Campbell Hodges Finlay was born in New Delhi, India in 1964 and attended the British International School in New Delhi, India, Ripley Court Prep School and Cranleigh Boarding School in Surrey, England. Mr. Finlay graduated cum laude from Humboldt State University in Arcata, California in 1986 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Communication. Mr. Finlay received a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1992 and was admitted to the California Bar the same year.

Mr. Finlay won numerous awards at the state and national level as a speech and debate competitor. His success was highlighted by finishing third in the nation in 1988. Additional honors include selection as a member of the USD Appellate Moot Court Board, and selection to the National Moot Court teams; Order of the Barristers, winner of the First Year Appellate Moot Court Competition; and American Jurisprudence award in Advanced Trial Advocacy.

Mr. Finlay was an associate with the firm of Bonne, Bridges, Mueller, O'Keefe & Nichols, specializing in medical malpractice defense for 18 months. In 1994, he joined Davis, Grass, Goldstein & Finlay where he continues to concentrate in the defense of healthcare providers. Mr. Finlay is an experienced trial attorney, who has received defense verdicts in all but one case.

Mr. Finlay is also a frequent speaker on issues related to the defense of healthcare providers.