John A. Spatafore

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John A. Spatafore

John Spatafore

John Spatafore is a 37-year resident of San Luis Obispo County. Along with his wife Deb, they have raised two daughters, have watched them matriculate through college and into their own careers.

As an attorney specializing in Workers’ Compensation cases, Mr. Spatafore has represented men and women who have had their lives and careers changed by unforeseen injuries and illness. He has represented thousands of construction workers, correctional officers, psychiatric technicians, law enforcement personnel, clerical staff, agricultural workers, executives, teachers, restaurant workers, heavy equipment operators and others. Each one represents a unique set of issues and needs. His practice has and continues to be very rewarding.

Curriculum Vitae

  • Admitted to practice in California on November 29, 1978
  • Certificate of Specialization Workers’ Compensation; March 15, 1985
  • Managing partner workers’ compensation law firm since 1980
  • 37 years practicing law in San Luis Obispo County
  • Undergraduate Degree, University of San Francisco
  • Juris Doctorate Degree, San Francisco School of Law

Community Service

  • 2015 San Luis Obispo Citizen of the year
  • Board of Directors S.L.O. Downtown Association
  • President and Trustee, Board of Trustees, San Luis Coastal Unified School District
  • President and Member of Personnel Commission, San Luis Coastal Unified School District
  • Board of Directors, California Personnel Commission
  • Board of Directors, AYSO
  • Board of Directors, YMCA
  • Board of Directors, San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce
  • City of San Luis Obispo, Elections Commission
  • City of San Luis Obispo, Public Art Commission
  • President and Founding Board Member, San Luis Obispo Youth Sports Association
  • Distinguished Service Award, Phi Delta Kappa
  • RH Jansen Award (Contribution to youth sports in the community)

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