Our Attorneys

attorney dennis shore

Dennis Shore

Attorney Dennis Shore is a graduate of the University of California - Davis, and the Santa Clara University School of Law. He started the Consumer Fraud Division of the San Joaquin District Attorney’s Office in 1975, and is a certified mediator of the San Joaquin Civil Mediation Program. Mr. Shore has focused primarily on civil litigation, and frequently handles cases involving litigation for business, real estate, and personal injury.

Attorney John H. McKinley

John H. McKinley

Attorney John H. McKinley is a graduate of the University of California - Davis, and the McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific. He has held the position of chairman for the Family Law Committee of the San Joaquin County Bar Association since 1997. Mr. McKinley primarily focuses on business and civil litigation, family law, and personal injury.

Attorney John Richard Conger Jr.

John Richard Conger Jr.

Attorney John Richard Conger, Jr. obtained his law degree from the University of California at Davis in 1993. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 1987. John has been with the firm since 1999. He maintains a diverse practice representing seriously injured individuals, and counseling both individuals and business in a variety of business, employment and real estate matters. He maintains an AV rating as an attorney, the highest peer review rating for skill and ethics available.

Attorney Brett S. Jolley

Brett S. Jolley

Attorney Brett S. Jolley is a graduate of the University of California - Santa Barbara, and the University of the Pacific  McGeorge School of Law.  Mr. Jolley is a member of the State Bar of California, as well as the United Stated Supreme Court Bar and heads up the firm’s land use and real estate development practice group. He regularly represents land-owners, developers, and public agencies in all aspects of land use and real estate development from local government permitting to proceedings on cutting California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) policy issues in the appellate courts and Supreme Court of California where he is attorney of record on numerous published opinions.  He also represents clients on matters relating to real estate transactions (sale, purchase, lease), real property disputes, and eminent domain.

Attorney Aaron S. McKinney

Aaron S. McKinney

Attorney Aaron S. McKinney is a graduate of California State University - Sacramento, and the McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific. He heads our offices in Sacramento and consults and assists other lawyers through various stages of litigation. He focuses almost exclusively on civil appeals, but also conducts civil writ practice as well as the pre-trial, trial, and post-trial briefing and consultation for Law & Motion.

Attorney Aaron S. McKinney

Megan E. Galarneau

Attorney Megan E. Galarneau is a graduate of University of California - Berkeley, and Santa Clara University School of Law. She serves on the executive committee for San Joaquin County Bar Association Women Lawyers and Mentorship Programs. Ms. Galarneau’s practice focuses on wealth and estate planning, trust administration and probate, business law, succession planning, and Medi-Cal planning.

Attorney Aaron S. McKinney

Megan Hall

Attorney Megan Hall is a graduate of University of Oregon, and the Santa Clara University School of Law. She participated in the Moot Court program as a competitor in the Constance Baker Motley Constitutional Law Competition while attending Santa Clara, and later on the Moot Court Board as a competition manager for the international law competitions. Megan focuses her work on employment law, personal injury, and business litigation.

Attorney Aaron S. McKinney

Becky R. Diel

Attorney Becky R. Diel is a graduate of University of California – Santa Barbara, and the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law. She serves on the executive committees for San Joaquin County Bar Association Women Lawyers and Young Lawyers. Ms. Diel’s practice focuses on employment law, land use, and family law.