The Pride Law Firm is actively representing peaceful protesters who were injured and had their rights violated by the police … Read More
Injustice anywhere, is a threat to justice everywhere
The Pride Law Firm provides zealous & personalized legal representation to a broad range of clients. If you have been subjected to employment discrimination, wrongfully terminated, seriously injured or accused of a crime, The Pride Law Firm can help.Watch our video
Those whose basic liberties and rights have been violated must be vindicated.
In today's legal market, all too often criminal defense attorneys live by the motto: "Bleed'em and plead'em."
The importance of earning an honest wage, maintaining a job & being free from illegal activity in the workplace
Victims of personal injuries are bombarded with television and print advertisements of lawyers with fancy nicknames
Sexual violence and assault refers to sexual activity where consent is not granted or freely given
Dante T. Pride is the founding partner of The Pride Law Firm in San Diego, California. Mr. Pride attended Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga., where he received a full academic scholarship. While at Morehouse, Mr. Pride was a member of the honors program and named to the dean’s list. Mr. Pride graduated from Morehouse with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology.
Having a passion for advocacy, Mr. Pride then attended the University of San Diego School of Law, where he excelled in Advanced Trial Advocacy and was the Vice President of the Student Bar Association. During law school Mr. Pride was also a certified legal intern and worked at the Office of the Alternate Public Defender, where he defended indigent clients … Read More
Jessica Klarer Pride is the managing partner at The Pride Law Firm. For more than fifteen years, Jessica has dedicated her legal career to the representation of victims of catastrophic injuries, wrongful death, sexual assault, and sexual harassment. She received a B.A. in English from the University of California, Irvine before earning her J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2006. Prior to graduation, Ms. Pride garnered a position as a legal clerk with one of the nation’s largest personal injury firms, Girardi-Keese, in Los Angeles. At Girardi-Keese, her passion for helping victims of personal injury was born. Ms. Pride decided to return to San Diego and was offered an associate position at San Diego’s … Read More
Maggie Strohlein is a certified paralegal at The Pride Law Firm. Maggie has over twenty years of experience in the legal field and has worked at several prominent firms in San Diego. She joined The Pride Law Firm in 2018 and enjoys working closely with clients and attorneys to resolve difficult cases.
Maggie earned her paralegal certificate from The University of San Diego School of Law, where she graduated with honors. She has worked for the US Marshal’s Office and Federal Defenders and considers herself to be very well-rounded in the legal industry. Her work at The Pride Law Firm has been some of the most challenging and rewarding work of her career, and she takes great pride and satisfaction … Read More
Alana McMains is an associate attorney at the Pride Law Firm. Prior to attending law school, she received her B.A. in History from Beloit College and a Master of Library and Information Science from UCLA. She graduated cum laude from Northwestern University School of Law in 2011. While at Northwestern, Alana served as Membership Editor of the Northwestern University Law Review and was on the National Moot Court Team. She also interned with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the ACLU. After graduation, Alana served as a law clerk to a federal district court judge, the Honorable A. Richard Caputo. She then returned to her hometown of San Diego to work as a trial attorney with the Federal Defenders of … Read More
Estefania White is a paralegal at The Pride Law Firm. She attended Saint Mary’s College of California in Moraga, CA, where she received a full academic scholarship and her B.A. in History. After graduating, Estefania moved back to San Diego and began working as a legal assistant for a criminal defense firm. She joined The Pride Law Firm in 2016. In 2018, Estefania was accepted to the University of San Diego’s Paralegal Program and earned her paralegal certification. She is currently applying to law school with plans to enroll by the fall of 2020. In her free time, Estefania enjoys spending time with her family and their two golden retrievers.… Read More
Christy Heiskala is a credentialed victim advocate at The Pride Law Firm, although we prefer to use the term survivor advocate. Christy is the first full-time victim advocate working for a civil law firm. Christy was determined to work with survivors of sexual assault and their families after her personal experience with the criminal and civil justice processes. Christy received her CA (Credentialed Advocate) from the National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA). Christy received Certified Victim Advocate training through the Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime Technical Training and Assistance Center (OVTTAC). Christy received crisis intervention training from the Center for Community Solutions to become a sexual assault counselor certified by the California Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) … Read More
Samantha Caracciolo is the Legal Assistant and Certificated Paralegal at the Pride Law Firm. She attended California State University San Marcos, where she earned her Bachelors in Women’s Studies and a minor in Political Science. During her college academic career, she worked with the community and focused on racial justice, sexual violence prevention and local politics. Shortly after graduating she applied and was accepted into The University of San Diego’s Paralegal Program where she earned her Paralegal certification. She began working at the Pride Law Firm in the fall of 2020 and is currently applying for Master’s in Public Policy programs where she intends to earn her degree with a focus on human rights, international law and sexual violence. In … Read More
Awards & Press
For the past five years, attorney Jessica Pride has been proud to partner with the Center for Community Solutions, the … Read More
Attorney Dante T. Pride of The Pride Law Firm is not afraid to take on international corporations for the benefit … Read More
San Diego, CA, October 20, 2010 — The Urban League of San Diego County, Equal Opportunity Day and Diversity Summit … Read More