Attorney Jesse Chrisp was born in Santa Rosa and raised in Lake County. He grew up learning the values of life in Northern California. From humble beginnings, he worked his way through college and law school, starting his own law firm in 2010. Mr. Chrisp shares time between his apartment in San Francisco and his home in Lake County. Each week, he drives throughout the North Bay, meeting with clients and going to court. Mr. Chrisp actively supports these communities by making donations to local charities and many local little leagues throughout the area. You might have even seen his face on a few billboards or little league fences.
Since 2010, Mr. Chrisp has been continuously recognized as a leader in personal injury law. He is one of the preeminent trial attorneys throughout the North Coast. He has been selected to Northern California Rising Stars℠ from 2013 to 2019. Only 2.5 percent of all attorneys in the state have the honor of achieving this distinction.
He holds the record for the highest personal injury verdict in Lake County, and he was one of four finalists for San Francisco Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2018.
He is the only graduate of the famed Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, practicing exclusively in the North Bay. He is active in the legal community and a sought-after national speaker on trial skills.
He has represented thousands of clients in their injury cases, and he is highly experienced in trial and litigation. He is frequently sought out by other law firms in the area to take their cases to trial or to give advice on jury trials.
Mr. Chrisp is a member of numerous national trial lawyer organizations and California trial lawyer organizations, including local North Coast bar associations in Sonoma, Mendocino, Napa, and Lake County.
His passion and diligence are well known to the local insurance adjusters, and he has earned a hard-fought reputation of trustworthiness and diligence which makes him much more preferable to out-of-town lawyers.
The insurance companies also know Mr. Chrisp works exclusively in the North Bay and has worked on thousands of cases in Sonoma, Mendocino, Napa, and Lake County. His familiarity with the courts and juries gives his clients the advantage of a skilled local trial lawyer who won’t get hometowned.
When asked why local clients are better served with a local injury attorney, Mr. Chrisp said, “Before you hire some random out-of-town lawyer off the internet who’s never stepped foot in a Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino, or Lake County courtroom, you should know the insurance companies hire local attorneys to fight against your case. These local insurance attorneys know who is a serious courtroom threat, and they know which attorneys are from out of town. If you’ve been injured in the North Bay or Wine Country, then your case will be in our local courts, and you don’t want to start off bringing some out-of-town law firm against a hometown insurance attorney.”
As a Northern California native, Mr. Chrisp speaks our language and knows our values. These are critical advantages in front of a jury, and the local insurance adjusters and defense attorneys know this. In fact, many times, local insurance attorneys and adjuster refer clients to Mr. Chrisp based on their experience with going up against him. Find out for yourself the advantage of hiring a top-notch local attorney trusted enough to get local insurance adjusters to refer their family and friends.
When Mr. Chrisp is not working on his clients’ cases or in trial, he enjoys all things food and wine, as well as spending long weekends with his beautiful Swedish wife, showing off the natural beauty we have in the North Bay.
English (fluent), Staff fluent in Spanish