Jerry L. Steering was born in 1955 in Buffalo, N.Y. In 1977 he graduated from the State University of New York at Brockport with a B.S. in Biology and Chemistry. In 1984, Mr. Steering graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law, and practiced law for two years in Athens, Georgia. In 1986, Mr. Steering became a Member of the State Bar of California, and has been practicing law in California ever since.

Mr. Steering’s law practice primarily deals with the civil prosecution of police misconduct cases (i.e. false arrest, malicious prosecution and excessive force), and other government abuse civil rights cases.