Kenneth Kroopf

Kenneth J. Kroopf

Contact Me:

(831) 373-7762

Biography

With over 44 years of experience in general civil law and litigation, Kenneth J Kroopf is now focusing primarily in the areas of Personal Injury and Employment Law. He is committed to professional excellence, the highest ethical standards, civility in his business and professional relationships, and service to the community.

Education

  • Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 1974
  • University of California, Los Angeles, California
    • B.A. - 1971
    • Major: Political Science
  • University of Madrid, Spain - 1969 - 1970

    Classes & Seminars

    • UCLA Extension for Para-Legal Studies, Professor
    • Cal-State University Los Angeles Law Studies, Professor
    • U.C. Davis/U.C. Santa Cruz Paralegal Program, Professor
    • Continuing education courses for real estate agents and brokers
    • Efficiency of a Physical Therapy Practice
    • How to Make More Money in the Medical Field
    • What They Did Not Teach You in Medical School
    • Understanding Attorney’s Fees, both Statutory and Non-Statutory

    Pro-Bono Activities

    • Founder and President of Monterey County Youth Sports Group, Inc. dba Monterey Magic, 1992-2002
    • Monterey Kiwanis Club member from 1981-2001
    • 1985 Graduate of Leadership Monterey Peninsula
    • Member of Board of Directors of Monterey County Economic Development Corporation
    • Past President of Executives Association of the Monterey Peninsula
    • Toastmaster
    • YMCA Basketball Coach
    • Youth League Baseball and Softball Coach
    • President of BEAM (Business Education Alliance of the Monterey Peninsula)
    • Member of Board of Directors of Monterey County Bar Association
    • Member of Board of Directors of Congregation Beth Israel
    • Elementary Law Day for Foothill 5th Grade Class
    • Lawyers Referral Service volunteer attorney
    • Board of Directors of Alumni Leadership Monterey Peninsula
    • Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
    • Monterey County Lawyers Referral Service
    • Monterey County Mediation & Arbitration Panel

    Past Positions

    • Small Claims and Traffic Court, Judge Pro Tem

    Languages

    • Spanish
    • English

    Fraternities or Sororities

    • Sigma Nu

    Professional Associations

    • American Arbitration Association, Advance Level Arbitrator
    • Mediation Panel for Santa Cruz County Superior Court, Member
    • Arbitration Panel for Monterey County Superior Court, Member
    • Monterey County Superior Court, Direct Panel Mediator
    • California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), Member
    • California Association of Consumer Lawyers (CAOC), Member

    Current Employment Position

    • President & Owner

    Practice Areas

    • Personal Injury
    • Employment Law
    • Litigation

    Bar Admissions

    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • Supreme Court of California
    • California State Courts and Courts of Appeal

    Honors

    • Received a Certificate of Recognition from State Senator Henry Mello
    • Received a Certificate of Special Recognition from Congressman Sam Farr
    • 1994 Silver Bowl Winner for the Business Section of the Volunteer Center of Monterey County