Stephanie E. Skees

Office: 858-430-8375

  • California Western School of Law, JD 2008
  • University of California Santa Barbara, BA 2000
  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • “Thai-ing Up the TRIPs Agreement: Are Compulsory Licenses the Answer to Thailand’s AIDS Epidemic?,” Pace University Law Review, Fall 2007.
  •  “Is a Certificate of Insurance Worth the Paper it is Printed On?” The Logistics Journal, November 2011, pgs. 11-12.

Stephanie graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 2000 with a B.A. in Biology. She also conducted under graduate research in Organic Chemistry and Materials. After graduation, Stephanie worked in the medical field for several years.

Stephanie attended law school at California Western School of Law in San Diego, graduating in 2008. While in law school, she served as the Vice President of the Student Intellectual Property Law Association and was the recipient of the Andrea L. Johnson Telecommunications Award.

Prior to joining Dean Gazzo Roistacher LLP, Stephanie practiced with two large insurance defense firms in San Diego and Orange Counties.  She is an experienced litigator, working on a broad range of cases including premises liability, personal injury, wrongful death, defamation, products liability and common carrier representation.   She has extensive experience in law and motion practice, mediation and trial preparation as well as all phases of discovery, including depositions.  She has used an innovative and cost effective approach which has greatly benefitted her clients.