Relentless Dedication to Fight For Your Rights
“I have been blessed with the opportunity to serve my clients on the nation’s most significant criminal defense and civil rights cases. I am committed to becoming a better and stronger advocate every day. All of my successes and challenges are opportunities to push harder against bullies, fight injustice, and inevitably help my clients improve their lives.”
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 is skilled in crisis management, media and public relations.
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 now boasts an exemplary record for dismissals in his career as a private practice trial attorney in San Francisco. Curtis is frequently quoted in the media and has litigated some of the most high-profile criminal defense cases in California. Curtis is dedicated to ensuring that each his clients are given the respect they deserve and for tenaciously challenging the opposing party in every case he takes on.