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Michelle Kennedy

Michelle Kennedy

Attorney at Law

Playa del Rey
California
Licensed in
CA
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
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About
Attorney Michelle Kennedy provides smart legal solutions for creatives and small businesses. She was recognized as a Mountain States' Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2017 and 2018.

Michelle handles a wide variety of legal matters for diverse clients, and regularly helps with (1) business (formation and consulting), (2) contracts (review, drafting, and negotiation), and (3) intellectual property registration and defense (trademarks, copyrights, licensing, and DMCA).

Representative clients include internet creators and bloggers, media production companies, fashion designers, musicians, stylists, and photographers, graphic designers, and
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"Michele was very helpful with my trademark. She filed my paperwork in a timely manner and was very professional."

Register Trademark
Posted on Dec 4, 2018
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"Michelle Kennedy is very personable and knowledgeable. She gave me confidence to move forward with my artwork."

Copyright Registration Services
Posted on Nov 13, 2017
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"It's hard to find a knowledgeful lawyer who can easily explain complex matters. Michelle is really good at both. Highly recommend you to contact her for your legal issue."

Claim Against Business Partner, Dissolution of Business
Posted on Jul 11, 2017
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"I appreciated her patience, guidance and support throughout my legal issue with a media company. Phenomenal job!"

Breach of Contract by Book Promoter
Posted on Jul 11, 2017

Work History

Kennedy Art Law

Founder and President

Nov 2015 - Present

Kennedy Art Law was founded to provide smart legal solutions for influencers and innovators. The firm helps clients with business, contracts, and intellectual property matters.

Nov 2015 - Present

Dolowitz Hunnicutt

Associate Attorney

Nov 2014 - Nov 2015

Associate at respected boutique high asset family law firm. Conducted legal research and drafted pleadings, motions, and memoranda. Conducted discovery for high asset, interstate, international, and high-conflict domestic relations cases.

Nov 2014 - Nov 2015

Utah Attorney General

Contract Attorney

Oct 2013 - Oct 2014

Managed individual caseload and assisted in civil rights, employment, tort, and subrogation cases. Engaged with clients, opposing counsel, insurance companies, and out-of-state actors in executing
discovery, depositions, and motion practice. Familiar with Section 1983, ADA and the Rehabilitation Act, Governmental Immunity, and tort liability issues.

Oct 2013 - Oct 2014

Utah Attorney General

Law Clerk

Jan 2013 - Oct 2013

Researched and drafted motions, memoranda, and discovery responses under the supervision of Litigation Division attorneys in Employment, Torts, Civil Rights, and Civil Appeals.

Jan 2013 - Oct 2013

Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute

Graduate Fellow

Aug 2012 - May 2013

Developed business plans for medical devices and technologies created by University of Utah staff, conducted relevant due diligence on intellectual property rights, and strategized marketing. Emphasis on smartphone interactive games, apps, and plug-in devices.

Aug 2012 - May 2013

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