DEA C. FRANCK

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DEA C. FRANCK

Practice Areas

Community Association Counsel
Construction & Remediation
Contract Counsel

Education

University of California Irvine, 2003
Thomas Jefferson School of Law, 2011

Affiliations and Memberships

State Bar of California
Community Associations Institute (CAI)
California Association of Community Managers (CACM)

Overview

Dea C. Franck attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where she earned her Juris Doctor summa cum laude and was class valedictorian in 2011. While attending law school, she was the Editor-in-Chief of the Thomas Jefferson Law Review and was a recipient of numerous Jefferson Medals and CALI and Witkin Awards of Excellence. In addition to her academics, Dea clerked for the National Labor Relations Board- Division of Judges in San Francisco, California as a Peggy Browning Fellow. She was also a judicial extern for Federal District Judge Jeffery T. Miller and Magistrate Judge William V. Gallo in the United States District Court, Southern District of California. Prior to joining the firm, Dea worked as a post-bar judicial law clerk in Honolulu, Hawaii for Associate Judge Alexa D. M. Fujise in the Intermediate Court of Appeals for the State of Hawaii. During her clerkship, she reviewed appellate briefs and records on appeal and assisted in preparing disposition orders and published opinions.

Dea is originally from Martinez, California, located in the San Francisco Bay Area. She attended the University of California Irvine, where she earned her bachelor of arts in drama in 2003.

Honors & Awards

  • Graduated from Thomas Jefferson School of Law Summa Cum Laude and Class Valedictorian
  • Editor-in-Chief of The Thomas Jefferson Law Review
  • Peggy Browning Fellow
  • 2016 - Above & Beyond Service Award - Coachella Valley Golf Committee
  • 2015 - Outstanding Service to CAI - Coachella Valley Quorum Committee

  • Designations

  • 2017 – CAI Educated Business Partner
  • Events & Speaking Engagements

    Sep
    1
    Fri
    Desert Resort Management Golf Tournament @ Palm Valley Country Club
    Sep 1 all-day

    Join attorneys William S. Budd, Esq. and Dea C. Franck, Esq. at this charity golf tournament.

    Sep
    22
    Fri
    CAI Coachella Valley Program Lunch & Mini Trade Show
    Sep 22 all-day
    Oct
    27
    Fri
    CAI Coachella Valley Oktoberfest
    Oct 27 all-day
    CAI Coachella Valley Oktoberfest

    As a sponsor of this event, we hope you will join Tiffany Christian and Dea C. Franck, Esq.

    Nov
    3
    Fri
    Coachella Valley Luau @ Sun City Palm Desert Ballroom
    Nov 3 all-day

    Join Sue M. Hawks McClintic, Esq., Dea C. Franck, Esq., and Tiffany Christian at Sun City Shadow Hills for this fun event!

    Nov
    9
    Thu
    Epsten Grinnell & Howell, APC Coachella Valley Legal Symposium @ Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa
    Nov 9 @ 7:30 am – 1:00 pm
    Nov
    11
    Sat
    The Management Trust – Desert Division USO Fundraiser Event
    Nov 11 all-day

    As a sponsor of this event, we hope you will join us.
    EG&H Attendees: Mary M. Howell, Esq., David E. Bruce, Esq., Dea C. Franck, Esq.,  Tiffany Christian

    Management Trust

    Nov
    14
    Tue
    CACM Coachella Valley Forum Breakfast @ Classic Club
    Nov 14 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
    Nov
    17
    Fri
    CAI Coachella Valley Program Lunch & Mini Trade Show
    Nov 17 all-day
    I proudly sit on the Board of Animal Samaritans, a non-profit animal welfare organization in the Coachella Valley; my husband and I donate many hours of our free time socializing the cats and dogs up for adoption at Animal Samaritans’ Adoption Center. We are the doting owners of two rescue cats from the organization and I would take home more if my husband wasn’t always the rational one in this regard.

    I also enjoy frequenting thrift shops, antique stores, and tiki bars to grow my collection of tiki mugs and general tiki ephemera. I have over 100+ mugs and am always on the hunt for more.

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