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 a 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 a 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
- The University of Colorado, Boulder, B.A., 2008
- State Bar of California (Member Litigation Section)
- Sonoma County Bar Association
- Consumer Attorneys of California
- American Inns of Court (Richard M. Sangster Chapter)
- California (2014)
- United States District Court, Northern District of California (2015)