Tad Shapiro

at Shapiro Galvin Shapiro & Moran
Santa Rosa California 95404

(707) 544-5858

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  • Company
  • Shapiro Galvin Shapiro & Moran
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  •  Shapiro Galvin Shapiro & Moran Company Logo by Tad Shapiro in Santa Rosa CA
  • Position
  • Year Established:
  • 1968
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  • Phone Number
  • (707) 544-5858
  • Location
  • 640 3rd St

    Santa Rosa, CA 95404
    United States

Professional Background

  • Hours of Operation
  • Monday - Friday 9:00 A.M - 5:00 P.M.
  • Credentials
  • Personal Injury attorney Tad Shapiro has been a partner of the law firm of Shapiro, Galvin, Shapiro & Moran since 1982. He handles the majority of the firm's personal injury litigation representing plaintiffs in serious injury and death cases arising out of motor vehicle/truck crashes, injuries or death caused by dangerous roadways, hazardous work sites and defective products.

    Mr. Shapiro is an active member of his community in Santa Rosa, California. He has served on the boards of nonprofit organizations, including the Redwood empire food bank. He has also served as the president of the local chapter of the CAOC, formerly known as the Redwood Empire Trial Lawyers. He was an adjunct professor at Sonoma State University and frequently speaks at continuing education seminars on civil discovery, law and motion practice, trial practice and mediation.

    Mr. Shapiro attended college at UCLA and received his J.D. from the Hastings College of Law in 1980.

    Law School: University of California Hastings College of the Law
    Admitted: 1980, California

    Fellow Litigation Counsel of America Top 100 trial lawyer, National Trial Lawyers Super Lawyer 2006-2014
    Rated by Martindale Hubbell, the highest rating for both professional ability and ethics.
    Selected a Northern California Super Lawyer by San Francisco magazine from 2005 -2009. This honor is limited to 5% of all attorneys in Northern California.
    Selected as one of the top 500 plaintiff attorneys in the United States by Lawdragon, a national publication
    Bar/Professional Activity:
    President, Local chapter of CAOC, then known as Redwood Empire Trial Lawyers
    Member, AAJ
    Member, CAOC
    Pro bono/Community Service:
    Board member Redwood Empire Food Bank
    Sonoma County Legal Services Foundation

    He is a frequent speaker at continuing education seminars in the areas of civil discovery, law and motion practice, trial practice and mediation.
    Adjunct Professor, Sonoma State University, Paralegal Studies teaching evidence and civil discovery

    Verdicts and Settlements:

    $950,000 recovery for motorcyclist who suffered head injuries when he struck defendant's cow on state highway. Case involved extensive analysis of adequacy of defendant's fencing adjacent to state highway, defendant's supervision of his livestock and our client's conduct., 2014

    $5,265,000 for motorist injured in cross median crash, caused by flooding on state highway. We showed the drainage facilities at the intersection were inadequate to handle expected water flow that flooding was frequent at the location and proposed solutions to the problem were known but not funded. Adverse driver had legal minimum insurance coverage of

    Educational Background:
    UCLA, California, Los Angeles
  • Honors & Awards
  • Selected as one of the top 500 plaintiff attorneys in the United States by Lawdragon.
    Selected by San Francisco magazine as a Northern California Super Lawyer from 2006-2014.

    Tad Shapiro is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America,an invitation only trial lawyers organization he is a member of the Richard Sangster Inns of Court and was selected as a top 100 trial lawyer in 2014 by the National Trial Lawyers. He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

More About Tad Shapiro


Some consider our firm small, yet our attorneys pride themselves on offering the same level of experience expected at much larger firms. While our focus will always be on timely and cost-effective results, we are still able to offer a high level of personal attention. Individuals and businesses keep coming back to the law firm of Shapiro, Galvin, Shapiro & Moran. Why? Simply because our results stand up against those that any other law firm could provide.

Lawyers are required to put the needs of their clients first and that’s exactly what you can expect at our law firm. The guidance we provide to clients is never based on our legal fees or what is best for us. Instead, it is based on what is honestly best for you.

A Commitment to Community

Our work reaches beyond the courtroom. We serve our community in many ways. We have given back by serving in leadership positions in area bar associations and other organizations. Judges and other lawyers know us and trust us.

Congressional Recognition Certificate, Special Services to the Youth of Sonoma County, 1997

Honored for Efforts on Behalf of Underprivileged Children, Gray Charitable Foundation, 1997

Spirit of Santa Rosa Award, Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce, 1996

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How Can We Help You?

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