Kristine K. Meredith

Kristine K. Meredith

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Redwood Shores, CA

Danko Meredith
 | 333 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 145
Redwood Shores, CA 94065
Phone: 650-453-3600
Fax: 650-394-8672
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010, 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Aviation and Aerospace (20%)
Attorney Profile
Trial Lawyer representing plaintiffs harmed due to the negligent or irresponsible conduct of others.  Catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, aviation, business torts.

About Kristine Meredith

Admitted: 1992, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.dankolaw.com/Kristine_Meredith.html

Honors/Awards:

  • Faculty selected award for my efforts as chair of the Law School Diversity Committee, Distinguished Student Service Award, BYU Law School, 1991

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Santa Clara County Bar Association, Women's Law Caucus Executive Board
  • California Women Lawyers, State Bar of California Member
  • American Association of Justice, Board of Governors, 2016 - Present
  • American Association of Justice, Publication Committee, 2010 - Present
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
  • Consumer Attorney of California, Women's Caucus Chair Elect, 2015
  • American Association of Justice, Women's Law Section, Scholarship Committee Member, 2014
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Women's Caucus Chair, 2016
  • San Mateo County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association, Civil Practice Committee Chair, 2016
  • Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers, Board of Directors, 2008 - 2014
  • American Bar Association, Membership Co-Chair of the Products Liability Committee
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Women’s Caucus Immediate Past Chair, Executive Board Member, 2017
  • American Association of Justice, Aviation Law Section, Immediate Past Chair, 2014

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Forum Magazine Columnist Community Service
  • American Assocation of Justice, Women's Law Section Scholarship Committee Member, 2014
  • Shelter Network of San Mateo County Volunteer, 2009
  • California Rural Legal Assistance Inc., Volunteer, 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Chair and Moderator, Emerging Issues in Aviation Safety Law and Accident Investigations, AAJ Aviation Law Section, Annual Convention Summer, 2014
  • Use of Summary Adjudications to Dispose of Affirmative Defenses, Author, Use of Summary Adjudications to Dispose of Affirmative Defenses, Forum Magazine, CAOC March/April 2013
  • Recreational Torts, JUSTICE IN MOTION: MEMBERS IN MOTION - San Francisco Bay Area Lawyer Mentors Detained Girls, AAJ Trial Magazine, August, 2012
  • That a Drug is Unreasonably Dangerous is the Standard to be Argued in Pharma Actions, The Prescription Drug Case, Plaintiff Magazine
  • From Having it All to Leaning In: Career Advancement, Work-Life-Balance, and the Realities of Being a Woman Lawyer in the 21st Century., The SCCBA Women Lawyers' Committee, California Women Lawyers, The Club Silicon Valley., MCLE Round-table Discussion, Discussion Leader, June, 2013
  • Motion Practice: Taking the Offensive, Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers, Presenter, November, 2014
  • A Look at the Exclusive Remedy for All the Passangers' Claims Against Asiana, Asiana Flight 214 and the Montreal Convention, Plaintiff Magazine, 2013
  • Making the Least of Absent Class Member Depositions, Co-author, CAOC Forum Magazine, Vol. 44, No. 6, 2014
  • Using Focus Groups To Prepare Your Experts, CAOC Winter Seminar, 2014
  • Discovery and the Role of the Attorney-Client Privilege in Bad Faith Refusal to Settle Litigation, AAJ Bad Faith Insurance Litigation Group/Insurance Law Section, Annual Convention Summer, 2014
  • Screening and Evaluating Potential GranuFlo Sudden Cardiac Death Cases, AAJ, Dialysis Equipment, Products & Clinics Litigation Group, Annual Convention Summer, 2013
  • Voir Dire in the Aviation Case, AJJ Aviation Law Section, Annual Convention Summer, 2013
  • Motion Practice: Taking the Offensive, SCCTLA
  • Grit and Growth Mindset, Moderator, CWL Annual Conference, May, 2015
  • Sexual Harassment and Implicit Bias, Panelist, CWL Annual Conference May, 2015
  • Calling All Witnesses: Who? When? Why?, Panel, CAOC MCLE, November, 2015
  • When the NTSB is Involved, AAJ Annual Convention July, 2016
  • Avoid disaster: Properly Prepare an Order of Proof, Author, CAOC Forum Magazine, Vol. 47, No. 4, 2017
  • Inside the Reptile Brain: Offense and Defense, Panelist, ABA Pharma / Device / Biotech Product Liability Roundtable, 2015
  • Preemption Takes off, Author, Los Angeles Daily Journal, June, 2018
  • PG&E® Wildfire Litigation Update, Presenter, AAJ Mass Tort Litigation Seminar, March, 2018
  • Humans & Their Environment: Protecting our Planet and its Inhabitants, Presenter, UC Davis Environmental Law Symposium, March, 2018
  • Shredding the First Day of Trial: Demonstratives, Presenter, ABA Joint CLE Meeting, January, 2018
  • Good Counsel: Persuasive Demonstratives, Author, AAJ Trial Magazine, Vol. 53, No. 11, November, 2017
  • Controlling Costs Before and During Trial, Moderator, CAOC Annual Convention, November, 2017
  • Trial Skills, Trial-Focused Discovery: What You Need and How to Use it, Presenter, WIPL Annual Regional CLE, 2016

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Burdett v. Teledyne Continental Motors, a case involving brain injuries suffered in an airplane crash in which the jury returned a verdict of $15 million. 
  • Jing-Li v. Sheng Hsiang Jen Foods, terminating sanctions paving the way for a $50 million result for the clients in that case.
  • In re PG&E "San Bruno Fire" Cases, Gas line explosion in San Bruno, Califfornia, Confidential Settlements for 59 Victims. 
  • Bischoff v. Brittain, represented tenants in a case of housing discrimination against families with children, settlement for two tenants.
  • Dunn v. State of Hawaii, defective highway design resulting in traumative brain damage, judgment of $2.2 million.
  • In re Butte Fire Cases, PG&E fire in Amador and Calaveras Counties, over 77,000 acres burned, Confidential Settlements for dozens of Victims.

Representative Clients:

  • Kyne v. PG&E.  Gas Line Explosion, $2.9 million jury verdict.
  • Denevi v. Swenson.  Real estate transaction, $10 million judgment.
  • Jing-Li v. Sheng Hsiang Jen Foods.  Wrongful death of a child, $50 million judgment.
  • Burdett v. Teledyne Continental Motors.  Plane crash, $14,967,413 jury verdict.
  • Dunn v. State of Hawaii.  Bicycle accident, $2,235,000 judgment.
  • Utility explosion, $20 million settlement
  • Young v. Standard Aero.  Commercial helicopter crash, $2.9 million jury verdict.
  • EMS helicopter crash, $12 million settlement

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Selected to Super Lawyers, 2014 - 2018
  • Selected to Super Lawyers, 2010

Educational Background:

  • University of California, Davis - BS in Human Development, 1988
  • Brigham Young University—J. Reuben Clark Law School - JD, 1991
Office Location for Kristine K. Meredith

333 Twin Dolphin Drive
Suite 145
Redwood Shores, CA 94065

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Last Updated: 2/11/2019

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