Christine Gregson

Christine Gregson

Christine Gregson

Associate Attorney

 

Associate Attorney

  • O’Brien Law Firm
  • Dates Employed: Feb 2020 – Mar 2020
  • Employment Duration 2 mos
  • Location Petaluma, California, United States
  • Insurance defense litigation.

Associate Attorney

  • Ronald Dinan & Associates Contract
  • Dates Employed: Feb 2019 – Feb 2020
  • Employment Duration 1 yr 1 mo
  • Location Santa Rosa, California, United States
  • Criminal law defense.

Moral Character Analyst

  • State Bar of California
  • Dates Employed: Mar 2016 – Feb 2017
  • Location San Francisco, CA
  • Reviewed and analyzed applications for Moral Character determination; assigned classification levels; evaluated the depth and sufficiency of information provided and requested additional information from the applicant and/or outside agencies where necessary.
  • Approved applications where appropriate and consulted with supervisors to review higher-level clearances.
  • Prepared detailed reports for the Committee of Bar Examiners, which included analysis of law enforcement and court documents, applicant statements, witness statements, financial and bankruptcy records, licensing agency records, and other records relevant to the application. …

Legal Research Attorney

  • Alameda Superior Court
  • Dates Employed: Oct 2014 – Jun 2015
  • Location Oakland, CA
  • Researched legal issues presented to the Court in pre-trial and post-trial motions, and in petitions for writ of mandamus. Common issues included petitions for writ of mandamus contesting administrative hearing findings; motions to set aside default judgments; discovery motions; motions to compel arbitration; motions to enforce or set aside an arbitration award; default judgment applications; and issues involving unlawful detainer actions.
  • In briefings to the Court on each motion presented, summarized legal evidence, procedural history, and legal contentions; analyzed factual and legal issues; recommended appropriate disposition.
  • Presented analysis, conclusions, and recommendations to Superior Court Judges in written memoranda and during oral briefing.
  • Legal Research & Writing

Contract Attorney

  • Employment Duration 3 yrs
  • Various periods of independent contractor employment.
  • Deputy District Attorney
  • County of Marin, Office of the District Attorney
  • Dates Employed: Mar 2001 – Mar 2002
  • Location San Rafael, CA
  • Prepared and prosecuted eleven misdemeanor criminal cases from jury selection through verdict.
  • Handled all aspects of misdemeanor trial preparation, including researching and writing pre-trial motions, interviewing victims/witnesses and law enforcement personnel, visiting relevant locations, etc.
  • Conferred with defense attorneys, probation authorities, Court officials, and law enforcement agencies to discuss pleas, modification of charges, presentation and review of evidence and other legal matters.
  • Handled all aspects of evidentiary and probation revocation hearings, including researching and writing motions, examining and cross-examining witnesses under oath, and arguing before the Court. …

Litigation Associate

  • O’Connor, Cohn, Dillon & Barr
  • Dates Employed: Mar 2000 – Mar 2001
  • Location San Francisco, CA
  • Assisted in all aspects of discovery and trial preparation for medical malpractice and complex JCCP product liability cases.
  • Drafted, propounded and responded to discovery and dispositive motions in medical malpractice and medical product liability cases, including researching and drafting motions for summary judgment.
  • Deposed and defended witnesses at depositions, and participated in pre-trial hearings.

Legal Research Attorney

  • San Francisco Superior Court, Criminal Division
  • Dates Employed: Aug 1999 – Mar 2000
  • Location San Francisco, CA
  • Researched legal issues presented to the Court in pre-trial and trial motions, and in petitions for habeas corpus.
  • Summarized factual and procedural history, legal evidence, and legal contentions; summarized relevant legal precedent; analyzed factual and legal issues; and recommended appropriate disposition of each pending motion.
  • Presented analysis, conclusions, and recommendations to Superior Court Judges in written memoranda and during oral briefing. …   

Judicial Extern

  • California Supreme Court, Criminal Central Staff
  • Dates Employed: Jan 1999 – May 1999
  • Location San Francisco, CA
  • As a full-time Legal Extern:
  • Researched legal issues presented to the Court in petitions for review.
  • Wrote conference memoranda to Supreme Court Justices summarizing the factual and procedural history of each petition, analyzing applicable law, and recommending an appropriate course of action for each petition, i.e., grant or deny review.

 

  • California, 2010
  • Santa Clara University School of Law 2013-2016
  • University of California, Riverside 2008-2013
    • Major: Chemistry
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