Curtis Briggs is a trial lawyer. With a background in criminal defense, civil rights, and strategic litigation, Curtis has earned a reputation as one of California’s luminaries in social justice litigation. Curtis has taken the hardest cases to a jury trial, including as lead counsel for Raymond “Shrimpboy” Chow, and for Max Harris of the Ghost Ship Fire tragedy in Oakland, CA. Curtis is celebrating the recent success of getting Douglas Stankewitz released from death row and is optimistic in earning his full release soon.
Curtis Briggs received his bachelor’s degree in Sociology at California State, San Bernardino where he became President of the Students for Social Justice club. He went on to receive a Public Interest Scholarship to Golden Gate University School of Law. There he completed his Juris Doctorate, going on to receive the graduation award for Academic Excellence in Criminal Law.
Curtis is skilled in crisis management, media and public relations. Curtis specializes in criminal defense, civil rights, and personal injury/ wrongful death.