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Frederick Schenk

Schenk, an influential, award-winning litigator, was first appointed to the District's Board in 2002 and was most recently reappointed in 2018. In December 2023, he began serving as Board President, a position he previously held from 2013-2016.

The son of an immigrant family, Schenk received his bachelor’s degree from UCLA and his law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law. He is currently a partner at CaseyGerry, where he oversees mass tort litigation for the firm. He is also a co-author of the LexisNexis California Automobile Litigation Handbook.

As a lawyer, Schenk has also advocated for and successfully represented victims and their families, including in cases related to asbestos exposure and the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States.

Schenk is active in the American Board of Trial Attorneys, where he served as President of the San Diego chapter in 2021 and has received numerous accolades for his legal work and for his community service. He has been inducted into the Lawdragon Hall of Fame, and in 2016, the San Diego County Bar acknowledged Schenk’s civic service by awarding him its annual Community Service award in recognition of his work in the community.

Schenk resides in Carmel Valley.


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