Kelly Lynn Babineau

Kelly Lynn Babineau


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At The Law Office of Kelly Babineau, we strive to provide the most comprehensive and aggressive representation possible. Ms. Babineau has dedicated her 23 year career exclusively to providing powerful, effective representation to defendants in state and federal courts. By focusing on criminal defense, Ms. Babineau has developed the in-depth knowledge and polished trial skills required to defend those faced with prosecution. She is known for her ability to combine expert analytical, investigative, organizational, negotiation, and courtroom litigation skills to prepare powerful defense for serious criminal cases.  Ms. Babineau has successfully defended clients accused all types of charges, including murder, white collar crime, mortgage fraud, bank fraud and sexual assault.


  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
    • Juris Doctorate - 1997
    • Honors: Traynor Honor Society
    • Honors: Dean's Honor Roll
    • Honors: National Semi-Finalist in International Law Jessup Competition
    • Honors: Trial Advocacy Team, 1996-1997
  • San Francisco State University
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1993
    • Honors: cum laude

Classes & Seminars

  • Stanford Trial Advocacy, Stanford University, 2018 to 2019
  • Crim Law 101, CACJ, 2014

Professional Associations

  • Sacramento County Bar, Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), Present
  • California Public Defenders Association
  • Women Lawyer's of Sacramento, Vice President, Present
  • SCBA Judicial Committee, Board Member, Present

Current Employment Position

  • Owner

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense 45%
  • White Collar Crime 45%
  • Administrative Law 10%

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Attorney of the Year – 2016 by the SCBA Indigent Defense Panel
  • Sacramento Magazine Top Lawyers, 2015 - 2018
  • Best of the Bar, 2015 - 2019
  • Super Lawyer, 2018 - 2020