Ms. Kent earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Oboe Performance in 1994 from the University of California, Irvine and continued on to earn a Master of Fine Arts degree as one of the UC Irvine Chancellor’s Fellowship recipients in 1996. Ms. Kent has performed as a professional oboist for over 20 years in both the Hollywood film and television recording industry as well as in live performance on stages all over Southern California.
In 2006, Ms. Kent graduated from Whittier College School of Law where she was also awarded an Intellectual Property Law Certificate. Ms. Kent served as a Federal Judicial Extern to the Honorable Stephen G. Larson, Central District, Riverside, California in the summer of 2004 and worked as a law clerk to Judge Nho Trong Nguyen, West Justice Center, Westminster, California in 2005.
Price Kent’s practice focuses in the areas of Employment related matters, Entertainment and Intellectual Property Law and has extensive experience in both transactions and litigation.
Ms. Kent’s litigation background includes experience as lead counsel representing Plaintiffs and Defendants in Employment litigation in the areas of wrongful termination, wage and hour violations, employment discrimination (gender, age, race, disability), sexual harassment/hostile work environment and pregnancy discrimination. Ms. Kent has also served as counsel in banking litigation matters (wrongful foreclosure, judgment debtor examinations and UCC), and has worked on successful appeals in these areas both in California and before the Ninth circuit.
Ms. Kent has provided preventive legal counsel to businesses on a wide variety of Human Resources issues, successfully negotiated Music Licenses with EMI Music Publishing, Cherry Lane, and Warner Chappell Music Publishing, assisted clients in acquiring the necessary registrations to protect their intellectual property in both Copyright and Trademark and represented clients in contract negotiations in the film and television industry.
Ms. Kent is licensed to practice before all courts in the State of California and the Untied States District Court in the Central District of California. Ms. Kent is a member of the California State bar, Orange County Bar Association, American Bar Association, UCI Alumni Association and is former President of the Whittier Law School Alumni Association.