The SDDL Board of Directors is composed of a cross-section of the defense bar, representing a makeup of large and small defense firms. The Board members have many years of litigation experience in a wide range of fields. The Directors meet monthly, to discuss issues pertinent to the defense practice and to plan events.

From Left to Right: Patrick J. Kearns, Christine Y. Dixon, Evan Kalooky, Vanessa Whirl-Grabau, Colin M. Harrison, Christine E. Polito, Zachariah Rowland, Laura E. Dolan, Gabriel Benrubi and Dianna Bedri-Burke. 
(Not Pictured - N. Ben Cramer and Eric. R. Dietz.)

Patrick J. Kearns, President
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
401 W A St Suite 1900,
San Diego, CA 92101

Colin M. Harrison, Vice-President
Wilson Getty
12555 High Bluff Drive, Suite 270
San Diego, California 92130

Gabriel Benrubi, Treasurer
Davis, Grass, Goldstein & Finlay
501 West Broadway, Suite 1220
San Diego, California 92101

N. Ben Cramer, Secretary
La Follette Johnson De Haus Fesler & Ames
501 West Broadway, Ste. 1075
San Diego, CA 92101


Eric R. Deitz
Gordon & Rees LLP
101 W. Broadway, Ste. 2000
San Diego, CA 92101

Vanessa C. Whirl-Grabau
9191 Towne Centre Drive, Suite 190
San Diego, CA 92122

Evan A. Kalooky
Dummit, Buchholz & Trapp
101 W. Broadway, Ste. 1400
San Diego, CA 92101

Zachariah H. Rowland
Dunn DeSantis Walt & Kendrick
750 B St. Ste 2620
San Diego, CA 92101

Laura E. Dolan
Office of County Counsel
1600 Pacific Highway, Room 355
San Diego, CA 92101

Christine E. Polito.
Pettit Kohn Igrassia Lutz & Dolin
11622 El Camino Real, Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92130

Christine Y. Dixon
Dunn DeSantis Walt & Kendrick
750 B St. Ste 2620
San Diego, CA 92101


Dianna Bedri-Burke, MBA
PO Box 124890
San Diego, CA 92112