Frederick Schenk to Serve on Executive Board for Local Chapter of Prestigious Organization
SAN DIEGO (January 6, 2017) – Frederick Schenk – a longtime partner with CaseyGerry, San Diego’s oldest plaintiff’s law firm – was recently appointed to the executive board of the San Diego Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).
The executive board runs the local chapter of ABOTA, a prestigious national association comprised of the country’s leading judges and trial lawyers.
Membership to ABOTA – which is committed to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial while promoting civility in the civil judicial process – is by invitation only.
According to CaseyGerry’s managing partner David S. Casey Jr., CaseyGerry has a longstanding tradition of ABOTA involvement, with five of its partners included in their membership. “We are proud of our enduring affiliation with ABOTA and are especially honored our partner will lend his expertise to this important organization as it strives to elevate the standards of integrity, honor and civility in the legal profession.”
An attorney with CaseyGerry since 1983, Schenk is past-president of the board of directors, 22nd District Agricultural Association (San Diego County Fair Board); past-president of the Civil Justice Foundation, a Washington D.C.-based non-profit organization dedicated to defending consumer access to justice; past president of the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego and past-president of The Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center. In addition, he serves on the American Association for Justice’s (AAJ) board of governors and the Robert L. Habush Endowment board of directors.
A resident of San Diego’s Carmel Valley neighborhood, Schenk earned his law degree from the University of San Diego and his bachelor’s degree from UCLA.
CaseyGerry was established in 1947, and is the longest-standing plaintiffs’ law firm in San Diego. The firm’s 16 attorneys practice in numerous areas, including serious personal injury, product liability, aviation, pharmaceutical, mass tort and class action litigation. Headquartered at 110 Laurel St. in the Banker’s Hill neighborhood of San Diego, the firm also has an additional office in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Calif. For more information, call 619-238-1811.
Founded in 1958, ABOTA is a national organization with membership consisting of highly experienced lawyers and judges. The organization is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial right provided by the Seventh Amendment to the United States Constitution and seeks attorneys who display skill, civility and integrity.
For more information, visit www.abota.org.