Brendan M. Kunkle

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Santa Rosa, California

Abbey, Weitzenberg, Warren & Emery, PC
Brendan M. Kunkle
Abbey, Weitzenberg, Warren & Emery, PC

Practice Areas: Personal Injury

Licensed in California since: 1994

Education: Golden Gate University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023

Abbey, Weitzenberg, Warren & Emery, PC

100 Stony Point Road
Suite 200
Santa Rosa, CA 95401 Phone: 707-542-5050 Email: Brendan M. Kunkle Visit website


Brendan Kunkle has tried and resolved cases involving personal injury, defective products, premises liability, wildfire claims, general negligence, insurance bad faith disputes, employee side employment issues, business tort litigation and public entity liability. He has been extremely active in the Sonoma County community, having served as the Chairman of the Board of three different board of directors: United Way of Wine Country, Schools Plus, and Redwood Empire Food Bank, over the past 20 years. He has also served as the president of Consumer Attorneys of Sonoma County, as a Settlement Conference Panelist for Sonoma County Superior Court and has been a speaker to the Sonoma County Bar Association on various topics including Presentation of Evidence and Mediation. He has further served on the faculty of Empire College School of Law as a Professor of Trial Practice over the past decade, and as a member of the Executive Committee and participant in the American Inns of Court Richard Sangster Chapter.

Mr. Kunkle has been a practicing attorney with Abbey, Weitzenberg, Warren & Emery firm for over 23 years, including the past 19 years as a Shareholder, and the past 10 years as it's Managing Shareholder. He brings extensive experience and expertise to each client relationship. He prides himself on evaluating the unique needs of each of his clients, and in providing them with legal representation best suited to serve their needs.

First Admitted: 1994, California

Professional Webpage:

  • Awarded Super Lawyer continually from 2014 to 2019, Super Lawyer
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Professor of Law – Trial Practice, Empire School of Law
  • AVVO Rated Excellent Attorney, 2015
  • San Francisco Magazine's Top Attorneys in Northern California, 2015
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • American Inns of Court, Richard M. Sangster Chapter, Past Executive Committee Member
  • Consumer Attorneys of Sonoma County, Past President
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Sonoma County Bar Association
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Celebrate Community, Executive Partner
  • United Way of the Wine Country - Serving Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake, Humboldt, & Del Norte Counties, past Board Member and past Board Chair (2010)
  • The Press Democrat Leadership Forum
  • Redwood Empire Food Bank, Current Board Chair
  • Schools Plus, Past President, 2014
Educational Background:
  • Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, 1991

Office location for Brendan M. Kunkle

100 Stony Point Road
Suite 200
Santa Rosa, CA 95401


10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023

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