Hoge Fenton Welcomes New Associate

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Hoge Fenton Jones & Appel, a Northern California law firm, has announced that Crystal N. Riggins has joined the firm as an associate attorney. She is based in the firm’s Silicon Valley office and is a member of its Litigation Group.

Riggins earned her B.A., *** laude, in Political Science from St. Mary’s College of California and her J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law. An accomplished orator in law school, Riggins was selected best oral advocate in Appellate Advocacy and was a finalist and recipient of the Gerald Marer Oral Advocacy Award in the Santa Clara Internal Moot Court Competition. Before her recent admission to the California Bar, Riggins was a summer associate at Hoge Fenton, and also spent a summer clerking at the McNamara Dodge firm in Walnut Creek, Calif.

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