Jamil R. Ghannam - Attorney

Jamil is the newest addition at Rivera and Associates joining the firm in 2014. He graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from U.C. Davis, and adjudicated Social Security disability claims before pursuing his dream of becoming an attorney.

Jamil graduated from Lincoln Law School in Sacramento, California, earning top academic honors as Valedictorian of his class, as well as numerous other academic achievement awards. He served as a certified intern with the Sacramento County Public Defender's Office where he represented individuals charged with misdemeanors and appeared daily before the judiciary of the Sacramento Superior Court.

Jamil is a member of the Association of Defense Counsel and the Sacramento County Bar Association. He continues to acquire litigation experience in public entity defense, insurance defense, civil rights, construction defect, legal malpractice, and appellate practice. More importantly, he has already achieved multiple litigation successes via dispositive motion practice before the state and federal courts for his clients. Jamil is authorized to practice law in the State of California, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.