Molly McKibben

Santa Monica, California
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Phone:
866-738-0973
Molly’s trial practice focuses on catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, municipal liability, and products liability.  She has successfully helped litigate and settle a wide range of cases for the firm.  Molly was chosen as CAOC’s Consumer Attorney of the Year in 2016 alongside her colleagues Bruce Broillet, Scott Carr, and Tobin Lanzetta, for her involvement in obtaining a $55 million verdict in the Erin Andrews v. Marriott case in Nashville, Tennessee.
 
Molly attended the University of Southern California, where she earned Bachelors of Arts in Print Journalism and in Italian.  She then attended Pepperdine University School of Law where she earned her J.D. and a Certificate in Dispute Resolution.  During law school, she interned at an international dispute resolution organization in London, served as an editor on the Pepperdine Law Review, and worked as a law clerk at the Union Rescue Mission Legal Aid Clinic.  She also worked as an extern for the late Honorable Arthur Alarcón, Senior Judge for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, working on a variety of cases ranging from contract interpretation to foreign sovereign immunity.

Molly is a member of Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Consumer Attorneys of California, the American Association for Justice, the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, the Beverly Hills Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.  She is admitted to practice in California state courts as well as federal district courts in the Central District of California.

Molly is a graduate of the 2015 Consumer Attorneys of California Leadership Academy and is on the board of CAOC.  She has also been named as one of the “Up and Coming 50 Women Lawyers” in Southern California for 2016, and a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine.

Areas of Practice

  • catastrophic personal injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Municipal Liability
  • Products Liability

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California

Education

  • Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California
    • J.D.
    • Major: Certificate in Dispute Resolution
    • Law Review: Pepperdine Law Review, Editor
  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles , California
    • Bachelors of Arts
    • Major: Print Journalism and Italian

Published Works

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Member
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Board Member
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, Member
  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, Golf League, Member
  • Attorneys Information Exchange Group, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient – “Consumer Attorney of the Year”, Consumer Attorneys Association of California, 2016
  • Super Lawyers Southern California Rising Star , 2015 - 2016
  • Up and Coming 50 Women Lawyers in Southern California for 2016
  • 2015 Consumer Attorneys of California Leadership Academy

Community Involvement

  • Pepperdine University, Preceptor Program, Mentor
  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, Mentor