Scott D. Righthand

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in San Francisco, CA

The Law Office of Scott Righthand, P.C.
 | 275 Battery Street, Suite 1300A
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415-544-0115
Fax: 415-544-0116
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Managing attorney at The Law Office of Scott Righthand, P.C., Scott D. Righthand takes cases involving personal injury and transportation accidents throughout the state of California. Devoting his entire practice to litigation, Mr. Righthand represents those dealing with issues of motor vehicle accidents, medical negligence injuries, denied insurance claims, premises liability such as toxic exposure and falls, wrongful death, products liability and rideshare accidents.

Admitted to practice in California since 1979, Mr. Righthand began his education with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Colorado in 1975. He then went on to earn a Juris Doctor in 1979 at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law where he was a research editor for the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly. For his adherence to legal ethics and superior skills, Mr. Righthand has earned the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Righthand is a member of The State Bar of California, The Bar Association of San Francisco, the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice and the Consumer Attorneys of California. With an Avvo “Superb” rating from his peers, Mr. Righthand is involved with charitable causes such as the Ronald McDonald House, the Breast Cancer Fund and the SF-Marin Food Bank.

The American Board of Trial Advocates inducted Mr. Righthand into the organization in 2016, and he is a Fellow for the Litigation Counsel of America. From the most basic of injuries to severe injury and death, Mr. Righthand offers dedication, skill and experience.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (40%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Products (40%): Products Liability

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (20%)

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Products Liability

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019

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About Scott Righthand

Admitted: 1979, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.righthandfirm.com/About-Our-Attorneys/Scott-D-Rig...

Honors/Awards:

  • University of California Hastings College of the Law, Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, Research Editor, 1978-1979
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2009-2016
  • Northern California Super Lawyers, 2007-2016
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow, 2009
  • Street Fighter of the Year Award - Consumer Attorneys of California, Nominee, 2009
  • Consumer Attorney of the Year Award - Consumer Attorneys of California, Nominee, 2009
  • Listed in the Bar Association Register of Preeminent Lawyers, 1982-2014
  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Rated Superb by Avvo  

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • California, 1979
  • San Francisco Bar Association, Member
  • Forum Committee on the Entertainment and Sports Industries, American Bar Association, Member, 1979-1989
  • State Bar of California, Member
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Member

Representative Clients:

  • Randi W. v. Muroc Joint Unified School District 14 Cal. 4th 1066, 1997
  • Evan F. v. Hughson United Methodist Church 8 C.A.4th 828, 1992
  • McDaniel vs. Sunset Manor Co. 220 C.A. 3d 1, 1990

Educational Background:

  • University of Colorado, B.A., 1975

Industry Groups

  • Legal
Office Location for Scott D. Righthand

275 Battery Street
Suite 1300A
San Francisco, CA 94111

Phone: 415-544-0115

Fax: 415-544-0116

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Last Updated: 2/7/2019

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