SAN DIEGO (September 18, 2018) CaseyGerry, a San Diego-based plaintiffs law firm, has named Briana Givens its newest associate attorney. Givens will work closely with CaseyGerry partner Frederick Schenk with a focus on serious personal injury and premises liability cases.
She joined CaseyGerry as a law clerk in 2016 and began her legal career after earning a fellowship from the San Diego County Bar Association Diversity Program, working as a summer associate for San Diego-based Andrews Lagasse Branch & Bell LLP.
While earning her J.D. from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, she worked as executive editor of Thomas Jefferson Law Review; served on the Law Student Outreach Committee; and earned numerous awards for academic excellence, including the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence, CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Earl B. Gilliam Scholarship and the 2017 National Black Law Students Association Young Women in Leadership Award.
Givens is a member of the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, Lawyers Club of San Diego, the San Diego County Bar Association and the Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association.
A Palm Springs native, she holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from U.C. Riverside.
CaseyGerry, headquartered at 110 Laurel St. in the Banker’s Hill neighborhood of San Diego was established in 1947 and is the oldest plaintiff’s law firm in San Diego. The firm’s attorneys practice in numerous areas, including serious personal injury, product liability, pharmaceutical, mass tort, aviation, and class action litigation.
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