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Keith C. Collins

Associate Attorney

Location: San Diego
Phone: (619) 696-9500 (Ext. 125)
Direct: (619) 546-5580
Fax: (619) 615-5290
Email: [email protected]

Keith Collins is an associate attorney in the Firm’s San Diego office. Mr. Collins’ practice focuses on business, financial services, and securities litigation and arbitrations.

Mr. Collins graduated from California Western School of Law, cum laude, where he was a member of Law Review selected on the basis of academic excellence. He served as a writer and editor of the California Western Law Review and the International Law Journal. Mr. Collins participated in the Moot Court Honors Board Gafford Competition and won the Distinguished Advocate award for outstanding oral argument. Mr. Collins won the Academic Excellence Award for the highest grade in his Skills, Ethics, and Practice course; was inducted into both the Pro Bono and Public Service Honors Societies; taught legal research and writing; and served on the Executive Board of the professional law fraternity, Phi Alpha Delta. He also received a Certificate of Distinction from California Western for his contributions to academic scholarship, school competitions, organizational leadership, commitment to improving the legal profession, and service to the school and community.

Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Collins worked as a judicial extern at the California Court of Appeal for the Honorable Justice Patricia Guerrero and at the United States District Court, Southern District of California, for the Honorable District Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel. He has advocated in court on multiple occasions on behalf of clients at the San Diego County Public Defender’s Office and the Office of the Alternate Public Defender.

Outside of the office, Mr. Collins enjoys sports, especially baseball, walking the Embarcadero, and enjoying San Diego’s great restaurants.

 

Awards

    
   

Education

  • California Western School of Law, San Diego, California
    • Juris Doctorate, cum laude (2020)
    • Dean’s Honor List and Academic Merit Scholarship
    • Law Review: Associate Writer (2018-2019)
    • Law Review: Associate Editor (2019-2020)
    • International Law Journal: Associate Writer (2018-2019)
    • International Law Journal: Associate Editor (2019-2020)
    • Distinguished Advocate Award
    • Certificate of Distinction
    • Pro Bono Honors Society (2019 & 2020)
    • Public Service Honors Society (2019 & 2020)
    • Academic Excellence Award
    • Legal Skills I Honors Instructor
    • Legal Skills II Honors Instructor
    • Executive Board Member, Phi Alpha Delta
  • California Baptist University
    • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, cum laude (2017)
    • President’s List
    • Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society
    • President Pre-Law Society

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • California

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:

  • California Lawyers Association
  • San Diego County Bar Association

HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • California Lawyers Association Wiley W. Manuel Certificate for Pro Bono Service