Gavril “Gav” Gabriel was born and raised in Downey, California, attending the public school system in Downey from Kindergarten through High School. Soon after graduating high school, he played football at the University of Redlands, eventually becoming a Preseason All-American. He also played football in Berlin, Germany for the Berlin Adler (Eagles) while studying abroad.
After graduating from the University of Redlands, Gav attended Whittier Law School, where he made the Dean’s list and excelled in Legal Writing, Sports Law and International Law. While at Whittier Law School, Gav was a judicial clerk in the Orange County Superior Court and certified law clerk for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office in Torrance, CA. Gav also worked at Brady, Vorwerck, Ryder and Caspino, a firm that specialized in litigation, for almost seven years and finally as a partner at Construction Claims Law Group before opening up his own firm.
In addition to practicing law, today, Gav enjoys working out, playing his bass guitar, spending time with his family, his beautiful wife Michelle, and dog Leonidis. In his spare time, he helps organize his church’s Greek Food Festival in Downey, CA. He also passionately supports professional and collegiate sports teams including the Lakers, Raiders, Dodgers, LA Kings, LAFC, UCLA Bruins, USC Trojans and Redlands Bulldogs.