Skip to Content

Jack M. Sanford


John “Jack” Sanford has been a litigation attorney with Abbey, Weitzenberg, Warren & Emery since 2014. Jack’s practice focuses on plaintiffs’ litigation, primarily personal injury lawsuits.

Jack has solely represented people injured by the fault of others throughout his legal career. Jack has experience handling cases involving injuries caused by negligence, dangerous conditions on property, defective products, medical malpractice, and automobile accidents. He has also represented employees in wrongful termination, discrimination, and unpaid overtime cases.

Jack has consistently obtained successful outcomes for his clients and is experienced in all phases of litigation. Jack has been lead attorney on numerous cases from the initial filing of the lawsuit through settlement, mediation, and jury trial. Jack has litigated cases in both federal and state court.

Jack was born and raised in Piedmont, California. He attended college at the University of Colorado and law school at the University of San Francisco.

Prior to law school, Jack worked as a paralegal where he contributed to numerous consumer class action lawsuits. During law school, Jack worked on the PG&E San Bruno pipeline explosion case. At law school, Jack focused on civil litigation and participated in USF’s Intensive Advocacy Program. Jack was also a board member of the school’s San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association chapter.

In his spare time, Jack enjoys skiing, trail running, and surfing.


  • University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D., 2014
  • University of Colorado, Boulder, B.A., 2008


  • State Bar of California (Member Litigation Section)
  • Sonoma County Bar Association
  • Consumer Attorneys of California


  • California (2014)
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California (2015)

Our Firm

Expertise gained from more than 100 years of experience in successfully serving our clients.

We bring generations of aggressive, effective, and successful legal representation to the communities of Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, and Northern California.

View Firm Profile

Contact Us

If you need representation or would like to learn more about Abbey, Weitzenberg, Warren, & Emery, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to speaking with you.

Contact Us


The dedicated attorneys at Abbey, Weitzenberg, Warren & Emery are working remotely during this time and are available to take your calls and respond to emails. For over 100 years, we’ve provided the highest quality representation to our Sonoma County clients, and will continue to do so during these uncertain times.

If you need to contact one of our attorneys, please don’t hesitate to reach out today.