Sam A. Lavorato Sr. Sam A. Lavorato Sr. - Of Counsel

Background & Education

Sam A. Lavorato Sr. has been practicing law since 1965, and is one of the most experienced lawyers in Monterey County. He is a pillar in the local legal community, and has also been involved with cases that have created new California law. Mr. Lavorato was born in Salinas on August 1, 1936, and was a member of the first graduating class at Palma High School. He attended the University of Santa Clara, where he received his B.S. in 1959 and L.L.B. in 1963. He was admitted to the California State bar in 1965 and served with distinction as Deputy District Attorney of Monterey County from 1965 to1969.

After practicing law for over 40 years, he is still as energetic and passionate as he was on his first day as an attorney. However, he now possesses decades of experience and knowledge in addition to that energy and passion. Mr. Lavorato continues to work 6 days a week to ensure the best representation possible for his clients.

Experience & Areas of Practice

Sam A. Lavorato Sr. specializes in Family Law, Divorce, Child Custody, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, and Criminal Defense cases. He has an undying work ethic and he devotes himself to the representation of his clients. Mr. Lavorato possesses the talent and skill to ensure the best possible results for his clients. He has the experience and ability to bring about a successful resolution from the most difficult set of circumstances.

Mr. Lavorato has the experience to sit down with a prospective client and, in less than 60 minutes, evaluate the client's case, understand the person’s ultimate goals, and offer advice on how to achieve those goals. That includes determining how to ensure a person who has been injured should be compensated, how to defend a person accused of a crime, or how a person should proceed with a divorce or a custody issue.

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