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Craig C. Sheffer

  • Profile
  • Credentials

With 30 plus years of experience at Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, Mr. Sheffer holds the distinction of being the firm’s longest tenured attorney aside from the three founders who opened the firm in 1987. 

Craig has litigated numerous high-profile cases, and has successfully resolved thousands of cases for injury victims in his career with the firm. Craig’s practice focuses on catastrophic injuries caused by automobile collisions, construction site dangerous conditions, dangerous products and premises liability, as well as wrongful death cases. 

Craig has earned honors including an AV Preeminent® peer-review rating* through Martindale-Hubbell®. He was also selected for inclusion in California Super Lawyers®, a ranking of outstanding lawyers across more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. 

Craig has been extremely active in Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC), the organization responsible for protecting the rights of injury victims and bringing about legislative change. He served on the CAOC Board of Governors for almost 20 years, and on its Board of Directors, traveling statewide to review important pending legislative changes and judicial opinions. 

Craig serves the courts of Sacramento and El Dorado counties as a pro tem judge in the court’s alternative dispute resolution programs. 

After attending and swimming at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington, Craig earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration in 1980 and his Juris Doctor in 1987, both from the University of Oregon. 

Craig is an avid swimmer, and is a former collegiate All American and U.S. Masters All American swimmer. He is also a rabid fan of University of Oregon Ducks sports teams. 

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards. 

Areas Of Practice 

  • Personal Injury Litigation 
  • Wrongful Death 
  • Construction Accidents 
  • Product Liability 
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents 

Honors and Awards 

  • Recipient, Local Trial Lawyer Association President of the Year Award 
  • Professional Associations and Memberships 
  • State Bar of California, Member, 1987-present 
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Member, Board of Governors, 1998-2013 
  • Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association, Member, President 2005 
  • American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA), Member 
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, Member 
  • American Bar Association, Member 
  • Sacramento County Bar Association, Member 
  • Sacramento County, Judge Pro Tem 
  • Sacramento County, Arbitrator 
  • El Dorado County, Dispute Resolution Conference Judge 
  • Continuing education panelist 


  • University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, Oregon
    • Juris Doctor - 1987
  • University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
    • Bachelor of Science - 1980
  • Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington
    • Two years of study – 1975-1977
    • Honors: NAIA All American swim team 1976, 1977

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1987
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California

Why Clients Choose Us

  • We Have Helped Thousands of Injured Clients Secure Successful Verdicts & Settlements
  • We Have In-Depth Experience in All Types of Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Claims
  • Our Team Has Received Numerous Awards and Accolades Including “Best of the Bar", "Consumer Attorney of the Year” and More
  • You Can Count On Working with Your Own Lawyer and Receiving Prompt Responses to Your Concerns
  • No Case is Too Large or Too Small for Our Team to Handle
  • Lawyers, Doctors, Hospitals, Judges and Past Clients Continually Refer Cases to Us

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