Attorneys

Types ofEmployment Law Cases:

  • Discrimination
  • Misclassification of employees
  • Retaliation
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wage/Hour
  • Wrongful Termination

Types of
Personal Injury Cases:

  • Animal Attacks
  • Auto Accidents
  • Brain Injuries
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Loss of Limb
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Severe Slip & Fall
  • Spinal Injury
  • Wrongful Death

Types ofCriminal Defense Cases:

  • All Felonies
  • All Misdemeanors
  • Bad Checks
  • Bail Reduction
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Possession
  • DUI
  • Fugitive Warrants
  • Solicitation
  • Theft & Robbery
  • Violent Crimes

Dante T. Pride

Email: dpride@pridelawfirm.com

Dante T. Pride is the founder and Managing Attorney of The Pride Law Firm in San Diego, California. Mr. Pride attended Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga., where he received a full academic scholarship. While at Morehouse, Mr. Pride was a member of the honors program and named to the dean’s list. Mr. Pride graduated from Morehouse with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology.

Having a passion for advocacy, Mr. Pride then attended the University of San Diego School of Law, where he excelled in Advanced Trial Advocacy and was the Vice President of the Student Bar Association. During law school Mr. Pride was also a certified legal intern and worked at the Office of the Alternate Public Defender, where he defended indigent clients against criminal charges ranging from minor misdemeanors to major felonies.

Upon graduating from law school, Mr. Pride accepted a position at a prestigious San Diego law firm where he practiced Employment and Labor litigation. While protecting some of the United States’ largest companies, Mr. Pride gained valuable experience and considerable knowledge in all facets of civil litigation. Armed with this experience, Mr. Pride knew that his true calling was to defend the rights of individuals.

Harkening his fellow Morehouse alumnus, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Mr. Pride decided to blaze his own trail and start The Pride Law Firm based on the idea that “Injustice anywhere, is a threat to justice everywhere.” Focusing on Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, and Employment Law, Mr. Pride employs meticulous attention to detail and zealous advocacy, to protect his client’s rights and eradicate injustice in both state and federal courts.

Affiliations

Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association
San Diego County Bar Association
American Association for Justice
Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
National Bar Association


Jessica Klarer Pride

Email: jpride@pridelawfirm.com

Jessica Klarer Pride is a partner at The Pride Law Firm. She has dedicated her entire legal career to the representation of victims of catastrophic injuries, wrongful death and sexual assault.  She received a B.A. in English from the University of California, Irvine before earning her J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2006.  Prior to graduation, Ms. Pride garnered a position as a legal clerk with one of the nation’s largest personal injury firms, Girardi-Keese, in Los Angeles.  At Girardi-Keese, her passion for helping victims of personal injury was born.  Ms. Pride decided to return to San Diego and was offered an associate position at San Diego’s renowned and oldest personal injury firm, Casey, Gerry, Schenk, Francavilla, Blatt & Penfield LLP, where she honed her legal advocacy skills for seven years.  As an associate at CaseyGerry, Ms. Pride handled serious sexual assault and personal injury matters, obtaining millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements.

A passion for fairness and the exhilaration of winning her clients what they deserve has pushed Ms. Pride to hone her skills in the areas of personal injury and sexual assault litigation. She underwent training in 2012 at the nationally renowned Trial Lawyers College, where she spent weeks in Wyoming learning the best approach to take on large corporations and insurance companies that deny her clients what is rightfully theirs.

Jessica was awarded San Diego’s Business Journal’s Best of the Bar 2014. She was also honored in 2014, 2012, 2009 and 2008 as one of San Diego’s Top Young Attorneys by The Daily Transcript.  In April 2012 the San Diego County Bar Association awarded her Outstanding Service by a New Lawyer. She was also named among the top 40 Under 40 professionals by San Diego Metro magazine in 2011.  It is Ms. Pride’s dedication to excellence in the representation of her clients and her service to the San Diego legal community that has garnered her these and numerous other awards.

When she’s not working to improve her community in a courtroom, Ms. Pride is active with volunteer organizations. She has worked with Habitat for Humanity, Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Center for Community Solutions, which aims to prevent sexual assault and domestic violence. Ms. Pride believes community service is the duty and privilege of every attorney, and she’s proud to do her part.

Affiliations

San Diego County Bar Association
Lawyer Club of San Diego
Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
Consumer Attorneys of California
American Association for Justice
Enright Inns of Court

The Pride Law Firm

  • 2534 State Street, Suite 411
  • Tel: (619) 516-8166
  • San Diego, CA 92101
  • Fax: (619) 422-1341

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