Kevin McCormick

Kevin M. McCormick is a partner with Lowthorp Richards. An attorney with decades of experience in government, corporate, civil rights and criminal law, Kevin’s deep understanding of complex legal issues allows for creative and strong legal arguments and persuasive writing.

A graduate of the Loyola Marymount University School of Law, Kevin comes to Lowthorp Richards from the law offices of Benton, Orr, Duval, and Buckingham in Ventura. McCormick’s wide-ranging areas of expertise include government liability litigation, copyright and unfair trade practices, civil rights litigation, inverse condemnation litigation, and construction defect litigation.

A highly experienced attorney, Kevin also practices employment law, Habeas Corpus law, criminal law, constitutional law, family law, and probate. He has been peer reviewed by Martindale Hubbell, certifying that his practice meets exemplary legal and ethical standards.

Beyond his work as a litigator, McCormick has tried cases to a jury verdict at both the state and federal levels. He’s also argued appeals cases before the California Court of Appeal and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and has approximately twelve published decisions at both the state and federal levels.

Kevin enjoys using his legal knowledge to give back to the community. He frequently serves as Judge Pro Tem and settlement officer for the Ventura County Superior Court, and has so for over twenty years. He regularly acts as a volunteer scoring the Ventura mock trial competition, and is a panel member of the Ventura County Lawyer Referral service. He is proud to be the fourth generation of California lawyers in his family. His great-granduncle Paul J. McCormick was a federal district court judge in Los Angeles.

In his spare time, Kevin serves as a referee for the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO), and is a member of the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento where he helps support the preservation of historic locomotives and railroad depots. He also practices the martial art of Kendo (Japanese fencing) for which he has obtained the rank of San Dan (third-degree black belt).

Practice Groups

  • Government Including Government Liability Litigation
  • Corporate
  • Civil Rights Litigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Copyright and Unfair Trade Practices
  • Inverse Condemnation Litigation
  • Construction Defect Litigation
  • Insurance Defense 
  • Employment
  • Family Law
  • Probate

Bar and Professional

  • CA State Bar
  • Partner – Lowthorp Richards


  • California State University at Los Angeles – Bachelor of Arts
  • Loyola Law School – Los Angeles – JD


  • Judge Pro Tem, Ventura County Consolidated Courts
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
  • Ventura County Trial Lawyers Association


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