Sheila D. Crawford joined Bertrand, Fox, Elliot, Osman & Wenzel as an associate in 2013. Ms. Crawford’s practice emphasizes public entity defense and civil rights. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Crawford worked for a Sacramento law firm specializing in public entity defense litigation.

Ms. Crawford graduated summa cum laude from the California State University, Chico in 2008, earning her B.A. in Political Science and Multi-cultural and Gender Studies. Ms. Crawford then obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the Santa Clara University School of the Law in 2011. While at Santa Clara, Ms. Crawford was a Comments Editor of the Santa Clara Law Review. She also clerked for the United States Attorney’s Office of the Northern District of California and the California Attorney General’s Office.

Ms. Crawford is admitted to practice in all California state courts, as well as the United States District Court, Eastern District of California.