La Jolla native named to international law group
Published - 05/20/14 - 03:31 PM | 3159 views | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
David Casey Jr., a La Jolla resident and native and a senior partner with the San Diego-based CaseyGerry law firm, was recently appointed to serve on the board of directors of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, a group of trial attorneys representing both sides of the bar: prosecutors and defense lawyers in criminal cases and plaintiff and defense counsel in civil litigation.

Casey has been a fellow of the Academy – which limits membership to 500 fellows from the United States – since 1999. Fellowship is by invitation only and follows a vetting process that includes inquiries of judges and other trial lawyers of high standing.

The Academy reportedly seeks out, identifies, acknowledges and honors those who have achieved a career of excellence through demonstrated skill and ability in jury trials, trials before the court and appellate practice. Members are engaged in civil practice on both the plaintiff’s and the defendant’s side of the courtroom and the trials of criminal cases.

Specializing in serious personal injury and wrongful death cases, Casey Jr. has spent more than 35 years practicing law in San Diego. He is past president of the American Association of Trial Lawyers, now known as the American Association for Justice, and has been lauded with more than 60 professional awards throughout his career.

CaseyGerry, established in 1947, is the oldest plaintiff law firm in San Diego. The 15 attorneys practice in areas including asbestos, serious personal injury, product liability and pharmaceutical litigation. Headquartered at 110 Laurel St. in the Banker's Hill neighborhood of San Diego, the firm also has an office in Carlsbad.

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