Preparatory Education: Cal Poly (B.A., 1983, History)
Legal Education: University of San Diego (J.D., 1986)
Bar Admissions: California (1986); Central and Eastern Districts of California, United States District Court; Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; United States Supreme Court
Memberships: American Board of Trial Advocates (Advocate Rank [90 or more trials to verdict], Fellow); California Coast Chapter of ABOTA (President 2006); California Medical Legal Committee; Association of Defense Trial Lawyers; American Bar Association; San Luis Obispo County Bar Association; Defense Research Institute; Northern California Association of Defense Counsel; California Academy of Attorneys for Health Care Professionals
Background: Born in Los Angeles and raised in San Luis Obispo, California. Mr. Connely's primary practice includes civil trials, appeals, and administrative hearings. Mr. Connely is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He has tried over 100 cases to verdict before a jury and written briefing and argument in over 100 appellate matters.