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Personal Injury • Business Law • Civil Litigation
2221 Camino Del Rio S, STE. 207
San Diego, CA


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Attorneys & Staff

Steven A. Elia

Steven Elia, also known as Steve to his friends and clients, has extensive litigation experience having appeared at more than 1,000 civil hearings including jury and bench trials, over 500 depositions, and hundreds of mediations. Some of his cases have made national headlines.

Maura Griffin

Attorney of Counsel
Since 2009 Ms. Griffin has assisted our office in handling complex civil litigation cases in state and federal court including, but not limited to personal injury and business disputes. She has extensive experience appearing at hearings, depositions and trials. In addition to her civil practice, Ms. Griffin also handles administrative and criminal cases.

Holly Attiq Semaan

Associate Attorney
Holly joined our firm in 2013 from Cooley, LLP, a prestigious and nationally recognized law firm. Ms. Attiq is a member of the State Bar of California and the San Diego County Bar Association.

James Joseph James

Associate Attorney
Associate Attorney James Joseph James joined the firm in 2018 from Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch, LLP, a prestigious and nationally recognized law firm. He is licensed to practice in the State of California and the Southern District of California.


Maria Nickel

Maria Nickel joined our firm in 2010 and brings ten years of legal experience from law firms across the country from San Francisco, Washington DC, Pensacola, and San Diego.

Maureen Youkhanna

Office Manager
Youkhanna-pageMaureen Youkhanna brings decades of experience in accounting and administration to our firm. Since 2005, Ms. Youkhanna’s management not only included our law firm’s accounting, but also the negotiation and reduction of medical bills for our personal injury clients.