Jillian Stanley is an Associate in Tyson & Mendes’ San Diego office. Her practice primarily focuses on general liability and personal injury matters.
Prior to becoming an Associate at Tyson & Mendes, Ms. Stanley gained valuable trial experience as a legal intern at the San Diego District Attorney’s Office where she successfully ran her own preliminary hearings. She has further diversified her legal experience by working alongside attorneys, researching, and aiding in trial preparation for several practice specialties including personal injury, premise liability, and employment litigation.
Ms. Stanley earned her J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2018. While in law school, Ms. Stanley completed a judicial externship with the Honorable Justice Patricia D. Benke at the Fourth District Court of Appeal, Division One. Ms. Stanley was also highly involved in the law school community, having participated as a member of the San Diego International Law Journal, Moot Court, Student Bar Association, and as an Academic Success Fellow for both Civil Procedure and Constitutional Law.
Ms. Stanley earned her B.A., cum laude, as a student-athlete from The George Washington University in 2012. Ms. Stanley is licensed to practice law in California, and is a member of the Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honors Society, the San Diego County Bar Association, and the Lawyer’s Club of San Diego.
In her free time, Ms. Stanley enjoys time with friends and family, reading on the beach, hiking, and snowboarding. She is also an avid traveler and is halfway to completing her goal to see all new Seven Wonders of the World.
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