive year Kenneth Chung has received this honor, and the second consecutive year for Laura Hess. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from various practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

A patented multiphased selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis with no more than 5% of the attorneys in California being selected as Super Lawyers.


FEBRUARY 13TH, 2015

INLAND EMPIRE MANUFACTURERS' SUMMIT

Kring & Chung, LLP, is a bronze sponsor at the Manufacturers' Summit taking place on February 19, 2015 at the Riverside Convention Center. Partners' Laura C. Hess and Allyson K. Thompson of our Irvine, CA office will be on hand highlighting some of our key offerings for manufacturers in the areas of employment and business law. The Manufacturers' Counsel of the Inland Empire supports and provides education on manufacturing topics to manufacturers, employees and the community. The summit gives attendees the opportunity to discuss solutions to many issues facing the manufacturing community. If you are attending this very informative summit, please stop by the Kring & Chung booth.


JANUARY 1ST, 2015

KRING & CHUNG, LLP ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNER

We are pleased to announce that Allyson K. Thompson has been elevated to Partner in our Irvine, CA office effective January 1, 2015.

Since joining the firm in January 2005, Ms. Thompson's practice focuses on labor and employment law as well as business litigation matters. She also provides training seminars on numerous employment matters including hiring practices, how to avoid wrongful termination, wage and hour issues, sexual harassment and discrimination. "Ms. Thompson fits our firm image perfectly," said Kyle D. Kring. As the current President-Elect for the Orange County Women Lawyers Association, she is dedicated to promoting equality and social justice for all people.

Ms. Thompson received her bachelor's from the University of Hawaii and her Juris Doctor from Lincoln Law School. To view Allyson K. Thompson's profile click here.


DECEMBER 24TH, 2014

MICHELLE PHILO ELECTED AS OCBA YOUNG LAWYER'S DIVISION CHAIR-ELECT

Michelle Philo has been elected as the Orange County Bar Association Young Lawyer's Division Chair-Elect. The Young Lawyer's Division represents over 800 of Orange County's young lawyers with up to 5 years' experience in the profession. When Philo rises to the position of Chair in 2016, she will serve as the voice of the Young Lawyer's Division to the Orange County Bar Association's Board of Directors.

Ms. Philo is an attorney in our Irvine, CA office. Her practice includes general civil litigation; business transactions, including formations, maintenance, mergers, dissolutions; estate planning and probate. Philo's litigation cases have included partnership disputes, contract disputes, employment disputes, and personal injury cases. To view Philo's full profile, click here.


OCTOBER 13TH, 2014

MELISSA BRIGHT JOINS KRING & CHUNG'S LAS VEGAS OFFICE

Kring & Chung, LLP would like to welcome Melissa Bright to its Las Vegas, Nevada office. Bright graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where she majored in criminal justice and minored in sociology. She received her Juris Doctorate degree in 2011 from University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law. Bright's practice consists of employment law, personal injury and business litigation.


OCTOBER 13TH, 2014

KRING & CHUNG 6TH ANNUAL THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE

November 1, 2014 - November 14, 2014

In collaborative efforts with Families Forward, Kring & Chung will be preparing 20 food baskets for families to celebrate Thanksgiving. Each year, Families Forward holds a Thanksgiving-themed grocery distribution for local families in need. The weekend before Thanksgiving, local families come to Families Forward to receive all of the traditional Thanksgiving fixings to cook a warm, holiday meal. While parents pick up their baskets, their children participate in fun-filled activities such as arts and crafts, and face painting.

Families Forward relies on the generous support from the local community to fill the needs of the families they serve during this busy time of year. Last year they provided 700 families with food needed to celebrate Thanksgiving. Click here (http://www.families-forward.org) for more information about Families Forward.

Items needed include: 20-$20 gift cards for turkey or produce; 40 boxes of stuffing; 40 jars of gravy; 40 cans of cranberry sauce; 40 boxes of muffin or corn bread mix; 40 cans of sweet potatoes or yams; 40 cans of soup (1 broth & 1 cream); 80 cans of vegetables; 60 cans of fruit; 40 cans of evaporated milk; 40 cans of pumpkin or other pie filling; and 20 boxed pie crust.

Items can be dropped off at our Irvine office located at 38 Corporate Park, Irvine, CA 92606.

Please contact Michelle Bennett at mbennett@kringandchung.com if you have any questions. Thank you for your support.