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Mr. Kanter’s background includes experience in both state and federal courts. He has represented a variety of defendants in a wide spectrum of legal areas, including construction defect, real estate litigation, unfair competition, employment litigation, contract actions, insurance, business torts and partnership litigation.

Court Admissions

  • State of California
  • Court of Appeals – Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court – Northern, Central and Southern Districts

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • State Bar of California
  • Orange County Bar Association (Judicial Evaluation Committee)

Professional Experience

  • Mr. Kanter has served as a panelist for the Continuing Education of the Bar’s Program on Fundamentals of Civil Litigation.
  • Mr. Kanter was a law clerk for the United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, from 1976-1977; and has served as a judge pro tem for the Orange County Superior Court.

Representative Matters

  • Beneficial Life Ins. Co. v. Knobelauch, 653 F.2d 393 (1981)
  • United States v. Sequel Contrs., Inc., 402 F.Supp.2d 1142 (2005)
  • Aiello v. First Alliance Mortg. Co., 280 B.R. 246 (2002)
  • Coalition for Student Action v. City of Fullerton, 153 Cal.App.3d 1194 (1984)