Karyn L. Ihara's practice consists primarily of defending automotive companies in consumer actions in both US federal and state courts. She has experience defending complex discovery matters and is well-versed in responding to and analyzing written discovery, in addition to motion practice experience. As part of her practice, she regularly attends hearings, depositions, and vehicle inspections.
Karyn previously served as a law clerk for Judge Howard L. Halm of the Los Angeles County Superior Court where she drafted over 2,000 tentative orders for personal injury, premises liability, medical malpractice, and product liability actions. While earning her degree from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, she worked full-time there as a career services counselor.
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 2014, J.D.
University of California, Los Angeles, 2002, B.A., Sociology
University of California, Los Angeles, 2002, B.A., Communication Studies
US District Court for the Central District of California
Clerkship to Judge Howard L. Halm of the Los Angeles Superior Court (2014 - 2016)
Awards and Affiliations
Secretary and Director, Japanese American Bar Association Educational Foundation
Member, Japanese American Bar Association
St. Thomas More Law Honor Society, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Member, Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review