Rated "Well Qualified" by the Los Angeles County Bar Association
The Right Experience. The Right Choice.
As our civic institutions continue to be placed under immense stress, it has never been more important that the people presiding over our courtrooms, both in perception and reality, possess the necessary temperament and experience to justly provide both sides a fair opportunity to present their case within the confines of the law.
Kevin McGurk has spent his entire legal career working in public service, advocating to ensure equal justice for all under the law. Having conducted more than fifty jury trials and represented thousands of clients, he is an experienced trial attorney that will bring the right balance of legal expertise and compassion to the bench. As a result of his daily presence in the court for the last sixteen years, he understands how a courtroom can meet the high standards of fairness, decency, and fidelity to the rule of law because he has seen first-hand what works and what doesn’t. Kevin has the experience and skill set to manage a high volume of complex cases on day one.
The world of criminal justice is continually changing. The public has demanded the system re-evaluate traditional ideas of public safety, sentencing and pre-trial detention. In his role as a Deputy Public Defender, Kevin is at the forefront of navigating these new priorities and has seen first-hand how these changes can lead to positive outcomes under the right circumstances. His unique set of skills and experiences will provide a fresh perspective and a balanced approach to the bench.