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Kyle D. McLean

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Biography

Kyle McLean is an associate at Hayes Scott. His practice includes insurance bad faith claims, insurance coverage, business litigation, and other complex commercial disputes. Kyle has experience in all phases of civil litigation from claim evaluation through trial and enforcement of judgments, including mediation and settlement.

Kyle received his Juris Doctorate in 2019 from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law with a concentration in civil litigation and dispute resolution. He was a board member of Hastings' no. 1 nationally-ranked Moot Court team and was awarded Best Brief at the 2017 Chicago Bar Association National Moot Court Competition. He also received honors as one of two students in his class selected to deliver oral argument before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals through the Hastings Appellate Project.

Prior to law school, Mr. McLean graduated from California Polytechnic University, Pomona with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History.

Education

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D.
  • California Polytechnic University, Pomona
    • B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2019
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California

Current Employment Position

  • Associate Attorney

Past Positions

  • Phillips, Spallas & Angstadt LLP, Associate Attorney from October of 2019 – May 2021

Honors

  • Board Member, Moot Court Team, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 2017-2019
  • Best Brief, Chicago Bar Association National Moot Court Competition, 2017