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Richard S. Salinas
Richard S. Salinas has over 22 years of civil trial experience in both Federal and State courts. Mr. Salinas has been called upon to handle cases all over California in a variety of matters involving claims of personal injury, premises liability and professional and medical liability. Mr. Salinas’ experience has resulted in requests to speak before groups within his practice areas.
Special Awards and Honors
Mr. Salinas’ trial experience over the last 22 years has earned him honors not given to just anyone. In 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 Mr. Salinas was recognized as a Northern California Super Lawyer, an honor given to the top 4% of Northern California lawyers. Mr. Salinas has also been selected by the American Board of Trial Advocates in recognition of his past trial experience.
KING HALL SCHOOL OF LAW,
Law Degree, 1991
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY,
B.A., Political Science
(emphasis in Psychology), 1989
Activities & Affiliations
American Bar Association
State Bar of California
Fresno County Bar Association
American Board of Trial Advocates
• California, U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Northern, and Central Districts of California and Nevada
Carol O’Neil is a 1976 graduate of U.C. Davis, King Hall School of Law. She has practiced law in Sacramento, San Diego and Fresno. In Sacramento, Ms. O’Neil was associated with Diepenbrock, Wulff, Plant & Hannegan, where her focus was the representation of Southern Pacific Transportation Company. In San Diego, she was associated with Hillyer & Irwin with an emphasis on the defense of construction defect litigation.
In 2001, Ms. O’Neil joined the Fresno firm of McCormick, Barstow, LLP, where she worked for 14 years and acquired a preference for medical malpractice defense work. In 2015, Ms. O’Neil relocated to Weiss, Martin, Salinas & Hearst to specialize in medical malpractice defense. She continues on with that firm under their new name, Weiss∙Salinas Law Group, Inc.
• California, U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of California
KING HALL SCHOOL OF LAW,
Law Degree, 1976
Stacy R. Lucas
Stacy R. Lucas received her B.A. degree in English with a minor in History from University of California, Santa Barbara. She then earned her law degree from Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, where she studied both common and civil law systems.
Earlier in her career, Ms. Lucas specialized in employment litigation, focusing on advising and training employers regarding labor and employment issues. Her experience included defending employers and insurance companies in employment litigation, workers’ compensation claims and labor relations matters. She also gained extensive civil litigation experience in the areas of personal injury, toxic torts, medical malpractice and class action litigation while working as a plaintiff’s attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana.
As an associate with Weiss∙Salinas Law Group, Inc., Ms. Lucas specializes in medical malpractice defense.
• California, U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of California
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS
SCHOOL OF LAW
U.C. SANTA BARBARA