Attorneys

Thomas E. Beach

Mr. Beach graduated from the University of California (BA) and Pepperdine University School of Law (JD).  Since 1980, his practice has been devoted to the defense of litigated professional liability and human services litigation.  His practice focuses on the defense of health care and human services providers, including hospitals, physicians, skilled nursing, long-term care, rehabilitation […]

Sean D. Cowdrey

Sean D. Cowdrey was born and raised in a rural part of central Illinois where his extended family still resides. From 1984 to 1988, he attended North Central University in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and then attended Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu, California, receiving his Juris Doctor degree in 1991, graduating with honors. While in […]
Spencer H. Jenkins, Esq.

Spencer H. Jenkins

Spencer Jenkins graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He received his Juris Doctorate from The American University, Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C., where he graduated cum laude. He is licensed to practice law in California. Mr. Jenkins began his career as a civil litigator in Washington […]
Mindee J. Stekkinger, Esq.

Mindee J. Stekkinger

Mindee J. Stekkinger graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. After working several years for various newspapers in Nevada and California, including participation in the start up of USA Today across the country, she attended Pepperdine University School of Law, receiving her Juris Doctor degree in […]
Darryl Hottinger. Esq.

Darryl Hottinger

Darryl Hottinger graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Arizona College of Law where he was a member of the Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law and a recipient of the Dean’s Achievement Award. He is licensed to […]

David W. Loy

David Loy has a Bachelor’s of Science from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and Juris Doctorate from California Western School of Law. He was admitted to practice law in 2006, and is licensed in both state and federal courts in California. Mr. Loy represents clients in matters involving personal injury, elder and dependent […]

Sueanne Chadbourne

Sueanne Costales Chadbourne joined our firm in 2008.  At Beach Cowdrey Jenkins, LLP, Ms. Chadbourne’s practice focuses on the defense of physicians, nurses, healthcare facilities, educational institutions and professional organizations throughout California against claims of premises liability, negligence, personal injury, abuse and wrongful death.  Ms. Chadbourne has extensive experience in litigation through jury verdict and […]
Rachel Mandelberg, Esq.

Rachel K. Mandelberg

Rachel Mandelberg graduated valedictorian of the Radio Television Film & Theater Department at San Jose State University.  She received her Juris Doctorate from University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2006, and her license to practice law in California that same year. Ms. Mandelberg has spent her entire career providing comprehensive litigation defense […]
Eligio Luevanos, Esq.

Eligio Luevanos

Mr. Luevanos graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies. He received his Juris Doctorate degree from the Loyola Law School where he served as an editor for the Loyola Law Review. He is licensed to practice law in California. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Luevanos practiced with firms in […]
Molly Loy, Esq.

Molly Loy

Molly Loy graduated magna cum laude from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Political Science. She received her Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine University School of Law where she was a published member of the National Administration of Administrative Law Judiciary. Following her admission to the California bar in 2010, Ms. […]

Melanie Ely

Melanie Ely graduated from California State University Northridge with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.  She received her Juris Doctorate from Ventura College of Law in 2010. Following Ms. Ely’s admission to the California State Bar in 2010, she worked for a litigation firm in Ventura where her practice focused on personal injury, wrongful death […]

Edie Brookes

Edie Brookes attended University of Missouri – Kansas City’s undergraduate and School of Medicine programs.  She graduated as Valedictorian of the Ventura College of Law class of 2000. Following Ms. Brookes’ admission to the California State Bar in 2000, she worked for and became a partner at a litigation firm in Encino where her practice […]

Christine N. Weil

Christine N. Weil graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.  She received her Juris Doctorate from Penn State University.  During law school, Ms. Weil participated in Moot Court both as a competitor and as a coach.  Based on her excellent skills at oral advocacy and brief writing, she was admitted to […]

Paul D. Singer

Paul D. Singer joined Beach Cowdrey Jenkins, LLP in 2018, having spent the majority of his career representing physicians and other healthcare providers in medical malpractice actions.  Mr. Singer graduated from the University of California – Berkeley in 2004.  He then received his juris doctorate from the University Of San Francisco School Of Law.  During […]

Geraldine Barrows

Geraldine Parthenia “Gigi” Bellows-Barrows, graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Literature and Writing from California State University, San Marcos, and a Juris Doctorate from California Western School of Law. She was admitted to practice law in California in 2006, and Texas in 2012, and is admitted to practice before all California […]

Scott Zonder

After graduating from San Francisco State with an undergraduate degree in journalism, Scott Zonder worked as a newspaper reporter for seven years, covering a wide range of subjects, including the courts, police, planning and land use, education and investigative reporting. He then went to Santa Clara Law School, and graduated magna cum laude in 1987.  […]