Business Litigation, Personal Injury, Employment Law, Criminal Law
Gina received her J.D. from the University of La Verne College of Law, graduating magna cum laude. While in law school, she was the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Juvenile Law and also published a comment in that journal. She is licensed to practice in California.
While waiting for bar results, Gina worked in the appellate unit of the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s office where she actively was involved in researching issues and drafting appeals. She drafted the Opposition to the Appeal in the published case of People v. Channing (2000).
In her early practice years, Gina was a prosecuting attorney and later opened her own practice covering a wide variety of legal matters including criminal law, personal injury, estate planning, contracts and appeals. Starting in 2006, she worked as part of the Conflict Panel representing indigent defendants for San Bernardino County as a sole-proprietor and also as lead trial attorney for the Law Offices of Earl Carter. She has been first chair attorney in over 30 jury trials.
In 2013, she received her M.B.A. from the University of California Irvine on a Dean’s Fellowship. Shortly after that, she went to work for a civil law firm. She has drafted hundreds of legal memoranda, pleadings, motions and briefs, covering areas of law ranging from contract disputes, business litigation, wrongful termination, and other areas of employment law, family law, auto accidents/personal injury and criminal law. She has extensive experience in all discovery preparation, research, motions to compel, motions for summary judgment, discovery compliance, motions in limine and trial preparation / organization. She is also a published author.
Gina lives in Southern California with her husband. She enjoys walking her English bulldog (Sophie) on the beach, bike riding, paddle boarding and reading.
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