Gallagher & Kennedy Adds Two New Associates to Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Practice Group

For Immediate Release


PHOENIX, Ariz. (July 31, 2013) – Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A., a full service business law firm, announced today that Liana J. Garcia and Kimberly G. Allen have joined the firm as associates.

Ms. Garcia practices in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death, insurance, construction and real estate litigation. Prior to her law career, Ms. Garcia served as an adjuster, claims manager and litigation director in the insurance claims industry. Her insurance industry experience in estimating, handling and supervising automobile, property, construction defect and injury claims is a tremendous asset in her law practice.

Ms. Garcia earned her J.D. in 2009 from Arizona State University, where she received the Order of the Barristers and the Jenckes Cup Award for distinction in trial advocacy. She earned her B.A. in 1993 from the University of Washington. She is currently a member of the Arizona Association Defense of Counsel’s Ladder Down Program and also serves on the Arizona State Bar Committee for Minorities and Women in the Law.

Ms. Allen focuses her practice in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death and product liability litigation.  Her experience includes aviation and maritime law, wrongful death and personal injury litigation, and premises and products liability litigation.

Ms. Allen attended Arizona State University where she earned her J.D. in 2012 and her B.S., cum laude, in 2008.  At ASU, she received the Order of the Barristers, served as the Senior Articles Editor for Jurimetrics and was a member for the Moot Court Executive Board. Ms. Allen is currently a member of the State Bar of Arizona, the American Bar Association, and the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel.