Jody Struck is a partner with the firm and was admitted to practice in 1985. During law school, she interned for Superior Court Judge Stuart Pollak, now on the Court of Appeal. Ms. Struck was selected to teach Moot Court, and coached students on writing briefs and presenting oral argument. Ms. Struck also spent a summer studying International and Comparative Law in London, England, through the University of Notre Dame Law School.
Following law school, Ms. Struck worked for an AV-rated civil litigation firm in San Francisco. She joined the firm in 1998. Ms. Struck represents individual, corporate, and public entity defendants in a wide range of civil litigation, including personal injury claims based on premise liability, products liability, motor vehicle accidents, dog bites, and other torts; landlord/tenant litigation; real property damage and construction defect cases; inverse condemnation, subsidence, and landslide cases.
In addition to successfully resolving matters by way of demurrer and summary judgment, Ms. Struck has participated in all aspects of litigation and has successfully resolved cases through dispositive motions, mediation, binding arbitration, trials, and appeals.
Ms. Struck has been an instructor in the Association of Defense Counsel’s Basic Training Series.
Admissions: State Bar of California (1985)
Education: University of California, Santa Barbara, with honors (1979) University of California, Hastings College of the Law (1985) Also attended Georg August Universität in Göttingen, Germany