Donna Lineberry received her undergraduate degree from UNC at Greensboro and in 1995 earned her certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in North Carolina. In 2004 she received her Juris Doctorate from Chapman University School of Law and her California CPA certification. As a CPA, Ms. Lineberry worked in both public and private sectors. She began as an Associate practicing accounting, audit and tax for a local accounting firm in North Carolina and advanced to a Senior Audit Associate for an international accounting firm, Coopers & Lybrand LLP, in Florida. She then transitioned to the private sector as an Accounting Supervisor for an employee-owned company in Irvine, California.
Prior to practicing Workers Compensation defense, Ms. Lineberry was a Deputy Public Defender for over five years in the County of Orange where she acquired invaluable litigation skills. Ms. Lineberry is a member of the California State Bar and the California Board of Accountancy.