Geoff B. Rill

Geoff B. Rill is a trial lawyer at Kerr & Sheldon. His practice focuses on representing individuals who have been seriously injured in auto, motorcycle and pedestrian accidents as well as injuries caused by defective products, transit accidents, animal attacks, dangerous conditions of public property and wrongful death. Mr. Rill has been a personal injury attorney since 2010 and has extensive jury trial experience.  Mr. Rill is admitted to practice in all California state courts as well as the United States District Court for the Central and Southern Districts.  He has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star since 2017.  He was chosen by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (NAOPIA) as one of the Top 10 personal injury attorneys under age 40 in southern California.

Prior to joining Kerr & Sheldon, Mr. Rill was a trial lawyer at another personal injury law firm in Orange County.  Prior to that, he worked as a Certified Law Clerk in the Hardcore Gang Division of the Los Angeles County District Attorney and assisted in the prosecution of gang related homicides. During law school, Mr. Rill volunteered through the San Diego Legal Society to assist victims of domestic violence. Mr. Rill speaks, reads and writes fluently in Spanish and has represented numerous Spanish-only speaking clients. He is an active member of the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association and the Orange County Bar Association.

Mr. Rill graduated from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2010, where he excelled in oral advocacy and was awarded for his pro bono legal service. Prior to that, he attended the University of California, Santa Cruz, where he graduated with a degree in Politics and a minor in History. At Santa Cruz, Mr. Rill was the Captain of the Surf Team and was a member of the golf team at Cabrillo College. In his free time, Mr. Rill enjoys surfing and golfing throughout southern California. He and his family live in their hometown of Newport Beach.

Areas of Practice:
Personal Injury
Automobile, trucking and motorcycle accidents
Wrongful Death
Defective Products

Awards and Recognitions:
Super Lawyers Southern California Rising Stars 2017, 2018
National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (NAOPIA) Top 10 Under 40, 2018

Education:
University of San Diego School of Law
Juris Doctor, 2010
University of California, Santa Cruz
Bachelor of Arts, 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Orange County Trial Lawyers Association
Orange County Bar Association
Consumer Attorneys of California
American Bar Association

 

 

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