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Galloway, Lucchese, Everson & Picchi was founded in 2001 by former partners from the firm of Anderson, Galloway & Lucchese which was started in 1978.  Several of our partners have been practicing law for over thirty years and have significant trial experience.  The focus of our firm is on the defense of medical professionals, hospitals, drugs and medical products, professional liability claims, and defense of government entities.

Galloway, Lucchese, Everson & Picchi was founded in 2001 by former partners from the firm of Anderson, Galloway & Lucchese which was started in 1978.  Several of our partners have been practicing law for over thirty years and have significant trial experience.  The focus of our firm is on the defense of medical professionals, hospitals, drugs and medical products, professional liability claims, and defense of government entities.

Galloway, Lucchese, Everson & Picchi was founded in 2001 by former partners from the firm of Anderson, Galloway & Lucchese which was started in 1978.  Several of our partners have been practicing law for over thirty years and have significant trial experience.  The focus of our firm is on the defense of medical professionals, hospitals, drugs and medical products, professional liability claims, and defense of government entities.

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Shelley L. Smith

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Ms. Smith was born and raised in the Central Valley of California.  She attended the University of California at Davis where in 1995 she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Managerial Economics.  She went on to obtain her Juris Doctor from the University of California at Davis School of Law in 1998.  

 

Ms. Smith joined our predecessor firm Anderson, Galloway & Lucchese, LLP as an associate attorney in 1999 and became partner with Galloway, Lucchese, Everson & Picchi in 2005.  Her legal career has been dedicated to the professional malpractice defense of health care providers and health care facilities including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, chiropractors, podiatrists, optometrists, and other licensed healthcare professionals.  In addition, Ms. Smith defends the interests of physicians in California Medical Board investigations.  She has co‑tried several cases to verdict.  

 

A member of the California State Bar since 1998, Ms. Smith is also admitted to practice law in the United States District Courts of the Northern, Eastern, and Southern Districts and a member of the Contra Costa County Bar Association.

 

Ms. Smith has been recognized by her peers as a Super Lawyer in Northern California Super Lawyers in the areas of Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Defense.  

 

Areas of Practice

Medical Malpractice Defense

 

Education

University of California at Davis, School of Law - Juris Doctor 1998

University of California at Davis - Bachelor of Science in Managerial Economics 1995

Bar Admissions

California, 1998

U.S. District Court Northern District of California

U.S. District Court Eastern District of California

U.S. District Court Southern District of California