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Lyndsie N. Russell

Lyndsie N. Russell practices civil litigation with an emphasis on plaintiff’s catastrophic injuries, wrongful death, product liability, uninsured/underinsured motorist cases (UM/UIM), and medical malpractice. 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 Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, cum laude, and her Bachelor of Science in Criminology, cum laude and with department honors. She received her juris doctor degree 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 Activites

Ms. Russell currently serves on the board of the Fresno County Bar Association and Central Valley Trial Lawyer’s Association. She previously served on the board of the Fresno County Young Lawyer’s Association and was president in 2021. Ms. Russell also serves on the planning committee for the Civil Advocacy Institute. She is a member of the Fresno County Bar Association, Tulare and Kings County Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Consumer Attorneys of California, and the American Association for Justice.

Ms. Russell is an adjunct professor at Fresno City College. Ms. Russell has received an AV rating from the Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Ratings. Ms. Russell was designated as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Attorneys by the National Trial Lawyers. She was a Top Young Woman Attorney in California in 2020. Since 2019, Ms. Russell has been selected for inclusion in the Northern California Rising Stars list, a distinction only bestowed upon 2.5% of the attorneys in Northern California.

In 2021, Ms. Russell and fellow Miles, Sears & Eanni attorney Douglas Gordon were nominees for the Consumer Attorneys of the California Street Fighter of the Year award. Additionally, Ms. Russell was a member of the Business Street 40 Under 40, 2022 class. Ms. Russell is additionally the co-host of a podcast, “A Place in the Courtroom,” which focuses on true crime, civil cases, and all things legal.

Ms. Russell is currently on the board of directors of the Resiliency Center. She is also an alumni member of Philanthropy Inspired by the Needs of Our Community (PINC). She previously served as the service chair, event chair, and president of PINC. In her spare time, Ms. Russell enjoys reading, volunteering, and spending time with her husband, two dogs, and cat.

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