John Michael Runfola

John Michael Runfola

Criminal Defense Attorney

San Francisco, CA





No Misconduct


English , Spanish

About Me

John Runfola is a highly experienced and effective criminal defense attorney. His cases have at times drawn international attention, and he has succeeded in winning favorable results for clients both at trial and through skillful pre-trial work. He is listed in Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers and has earned the highest rating from the national lawyer registry Martindale Hubbell. Prior to...

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Client Reviews

Showing 1 of 1 client review

Saved me from years in prison and remains a friend and mentor to me.

Posted by: a Criminal Defense client almost 5 years ago.

I was facing multiple years in prison for something that I did while having a mental breakdown. No one was hurt. I had no criminal record before, not...
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Showing 2 of 2 peer endorsements

David Alan Wilton
David Wilton
Over 4 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

John's a lawyer with a heart. He genuinely cares about his clients and works hard to help them. He'll go the extra mile to ensure that his clients...
Daniel Aaron Horowitz
Daniel Horowitz

Lafayette, CA

Over 4 years ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

You will not find a more honest and dedicated professional. John is highly experienced and highly skilled but he is also down to earth. There are...
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1980 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/18/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

Showing 1 of 3 job entries
1984 – present

Law Offices of John Runfola


Showing 1 of 4 degrees

1980 MA - Masters in Political Science

San Francisco State University


Showing 1 of 26 awards

2010 AV Rated Preeminent Attorney



Showing 1 of 8 association entries

2001- present Conference Attendant

Bar Association of San Francisco

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