Ted Kimball


7676 Hazard Center Drive, Suite 900 San Diego, CA 92108 800-338-6039

Ted Kimball is the founder of Kimball, Tirey & St. John LLP, opening its doors in 1977. He continues to participate actively in the firm’s dynamic growth while remaining an expert in landlord/tenant legal issues in California.


  • California Bar, 1977
  • Federal Bar, 1977


  • Western State University, College of Law, J.D.
  • Arizona State University, B.S. Political Science

Professional and Civic Engagement:

  • Former General Counsel and Director, Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), San Diego
  • Former President and Director, BOMA California
  • Former President and Director, California Apartment Association, South Coast/Orange County
  • Former President and Director, California Apartment Association
  • Former President and Director, San Diego County Apartment Association


  • Instructor on residential and commercial landlord/tenant law for property management companies throughout California
  • Speaker for apartment and real estate organizations, seminars, and conferences
  • Landlord/tenant instructor for MCLE and CEB
  • Instructor for KTS Preventive Law Seminars

Special Awards:

  • Top Rated Lawyer-AV® Preeminent™, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Industry Achievement Award, San Diego County Apartment Association, 1996
  • Selected as one of the Top Lawyers in San Diego County in 2007 by the "San Diego Daily Transcript"
  • Awarded San Diego Super Lawyers designation in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012
  • Selected as one of the Top Lawyers in 2013 and 2019 by "San Diego Magazine"