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Holly (Munchoff) Kendig '69 Named Los Angeles Superior Court Judge

September 9, 2003

September 9, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - Holly E. (Munchoff) Kendig, a 1969 graduate of DePauw University, has been named a judge of the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Kendig joins the court from the law firm of O'Melveney & Myers, which she joined in 1975 as the firm's first female litigation partner.

Throughout her career, Judge Kendig has handled a broad range of complex civil litigation matters, including antitrust, insurance coverage, RICO, tax, real estate, environmental, construction, and breach of contract disputes. Her clients have included many Fortune 500 companies as well as such public agencies as the Cities of Los Angeles and Long Beach and the Orange County and Alameda Corridor Transportation Authorities. She serves on the Board of Trustees of the Mirman School and previously served on the Board of Directors of Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles. She also is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and has been a frequent speaker at legal education programs sponsored by the County Bar Association and other organizations.

A news release from the office of Governor Gray Davis, who announced the appointment, states that "Ms. Kendig earned a bachelor of arts degree from DePauw University, graduating Phi Beta Kappa. She then obtained a master of arts degree from Tufts University and taught a high school history class for two years before deciding to go to law school. She earned a juris doctorate degree from Yale Law School, where she was a member of the Law Journal."

Read the release by clicking here.

The announcement of Holly Kendig's appointment was also carried by the Metropolitan News-Enterprise of Los Angeles. Read it by clicking here.

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