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C. Brant Noziska


C. Brant Noziska graduated from Colorado College in 1975. He attended University of San Diego School of Law, receiving academic scholarships, graduating Magna Cum Laude in 1982. Included among his academic and scholarship awards is the 1982 recipient of the General George W. Hitchcock Jr. Scholarship Award for Excellence in Evidence and Trial Techniques. He is also a member of the University of San Diego Law Review.

Following graduation, he began work as an associate at Thorsnes, Bartolotta & McGuire, making partner in 1988. He served as partner for 15 years prior to the co-founding of Rockwood & Noziska LLP in 2001. Brant tried his first jury trial as a second year lawyer and as a third year lawyer tried Thorsnes, Bartolotta & McGuire’s first bad faith insurance denial case obtaining policy benefit prior to trial and winning punitive and emotional distress damages during trial all totaling $500,000.00. Brant attended the Hastings College of Advocacy and was a member of the Louis M. Welsh and Chester Bedell Inns of Court. He emphasized in landslide, soils subsidence and construction defect litigation as well as working on personal injury, product liability, and business tort litigation. He has co-authored a publication for the California Bar on landslide and soil subsidence as part of a series for continuing education of the bar. He has also practiced in the area of related insurance litigation, first and third party. Brant has taught Construction Defect and Insurance Bad Faith seminars and has testified in depositions and in trial as an expert on the duties of an insurer. His construction defect litigations range from single-family homes to 1200 plus unit homeowner associations. In 1990, in trial before the Honorable Kevin Midlam, Ret., he pioneered the use of bar codes and scanners combined with laser discs to present a full range of evidence including animations, video impeachment, and other demonstrative and documentary evidence. He has lectured on electronic evidence for Consumer Attorneys of California, is the recipient of San Diego Consumer Attorneys’ Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award. He co-authored Landslide and Soil Subsidence Litigation (CEB 1988). His clients have included a current member of the San Diego Superior Court bench.

Brant is an A.V. rated top attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, and referenced in Who’s Who in American Law and Who’s Who in the World. Since 2003, he has been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers for his high professional legal standards and ethics. Brant is a seasoned trial attorney concentrating on insurance litigation, construction defect, product liability, and inverse condemnation.


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Colorado College, 1975
Bachelor of Arts in World Political Economics
  • Departmental Honors, Magna Cum Laude
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University of San Diego School of Law, 1982
Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • University of San Diego Law Review
  • Magna Cum Laude

Community Activities

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San Diego County Bar Association

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Consumer Attorneys of San Diego

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The College of Master Advocates and Barristers

Senior Counsel Member

The American College of Barristers

Senior Counsel Member


Alexander’s Legal Seminars & Publications “Trial Preparation for Construction Defect Cases”

Guest Lecturer with Justice William L. Todd, Jr. retired Associate Justice Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division One at California Western School of Law

Consumer Trial Advocates, Lake Tahoe Seminar on Electronic Presentation of Evidence at Trial


Trial Bar News, Vol. 18, Issue 3, March 1995: “Tortious Breach of Settlement Agreement – Settlements a Helping Hand.” Co-Authored by Neal H. Rockwood, Esq.

Co-editor, “Landslide and Subsidence Liability,” California Board of Regents, Continuing Education of the Bar, 1988.

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Kimberlyn Pinkerton


Born and raised in San Diego, California, Kimberlyn graduated summa cum laude with her Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Writing from California State University, San Marcos. She then attended the University of San Diego School of Law where she was awarded the Dean’s Honor Scholarship. Throughout law school, Kimberlyn actively participated in student organizations, including serving as Secretary on the Executive Board of the Student Bar Association during her third year. She especially enjoyed being a member of the Dean’s Student Advisory Council, which allowed her to serve as a voice for her fellow law students while advocating for her peers. Kimberlyn also volunteered at the Domestic Violence Legal Clinic and the Clean Slate Clinic, was one of the first USD Law Student Ambassadors, and spent her second and third years as a mentor for 1L students.


Kimberlyn joined Rockwood & Noziska, LLP, as a law clerk during the summer after her 2L year. After passing the California Bar Exam, she was sworn in as an attorney in January of 2021 and became an associate with the firm that December.


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California State University San Marcos, 2014
Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Writing
  • Summa Cum Laude
  • Dean’s List, all semesters attended
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University of San Diego School of Law, 2019
Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Dean’s Honor Scholarship Recipient
  • Student Leadership Scholarship Recipient
  • Secretary, Student Bar Association Executive Board
  • Dean’s Student Advisory Council

Community Activities

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State Bar of California

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San Diego County Bar Association

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Lawyers Club of San Diego