Biographical Sketch

Serving All of California
DMV Hearings for Medical, Vision, and Skill Issues

For legal assistance with license suspension or revocation due to an alleged decline in driving ability or a medical condition such as Alzheimer’s, DMV attorney Rock Kendall is available. Even if you have a condition such as Parkinson’s, DMV hearing officers may be convinced to reinstate your license. To do this, you’ll need the help of an experienced attorney such as Mr. Kendall. To find out more about Mr. Kendall and view his credentials, be sure to read his curriculum vitae listed below.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Education:

Western State University, College of Law, Fullerton, California
Juris Doctor, May 1994. Admitted to the California Bar, December 12, 1995.

California State University, Fresno
Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, Journalism, 1974.

Legal Experience:

Law Offices of Rock O. Kendall, Laguna Niguel, California
1996 to Present
Attorney at Law
Sole practitioner serving individuals in DMV hearings throughout California.

Articles:

  • DMV Hearing Tips from an Attorney article published in the book The New California Drivers Test Made Easy 2001-2002 by Alice Syman, pages 111-112.
  • Article published in Orange County Lawyer of the Orange County Bar Association: Viable Asylum Theory: Feminism as Political Opinion April 1999.
  • Featured in page one article in The Wall Street Journal, Older Drivers Fight to Stay On the Road by Mark Fritz, March 25, 2006.
  • Article published in Orange County Lawyer of the Orange County Bar Association: Attorneys Serving Justice: Special Masters for Uncommon Suspects, January 2008.
  • Article published in Orange County Lawyer of the Orange County Bar Association: Four Orange County Inns of Court Promote Legal Excellence and Civility, July 2010.

Speaking Engagements:

  • “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Traffic Court But Were Afraid to Ask!” William P. Gray Legion Lex Inn of Court, American Inns of Court Foundation, May 8, 2013 with Superior Court Commissioner Glenn Mondo.
  • “DMV Hearing Procedures,” South Orange County Bar Association, September 11, 2012 with Robert Sammartino, Manager, DMV Driver Safety Office in Orange, California.
  • “Attorney Rock Kendall on DMV Issues Facing Seniors,” Dana Point Seniors, March 13, 2012 with special guest, Richard Kohr, Senior Driver Ombudsman, DMV.
  • Senior Mobility Seminar” with DMV, law enforcement, and others. Santa Ana Senior Center, August 9, 2011, Santa Ana, California.
  • Senior Mobility Seminar” with DMV, law enforcement, and others. Cypress Senior Center, August 25, 2011, Cypress, California.
  • Senior Mobility Seminar” with DMV, law enforcement, and others. Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center, October 7, 2011, Laguna Niguel, California.
  • Senior Mobility Seminar” with DMV, law enforcement, and others. Atria Del Sol, October 19, 2011, Mission Viejo, California.
  • Senior Mobility Seminar” with DMV, law enforcement, and others. Sea Country Senior and Community Center, September 24, 2010, Laguna Niguel, California.
  • Senior Mobility Seminar” with DMV, law enforcement, and others. Florence Sylvester Senior Center, August 18, 2010, Laguna Hills, California.
  • Senior Mobility Seminar” with DMV, law enforcement, and others. Sea Country Senior and Community Center, August 3, 2010, Laguna Niguel, California.
  • Senior Mobility Seminar” with DMV, law enforcement, and others. Cypress Senior Center, July 29, 2010, Cypress, California.
  • “Dealing with the Department of Motor Vehicles,” Berkeley-Albany Bar Association, 2010.
  • “Attorney Rock Kendall on DMV Issues Facing Seniors,” Dana Point Seniors, 2010.
  • “Helping Seniors Deal Effectively with the DMV’s Office of Driver Safety,” Elder Law, Conservatorships, and Guardianships Committee of the Alameda County Bar Association, September 3, 2008.
  • “Helping Seniors Deal Effectively with the DMV’s Office of Driver Safety,” No. California Chapter NAELA Quarterly Meeting, 2008.
  • Rock Kendall’s Road Test Tips free at: http://www.youtube.com/user/RockKendall, YouTube.com, 2008.
  • Guest appearance discussing DMV issues with Kenny Morse on 790 KABC TalkRadio, December 22, 2006.
  • “A Winning Approach to a DMV Hearing,” Orange County Bar Association Elder Law and Senior Lawyers joint sections meeting, August 12, 2005.
  • Faculty presenter, DMV issues panel, Annual Orange County Epilepsy Symposium, 2004.
  • 8-Hour Driver Safety Course, AARP Driver Safety Program, Laguna Woods, California, since March 1, 2003.
  • One of four Program Presenters: “Domestic Violence Legal Clinic Training” for an ongoing joint public service of the Orange County Bar Association and the Public Law Center of Orange County that prepares and coordinates pro bono attorney work at various battered women’s shelters throughout Orange County. July 14, 1999.

Memberships:

  • California State Bar
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • William P. Gray Legion Lex Inn of Court

Los Angeles

10250 Constellation Blvd., Suite 2300
Los Angeles, CA 90067-6251

San Francisco

4 Embarcadero Center, Suite 1400
San Francisco, CA 94111-4164

Laguna Niguel

28202 Cabot Rd., Suite 300
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-1251