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Rockey graduated from Oregon State University in 1987 and spent 20 years as an officer and attack pilot in the United States Marine Corps before officially entering the legal arena. During that time he flew combat missions during Operations' Desert Storm, Continue Hope, and Iraqi Freedom for which he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, several Air Medals, and numerous other awards.

Rockey retired from the Marine Corps and began law school in 2007 during which time he gained valuable legal experience working as a summer law clerk for Gates, O'Doherty, Gonter & Guy LLP, and representing residents of the Veterans Village of San Diego as a Certified Law Student for the Thomas Jefferson Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 100%
    6 years


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  • Amanda Fay Benedict

    Rockey is the ultimate professional. Cool, calm and collected in the heat of litigation, an excellent researcher, and the ultimate advocate for his clients.


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    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Manning & Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez, Trester LLP

550 West C. Street
San Diego, CA, 92101


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Meritorious Service (2)USMC/U.S. Navy2007
Distinguished Flying CrossUSMC2004
Single Mission Air Medals w/"V"USMC2003
Strike Flight Air Medals (7)USMC2003
Navy Commendation (2)USMC1998
Navy Achievement MedalUSMC1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyManning & Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez, Trester LLP2014 - Present
AttorneyGates, O'doherty, Gonter & Guy, LLP2010 - 2014
Law ClerkGates, O'doherty, Gonter & Guy, LLP2007 - 2010
Naval AviatorUnited States Marine Corps1987 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Hon. William B. Enright American Inn of CourtAssociate Member2014 - Present
Veterans Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Distinguished Flying Cross SocietyN/A2006 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas Jefferson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
Oregon State UniversityBusiness FinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1987