Lyndsie N. Russell practices civil litigation with an emphasis on plaintiff’s catastrophic injuries, wrongful death, products liability, UM/UIM, and wrongful termination. She has experience at all stages of civil litigation including motion practice, jury trials, mediation, and appeals.
Ms. Russell was raised in Northern California and attended California State University, Fresno as a member of the Smittcamp Family Honors College. She competed for four years as a member of the Fresno State Mock Trial team, completing over one hundred trials and winning numerous awards for her performance as a student attorney and witness. She graduated in 2012 with her B.A. in Political Science, cum laude and her B.S. in Criminology, cum laude and with department honors. She received her J.D. from the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law in 2015.
During law school, Ms. Russell served as a small claims and civil harassment mediator, member of the school’s Mediation Clinic and Jessup Moot Court Team, and Justice of the school’s Phi Alpha Delta chapter. She also worked at a law firm specializing in plaintiff’s products liability claims.
Professional and Community Activities
Ms. Russell currently serves on the board of the Fresno County Young Lawyer’s Association and the Fresno County Bar Association. She is a member of the Fresno County Bar Association, Tulare and Kings County Bar Association, Central California Trial Lawyers Association, Federal Bar Association, Consumer Attorneys of California, and the American Association for Justice. Ms. Russell is also an active member in the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) leadership. She is a member of the Plaintiff’s Policy Task Force and Outreach to Law Students Special Standing Committee.
Ms. Russell was designated as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Attorneys by the National Trial Lawyers.
Ms. Russell currently volunteers with Fresno State Mock Trial and mentors students applying for law school. She is currently the president of Philanthropy Inspired by the Needs of the Community (PINC). In her spare time, she enjoys reading, traveling, promoting lupus awareness, and spending time with her fiancé and two dogs.