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Sandra Ribera Speed

Ribera Law Firm
  • Personal Injury, Nursing Home Abuse, Employment Law
  • California
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Throughout her career, Sandra Ribera Speed, ESQ has played a pivotal role in numerous high profile and multimillion dollar cases and settlements. She was a young member of the legal team that represented The Notorius B.I.G. which filed a $360 million wrongful death claim against the LAPD. Ms. Speed has also represented Michael Jackson’s mother, Katherine Jackson, in a number of issues, including a wrongful death action.
Recently, Ms. Ribera Speed has focused on victims of sexual abuse. She obtained a seven figure settlement against in favor of three performers in the porn industry who maintained they were infected with HIV during the performance. In 2020, Sandra Ribera Speed, ESQ obtained a $3.5 Million Settlement in favor of her client against the Diocese of Oakland. The Plaintiff was a victim of sexual abuse by three priests beginning when they were still a minor. In 2021, Ms. Ribera Speed secured another settlement against the Diocese of San Jose for $1.5 Million.
On any case, be it a high-profile issue or a seemingly cut-and-dry fender bender, Ms. Speed gives every client her undivided attention. She takes her role seriously, as she understands how these incidents affect someone on a number of levels: financially, physically and emotionally. Ms. Speed is a San Francisco native, and she knows the community and the situations her clients are facing.
Active in the legal community, Ms. Speed is on the board of directors for the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association. She is also a member of the Edward J. McFetridge American Inn of Court and the Consumer Attorneys of California.

Loyola Marymount Univ
Undergraduate Degree
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Loyola Law School
Law Degree
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Professional Experience
Ribera Law Firm
- Current
The Law Offices of Arnold Laub
Of Counsel
Sanders Law Firm, LLC
Rosen Saba, LLP
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Champion of Justice Award
Consumer Attorneys of California
Professional Associations
Consumer Attorneys of California
Board of Governors
- Current
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San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
Committee Chairs Women’s Caucus
- Current
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Edward J. McFetridge American Inn of Court
- Current
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California State Bar  # 236769
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Nursing Home Abuse
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Additional Practice Area
  • Sexual Abuse, Sexual Harassment
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
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Contact & Map
Ribera Law Firm
157 West Portal Avenue, Suite 2
San Francisco, CA 94127
Telephone: (415) 576-1600
Fax: (415) 842-0321
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed