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Jack M. Sanford

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John “Jack” Sanford has been a personal injury attorney with Abbey, Weitzenberg, Warren & Emery since 2014.

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, sexual abuse, elder abuse, excessive use of force, 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 the 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 courts.

Jack currently serves on the Board of Directors for Legal Aid of Sonoma County, and Sonoma County Bar Association. In 2023, Jack was a winner of the North Bay Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 honor. Jack is a participant in Class 39 of Leadership Santa Rosa, the Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce’s premier leadership development program. Jack volunteers annually to teach local high school students about the law and has presented legal education seminars to attorneys for the Sonoma County Bar Association.

Jack attended college at the University of Colorado and law school at the University of San Francisco. At law school, Jack was a board member of the school’s San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association chapter.

Jack enjoys mountain biking, surfing, and spending time with his wife and two young sons.


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


  • Sonoma County Bar Association, Board of Directors
  • Legal Aid of Sonoma County, Board Directors
  • North Bay Business Journal, Forty Under 40 Awards Winner
  • Leadership Santa Rosa, Class 39
  • Marin County Bar Association
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • American Inns of Court (Richard M. Sangster Chapter)
  • Sonoma County Bar Association, Law Week Committee Member
  • State Bar of California (Member Litigation Section)
  • Rotary Club


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

Presentations & Articles

  • Rules of Civil Procedure: Subpoenas, 2019 Seminar, Sonoma County Bar Association
  • Hot Topics in Civil Discovery, 2021 Seminar, Sonoma County Bar Association

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  • Over 100 Years of Dedication to Sonoma County & Northern California
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