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Brian Chin

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Brian Chin is an associate attorney at DeMaria Law Firm, focusing his practice in insurance defense, school defense, employment defense, and public entity defense. Mr. Chin received his undergraduate degree from California State University, Fresno graduating cum laude in philosophy with an emphasis in pre-law.  Soon thereafter, Mr. Chin attended San Joaquin College of Law in pursuit of his Juris Doctorate Degree. While attending San Joaquin College of Law, Mr. Chin began working for Anthony DeMaria as his law clerk.  Mr. Chin is an inaugural employee at DeMaria Law Firm, and continued working for Mr. DeMaria while attending San Joaquin College of Law. Mr. Chin graduated from San Joaquin College of Law obtaining his Juris Doctorate degree in 2020, and passed the October, 2020 California Bar Exam. Mr. Chin is also a member of the Fresno Bar Association.

As a life-long native of San Joaquin Valley, Mr. Chin enjoys giving back local community by serving as a judge for Fresno State University Moot Court and Mock Trial competitions.  Additionally, in law school Mr. Chin competed in Moot Court, where he won an individual oral advocacy award in the George Hopper Moot Court competition.  

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense
  • School Defense and Representation
  • Public Entity Defense
  • Employment/Wrongful Termination Defense

Current Employment Position

  • Associate Attorney


  • San Joaquin College of Law, Fresno, California
    • J.D. - 2020
  • California State University, Fresno
    • B.A. - 2016
    • Major: Philosophy Pre-Law

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2021
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 2021

Past Positions

  • Law Offices of Michael C. Gong, Law Clerk
  • McCormick Barstow, Law Clerk