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Adriana C. Cervantes
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Sacramento Attorney
Adriana C. Cervantes

Phone: 916.441.2430

Email: acervantes@wilkefleury.com

Languages: English

Adriana Cervantes is a litigation associate who specializes in representing the interests of healthcare providers. This includes defending hospitals, clinics and individual providers in a variety of professional liability, premise liability and licensure actions. Adriana has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations from the University of California, San Diego. She was a part-time research assistant for the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies while also achieving Thurgood Marshall College Provost Honors and a Citizen Scholar Award. Adriana has a Juris Doctorate with a concentration in Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution from the University of California, Hastings College of Law.  She was a member and published author of the Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal (Comm/Ent) and also served as an Executive Symposium Journal Editor.  Her favorite part of law school was the experience she gained completing two judicial externships first in Superior Court, County of San Francisco and second in U.S. District Court, Northern District. At graduation, she was inducted into Pro Bono Society for her commitment to community service. After law school, Adriana pursued her passion for public service by working for the Domestic Policy Council at the White House.  She now enjoys serving the Sacramento community though her involvement in Operation Protect and Defend and Habitat for Humanity.

Education:

  • University of California, San Diego
    • B.A. Political Science; Concentration in International Relations (2007)
  • University of California, Hastings College of Law
    • J.D.; Concentration in Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution (2011)
  • Institute on International & Comparative Law (Barcelona, Spain) (2009)

Representative Matters:

  • Crisafulli v. Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region (Yolo County Superior Court, 2013), Second Chair at trial for defense of medical malpractice claims against hospital where jury returned unanimous defense verdict.
  • Marquez v. Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region (Yolo County Superior Court, 2014), Second Chair at trial for defense of medical malpractice/wrongful death claims against hospital where jury returned 11-1 defense verdict.
  • In Re: Joseph Verzello (Butte County Superior Court, 2014), Obtained permanent workplace restraining order on behalf of hospital and three employees following solo bench trial.

Licenses and Admissions:

  • State Bar of California
  • Admitted to practice before all courts of the State of California
  • Admitted to appear before the United States District Court, Eastern and Northern Districts

Professional Involvement and Memberships:

  • Operation Protect and Defend
  • California Society for Healthcare Risk Management

Presentations and Publications:

  • Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal; “Will Twitter be Following you in the Courtroom? Why Broadcasting Should be Allowed During Courtroom Proceedings

Civic and Community Involvement:

  • Operation Protect and Defend: Board Member (2013-Present); Fundraising Director (2015-Present) and Annual Law Day Dinner Director (2013-2015)
  • Sacramento Habitat for Humanity: Volunteer (2013-Present)

Contact This Firm

Wilke, Fleury, Hoffelt, Gould & Birney, LLP

400 Capitol Mall
Twenty-Second Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
United States

Law Firm Contact: David A. Frenznick

Tel: 916.441.2430

Fax: 916.442.6664

Email: dfrenznick@wilkefleury.com

Website: www.wilkefleury.com

Member Since: 2010

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