Dante T. Pride is the founding partner 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.