Orange County Office
Debra Harkness was born and raised in California although she has
family roots in Missouri. She graduated in 1978 from University of
California, San Diego with a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Science
and in 1984 received an MBA from California State University,
Northridge. After a career in newspaper advertising, she graduated
Magna Cum Laude in 2002 from Whittier Law School and was admitted
into the California Bar the same year. She has defended workers’
compensation cases throughout her legal career and joined
Trovillion, Inveiss & Demakis in 2017.
Debra has two grown children and became a grandmother in 2016. She
enjoys traveling and has been fortunate enough to have gone to many
diverse locations including Europe, Africa, Costa Rica, and Cuba.
She was also part of a team that went to Guatemala on a mission trip
from her church. When not spending time her with family, she enjoys
spending time with friends, walking, reading, watching football,
crocheting and attending concerts and plays at the Segerstrom Center
for the Arts.