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
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.