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  1. Defective Products: 32%
    49 years
  2. Personal Injury: 32%
    49 years
  3. Insurance: 31%
    49 years
  4. Spinal Cord Injury: 5%

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The Liccardo Law Firm LLP

14435-C Big Basin Way
Suite 242
Saratoga, CA, 95070


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Law Firms, Tier 1, San JoseBest Lawyers in America2011
Silicon Valley's top lawyersN/A2009
Lifetime Achievement AwardSanta Clara County Trial Lawyers Association2009
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in AmericaAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2009
Top 100 LawyersNorthern California Super Lawyers2009
Special Achievement AwardUniversity of Santa Clara Law School2008
Champion of Justice AwardTrial Lawyers for Public Justice1999
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell1971
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding PartnerThe Liccardo Law Firm LLP2001 - Present
Founding PartnerCaputo, Liccardo, Rossi, Sturges & McNeil1963 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
International Academy of Trial LawyersMember1986 - Present
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMember1985 - Present
Inner Circle of AdvocatesN/A1975 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMember1965 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1962 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationMember1962 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1962 - Present
Trial Lawyers for Public JusticePresident1989 - 1990
Publication nameTitleDate
Silicon Valley - Business Journal, vol. 21, No.Frivolous Lawsuits Don't Often Survive Court System2003
Saratoga News, Vol. 49, No. 17Trying Times --- Saratogan Sal Liccardo, a Long Time Advocate for Justice2003
UnknownRussia's Legal Evolution Betters Investments2003
Vol. 1, #18Mealey's Litigation Reports, Breast Implants,Who Provided the "Junk Science?" Causation Evidence Between Silicone and Autoimmune Disease1993
The Forum (California Trial Lawyers Association)Who Provided the "Junk Science?" Causation Evidence Between Silicone & Autoimmune Disease1993
Proof of Facts 3d, Volume 7, Bancroft WhitneyDefective Design of Golf Cart1990
Am Jur Trials, Vol. 39, Bancroft Whitney, p. 333Golf Cart Accidents1989
The Forum (California Trial Lawyers Association)Merger of Tort Concepts to Eradicate Slums - Premise Liability, Product Liability and Professional Negligence Team Up1981
Journal of Products Liability, Vol. 1, #3Consumer's Right to Know - A New Horizon in Drug Product Liability1977
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1961
Santa Clara UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1956
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
American Law Program for Chinese LawyersInstructor2011
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaCross Examination of Neuropsychologist2006
Central County ABOTA membersThe China Program2006
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaWisdom of the Sages2001
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaWhat You Need to Know About the Trial of a Breast Implant Case1995
California Trial Lawyers Association National ConferenceWhat You Need to Know About Each Defendant: `The Dow Family'"1994
California Trial Lawyers Association 29th Annual Tahoe ConventionDeveloping and Utilizing Expert Witnesses in Complex Products Cases: From Autos to Breast Implants1994
Convention, Acapulco, Mexico, Silicone Breast Implant Litigation PanelScience and Litigation Update1993
California Trial Lawyers Association, 28th Annual Tahoe ConventionThe Raging Battle of Breast Implant Litigation1993
ATLA's National College of Advocacy, DallasExpert Witnesses in Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Cases: Your Key to Success1993
Inner Circle of Advocates '92 ConventionSilicone Breast Implant Litigation1992
California Trial Lawyers Association-San Francisco ConventionThe Breast Implant Litigation: Fact or Fiction1992
Andrew's Publication - Philadelphia, PALiability of Joint Venturers & Component Manufacturers' for Breast Implant Litigation1992
Southern California Trial Lawyers AssociationEvaluation and Settlement1991
Inner Circle of Advocates '91 Convention, Santa Fe, New MexicoSilicone Breast Implant Litigation1991
California Trial Lawyers AssociationLiability and Damages Resulting From Chemical Exposure From an Implanted Medical Device, (Silicone Breast Implant Litigation)1991
The Rutter Group, Proposition 51 PanelUnknown1990
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationPublic Justice and the Trial Lawyer1990
Michigan Trial Lawyers AssociationConstitutional Torts1990
Los Angeles Trial Lawyers AssociationCases on the Cutting Edge of Litigation1990
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaRecognizing the Crash worthiness Issue in the Auto Collision Case1990
National Association of Legal Investigators ConventionAutomobile rollover crash worthiness cases1983
Kansas Trial Lawyers Association Crown Center SeminarMerger of Tort Concepts to Eradicate Slums - Premise Liability, Product Liability and Professional Negligence Team Up1983