Meet Attorney Scott Sumner

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Attorney/Owner
1299 Newell Hill Place
Suite 202 
Walnut CreekCA 94596

Phone: (925) 278-6170
Fax: (925) 278-6174

Scott H.Z. Sumner has 25 years' experience as an advocate for injury victims and their families. He has been peer-rated A/V by Martindale for over a decade and a half, has been a Northern California SuperLawyer since 2005, and has consistently been peer-voted one of the Top 100 Personal Injury Lawyers in Northern California. 

He is widely recognized and respected by both the personal injury victim’s and insurance/corporation defense bars; a seasoned and experienced litigator, trial lawyer, and appellate advocate; a leader and leading educator for the plaintiff’s bar in California and in Contra Costa, Alameda, San Francisco, Santa Clara and surrounding Counties.

His awards and honors include the CAALA Ian Herzog Award Appellate Lawyer of the Year 2010; SFTLA Champion of Justice Award 2010; and the CAOC Robert E. Cartwright, Sr. Award In Recognition of Excellence In Trail Advocacy And Dedication To Teaching Trial Advocacy To Colleagues And To The Public 2009.

Scott Sumner has successfully fought for and recovered millions of dollars in compensation for victims and their families.

After graduating Cum Laude from the University of San Diego School of Law, concluding his degree as a visiting student at Hastings college of the Law in San Francisco, California, he went to work in one of the top plaintiff’s personal injury firms in Northern California, where he rose to prominence in the legal community.

He has been peer-rated A/V by Martindale for a decade and a half, has been A Northern California SuperLawyer since 2005, and has been peer-voted one of the Top 100 Personal Injury Lawyers in Northern California.

He has successfully fought for and recovered millions of dollars in compensation for victims and their families for decades in and around the Bay Area and the State of California. Contact Sumner Law today to schedule your consultation. 

See Scott Sumner's Plaintiff Magazine 2011 Profile.