This attorney is not accepting clients.
Reason: Not Practicing
Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Litigation, Speeding & Traffic Ticket
I am an Orange County criminal defense attorney focusing on women in trouble with the law. I always seek the best for my clients. I do all I can for them and believe in keeping an open line of communication so that they are always aware of what is happening in their case.
I started my law career as a Deputy District Attorney in San Bernardino County, but found I enjoyed helping people more than putting them in jail. I have over 14 years of experience and have been lead counsel in over 30 jury trials. Not only that, but I enjoy listening to people and being there for them during legal challenges. During my career I have successfully represented hundreds of women and look forward to helping even more.
I enjoy family time, reading, the beach, public speaking, writing and traveling.
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Licensed since 1999
Cash, Check, Credit Card
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Gina’s comment: “Not only have I worked as a former prosecutor and successful trial attorney, but I have also experienced being the subject of a criminal investigation that was later dismissed. I remember the feelings I had during that situation, and I understand what a person in trouble is going through. Now that I have put that case behind me, I can help many others, knowing the importance of having a great attorney on your side. I will listen and I will fight for you - it's time to get your life back.”
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Top 100 National Trial Lawyer||The National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Dean's Fellowship||University of California Irvine||2010|
|Magna Cum Laude - Salutatorian Designation||University of LaVerne College of Law||1999|
|AmJur Award: Evidence||Thomson Reuters||1998|
|AmJur Award: Constitutional Law||Thomson Reuters||1998|
|AmJur Award: Sales||Thomson Reuters||1998|
|AmJur Award: Remedies||Thomson Reuters||1998|
|AmJur Award: Real Property||Thomson Reuters||1998|
|AmJur Award: Contracts||Thomson Reuters||1997|
|AmJur Award: Civil Procedure||Thomson Reuters||1997|
|Founding Attorney||OC Women Defense Group||2014 - Present|
|Attorney||Law Office of Steven R. Young||2013 - 2013|
|Owner/Attorney||Kershaw Law Firm||2013 - 2013|
|Lead Trial Attorney||Law Offices of Earl Carter||2006 - 2013|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|OC Women 2 Women||Board of Directors||2014 - Present|
|National Association of Professional Women||Attorney Member||2014 - Present|
|Orange County Criminal Defense Bar Association||Attorney Member||2013 - Present|
|Orange County Bar Association||Attorney Member||2013 - Present|
|Orange County Women Lawyers Association||Attorney Member||2013 - Present|
|BYU Management Society - Orange County Chapter||Attorney Member||2012 - Present|
|J. Reuben Clark Law Society (Orange County chapter)||Attorney Member||2011 - Present|
|San Bernardino County Bar Association||Attorney Member||2000 - Present|
|Western San Bernardino County Bar Association||Board of Directors||1999 - 2002|
|Deseret Book Publishing||Mormon Mom Among Murderers||2012|
|The Prosecutor's Brief (California District Attorneys Association)||The People v. Channing Decision and its Effect on Search/Seizure Laws||2000|
|Journal of Juvenile Law||The Child Witness as a Victim of Domestic Violence: Prosecuting the Batterer under California's Child Abuse Statute||1998|
|University of California - Irvine||Business - Management||MBA||2013|
|University of La Verne College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1999|
|California St Univ Fullerton||Business Administration - Finance||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1989|
|JRCLS - University of Arizona Law School||Finding the Good in our Clients||2013|