SAN DIEGO (October 31, 2018) California Governor Jerry Brown has announced the reappointment of CaseyGerry partner, Frederick Schenk, to the 22nd District Agricultural Association, San Diego County Fair Board of Directors. The 22nd District Agricultural Association (DAA) oversees all operations at the state-owned fairgrounds in Del Mar, Calif.
The 22nd DAA has a positive yearly economic impact on the region of over $475 million, creating thousands of jobs and business opportunities with year-round events such as the San Diego County Fair, the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, the high-profile music festival Kaaboo and numerous other community attractions. Members of the volunteer, nine-member board are appointed by the sitting governor to four-year terms.
A longtime San Diego resident, Schenk was originally appointed to the San Diego County Fair Board by former Governor Gray Davis in 2002 and reappointed by Governor Brown in 2011, serving as board president between 2013 and 2016.
Currently he also serves on the boards of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) in San Diego and the American Association for Justice (AAJ).
Schenk, who has been with CaseyGerry for more than 35 years, concentrates his practice on products/premises liability, catastrophic injury and asbestos litigation.
A resident of San Diego’s Carmel Valley neighborhood, Schenk earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from UCLA, and a juris doctorate degree from the University of San Diego, School of Law. He has been practicing law for nearly 40 years.
CaseyGerry was established in 1947 and is the oldest plaintiffs’ law firm in San Diego. The firm’s attorneys practice in numerous areas, including serious personal injury, product liability, pharmaceutical, mass tort and class action litigation. For more information, visit www.caseygerry.com.