Kevin Lancaster focuses on prosecuting complex cases involving products liability, professional negligence, catastrophic personal injury, and wrongful death. He heads the Lancaster Trial Team. Mr. Lancaster has litigated more than 30 different kinds of both simple and highly technical product liability cases, involving consumer products, industrial products, tools, and machines. His professional negligence experience is both broad and deep, with experience in legal malpractice, architectural negligence, engineering negligence, and medical malpractice cases. Mr. Lancaster typically represents individuals who have suffered catastrophic injuries, including union, non-union, construction, and agricultural workers. Cases of particular mention are Ramirez v. Nelson, Cal. 4th 908 (2008); Medina v. Hillshore Partners, 40 Cal.App.4th 477 (1993); Nichols v. Keller et al., 15 Cal.App.4th 1672 (1993) Rosso, Johnson, et al. v. Superior Court of San Francisco, 191 Cal.App.3d 1514 (1987).
Mr. Lancaster served on the Board of Directors for the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (SFTLA) for five consecutive years. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC), the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF), and the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (SFTLA). He has also devoted his time to provide free legal clinics; serve as moot court judge at the University of San Francisco Law School, Golden Gate Law School, and on behalf of the American Bar Association. For eight years he served on the OSHA Advisory Committee developing the Heat Illness Standard 8 CCR 3395. He has also spoken before the California Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relation about issues of concern to injured workers. Mr. Lancaster’s interest in the law is also reflected in his annual participation as a faculty member in “Tort and Trial” presented to lawyers statewide and his contributions over a decade to the practice guide California Causes of Action, by James Publishing.
Mr. Lancaster joined The Veen Firm, P.C. in 1984. Attending the University of San Francisco Law School from 1982 to 1986, he received his Juris Doctorate Degree, cum laude, in 1986. He was a recipient of the American Juris Prudence Award in Torts and taught torts and contract as an academic tutor to special admission students.
Mr. Lancaster was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1950. He is married and has four children. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Northeastern University in Boston in 1973 and a Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1979.
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