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Channika DeSilva Gonzalez

Channika DeSilva Gonzalez


Personal Injury and Environmental Lawyer
Environmental Litigation Group, P.C.
Birmingham, AL
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Attorney Biography

Channika DeSilva is an attorney focused on environmental toxic tort law who has successfully assisted and represented numerous clients in their asbestos cases throughout Alabama.

With a solid educational background, impressive knowledge and relevant professional experience, she has obtained substantial financial compensation from over 30 trust funds for people whose health was severely affected by neglectful or intentional occupational exposure to asbestos.

Although her areas of practice include Social Security Disability, Occupational Disease and Toxic Exposure as well, the primary focus of Channika DeSilva’s career is asbestos exposure cases.

With a solid educational background, impressive knowledge and relevant professional experience, she has obtained substantial financial compensation from over 30 trust funds for people whose health was severely affected by neglectful or intentional occupational exposure to asbestos. Although her areas of practice include Social Security Disability, Occupational Disease and Toxic Exposure as well, the primary focus of Channika DeSilva’s career is asbestos exposure cases.

The lawyer received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and subsequently obtained her Juris Doctor degree from Birmingham School of Law while working full-time as a legal assistant for Cory Watson Crowder & DeGaris. In 2013, Channika DeSilva was admitted to the Alabama State Bar. Before dedicating her professional endeavors to representing asbestos victims, she worked in Mass Tort Litigation and Social Security Disability Law. She is also a member of the Birmingham Bar Association and the Alabama Association for Justice.

Channika DeSilva is a very driven attorney who is permanently bound to achieve the most satisfactory outcomes for her clients and recounts that her passion for helping people who needed a voice has been sparked in high school. She was on the debate team and especially enjoyed partaking in policy debates, which involve teams of two advocates competing against each other.

The attorney believes hard work, thorough research and dedication are the most important aspects in asbestos litigation cases, as representing injured people entails great responsibility. Channika DeSilva is licensed to practice in the Northern District of Alabama and is currently affiliated with Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. in Birmingham.


Practice Areas

 
Personal Injury (50%)
 
Environmental Law (50%)

Résumé - Channika DeSilva Gonzalez

Bar Licenses

Alabama State Bar
Alabama
Member in Good Standing
2013

Work Experience

Environmental Litigation Group, P.C.
Associate Attorney - Environmental Litigation Group, P.C.
2014

Associate Attorney - Alexander Shunnarah Law Firm
20132014

Associate Attorney - Cory Watson Crowder & DeGaris
20102012

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Education

Birmingham School of Law
Birmingham School of Law
J.D.
2012

Associations

Member
American Association for Justic
2014

Awards & Honors

Key Asset in Administrative Support
US. News & World Report – Best Law Firms in America
2010

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Channika DeSilva Gonzalez
Environmental Litigation Group, P.C.
2160 Highland Ave
Birmingham, AL 35205
www.elglaw.com
Office: 205-328-9200

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