Katherine (Kacey) McBroom

Top rated criminal defense attorney in Beverly Hills, California

Kaedian LLP
Katherine (Kacey) McBroom
Kaedian LLP

Practice Areas: Criminal defense, DUI-DWI, White collar crimes; view more

Licensed in California since: 2002

Education: University of Southern California Gould School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2005

Kaedian LLP

8383 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 210
Beverly Hills, CA 90211 Visit website


A partner at the Beverly Hills, California, law firm of Kaedian LLP, attorney Katherine (Kacey) McBroom focuses her practice on criminal defense and civil rights matters. She has a decade of experience representing the residents of California who are charged with federal or state criminal offenses. She puts her commitment and knowledge of the criminal justice system to work to assist her clients in matters involving:

  • White collar crimes
  • Sexual offenses
  • Drug crimes
  • DUI and other traffic offenses
  • Domestic violence
  • Fraud, theft and robbery
  • Assault, murder and battery
  • Juvenile crimes
  • RICO violations and insurance fraud
  • Quasi-criminal matters

A warmhearted and diligent attorney, Ms. McBroom is aware that the stakes are high for individuals accused of or are anticipating a state or federal criminal charge. As a former Deputy Public Defender who has been practicing criminal law in California since 2002, she knows the law inside and out and is equipped to defend clients against the full range of criminal charges. 

A Bachelor of Arts graduate of Brown University, Ms. McBroom received her Juris Doctor from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law in Los Angeles. She served as a law clerk at the Civil Division of the United States Attorney’s Office and for Gigi Gordon at the Post Conviction Assistance Center in Los Angeles. She is licensed to appear before the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Central Districts of California and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

Ms. McBroom gives back to the legal community by serving in professional organizations such as the California Public Defenders Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association – Criminal and Litigation Sections.

Practice areas

Criminal defense, Criminal defense: DUI/DWI, Criminal defense: white collar

Focus areas

Arrest & arraignment, Assault & battery, Criminal fraud, Criminal law, Drug & alcohol violations, Expungement, False accusations, Felony, Juvenile delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor vehicle offenses, Murder, Sex offenses, Tax evasion, Theft, Criminal domestic violence, DUI/DWI, White collar crime

  • 70% Criminal defense
  • 20% Criminal defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10% Criminal defense: white collar

First Admitted: 2002, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.arrestedincali.com/

  • Successfully appealed a prison sentence ordered by the Federal District Court following the Supreme Court’s seminal ruling in Blakely v. Washington, which resulted in remand, credit for time served and immediate release from federal prison. (U.S. v. Chichil)
  • Obtained minor infraction for defendant charged with assault with a deadly weapon and resisting arrest. (People v. Harris)
  • Negotiated dismissal of child molestation charges, a highly uncommon outcome with such highly controversial subject matter, 2014
  • Negotiated dismissal of felony grand theft charges. (People v. Jackson), 2017
  • Negotiated no charges filed on vehicular manslaughter, 2016
  • Obtained an acquittal in a Riverside County case involving a defendant accused of assault with a deadly weapon. (People v. Villalba), 2014
  • Served as second chair on an SEC matter in which the result was favorable to the defendant on two counts and resulted in a hung jury on the remaining count (S.E.C. v. Smith), 2008
  • Acquittal in domestic violence matter. (People v. Kalra), 2016
  • Acquittal (second chair) in domestic violence case. (People v.  Thacher), 2016
  • Integral part of a team that obtained a complete dismissal in a high-profile case where the defendant stood accused of rape and torture. (People v. Albalwi), 2014
  • Dismissal of Domestic Violence matter on the eve of trial. (People v. Ramirez), 2016
  • Negotiated dismissal of domestic violence charges. (People v. Patel), 2016
  • Obtained drug diversion in matter where defendant charged with multiple counts of possession for sale and possession of loaded firearm, 2014
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, California Public Defenders Association
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of California
  • California
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Criminal and Litigation Sections
Educational Background:
  • Columbia University, Barnard College - Undergraduate Studies, 1993
  • Brown University - BA History, 1997
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • This article explores how the First Step Act did not make a meaningful dent in sentencing reform particularly in minority communities., Author, Avoid lip service in criminal justice reform: Start with sentencing, West Law Journal, Criminal Defense, 2019
Industry Groups:
  • Business Owners
  • Employers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Individuals

Office location for Katherine (Kacey) McBroom

8383 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 210
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Phone: 310-775-2698


5 Years Super Lawyers
1 Year Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2005

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