Herjit Rubio is a partner based out of WSHB’s Riverside office, where her wide-ranging litigation practice focuses on public entity defense, toxic torts, habitability, premises liability and catastrophic injury. She handles claims for public agencies and private sector clients in all aspects of litigation, up to trial, including general torts, police liability, employment and dangerous condition of property. Herjit has extensive experience in all phases of litigation, including pre-litigation resolution of matters, pre-trial discovery, motion practice, mediation, arbitration, and trial preparation. Her practice also includes medical malpractice and healthcare law. She is experienced in defending matters on behalf of skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, physicians, hospitals, foster care agencies and public entities, and religious institutions.
Herjit was admitted to the California Bar in 2014 immediately after receiving her Juris Doctor from Whittier Law School. While in law school she was awarded the Dean’s Merit Scholarship for academic distinction for all three years she attended and also received the Cali Award (the highest grade) in Professional Skills: Litigation. During law school she interned for the mental health unit of the Orange County Public Defender’s Office, where she provided assistance representing indigent clientele who were subject to civil mental health commitments. She also worked as a certified law clerk at the Riverside City Attorney’s Office, as well as certified law clerk for the United States Attorney’s Office, where she assisted in representing the United States in both civil and criminal federal cases.
- Whittier Law School (J.D., 2014, magna cum laude)
- University of California, Riverside (B.A., 2009)
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