CGS3 Adds Nicole Stoneman to Legal Team

New Paralegal Joins Litigation Practice

Expanding its San Diego legal staff, Crosbie Gliner Schiffman Southard & Swanson LLP (CGS3), a San Diego-based commercial real estate law firm, has announced the addition of Nicole Stoneman as its newest paralegal.

According to CGS3 founding partner Sean Southard, Stoneman specializes in complex litigation matters ranging from construction defect to mass tort cases and will be a core member of the firm’s growing litigation team.

“Nicole’s expertise in trial preparation and complex litigation case management will continue to add bandwidth and depth to our thriving litigation practice,” said Southard. “She is professional, smart and extremely efficient, and we welcome her to our incredible team.”

With years of real-world litigation experience, Stoneman provides primary support for lead attorneys in multi-district litigation and judicially coordinated complex proceedings in jurisdictions across the United States. Prior to joining CGS3, she honed her legal skills at several San Diego law firms, among them Estey & Bomberger LLP, Gomez Trial Attorneys and Shinnick & Ryan LLP. She originally started her legal career as an intern for the Office of the City Attorney, San Diego.

She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and social studies education from Colorado State University and holds a paralegal certificate from the University of San Diego.

About Crosbie Gliner Schiffman Southard & Swanson LLP (CGS3)

CGS3 is a recognized leader among a new generation of smaller but more responsive and focused commercial real estate law firms with practice areas covering the entire commercial real estate life cycle, including finance, acquisition/disposition, entity formation, tax, development, land use, leasing, distressed asset workouts and dispute resolution.   Earning a reputation as one of California’s leading commercial real estate law firms, CGS3 has recruited some of the state’s top real estate attorneys with real world and practical experience in both large corporate firms and senior in-house positions. For more information, visit