Christine McCoy was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and has a passion for public service and litigation. Ms. McCoy received her undergraduate degree in History from UC Santa Cruz, where she graduated with highest honors and honors in the major, while providing no-costs swim lessons to low-income children and volunteering as a homeless advocate at a local food pantry. While pursuing her Juris Doctorate from Golden Gate University School of Law, Ms. McCoy provided volunteer legal services through the HIV/AIDS Legal Referral Panel and California Lawyers for the Arts. During law school, Ms. McCoy worked as a teaching assistant and research assistant was an active member of Phi Delta Phi and was a student representative to the Women Lawyers of Alameda County and the American Bar Association.
Ms. McCoy has worked as a litigator in Southern California since 2006. Prior to joining Bremer Whyte Brown O’Meara, LLP, Ms. McCoy managed a successful solo practice focusing on business and consumer litigation. In her career, Ms. McCoy has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in matters ranging from premises liability to complex construction defect cases.
Ms. McCoy is a member of several professional and non-profit organizations, including the J. Clifford Wallace Inn of Court, Lawyers Club San Diego, Casa Cornelia Pro Bono Panel, Think Dignity, and the Southern California Women Lawyers Society, of which she is a past president. Ms. McCoy is committed to the growth and development of the next generation of lawyers, regularly speaking at San Diego High Schools and participating in USD’s Moot Court program as a judge.