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Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Insurance Defense
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability


  • California
  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • Texas

Deanna Gilbertson


Phone: 949.209.9331
Office: Orange County

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BackgroundEducation & Honors

Ms. Gilbertson’s career as an attorney began representing Plaintiffs in various personal injury claims before she founded her own firm, known as Law Office of Deanna Gilbertson, APC. Ms. Gilbertson has extensive litigation background and has represented a wide range of business entities, professionals, associations, and organizations in many civil disputes with varying levels of exposure, including wrongful death and brain injury cases. She is passionate about aggressively representing her clients, preparing the strongest defense available, and obtaining a case resolution that serves her clients’ best interests.

Ms. Gilbertson is licensed to practice in California, Texas, Kansas, and Missouri.

Ms. Gilbertson received her J.D. from Whittier Law School where she earned an Intellectual Property Certificate, for an emphasis study on Copyright, Trademark and Patent Law. She received multiple CALI Excellence Awards and served as an Editor on the Whittier Law Review. While in law school, she served as a law clerk to Daniel A. Currey (Ret.) at California Court of Appeal (Second Appellate District) and Judge David T. McEachen (Ret.) Supervising Judge of Civil Panel at Orange County Superior Court (2001).

As part of Ms. Gilbertson’s commitment to giving back to the legal profession, she serves as a professor at Taft Law School to help future litigators become effective negotiators and valuable members of the legal community. She teaches Professional Responsibility and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Ms. Gilbertson has a passion for learning and improving her own health and fitness, which led her to become a certified personal trainer, certified instructor for kickboxing and weight lifting classes and earn certificates in fitness nutrition, nutrition counseling and weight loss.

  • Whittier Law School, J.D., 2002
  • California State University, Dominguez Hills 1998

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