Carissa Gerry came to SDV as the first support staff member of the firm's West Coast office and played an instrumental role in building the foundation for its growth and success.

Carissa's background as a paralegal includes civil litigation, probate and estate planning. She currently provides support in complex and multi-faceted insurance litigation over multiple jurisdictions. In addition to her paralegal responsibilities, Carissa is also a member of the firm's Business Development and Marketing team, coordinating the efforts of the West Coast office with the other SDV offices.

Carissa is currently pursuing her Masters of Business Administration, with an emphasis in Marketing, at the University of Redlands. She and her husband reside in Temecula Valley, California.

Professional Associations
Certified Paralegal, State Bar of California
Rotary Club of Temecula Valley - New Generation, Secretary


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