Allegra V. Gabbert was born in Chico, California, in 1988. Ms. Gabbert received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Language Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz, from which she graduated cum laude, in 2010. She received her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, in Sacramento, in June 2014, where she earned Dean’s List Honors.
As a junior at the University of California, Santa Cruz, Ms. Gabbert studied criminal law while working as an intern investigator at the Public Defender’s Office in Washington D.C. As a senior, she attended the National Autonomous of Mexico, in Mexico City, where she studied Spanish, and civil rights.
After her first year at law school, she volunteered at the Watsonville Law Center, where low-income persons can receive legal advice and referrals. During her second and third years in law school, she worked as a legal assistant at a private law firm, assisting disabled persons with obtaining their Social Security benefits. After taking the Bar exam, she volunteered as a post bar intern at the Disability Rights California, where she assisted disabled persons in achieving access to equal rights in the work place. While in law school, Ms. Gabbert received the Witkin Award in the Mediation Certification Course for best performance, in addition to receiving her certification as a mediator.
Ms. Gabbert was admitted to the California State Bar in December of 2014. She is a member of the Santa Cruz County Bar Association, as well as Women Lawyers of Santa Cruz County. In February of 2015, Ms. Gabbert joined Burton & Cooper LLP, as an associate attorney, where she has been working on civil defense litigation and plaintiff’s personal injury cases.
Ms. Gabbert enjoys running, skating, and playing ice hockey. She has been a hockey player since childhood, and is currently playing on a nationally-ranked ice hockey team.
Ms. Gabbert speaks Spanish. She can provide immediate assistance to Spanish speakers.
|Associate||Burton & Cooper LLP||2015 - Present|
|Post Bar Intern||Disability Rights California||2014 - 2014|
|Law Clerk||Olson Hagel & Fishburn||2013 - 2014|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|The Advocates||Member||2016 - Present|
|Women Lawyers of Santa Cruz County||Member||2015 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||2014 - Present|
|McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific||JD - Juris Doctor||2014|
|Univ of California Santa Cruz||N/A||N/A|