Home: Los Angeles metro. Age: 18 < > 100. Profession: Attorney. Organization: Kjar, McKenna & Stockalper LLP. Title: Founding Partner. Pronouns: He/Him/His. Alma mater: UCLA (B.S., Political Science); Loyola Law School (J.D.).
Current project: Being the best dad I can possibly be. Always striving to give the best to my kids. Latest accomplishment: Supporting my kids as they go thru college. Latest contribution to others: Building a law firm where we help women achieve parity in the legal profession. What’s been your big (or biggest leap)? Founding my law firm and becoming a father. Hobbies: Surfing, free diving, scuba, fishing, swimming. Recent travel or adventure: I always love going back to Hawaii. Recently viewed and recommended: Fargo, House of Dragons, The White Lotus.
Moral compass: Always try to be understanding and empathetic to others. How do you define an ideal business relationship? Respect and understanding. What is your greatest joy? My kids. What is your favorite place (or way) to spend money? I love to spend money when my kids come home. I’ll buy them the food they want and I’ll take them out for fun. What is your go-to workout? Swimming and surfing, when I can. What ingredient is essential to your perfect vacation? Turning off email and social media notifications.
What book have you repeatedly read? On the Road, by Jack Kerouac. What’s prominently featured on your home or office wall? Pictures of my family. Besides your parents, who has had the greatest influence on your life? Victor Frankl. What’s the best advice you received in your career? Be more understanding and empathetic. What modern technology innovation do you most appreciate? ProLaw. What is your favorite app? UberEats. What mega-trend most excites you? Cloud-based business.
Personal motto: You, and you alone, can control how you respond to things in the world. Favorite quote: “The universe is indifferent to your happiness.”