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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Robert J. Francavilla – a partner at Casey, Gerry, Reed & Schenk — has been appointed president of the non-profit Consumer Attorneys of San Diego (CASD), an organization of trial lawyers whose focus is to preserve and protect the legal rights of consumers.

As president, Francavilla will spearhead CASD’s board of directors for a one-year term.

“We are honored that that Robert will oversee this important organization, — which has helped protect the rights of San Diego consumers for 45 years – and, along with vice-president Gayle M. Blatt, represent our firm on its board,” said David Casey Jr., senior partner of Casey Gerry Reed & Schenk.

A longtime CASD member and active board member, Francavilla has been honored three times with that organization’s “Outstanding Trial Lawyer” award.

Francavilla focuses his trial practice on all aspects of serious personal injury and wrongful death actions including product liability, automotive litigation, premises liability and highway design matters.

He is a member of Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the San Diego County Bar Association. A former Tort Law Editor of the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego’s publication Trial Bar News, he has also served as an instructor at the San Diego Inn of Court’s College of Advocacy and is an arbitrator by appointment of the San Diego Superior Court. A resident of Carmel Valley, Francavilla earned his J.D. from the University of San Diego.

Casey Gerry Reed & Schenk was established in 1947, and is the oldest plaintiffs’ law firm in San Diego. The firm’s 13 attorneys practice in numerous areas, including, personal injury, pharmaceutical drug, asbestos litigation and products liability. The firm is located at 110 Laurel St. in San Diego. For more information, call (619) 238-1811 or Contact Us online.

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