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.