Kimble R. Cook is a construction, business, and litigation attorney. Kimble has represented California K-14 districts and other public and private entities for over 25 years in all aspects of private and public construction, development, and public procurement. On the construction side, this includes assistance in project planning, documentation, procurement, and bidding, bid protests, delay claims, and other project level claims, negotiations, and if necessary, mediation, arbitration, and litigation.
Kimble often counsels project owners on developer fee matters, and recently successfully defended two districts at the trial court level against developer fee challenges. One of the cases was affirmed on appeal (AMCAL CHICO LLC v. Chico Unified School District, (2020) 57 Cal.App.5th 122).
Kimble also assists public entities in all aspects of procuring products and services, including all forms of professional services agreements, technology, food services, transportation, as well as energy savings construction projects such as solar and power purchase agreements. Kimble has successfully represented public and private owners, municipalities, public entities, general contractors, and subcontractors in construction disputes, real estate, and general business matters in California and Hawaii for over twenty years.
Reported opinions include Arntz Builders v. Superior Court (2004) 122 Cal.App.4th 1195, wherein Kimble represented a general contractor against the County of Contra Costa over the County’s new $26.8 million-dollar juvenile hall, and most recently, AMCAL CHICO LLC v. Chico Unified School District, (2020) 57 Cal.App.5th 122
Kimble received his B.A. from University of Hawaii at Manoa and his J.D. from the California Western School of Law. Kimble is admitted to practice law in California and Hawaii.