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    CONTACT INFORMATION:

    SAL LICCARDO, ESQ.
    Office: 408-909-9696 or 800-810-3711
    Fax:    408-922-9969
    Email: salvador@liccardo.com

    KATY BUOMPENSIERO, Paralegal
    Office: 408-909-9696 or 800-810-3711
    Fax:    408-922-9969
    Email: katy@liccardo.com

    Mailing Address:
    409 N. Pacific Coast Hwy, #805
    Redondo Beach, CA 90277

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    14435C Big Basin Way, #242
    Saratoga, CA  95070

    Mediation Location:
    1960 The Alameda, Suite 200
    San Jose, CA  95126

     

    Attorney Sal Liccardo
    Attorney Salvador A. Liccardo
    Sal Liccardo has completed over 50 years of plaintiff trial practice in more than 200 jury trials. Many were complex product liability, negligence, and commercial litigation cases involving catastrophic injuries and major damages. Many such cases have resulted in safer products and saving lives.
       

    Bar Admissions

    • State of California, 1962
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1962
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1962
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1995 
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 1966    

    Education/credentials

    • Bellarmine College Prep
    • University of Santa Clara, B.A.
    • University of Santa Clara, J.D.
    • Founding Partner of Caputo & Liccardo   
    • Founding Partner of Liccardo, Rossi, Sturges & McNeil   
    • Founding Partner of The Liccardo Law Firm, LLP    

    Honors and Awards

    • Invited member since 1974 of the Inner Circle of Advocates, limited to 100 of the most prestigious plaintiff trial lawyers in America.
    • Invited member since 1986 to the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, an organization of distinguished and accomplished trial lawyers from throughout the world. Member of the Board of Directors 2008-2010, 2014-2016. Faculty member for the "China Program" educating leading and accomplished Chinese government lawyers on the role of "The Rule of Law" in America annually since 2003.    
    • Invited member since 1985 of ABOTA, American Board of Trial Advocates, Diplomate.
    • Lifetime Achievement Award from Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association (2009)
    • Special Achievement Award for Outstanding Contributions & Services to Humanity from the University of Santa Clara School of Law Alumni Assoc. (2008)
    • Champion of Justice Award from Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (1999)
    • Trial Lawyer of the Year by Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association (1994)
    • Listed by American Trial Lawyers Association as one of the top 100 trial lawyers in America (2007-2009)
    • Named one of the top 100 lawyers in Northern California in "Northern California Super Lawyers"  (2005-2009)   
    • Named one of Silicon Valley's top lawyers in "San Jose Magazine" (2005-2009)     
    • Appointed to California Coordination Proceedings 2754 (Silicone Breast Implant Litigation), Plaintiff's Steering Committee, Judge O'Neill, San Diego (1993-1999)    
    • Appointed to MDL-926 Breast Implant Litigation: Plaintiff's Steering Committee (PSC) by Judge Sam Pointer, Federal District Court, Birmingham, Alabama (1992-1999)
    • A founder and elected president of Public Justice (formerly known as Trial Lawyers for Public Justice) (1989-1990), a national public interest law firm that specializes in cutting edge civil cases that protect the rights of every American and our environment as against corporate and government wrongdoing.          
    • California Trial Lawyers Association Recognition of Experience Cert.
    •  Highest rating (A.V.) by Martindale-Hubbell publication on lawyers and law firms       
    •  Alpha Sigma Nu, (a Jesuit University Honorary Fraternity)

    Professional Associations and Memberships

    • California State Bar   
    • Santa Clara County Bar Association    
    • Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association 
    • American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA)   
    • Consumer Attorneys of California   
    • Inner Circle of Advocates  (Emeritus)
    • Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers   
    • American Board of Trial Advocates, Diplomate
    • Member of Public Justice (formerly known as Trial Lawyers for Public Justice)   
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