Judy is a highly skilled litigator, top-level negotiator, and trial lawyer with a long and extensive background handling catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases. She holds a near-perfect record of wins in law and motion practice on behalf of the firm’s clients.
With an undefeated record on all personal injury cases she has tried in court, Judy is involved in all aspects of litigating serious injury cases for The Hassell Law Group from inception to conclusion.
Joining The Hassell Law Group in 2008 as Senior Counsel, Judy has practiced law in California for the past 21 years and was admitted to the Bar in 1999.
Judy is a formidable advocate for her clients. Her recent case results include a $1,750,000 result for the family of a 71-year-old woman hit and killed by a commercial vehicle, a $1,000,000 settlement for a client who tripped and fell at a commercial property and required three surgeries, and a $925,000 settlement for the daughter of a very elderly woman in a wrongful death case.
In 2021, the national lawsuit results ranking site Top Verdict recognized Judy for her exceptional case results achieved in 2020 on behalf of several of the firm’s clients. In multiple high-value cases, Judy was honored with awards including:
- Top 10 Premises Liability Settlements in California
- Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in California
- Top 50 Wrongful Death Settlements in California
Over the course of her career, Judy has successfully represented plaintiffs with serious injuries in catastrophic accident cases at some of the most prominent personal injury law firms in the Bay Area with case values exceeding $1 million. Before joining The Hassell Law Group, she worked at top personal injury firms The Veen Firm and The Law Offices of Joseph Carcione, Jr.
Experienced in the dual representation of clients in civil and workers compensation cases, Judy holds an undefeated record in the many cases she has tried before the Workers Compensation Appeals Board.
Judy is a distinguished member of The San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association. She is also a member of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, and a member of WalkSF, important safety advocacy organizations that support making San Francisco streets safer for bicyclists and pedestrians. Judy has passionately represented many clients who have been injured in pedestrian and bicycle accidents.
Judy is a California native and a Phi Kappa Phi undergraduate from San Jose State University. The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline honor society and standards for election are extremely high. Judy graduated from law school in 1999.
In her spare time, Judy loves hiking, fixing up her house, and dancing.