Just a week after being honored as San Diego Defense Lawyer of the Year, Higgs Fletcher & Mack Attorney Peter Doody was named President of the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel.
As president, Doody will represent more than 1,200 civil defense lawyers from Santa Barbara to San Diego. The association provides continuing education, thought leadership and opportunities for mentoring younger attorneys in the industry. “I’m thrilled for the opportunity to continue to advance our profession and work with the younger generation,” said Peter. “During my presidency, I want to continue to support our members and grow our reach In Southern California.”
Doody will be sworn in as president during the 58th annual seminar in Los Angeles January 30th to February 1st. The event culminates with a luncheon where Alan Dershowitz will address 500+ in attendance.
Doody earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Colorado. In 2003, he served as president of the San Diego Defense Lawyers organization. As a nationally recognized speaker, Doody has spoken before civil litigation defense organizations such as American Law Firm Association, Defense Research Institute, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, Transportation Lawyers Association and Trucking Industry Defense Association.