I was born and raised in Northern California. I went to Acalanes High School in... more
I was born and raised in Northern California. I went to Acalanes High School in Lafayette, then the University of San Diego, and finally Seattle University School of Law. While in Seattle I met my wife Tracy and convinced her to move back with me to California. We have two beautiful daughters, Gillian and Addison, and a bulldog named Daisy. When I am not working I enjoy spending time with my f... view profile
I've been practicing law in the Walnut Creek area for the past 25 years. I am a sole... more
I've been practicing law in the Walnut Creek area for the past 25 years. I am a sole practitioner but have the support and associations with other, larger firms to associate on larger cases with my office when needed. I've also handled many workers' compensation cases, and am able to handle both the client's injury case and the workers' compensation case so if they are injured on the job by a t... view profile
Candice Stoddard has been an attorney in private practice for the past 30 years. Her... more
Candice Stoddard has been an attorney in private practice for the past 30 years. Her practice is focused on plaintiff personal injury, real estate litigation and transactional, handling purchase and sale contract disputes, partition, quiet title, fraud/non-disclosure, wrongful foreclosure, construction defect and other complex litigation matters. Her experience makes her keenly able to manage n... view profile
A personal injury lawyer works with clients who have suffered a physical or emotional injury, usually by accident or mistake. They cover cases such as car accidents, botched surgery, and harassment. Personal injury attorneys know how the insurance claim process works, they know what evidence to gather, and they know how to calculate and present a claim for damages. Many personal injury attorneys take cases on a contingency basis, which means they receive an agreed-upon percentage of the payment you receive, also called the personal injury settlement. If you don't recover any money, they don't get paid their fee. Personal injury lawyers also know how to defend you if someone thinks an injury is your fault.