Maria F. Palmieri

The Gomez Law Firm

Education

Law School/Year: J.D., California Western School of Law

College/Year: B.S., Chemical Engineering, The Florida State University

Bar Admissions

California

Professional Background

Maria Palmieri has devoted her legal career to the representation of victims of catastrophic injuries, wrongful death, medical malpractice and wrongful business practices. Upon graduation from California Western School of Law in 2003, she garnered a position as a legal clerk and attorney with veteran medical malpractice litigator Barry & Harris, where she honed her legal advocacy skills for more than a year. She then accepted employment as an associate attorney with Rosenberg Shpall & Associates. While there, she litigated medical malpractice, wrongful business practices and serious personal injury matters.

In October 2005, Palmieri accepted a position as a trial attorney with John H. Gomez at the inception of his newly founded firm, The Gomez Law Firm. Since that time, Palmieri has obtained over $110 million in verdicts and settlement for her clients, with the largest wrongful death verdict in California history.

Professional Affiliations

American Association for Justice, Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, Consumer Attorneys of California, San Diego County Bar Association, Lawyers Club of San Diego, Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Honorable William B. Enright Inn of Court

Personal Affiliations

As part of The Gomez Law Firm's First Saturday Program, Palmieri has volunteered her time to several organizations in the past year including Helen Woodward Animal Center, Special Olympics, and I Love a Clean San Diego. Palmieri also participated in the Halloween Read-In at Central Elementary School with Lawyers Club of San Diego. In May, she served on a three-day jury criminal trial in San Diego Superior Court. In October, she devoted her time to serve as an attorney facilitator for law students with the San Diego Bar Association program, "What They Didn't Tell You in Law School."

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Important Dates

9/5/2007 Nominations Open
9/28/2007 Nominations Close
10/31/2007 Nominations Announced
11/07/2007 Finalists Notified
11/9/2007 Advertising Deadline
11/21/2007 Publication Date

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