Craig M. Peters is the co-team leader of the Lancaster Trial Team with Kevin Lancaster. The team focuses on prosecuting complex cases involving catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death matters resulting from defective products, unsafe practices and dangerous conditions. Mr. Peters has extensive trial experience representing union members, laborers, service industry workers and white-collar professionals in over 100 cases, including high-value, complex civil matters.
Mr. Peters is involved with the community as a volunteer at the San Francisco Food Bank, an active member of a San Francisco public school PTA and as a frequent advisor to local organizations regarding legal matters concerning liability. In the legal community, Mr. Peters has been a volunteer for the Cooperative Restraining Order Clinic, helping protect at-risk individuals from abusive relationships as well as a volunteer at the Homeless Advocacy Project, helping establish support for those in our community at risk.
Mr. Peters has regularly been invited to speak on the issue of trial skills by law schools, professional organizations and outside agencies. The international non-profit agency International Bridges to Justice, which seeks to end torture and build criminal justice systems around the globe, invited Mr. Peters to help train lawyers in India who are representing the indigent during a four day training in New Dehli. In addition to teaching trial skills, Mr. Peters has been a professor of Constitutional Law at San Francisco Law School. Mr. Peters involvement with the legal community includes as a Board member of the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC), an Advocate of American Association for Justice (AAJ), and a member of San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (SFTLA) and the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF).
Mr. Peters graduated with his Juris Doctorate from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 1996 where he was a recipient of the American Juris Prudence Award in Civil Procedure and Editor-in-Chief of the law school newspaper. While in law school, Mr. Peters was selected as a student member of the USF Inns of Court and studied law in the Czech Republic. Mr. Peters is a member of the California Bar and the Wisconsin Bar. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Communications from the University of California at San Diego in 1992.
Mr. Peters grew up in Northern California and lives in San Francisco with his family. They enjoy traveling, attending Giants games and exploring The City on their bicycles.
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