In his 41-years as a practicing attorney, Robert Slattery, Esq., has successfully litigated over
hundreds of cases as a criminal prosecutor and as a plaintiff and defense attorney. He has tried over 180 jury trials,
arbitrated over 60 cases and has represented parties in mediations on over 100 occasions. He has served as a pro tem judge,
as a mediator and as an arbitrator for the Contra Costa Superior Court. His areas of expertise include personal injury,
medical malpractice, elder abuse, catastrophic injury, cases involving long-term care and wrongful death. With his extensive
experience, courteous demeanor, hard work and preparedness, he has impressed both plaintiff and. defense attorneys with
his objectivity, and ability to appropriately evaluate cases.
A named partner in a major defense firm said "Bob is well prepared, insightful, innovative,
and astute at evaluating cases and has the background and skills to be an effective mediator."
A prominent plaintiff attorney recently stated "I highly recommend Mr. Slattery to other plaintiffs' attorneys. He is knowledgeable, well prepared and a great mediator."
Deputy District Attorney - Contra Costa County (1975-1979)
Associate, Feeney & Sparks (1974-1975)
Education & Professional Affiliations
J.D., University of San Francisco, CA (1974)
B.A., University of San Francisco, CA (1971)
Mediation Training - Steven Rosenberg Mediation Training (2014)
Member, Contra Costa County Bar Association (1978-Present)
Member, San Francisco Bar Association (2016)
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers (2008-Present)
Member, American Board of Trial Advocates (1999-Present)
Member, Association of Defense Counsel (1979-Present)
President of Contra Costa County Bar Association (1997)
Member, Board of Directors, Contra Costa Bar Association (1988-1998)
California Super Lawyers (2005-2016)
Lifetime Achievement Award American Top 100 Attorneys (2016)
Hobbies & Interests
Mr. Slattery enjoys spending time with his wife of 45 years, his 3 children and 4 grandchildren.
He was a NCAA Varsity Baseball player in college and enjoys sports activities, golfing, and attending his grandchildren's events,
as well as hiking and bike riding.