Our Firm

POTTER HANDY, LLP is a leading firm in California.

Since 1996, our attorneys have litigated thousands of contested matters throughout the great State of California.

Potter Handy, LLP attorneys have handled hundreds of trials and appeals in Federal and State Courts, including California and U.S. Supreme Courts. We have over 150 published favorable opinions that have expanded the civil and consumer rights of persons in California and throughout the United States in over a thousand of cases such as, personal injury cases, civil rights matters, employee claims, and consumer class actions.



Russell Handy is one of the named partners at Potter Handy, LLP and concentrates on its litigation and appellate work. He has litigated over a thousand cases, handled scores of successful trials and argued in front of state and federal appellate courts on more than 40 occasions. In May of 2009, he argued in front of the California Supreme Court in a hotly contested case and pulled down a unanimous decision. Read More About Russell Handy

Chris Carson

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Ms. Carson received a B.A. in English Literature from California State University, Bakersfield. Prior to going to law school she worked as newspaper reporter in Kern County, where she reported on city government and law enforcement. Read More About Chris Carson

Isabel Masanque

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Ms. Masanque earned her B.A. in Political Science and Sociology from the University of California, Irvine and received her J.D. from California Western School of Law where she graduated cum laude in 2012. Read More About Isabel Masanque

Dennis J. Price

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Mr. Price received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Utah in Political Science focusing on International Relations. He graduated from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles where he served on the Moot Court Honors Board and represented the school in appellate competitions. Read More About Dennis J. Price