Mr. Cribbs was born in Palm Springs, California, and graduated from the University of California, Irvine, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Ecology, including a double emphasis in Criminology, Psychology & Social Behavior. Mr. Cribbs earned his juris doctorate from Whittier College School of Law in 1994. In addition to being admitted to the State Bar of California, Mr. Cribbs has been admitted to all of the Federal District Courts within the State of California. He is also a member of the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel and has served as a speaker at the annual West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar.
Mr. Cribbs has published articles on a variety of topics. His articles include Preventing and Defending Scaffold Accident Lawsuits; The Prudent Prosecution (and Dismissal) of Actions, regarding the impact of the decision of Zamos v. Stroud to claims of malicious prosecution; The Light at the End of Roberti’s Tunnel, regarding the admissibility of mold-related testing at trial; and Cover Me, regarding the impact of additional insured endorsements and indemnity provisions to priority-of-coverage disputes.
Since his admission to the Bar, Mr. Cribbs has represented clients on both the plaintiff and defense side of the bar. He has prosecuted cases on behalf of victims of aircraft accidents and defended developers, general contractors, subcontractors and small business owners in construction and general litigation matters.
Mr. Cribbs has trial, arbitration, and mediation experience. He specializes in Construction Litigation, Bodily Injury, Environmental, Toxic and Hazardous Substance Litigation, Commercial/Business Litigation, General Negligence, as well as Complex Multi-Party Litigation.