Peter Alfert

Peter Alfert

  • Specialization: Civil rights violations
  • Email: peter@alfertlaw.com
  • Phone: (925) 279-3009
  • Fax: (925) 279-3342

Biography

Peter Alfert exclusively represents plaintiffs in civil litigation. A trial lawyer for more than 30 years, he focuses on civil rights violations, serious injury and death cases.

Mr. Alfert’s areas of expertise include civil rights violations, public entity liability, vehicular accidents, product liability, construction accidents, unsafe roadways and toxic exposure.

Mr. Alfert has held an AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell since 1990.

He is a member of San Francisco ABOTA and past President of Alameda Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Alfert co-founded the personal injury firm formerly known as Hinton Alfert Sumner & Kaufmann twenty five years ago.

Litigation Percentage: 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Education

University of San Francisco School of Law

University of San Francisco School of Law

1978

San Francisco, California – J.D. (Cum Laude)
Honors: McAuliffe Law Honor Society

St. Mary’s College of California

1975

Moraga, California – B.A. (Cum Laude)
Major: Political Science, Minor: Psychology

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Contra Costa County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of California
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association, 1984 – Present
  • Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association, Treasurer
  • Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association, Secretary
  • Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association, President-Elect
  • Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association, President, 1999
  • Americans Inns of Court Contra Costa Trial Lawyers, 1998 – 2005
  • Civil Fast Track Bench/Bar Committee, Contra Costa County, 2000
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), 2006 – Present
  • Attorneys Information Exchange Group
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1978
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, 2016
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa, 2016
  • Western Division, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee, 2016
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, 2016

Classes/Seminars

  • Lecturer, Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Lecturer, San Francisco Bar Association
  • Lecturer, Contra Costa Bar Association
  • Lecturer, Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association

Honors, Awards & Publications

  • Listed by Martindale-Hubbell in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • American Jurisprudence Award in Evidence, 1977
  • AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, 1990 – Present
  • Recognized in Super Lawyers, Northern California, 2006 – Present
  • Voted Best Lawyers in America