Alyssa C. Garchie is an attorney in the San Diego office of Klinedinst. Ms. Garchie’s practice emphasizes professional liability, general liability and products liability. Her experience spans the representation of a broad range of individuals, professional corporations, and financial and industrial companies. Her client representations throughout California have been in state court, federal court, courts of appeal, and in connection with arbitrations.
Ms. Garchie’s professional liability practice focuses on legal malpractice cases and real estate agent/broker cases. One of her more recent representations of a national real estate brokerage company included a substantial commission dispute that resulted in a removal to arbitration. Her experience in legal malpractice litigation included a recent court of appeals decision shaping the future standard of care required within the profession.
Ms. Garchie’s general liability practice focuses on representing national transportation companies, international hotel chains, international service, retail and food chains, national property owners and national property management companies with regard to residential and significant commercial developments. The nature of her representation in catastrophic injury cases emphasizes wrongful death cases and traumatic brain injury cases.
In the area of product liability, Ms. Garchie’s practice has focused on local, state, national and international product manufacturers, distributors and retailers products, including but not limited to medical devices (hospital monitoring devices), construction materials (including skylights), elevators, and automobiles component parts.
Experienced in all aspects of pretrial and trial client representation, Ms. Garchie has drafted persuasive trial briefs, completed complex legal research memoranda, and prepared motions to dismiss and motions for summary judgment in civil litigation cases. Ms. Garchie has participated in numerous mediations, has been asked to participate in mock trial proceedings to evaluate cases, and has played vital roles on the defense teams in multimillion dollar jury trials. She has prepared more than a dozen cases for trial and has played a crucial part in the successful trail presentations and the successful resolution of those cases during trial.
Prior to joining Klinedinst, Ms. Garchie was an associate in a nationwide civil defense litigation law firm and was based Orange County, California.
Ms. Garchie graduated from California Western School of Law. Prior to attending law school, she earned a BA from the University of California Riverside. Ms. Garchie has also studied abroad in Florence, Italy during undergraduate studies, and in Malta during law school. Within the community, Ms. Garchie is an active member of the San Diego County Bar Association.