Kaleen Pallaschke (formerly Harris) opened the firm in December 2011 and focuses on Family Law matters. She works with her clients in a variety of capacities, including full representation, limited scope, or consulting. Her experience encompasses all aspects of Family Law matters, including high conflict custody disputes, restraining orders, property division and complicated support matters. She diligently strives to resolve all matters efficiently and effectively, keeping her clients informed through every step of the process.
She is currently a member of the Orange County Bar Association Family Law section, serving on the Steering Committee of FLEXCOMM, which reviews and recommends family law legislation to the California legislature.
Kaleen graduated from Western State University College of Law, Magna Cum Laude. She was awarded the prestigious Scott McCune Memorial Scholarship two years in a row for her scholarly legal research and writing skills and served on Western State’s Law Review. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Political Science with a minor in Communications from Western Oregon University.
During law school, she worked in the WSU Legal Clinic providing free legal services to Orange County residents in the areas of Family Law and Conservatorships. She interned as a Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Commissioner Renee Wilson in Orange County, and worked for two sole practitioners in both Los Angeles and Orange Counties.
Outside of work, Kaleen is an avid runner, competing in Half Marathons in Los Angeles and Orange Counties. She consistently finishes in the top 10% of her age group. She enjoys the California beaches and sunsets.
Andrew Mckeown began working with the firm during the summer of 2014 after his first year of law school and continued working with the firm throughout his law school tenure. During the Spring of his second year of law school, Andrew externed as a Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Commissioner Renee Wilson in Orange County. Andrew joined the firm as an Associate Attorney immediately after passing the California Bar exam on his first attempt.
Andrew graduated from Western State University College of Law, Cum Laude. During his law school tenure, Andrew served on the executive board of Western State’s Law Review, honing his research and writing skills as the editor in charge of approving all student written articles. Andrew also participated in Moot Court where he represented Western State University College of Law, competing at the largest family and adoption law competition in the country. Andrew was recognized as one of the top 10 oralists in the country. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from University of California Riverside.
Outside of work, Andrew enjoys hiking, backpacking, and exercising. Andrew’s accomplishments include hiking the entire John Muir Trail, summiting the volcanoes of Mexico, and summer and winter ascents of California’s highest mountains.