Jerrald Keith Pickering II headshot

Jerrald (“Jerry”) K. Pickering II is a partner with the firm and has handled a wide variety of matters including business, complex business litigation, insurance defense, real estate, construction, and construction defect litigation. He has represented many different clients, both public and private, including cities and special districts, corporations, private individuals, and insurance carriers including Farmers, Allstate, United States Fidelity & Guaranty, Liberty Mutual, and Nationwide. He also worked as staff counsel for United States Fidelity & Guaranty. His practice currently emphasizes insurance defense, complex business litigation, real estate, and construction related matters. He has handled multiple jury and court trials.
Mr. Pickering graduated from McGeorge School of Law, with a Juris Doctor. After practicing for several years, he returned to McGeorge School of Law where he studied in the graduate law program, earning a LL.M. Business and Taxation – Transnational Practice. He worked overseas in both the Republic of Taiwan and the Peoples’ Republic of China, before returning to the United States.

Mr. Pickering is admitted to the State Bar of California and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Central, and Southern Districts. He has served as an arbitrator for the State Bar Fee Dispute Arbitration Program and currently serves as a Code Enforcement Hearing Officer for Trinity County. Most recently, he attended a forty (40) – hour class at the Pepperdine University, Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution, Mediating the Litigated Case.

Mr. Pickering has been and is active in his church serving as an Usher Captain, Deacon, and Elder. He presently attends Neighborhood Church in Redding, California with his wife Terri. In his free time, he enjoys the outdoors including hiking, hunting and related activities.