Ventura County Office:  805.389.3663

Santa Barbara Office:  805.965.2020



Kathi remains my go-to-person for legal recruiting. She’s strategically placed numerous positions on my legal staff ranging in experience for both public and private companies. All of which continue to be high performers that fit the culture perfectly. She brings a personal focused approach - I have always felt that my needs have been top priority.


Pedro J. Lopez-Baldrich

CDTi, Interim CEO & General Counsel

Patagonia, General Counsel & VP of Operations

Working with Kathi has been an enriching experience that has had profoundly positive effects on many areas of my life. Not only did she facilitate connection with the appropriate and desired opportunities for my career and life goals at the right times, her care and interest in helping on a human level always shines through. Kathi has a deep and genuine interest in improving the lives and working relationships of those with whom she works and surrounds herself. I would highly recommend her to all companies as well as job seekers. She will have your back and be truthful and forthright.

Jami S.

Law Office Administrator

Santa Barbara, CA

925 W. Anapamu Street  Santa Barbara, CA 93101 805.389.3663



Kathi took the time to ask me questions to find out what I was hoping for in a new job. She did an amazing job of finding something for me that was a perfect fit. She has wonderful intuition and gave me great advice along the way. Anyone who partners with Kathi for their next job is in excellent hands.

Stephanie S.


Santa Barbara, CA


Kathi Whalen has provided staffing services to my law firms for at least 25 years, with great follow through and excellent placements.

Jon Light,



Camarillo, CA



Whalen Bryan has placed terrific people with our law firm. The process has always been efficient and pleasant. We also regularly recommend Whalen Bryan to our clients and friends for in-house legal staff and law firm staff.

Steve Sereboff


So Cal IP Law Group

Santa Barbara, CA



I would not hesitate to refer anyone to Whalen Bryan Inc. I have full confidence in Kathi Whalen's integrity & ability.

Steve Henderson

Executive Director/CEO

Ventura County Bar Association

Ventura, CA