Brody, Dana K.

Ken Charity

Dana K. Brody



Dana learned of her passion for the legal field when she studied pre-law at the University of California, Santa Barbara. After graduation, she became a law clerk/paralegal at Gates, O’Doherty, Gonter & Guy, LLP’s San Diego office before attending law school at Willamette University College of Law in Oregon. A model student, she received the highest grade in five classes, including Legal Research & Writing.

During law school, Dana was a certified law clerk for the Marion County District Attorney Office, Juvenile Department. As a certified law clerk, she was responsible for all aspects of casework and earned valuable experience trying more than 10 bench trials. Being one of GOGG’s newest attorneys, Dana brings her innate passion and professionalism to one of Southern California’s most reputable firms.

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2010


  • Willamette University College of Law, Salem, Oregon
    • J.D., 2009
    • Honors: Member, Moot Court 2007 - 2009
    • Law Review: Willamette Law Review, Associate Editor, 2007 - 2009
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California
    • B.A., Law and Society, Cum Laude, 2005 - 2005

Honors and Awards

  • Dean's Honors List at Willamette University College of Law, 2009
  • First-Place, First Year Appellate Competition, 2007
  • Received Highest Grade Award in Five Classes at Willamette University College of Law, including Legal Research and Writing, 2006 - 2009
  • Academic Scholarship at Willamette University College of Law, 2006 - 2009

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • California State Bar, 2010 - Present
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Member, 2010
  • North County Bar Association, Member, 2010

Past Employment Positions

  • Kirk Barber Law Group, A.P.L.C., Independent Contract Attorney, 2010
  • Marion Co. Dist. Attorney Office, Juvenile Dept., Certified Law Clerk, 2008 - 2009
  • Gates, O'Doherty, Gonter & Guy, LLP, Paralegal, 2005 - 2007