Local Roots.
National Recognition.

Headquartered on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, Coast Law Group is proud of its north San Diego County pedigree. While our attorneys and staff are active in the local community, we serve clients all over the United States, often partnering with top notch practitioners in other jurisdictions. Coast Law Group attorneys have been featured in prominent national publications, have lectured at industry leading conferences and are frequently called upon to assist out-of-state lawyers in pursuing claims in California.

Our Team For Your Success

Brian Felten - Personal Injury Lawyer - Coast Law Group - Attorneys Encinitas



Coast Law Group -Personal Injury Staff Melissa Scrivnor



Melissa graduated from California State University San Marcos with a bachelor’s degree in Visual and Performing Arts in 2017. As an undergraduate student, Melissa volunteered for the school newspaper, The Cougar Chronicle. Melissa earned a place on the Dean’s List in Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 for her academic achievements. After working in marketing for a couple of years after graduation, Melissa chose to change her career path. Melissa joined Coast Law Group in February 2020 as the personal injury intake coordinator. The experience Melissa gained working in the personal injury department of Coast Law Group helped her decide to become an attorney. Melissa is now a part-time law student at California Western School of Law and a recipient of the California Western Trustees’ Scholarship. Melissa is an animal lover who enjoys hiking and swimming in her free time.

Coast Law Group -Personal Injury Staff Thaisha Guitron



Thaisha Guitron is a San Diego native who grew up in Solana Beach, California.  Before beginning her career in law, she worked as a Spanish Interpreter and medical receptionist for Children’s Memorial Hospital and a group of orthopedic surgeons in Chicago, Illinois.  In 2006, she took the knowledge and experience that she had gained in the medical field and applied it to her new career as a paralegal specializing in personal injury.  In the years that followed, she helped start one of the largest personal injury law firms in Chicago from the ground up and served as its office manager until she decided to return home to Solana Beach, California in 2021.

In 2021, Ms. Guitron joined the personal injury team at CLG.  She is a native Spanish speaker as well as a certified Spanish translator and interpreter.



Jen knew she wanted to help people from a young age. After considering a career in a medical field, she chose a different path that eventually led her to develop a pain management doctor’s office new personal injury practice. After getting that practice up and running, she made the move to Coast Law Group’s Personal Injury Team as a Case Manager where she enjoys helping each client with a personal touch. She literally goes the extra mile for our clients; just ask her!

Jen earned her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Design from Syracuse University graduating cum laude while working for the Syracuse law School Dean of Alumni Relations. Moving to California from the East Coast in the late nineties was a big step, but she decided she wanted to enjoy everything the area had to offer from surfing to real Mexican food. On weekends you can find her rocking a slow jog with her dog on one of the local beaches, watching football, or racing outrigger canoes in the Pacific somewhere between San Diego and Santa Barbara.

Lianne Sutton Coast Law Group Personal Injury Staff



Lianne is a case manager in the personal injury group. For as long as she can remember, Lianne has always been passionate about her community and helping others. Prior to joining CLG, she worked in immigration law with a focus on humanitarian cases for victims of abuse and trafficking, asylees, and refugees. Lianne is drawn to personal injury because it requires both dedication and diligence, as well as compassion to help victims. She considers representing clients as a privilege, and by treating each case like it’s her own, she has been key to developing effective strategies for complex cases.

Lianne was born and raised in the island of Guam and moved to California to pursue a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara in Environmental Studies with a concentration in Political Science. As a first-generation Filipina American, she is fluent in Tagalog.

In her free time, she enjoys yoga, traveling, and anything dog friendly.