OUR ATTORNEYS

Deon Goldschmidt Attorney

Deon Goldschmidt, Attorney, Licensed to Practice in California

With years of experience, Deon Goldschmidt, Esq., has been practicing personal injury law for over 2 decades. He has successfully helped hundreds of accident victims claim damages from their injuries. In addition, Mr. Goldschmidt has gained extensive experience in the field of medical malpractice. A native of Johannesburg, South Africa, he earned his law degree in 1992 from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. He is a member of the California Bar and is also admitted to practice in S.A. Mr. Goldschmidt is committed to using his vast experience in personal injury law to assist clients in the San Diego area, where he resides.

Licensed to practice in California.

Kevin Retoriano, Attorney

Kevin Retoriano, Attorney, Licensed to Practice in California

Kevin was born and raised in San Diego, California. He attended Montana State University where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and was a full-time student athlete playing football for the Bobcats.

Kevin then continued his education at Thomas Jefferson School of Law and graduated with cum laude honors. Kevin was lucky enough to meet the head attorney of San Diego Personal Injury Attorneys – Deon Goldschmidt – through his stepbrothers and was a law clerk for the firm throughout his time in law school.

In his spare time, Kevin likes being active and getting back to playing football as much as he can, spending time with family, and spending time with friends.

Licensed to practice in California.

Michel Shenouda Dallas Injury Attorney

Michel Shenouda, Attorney, Licensed to Practice in California

Michel Shenouda is dedicated to helping each client navigate the legal process, and receive proper compensation for the injuries they have suffered. He treats each case with diligence and care required to ensure favorable result for his clients.

Michel values connecting with his clients and keeping open and honest communication channels. Michel holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Pacific Union College in Angwin, CA, and a Juris Doctorate degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California.

Michel is fluent in English and Arabic. He is a native of Egypt and immigrated to the United States after high school to further his education. He enjoys working out, staying healthy, and spending time with family and friends. 

Licensed to practice in California.

Rachelle Law, Attorney

Rachel Law, Attorney, Licensed to Practice in California

Rachelle was born in Los Angeles, California and moved to San Diego to attend the University of San Diego where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. Rachelle conducted cancer therapeutics research as an undergraduate research fellow at The Scripps Research Institute in La
Jolla, California and obtained her Juris Doctorate degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law.

Rachelle was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society and elected Vice-President of the Intellectual Property Law Association during her time in law school. She worked as a law clerk for our office and now is an associate attorney.

Rachelle enjoys spending time with her family and friends as well as enjoying the outdoors by hiking, camping, and skiing.

Licensed to practice in California.

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Katherine Lizardo, Attorney, Of Counsel, Licensed to Practice in Texas

Katherine was born and raised in the Philippines. She attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where she earned a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology and graduated cum laude with College Honors. She was a first-generation college-bound student, which means she was the first in her family to go to college. 

Katherine worked for 3 years after college, then attended Southwestern University School of Law. Law school generally takes 3 years to complete. She finished law school in only 2 years by attending Southwestern’s prestigious, accelerated Juris Doctorate program (the SCALE Program). There, she graduated magna cum laude, was a member of the Law Review, published a Law Review article, and was a judicial extern for the late Honorable Arthur L. Alarcon of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal. She was the first in her family to become a lawyer. 

Katherine is licensed to practice law in both Texas and California. Her primary practice focuses on car accidents and personal injury. Katherine has over 15 years of experience practicing law. She is fluent in Tagalog and English.

Licensed to practice in Texas.