Ann Kinsey Schu, Esq.
LAW FIRM OR COMPANY:
Withers Bergman LLP
12830 El Camino Real, Suite 350
San Diego, CA 92130.
University of San Diego School of Law, J.D.
UNDERGRADUATE AND OTHER GRADUATE DEGREES:
University of Pennsylvania, B.A.
STATES WHERE LICENSED:
COURTS WHERE LICENSED:
California courts; U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
BOARD CERTIFICATIONS, HONORS OR SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS:
Editor-in Chief, San Diego Law Review, 2014
San Diego County Bar Association; San Diego Family Law Bar Association; Lawyers Club of San Diego; La Jolla Bar Association
FIELDS OF PRACTICE:
Family, Trusts & Estates
Ann Kinsey Schu focuses her practice in the areas of trust, estate and inheritance disputes and family law. Ms. Schu received her juris doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law where she served as the fifty-first Editor-in-Chief of the San Diego Law Review and authored A Modern King Solomon’s Dilemma: Why State Legislatures Should Give Courts the Discretion to Find that a Child Has More than Two Legal Parents, 51 San Diego L. Rev. 295 (2014). During law school, Ms. Schu externed for the Honorable M. James Lorenz of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California and the Honorable Amy M. Pellman of the Los Angeles Superior Court. Prior to law school, Ms. Schu worked for three years for the Children’s Aid Society in the Bronx, New York as a foster care caseworker and the educational coordinator.
Ms. Schu received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania, majoring in Psychology and minoring in Sociology. As a member of the Penn softball team, Ms. Schu was awarded First Team All-Ivy honors for four years, was unanimously voted the 2007 Ivy League Player of the Year, and served as a captain her junior and senior seasons. In 2019, Ms. Schu was inducted into the University of Pennsylvania Athletics Hall of Fame.