Anita A. Kay
Ms. Kay has established herself as highly effective and polished trial attorney in Orange County and the Inland Empire. Her ability to communicate directly and convincingly with jurors has enabled her to receive not guilty verdicts on many complicated and serious criminal charges. It is with this success that she is a fixture on network news channels covering the biggest criminal matters worldwide.
Anita Kay is a frequent guest of Fox News and HLN giving legal commentary on the biggest trials in the world including Casey Anthony, Oscar Pistorius, OJ Simpson, George Zimmerman and Michael Jackson. She is also asked to speak to organizations about what it is like to practice criminal law and insight on the profession of criminal defense.
As a criminal defense attorney, Ms. Kay handles a variety of cases including internet crimes, sexual assualt, gang crimes, major fraud, medical license defense and white collar crimes. Ms. Kay has such a tremendous amount of experience and talent that she is highly sought after to analyze cases throughout the country.
Prior to joining the District Attorney's Office, Ms. Kay worked for a firm representing police officers in civil liability. She traveled to many different courtrooms and as a result, has built up a strong working relationship with courtroom personnel including district attorneys, clerks, bailiffs and judges.
Ms. Kay graduated from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois and California Western School of Law in San Diego, California. She is licensed to practice law in the State of California and is a member of the Orange County Bar Association.