Slovak, Baron, Empey, Murphy & Pinkney, LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Katelyn Empey as a new associate attorney with the firm’s litigation department. In this position, Katelyn will be involved in assisting the firm’s diverse civil litigation practice, including cases involving employment law, contract disputes, election contests, personal injury claims and Indian property disputes.
Katelyn received her Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School and recently passed the California Bar Exam. While a law student, she worked for Communities for a Better Environment and the California Attorney General’s office. Katelyn was born and raised in the Coachella Valley and graduated from Cathedral City High before attending college in Los Angeles.
Dave Baron, one of the partners of SBEMP, said, “We are thrilled to have Katelyn as part of our team. She is extremely hard working and bright and will be a great addition for the long-term growth and development of the firm. We have made a commitment to adding lawyers to meet the demands of our growing practice and the needs of our clients. The economy in the Coachella Valley is emerging from the recession and we have experienced a significant increase in demand for our services. Hiring Katelyn is part of our plan to add up to three additional attorneys in the near future to maintain the exceptional and timely legal services that our clients demand and expect.”