Christy Gilbert Holstege
Christy works as the third generation civil litigation attorney Gilbert
& Bourke LLP in Palm Springs.
Christy earned a J.D. from Stanford Law School and a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology
from UC Santa Barbara. Christy serves on the board of directors for Women
Leaders Forum, Well in the Desert, Democratic Women of the Desert, and
Shadylane Mobilehome Park, a tenant-controlled mobilehome park in the
Eastern Coachella Valley.
Before joining Gilbert & Bourke, Christy received a Stanford Law School-Stanford
Public Interest Foundation Fellowship to establish a legal aid clinic
for domestic violence survivors within the Coachella Valley’s only
domestic violence shelter, Shelter From The Storm. Christy has also represented
rural farmworkers in civil rights, housing, and employment litigation
at California Rural Legal Assistance in Coachella, California.
Christy focuses her practice and pro bono efforts serving low-income and
underserved communities of the Coachella Valley, including people with
disabilities, LGBT clients, homeless clients, injured workers, personal
injury victims, and victims of discrimination and violence. At Gilbert
& Bourke, Christy practices civil litigation, personal injury, worker's
compensation, and Social Security Disability law.
Christy is proud to live in Palm Springs, California with her husband Adam
Gilbert and their cockapoo dog Layla.