Ralph Paterno - Labor Union Workers - Boxer & Gerson Attorneys at Law, LLP

Ralph Paterno

Associate
Location
Santa Rosa/Oakland
Phone
510-918-3500
Fax
510-835-0415
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Ralph Paterno

Associate

Ralph Paterno has represented injured workers as an attorney since 1988. He served as a partner for the San Francisco law firm Airola, Williams, Otis and Paterno from 1990-1992, then opened his own law practice in Oakland before joining Boxer & Gerson, LLP in 2005. He currently divides his time between the firm’s Oakland headquarters and managing its downtown Santa Rosa office that serves clients in the North Bay.

Ralph’s varied career has also seen him serve as a mediator for the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission and the California State Department of Insurance, and as a teacher in two inner city elementary schools.  

Ralph’s outside pursuits include playing in two bands, writing and performing as a singer-songwriter, and tending to his small hobby farm in the North Bay countryside.

  • California, 1987
  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D.
  • San Francisco State University
    • B.A., Psychology

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