Casey A. Kaufman is a member of the California, Arizona, Nevada, Washington State and Washington, D.C. bars, where he represents clients in various personal injury, product liability, and wrongful death actions. He is a past chair of the Consumer Attorneys of California New Lawyers Division and has been on the Board of Governors since 2008. Casey is also an active member of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association and a longtime member of its Diversity Committee, which seeks to increase the diversity of the plaintiff’s bar in San Francisco.
Casey has experience in all stages of litigation; from discovery through summary judgment and from verdict through the appellate process.
Casey is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and the University of San Francisco School Of Law. At Berkeley, he majored in the Environmental Sciences and at USF he was a published member of the USF Law Review.
A native of San Pedro, California and a graduate of Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Casey now lives in Alameda with his wife and daughter.
Areas of Practice:
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Dangerous Condition of Public Property
Severe Personal Injury/Wrongful Death
Defective Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices
District of Columbia
U.S. District Court Northern District of California
U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court Central District of California
U.S. District Court District of Arizona
University of San Francisco School of Law Member - University of San Francisco Law Review
University of California, Berkeley B.S. Major: Environmental Sciences
The Person Most Qualified Deposition - Tools and Tips, CAOC Forum, March/April 2016
Fully Investigating the Car vs. Pedestrian Incident, Plaintiff Magazine, July 2015
The Public Entity Case for the Pedestrian and Bicyclist, Plaintiff Magazine, July 2014
Bauman, the Supreme Court, and the Gutting of General Jurisdiction, The Trial Lawyer, Spring 2014
Order of Putting on your Witnesses, CAOC Forum, November/December , 2012
The Quest for Diversity in the Plaintiffs’ Bar: Statistics and Reflections, The Trial Lawyer, Spring 2011
Whither San Mateo County: No Longer Where Plaintiffs Fear to File?, The Trial Lawyer, Fall, 2010
Do Auto Products Liability Claims Have Life After Bankruptcy?, The Trial Lawyer, Fall, 2009
Enforcing Judgments Against Local Public Entities In California, The Trial Lawyer, Summer, 2009
Effective Use of the PMK Deposition, The Trial Lawyer, Summer, 2008
Design Immunity: Discovery to Defeat Summary Judgment, CAOC Forum, Volume 38, Number 5, September/October, 2008
Oregon v. Ashcroft: The Attorney General's Attempt to Override State Controlled Medical Practice, 37 U.S.F. L.Rev., Summer, 2003 (cited at 7 Witkin, Summary 10th (2005) Constitutional Law, 572).
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Past Chair, Consumer Attorneys of California New Lawyers Division
Board of Governors, Consumer Attorneys of California 2008-Present
Editor, Forum Magazine, Consumer Attorneys of California
San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
Diversity Committee, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
New Lawyers Division, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
American Association for Justice