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Nina Marino will be presenting at the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers' 10th Annual West Coast White Collar Crime Conference held at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows in Santa Monica, California, on June 17-19, 2020. She will be presenting “Unique Issues in Representing Individuals” on Friday, June 19, 2020, at 10:30am.

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Richard Kaplan was quoted in the article" Harvey Weinstein trial week one: Finding an impartial jury like a ‘high-stakes game of chess’" from Screen Daily.

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Nina Marino will be moderating the Women Lawyers Association of LA's 2020 Vision: L.A.’s Top Women Judges Preview the Litigation Landscape and Discuss the Characteristics of Power Litigators for the New Decade

The evening of March 4, 2020 in downtown Los Angeles

Hon. Jacqueline Nguyen of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Hon. Virginia A. Phillips of the Central District of California
Hon. Alicia G. Rosenberg of the Central District of California
Hon. Anne Egerton of the Second Appellate District
Hon. Rupa Goswami of the Los Angeles Superior Court

Kaplan Marino Partner Richard Kaplan is quoted in The New York Times regarding the Harvey Weinstein criminal trial.

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Kaplan Marino Founding Partner Nina Marino quoted in Chris Villani’s story, “Insys Verdict Flip Is A Check On Aggressive Feds,” published November 27th in Law360.

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White Collar Criminal Defense Partner Nina Marino will be speaking on International Extradition at the 34th National Institute on White Collar Crime on March 11, 2020 in San Diego, CA.


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Listen to Nina Marino on the Criminal Justice Section of the American Bar Association Podcast, JustPod, in the episode called "Trial Tips: Drafting a Motion"

We begin a short series of Trial Tips with Nina Marino, who leads us through best tips and practices when drafting a motion. We discuss everything from headings to citations.
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Nina Marino Named among National Law Journal's list of Elite Boutique Trailbalzers

The publication compiles the list to spotlight a handful of individuals “that are truly agents of change,” and features for each of the honorees, examples of their “pioneer spirit, trails blazed” and “future explorations. Read more

Kaplan Marino Named to 2020 Best Law Firms by U.S. News

Kaplan Marino was included in the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2020 edition for the practice area of criminal defense. According to U.S. News - Best Lawyers, receiving a tier designation indicates the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.Press Release

Nina Marino Named Among Women of Influence by L.A. Biz Journals

The annual list recognizes women who have made an impact both professionally and in the Los Angeles philanthropic community. Honorees are noted for mentoring, working with nonprofit organizations and pursuing charitable endeavors.See Press Release

Nina Marino and Richard Kaplan Nominated as Leaders in Law by Los Angeles Business Journal

Recognized for their exceptional legal skills and accomplishments within the Los Angeles business community, Richard Kaplan and Nina Marino, co-managing partners of Kaplan Marino, have individually been selected as nominees for the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Leaders in Law Awards for the second year in a row. See Press Release

Nina Marino of Kaplan Marino Named a Best Lawyers in America

Nina Marino, founding and managing partner, has been selected for inclusion in the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for her work in the area of White Collar Criminal Defense. This is the second consecutive year Ms. Marino has been selected. See Press Release

Nina Marino Presents Untangling the Web: Protecting Your Business Against Cyber Threats, Understanding Cryptocurrency and More

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019
The Beverly Hilton
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Nina Marino and Richard Kaplan recognized as Leaders in the Law by the Los Angeles Business Journal

Richard Kaplan honored for achievements as past Beverly Hills Bar Association president.

Nina Marino, Jennifer Lieser and CAsey Clark pen article titled "The Dark Side of Bitcoin" published in the September 2018 edition of Los Angeles Lawyer.


Jennifer Lieser - SuperLawyer 2018

We are excited to announce that Jennifer Lieser has been selected as Rising Star by Super Lawyers for 2018. We are very proud of her success and are honored to have her as part of our team.

Nina Marino recognized by the Daily Journa'ls Top Women Lawyers for 2018

Richard Kaplan is recognized by the California Legislature Assembly

Richard Kaplan is recognized by the California Legislature Assembly for his work with the Beverly Hills Bar Association's Roxbury Park Pro Bono Legal Clinic and his outstanding commitment to ensuring access to legal services for the under-served members of the community for the past 25 years.

Nina Marino Serves on Panel

On April 27th, Nina Marino was invited to serve as a panelist with other female leaders in the white-collar defense sector where Nina shared her expertise on business development, mentorship and leadership in the workplace. The panel was sponsored by Women's White Collar Defense Association, Kirkland & Ellis and Berkeley Research Group.

Nina Marino delivers commencement speech to C5LA 2018 graduating class.

C5LA is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides mentorship and leadership training to high achieving low income inner city LA youth. This year, 100% of C5LA's graduates applied to and were accepted to college! Learn more here
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Nina Marino named as among the Most Influential Women Attorneys by the Los Angeles Business Journal

Nina Marino discusses compounding pharmacy fraud defenses at the 2018 ABA Midyear Meeting.


Nina Marino Quoted in Daily Journal

The Daily Journal - Lawyers discuss the challenges of sexual assault prosecutions.


Richard Kaplan Sworn in as New Beverly Hills Bar Association President


Nina Marino receives the Charles English Award at the ABA Criminal Justice Awards Luncheon

Nina Marino Honored by Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein at the ABA Criminal Justice Section Awards Luncheon Read More...