Attorney at Law
In more than fifteen years of practice, which includes a dozen jury trials, Tim Kral has handled all aspects of “police misconduct” lawsuits. He is a sought after speaker, teaching law enforcement officers at seminars nationwide on various civil rights topics.
Prior to joining the firm in 2001, Mr. Kral was an attorney with a multi-discipline law firm in Irvine, where he defended peace officers and public entities in civil rights cases, including several cases arising from officer involved shootings.
Mr. Kral presently represents law enforcement agencies and peace officers in a wide variety of litigated cases, including all aspects of law enforcement use of force, especially cases involving police dogs, tactical teams and TASER electronic control devices.
Los Angeles Magazine recognized Mr. Kral as a Super Lawyer Rising Star every year between 2005 and 2009. This award is given to only the top 2.5% of attorneys in the State of California who have been practicing for 10 years or less.
Mr. Kral received his JD from Chapman University School of Law (cum laude, 1999), his BA in history from Westmont College (1991) and a MA in leadership studies from Azusa Pacific University (1995). Mr. Kral served as a police officer before attending law school and has been a Level I reserve police officer since 2002.