Class Action Defense attorney Michael Hassen is a former Supreme Court law clerk, author and editor of Miller, Starr & Regalia’s real property treatise. Michael Hassen is nationally known class action litigator and editor of the Class Action Defense Blog.  Michael combines complex legal reasoning and motion writing with genuine jury trial experience.  These are rare qualities in a civil litigator and Michael’s record of success has built a national reputation as the “go-to” lawyer for difficult civil defense cases.

Oksana Tsykova is an experienced trial lawyer who has appeared in both the state and federal courts.  She is completely fluent in Russian and Ukrainian.  As a member of Inns of Court she has given presentations to other attorneys in trial evidence.

Senior Trial Attorney

Veteran Trial Lawyer, Thomas Kensok has joined Lafayette Lawyers as a Senior Trial Attorney focused on White Collar Defense, Medical Board practice, Physician Defense and personal injury law.  Tom is has been lead trial counsel in over 100 jury trials.

Senior Trial Attorney

Phone:  925-283-1863


Former Prosecutor for the Contra Costa County District Attorney, interim District Attorney of Contra Costa County and Certified Criminal Defense Specialist. Doug MacMaster is an experienced jury trial attorney who has taken more than 90 cases to trial. Criminal Defense Specialist is a regulated title.  It cannot be used unless the attorney has undergone peer review,…


TRIAL LAWYER – DAN RUSSO 707-644-4004 EXPERIENCE, SUCCESS & CRIMINAL DEFENSE EXPERTISE Dan Russo is a trial lawyer extraordinaire !  Dan Russo been lead counsel has over 200 jury trials.  Dan Russo is a Criminal Defense Specialist, certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization for over 30 years.   Dan Russo has…

Chiropractor & Paralegal

Phone:  925-283-1863

Michael Yates is licensed as a chiropractor and serves as the medical paralegal for personal injury cases.  Michael has also testified as an expert witness in criminal cases involving medical fraud.   As a law school graduate and chiropractor, Michael Yates brings a tremendous skill set to accident cases.

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