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November 3rd, 2015
- Partner Robin C. Huggins Returns to Kring & Chung

Robin HugginsWe are happy to announce that Partner, Robin C. Huggins has returned to Kring & Chung, LLP to lead the family law practice in our Orange County, CA location.  With more than 17 years of experience and knowledge as a family law attorney, she has a demonstrated track record of effectively guiding and counseling her clients through the difficulties of numerous family law matters.  Ms. Huggins prides herself on providing sensitive yet insightful advice tailored to a client’s budgetary constraints, but can aggressively advocate her client’s position in the court room when necessary.  To view Ms. Huggins full profile, click here.

October 29th, 2015
- Thanksgiving Food Drive to benefit Olive Crest Academy

Kring & Chung, LLP’s annual Thanksgiving Food Drive will benefit the families of Olive Crest Academy this year. We are excited to be helping such a reputable and deserving organization this holiday season. Our goal is to provide 25 complete meal baskets to Olive Crest Academy families. We invite our clients, business partners, friends and families to make a food or monetary contribution to a great cause. Please contact Courtney Kring at if you would like to make a donation.

For more information about Olive Crest, please visit their websites at and

October 26th, 2015
- Allyson K. Thompson Represents Former Police Officer in Sexual Harassment/Whistleblower Case

Kring & Chung Partner, Allyson K. Thompson is representing a former Bakersfield police officer in a sexual harassment and wrongful termination case. The lawsuit that was filed on Friday, October 23, 2015 states Bjorneboe was subjected to a pattern of humiliating sexual harassment, exposed to a hostile work environment with negligent supervision and suffered retaliation for blowing the whistle on illegal police practices.

To view the full article in the Bakersfield Californian, click here.

October 23rd, 2015
- Scott M. Bonesteel Promoted to Partner

bonesteel_profileKring & Chung, LLP is pleased to announce the promotion of Scott M. Bonesteel to Partner in our San Diego office.

With 29 years of experience as a trial lawyer, Mr. Bonesteel’s commitment to legal excellence and his dedication to defending our clients earned him this well-deserved promotion to Partner. Since joining the firm in 2010, his practice has focused upon complex product liability, intellectual property, personal injury, product-based class actions and construction defect litigation.

Mr. Bonesteel can be reached at our San Diego office located at:
11682 El Camino Real, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92130
Phone: (858) 436-0268

October 23rd, 2015
- Piece Rate Update

On October 20, 2015, Managing Partner, Kyle Kring met with Christine Baker, the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations, which oversees DLSE, and her Special Counsel, on behalf of and with CalPASC members to discuss the new legislation affecting piece rate pay.  Recently enacted AB 1513 will have a significant effect on employers who pay employees on a piece rate basis.  We were able to obtain some guidance from the Director and her Special Counsel on some of the critical issues in the bill.  Every business with a piece rate compensation plan should immediately consult with counsel to discuss the effect of AB 1513 and SB 588.

October 22nd, 2015
- Kring & Chung Lawyers named 2015 Top Attorney’s by Coast Magazine

Kyle D. Kring and Kenneth C. ChungCongratulations to Managing Partner’s, Kenneth W. Chung and Kyle D. Kring on being recognized as 2015 Top Attorney’s by Coast Magazine. Coast Magazine and OCMetro used Avvo to compile their list. Avvo is a Seattle-based company that rates and profiles attorneys nationwide. Avvo’s algorithm rates all attorneys on a 10-point scale, factoring in peer endorsements, as well as experience, education, training, speaking engagements, published works and awards.

These dynamic ratings are continuously updated based on new information from attorneys as well as from licensing and disciplinary authorities.

Click here for the direct link to the digital magazine.

September 30th, 2015
- Travis Meltzer Joins Our Las Vegas Office

Travis N. Meltzer AttorneyKring & Chung, LLP would like to welcome Travis Meltzer to its Las Vegas, NV office. Mr. Meltzer’s practice areas include business litigation, construction, insurance, personal injury and products liability. He graduated from University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a B.S.B.A. in Business Management and a Minor in Business Law. In 2014, he received his law degree from Arizona Summit Law School. To view Mr. Meltzer’s full profile, click here.

August 19th, 2015
- Welcome New Associate Erin Tramontano

Welcome New Associate Erin TramontanoKring & Chung, LLP is pleased to announce that Erin Tramontano has joined our San Diego, CA office where she focuses on business litigation, construction and insurance. Ms. Tramontano graduated from the University of California Santa Barbara with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Global Studies. In 2011, she received her Juris Doctor from California Western School. To view Ms. Tramontano’s full profile, click here.

August 18th, 2015
- Welcome New Associate Alyssa Chan

Welcome New Associate Alyssa ChanKring & Chung, LLP would like to welcome Alyssa Chan to the Irvine, CA office. Ms. Chan’s practice areas include business transactions, business litigation and construction defect litigation. After earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Ms. Chan earned her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Chapman University School of Law. To view Ms. Chan’s full profile, click here.

June 11th, 2015
- 2015 Rising Star

Kring & Chung, LLP is proud to announce that Allyson K. Thompson has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a 2015 Rising Star for the third consecutive year. Super Lawyers is a rating service of up-and-coming outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have reached a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to receive this honor.

Mrs. Thompson’s practice consists of employment issues, including sexual harassment, discrimination, wage and hour litigation, and advises employers on how to avoid employment related litigation. She represents individuals and small and large businesses in all aspects of civil litigation. This includes representing employees and defending employers, in lawsuits, class actions, mediations, arbitrations and Labor Commissioner hearings. She also provides counseling to businesses to avoid litigation, including drafting policies, employee handbooks, and providing sexual harassment training.

Mrs. Thompson is a frequent presenter on a wide variety of employment topics and is currently serving as President-Elect of the Orange County Women Lawyers Association and formerly served as the Vice President, Secretary and Board Member.

To view Allyson K. Thompson’s profile click here.

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