Mr. Levy has practiced law for over twelve years. His practice consists of representing individuals in serious personal injury cases and those accused of crimes. Over the years he has recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for his clients. He has handled hundreds of cases and has taken and defended over 250 depositions.
Mr. Levy is from Tel Aviv, Israel. In 1984 he moved with his family to San Diego where he attended high school and then continued to San Diego State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration (with honors) with an emphasis in Marketing. Mr. Levy attended law School at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where he completed a Judicial Externship for the Honorable Herbert Hoffman, Judge of the San Diego Superior Court. During law school, Mr. Levy was also a member of the school’s Law Review, where he published a case study article entitled “Western Telcon v. California Lottery: Will Native Americans Lose Again?”. In 1997, Mr. Levy received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence (J.D.) from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, graduating in the top 8% of his class. Following law school, Mr. Levy founded and began his legal career practicing civil litigation and Workers Compensation law as a partner of the Law Office of Bates and Levy. His wife, Erika, is a native San Diegan. They live in Erika’s childhood neighborhood in the Carmel Valley area with their two sons and daughter.
Jennifer Morgan Ford attended New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts on a full-tuition merit scholarship. She graduated in 2004. During her time at law school, she was on the Dean’s List and an editor for the New England Journal on Civil and Criminal Confinement. Prior to attending law school, she graduated magna cum laude from Regis College in 2000 with a degree in Political Science and Economics. Ms. Ford is admitted to the California, Southern District of California, and Massachusetts Bars. She has practical litigation experience in the areas of personal injury, professional liability, and homeowner’s liability matters in state and federal court.
Marianne Malek was born in Chicago IL. She moved to San Diego at the age of 5 and never left the city she so loves. She attended Our Lady of Peace Academy, and then The University of San Diego where she earned a Bachelors Degree in English & Communications. While still in high school, Ms. Malek interned at the Law Office Of Bates and Levy when she first met Mr. Levy. They struck a very special relationship and from that young age, Ms. Malek decided that she will become an attorney and spend her carrier working with Mr. Levy helping those in need. Ms. Malek attended law school at California Western School of Law and received her Doctorate of Jurisprudence (J.D.) on 2012. She also earned a Masters of Business Administration from Point Loma Nazarene University. By the age of 28, she has worked with Mr. Levy for over a decade – as she started as an intern and worked her way to associate attorney. While attending law school, she also interned at the San Diego District Attorney’s Office in the Family Protection unit. Ms. Malek’s legal career has been composed entirely of representing clients injured in car accidents, slip and falls, pedestrian accidents, and at work accidents. Her passion is to provide superior legal service to those who need it most when they face large insurance companies and corporations. Outside the office, Ms. Malek enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 beautiful daughters, Isabella and Julianna. She loves to travel, plan parties, read, cook and enjoy amusement parks with her kids. She is also very involved with her church where she enjoys teaching Sunday School.