B.A., Pepperdine University (1989); J.D., Chapman University School of Law (2000).
Having worked with reputable plaintiffs’ litigation firms in other roles prior to law school, including for a former Orange County Superior Court judge, Ms. Genatempo applies her research and litigation skills on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in all facets of civil litigation, including personal injury, business litigation, contractual disputes, and risk management. Her appellate work includes a decision that precipitated a change to the procedure for statutory offers to compromise in Bias v. Wright (2002) 103 Cal. App. 4th 811.
BAR ADMITTANCE AND LICENSURE
State Bar of California; U.S. District Court.
Ms. Genatempo, an attorney in the firm’s Riverside office, received her Juris Doctorate degree cum laude in 2000 from Chapman University School of Law, where she was honored as a member of the Law Review and received multiple honors for top academic achievements in contracts, torts, criminal procedure, and bankruptcy. She has a 1989 B.A. in Journalism from Pepperdine University, where she was a news editor for the award-winning school newspaper and contributed to the University’s 50th Anniversary publication.
In 2003, Ms. Genatempo focused on bad faith insurance defense when she joined the firm of Hollins Schechter and defended insurance carriers including Farmers Insurance Exchange and Truck Insurance Exchange. Her successful law and motion work resulted in another appellate decision to defeat claims on multiple insurance policies, Davis v. Farmers Ins. Group (2005) 134 Cal. App. 4th 100. She then joined Veatch Carlson in 2009 as an associate specializing in law and motion.
At B3SL, she continues her law and motion work to assist trial attorneys and strategically position complex cases for resolution and trial.