Kaitlin Sears represents Southern California educational agencies in matters ranging from providing general advice and counsel to representing agencies in litigation. Her experience includes investigating, interviewing, and counseling clients in cases of education-related discrimination; representing clients in due process hearings, school meetings, and disciplinary proceedings; analyzing and reviewing contracts; and composing various documents, including settlement demand letters, complaints, mediation briefs, and written discovery, in preparation for trial.

While in law school, she received a CALI Award in Practice Foundation Transactions, and was a part of multiple organizations, including the Alternative Dispute Resolution Team, Honor Council, Mediation Clinic and was a board member of the Chapman Air & Space Law Society. Kaitlin also held various internships and clerking positions while working in-house for large corporations.

Practice Areas

Community Involvement

Community & Professional

  • Orange County Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
  • Orange County Women Lawyer’s Association
  • Celtic Bar Association, Young Lawyer’s Division


J.D., Chapman University, Dale E. Fowler School of Law
B.A., University of California, Irvine


  • 2017, California
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