Mr. Donald Curtis Kudler Esq.
About Mr. Donald Curtis Kudler Esq.Donald C. Kudler was born and raised in Los Angeles where his father presently lives. His brother and sister live in Arizona. He later moved to San Francisco to attend law school and then to Las Vegas to start his career as a lawyer in 1993. In 2005 Mr. Kudler married Ondine Darcyl, a jazz vocalist who grew up in Argentina and moved to the USA to go to law school. The couple lives in Las Vegas with their two dogs.
Mr. Kudler graduated from Lowell High School in Whittier, California in 1978. In his senior year, he won first place in the 1978 Hughes Aircraft Business Competition Day Accounting I contest over students from high schools across Orange County, California. As a teen, Donald Kudler was active in B’nai B’rith Youth Organization ( BBYO ) and to this day maintains friendships and business relationships with men and women he met during that time. During high school and college, Donald Kudler worked for his father’s outdoor advertising company becoming involved in every aspect of the business from interaction with government agencies to apply for permits, to the manufacture, installation, sales and design of signs and the cleaning of the premises.
Donald Kudler obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management in 1983 and a Masters of Business Administration in 1987, both from California State University, Fullerton. Both degrees are with an emphasis in Management Information Systems. In 1993, Mr. Kudler earned his Juris Doctorate from Hastings College of the Law where he joined Fraternity Phi Alpha Delta. During law school Mr. Kudler represented indigent clients in mediation at the San Francisco Neighborhood Legal Assistance Foundation. Right after graduation, he moved to Las Vegas, got admitted to the Nevada Bar and started his first job as a lawyer with Robert Massi working in the areas of estate planning, contracts, personal injury, and advising clients in a variety of legal areas. In 1994, Donald Kudler started to work for Albert Massi primarily as a litigator representing injured persons in personal injury cases. He was also advised in transactional law and civil litigation. In 2004, when Albert Massi retired, Donald Kudler and Allen Cap created the law firm of Cap and Kudler.
Donald Kudler writes a blog on litigation and related issues as well as things that may come to his mind from time to time. Donald's Blog is called Vegas Litigator.
Donald's firm's website can be found at capandkudler.com.
For fun, Donald Kudler finds new Latin rock bands on the internet and reads fiction, about Kaballah and Argentine history. He is an amateur photographer – his photos of local courthouses are displayed on this website. With his wife, he enjoys skiing, collecting art, traveling to Buenos Aires and Punta del Este as well as exercising and playing ball with the dogs in their back yard. The couple enjoy spending time with friends and family.
- Personal Injury
- Medical Malpractice
- Animal & Dog Law
- Consumer Law
- Business Law
- Products Liability
Additional Practice Areas
- General Civil
- Insurance Bad Faith
- Contingent Fees
- Our personal injury clients pay contingency fees of 33 1/3% on cases which settle prior to litigation and 40% if we are required to litigate on behalf of the client.
- Free Consultation
- We offer Free Consultations for Victims of Personal Injury Accidents. In other cases, our counsultation fees are credited to the client if the client agrees to have us represent them through a retainer.
- Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
- Our rates vary with the cases from $250.00 per hour to $600.00 per hour.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
|University of California, Hastings College of the Law||J.D. (1993)|
|Details: I made appearances in three administrative hearings while I did a semester internship at the Neighborhood Justice Center in San Francisco. In addition to the required courses and the internship, I filled my yearly requirements with classes in taxation, trial advocacy and appellate advocacy.|
|California State University||MBA (1983)||Business Administration with an emphasis in Management Information Systems|
|California State University||B.A. (1983)||Business Administration with an emphasis in Management Information Systems|
|Member, Nevada State Bar # 5041|
Articles & Publications
Breaking Down the Short Trial Program
WEBSITES & BLOGS
Blog: Donald Kudler's Vegas Litigator Blog
Comparative Negligence in Nevada: Equal Fault Does Not Bar Recovery Do Lawyers Deserve the Image of Being Arrogant? Parties Should Have a Right to Know if Jurors Have Had Any Dealings with, or Knowledge of, Arbitrators Involved in Their Cases Do We Really Need Witnesses to Car Accident Cases? Use of Depositions During Closing Argument Technology in the Courtroom – Can it Backfire? Offers of Judgment in Nevada State Court Negligence Per Se as Proof of Fault Sometimes Pride Makes You Write Off Topic
@NBTALawyers Thanks for all the hard work following up on my application for Certification as a Civil Trial Law Specialist— Mr. Donald Curtis Kudler Esq. (@DonaldKudler) August 17, 2015
I've been certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a specialist in Civil Trial Law. http://www.bit.ly/DonaldKudlerNBTA @NBTALawyers— Mr. Donald Curtis Kudler Esq. (@DonaldKudler) August 17, 2015
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Las Vegas lawyer Donald Kudler has posted to his blogDo Lawyers Deserve the Image of Being Arrogant? http://ift.tt/1rAtBjo.— Mr. Donald Curtis Kudler Esq. (@DonaldKudler) October 2, 2014
Las Vegas lawyer Donald Kudler has posted to his blogParties Should Have a Right to Know if Jurors Have Had Any ... http://ift.tt/1n3f5zF.— Mr. Donald Curtis Kudler Esq. (@DonaldKudler) September 25, 2014
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Las Vegas lawyer Donald Kudler has posted to his blogDo We Really Need Witnesses to Car Accident Cases? http://ift.tt/1gv0Y1E.— Mr. Donald Curtis Kudler Esq. (@DonaldKudler) March 24, 2014