Abigail Rivamonte is a Deputy Public Defender in San Francisco.
Ms. Rivamonte was admitted to the California State Bar in 2009 and has served as lead attorney in trials ranging from DUI, reckless driving, gun possession, grand theft, criminal threats, assault, and battery. Her not guilty verdicts have earned media coverage in SF Weekly and other publications.
In addition to working in the public defender’s offices in San Francisco and Alameda counties, Ms. Rivamonte served as a judicial extern for San Francisco Superior Court Judge Tomar Mason. She graduated cum laude from the University of California, San Diego and received her Juris Doctorate from the University of San Francisco School of Law, where she was the president of the Asian American Law Student Association and a founding board member of the Pilipino American Law Society.