Michael C. Kronlund

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Michael C. Kronlund

Two Decades of California Legal Excellence

Michael C. Kronlund is a partner of Quinn & Kronlund LLP who is actively engaged in the trial of civil lawsuits. He possesses 21 years of active civil litigation experience, participating in multiple binding arbitrations and jury trials. His practice has emphasized personal injury litigation primarily on the defense side, representing drivers, truckers, law enforcement officers, public entity clients and various business entities. He also has experience representing plaintiffs in personal injury, construction, products liability, medical malpractice, and wrongful termination. His reputation has provided an opportunity to be engaged in litigation in multiple counties throughout Northern California.

President, Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada, 2014-2015.


Professional Experience

June 2003 - present:
  • Quinn & Kronlund, LLP
June 1999 to May 2003:
  • Partner-Law Offices of Daniel F. Quinn, Stockton, CA
February 1995 to May 1999:
  • Associate, Law Offices of Daniel F. Quinn, Stockton, CA
August 1989 to February 1995:
  • Associate, Kroloff, Belcher, Smart, Perry & Christopherson, Stockton CA

Mediator/Arbitrator Experience

Mediation and arbitration experience includes contract, construction and personal injury matters. Judicial Arbitrator, San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties; Uninsured Motorist Arbitrator. Hearing Officer, City of Stockton, 1998 to present; Judge Pro Tem 1995 to present

Litigation Experience

Trial practice, civil and criminal litigation, government entities and representation of law enforcement agencies. Experience includes representing both plaintiffs and defendants in personal injury matters, construction, products liability, insurance contract and coverage, legal and medical malpractice and fraud.


  • President, Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada, 2014-2015.
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • State Bar of California (Mandatory Fee Arbitration Committee, 1994 to 1997)
  • San Joaquin County Bar Association (Client Relations Committee, 1993 to present, Chairman 1996-97)
  • Mandatory Fee Arbitration Committee, (1994 to present)
  • Chairman, Fee Arbitration Committee 2006 & 2007
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California
  • Mid Valley Claims Association (Director, 1999 to present)
  • YMCA Volunteer/Fund Raiser
  • Child Abuse Prevention Counsel Fundraiser/Volunteer
  • Stockton Homeless Shelter Fundraiser/Volunteer (Director, 1997 to present)
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel


  • California State University, Sacramento, CA (B.A., Government, 1986)
  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, CA (J.D., 1989)
  • Admitted to California Bar 1989
  • Staff Writer, Pacific Law Journal, McGeorge School of Law (1987)
  • Worked on Review of Selected 1987 California Legislation and Review of Selected 1987 Nevada Legislation


Lecturer, "Arbitration"

  • State Bar of California (1995)
  • San Diego County Bar Association (1995)
  • Orange County Bar Association (1995)
  • San Joaquin County Bar Association (1995)
  • Riverside County Bar Association (1995)
  • Solano County Bar Association (1995)
  • Placer County Bar Association (1995)

Lecturer, "Law Enforcement Officer Liability"

  • Central California (1996)

Lecturer, "Recent Case Law Update"

  • Mid Valley Claims Association (2000 & 2001)

Lecturer, "Lecturer, "Medical Evaluations to Claims Settlements""

  • Claims Conference of Northern California (2000)