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Christopher A. Viadro - Oakland, CA

111 BroadwaySecond Floor Oakland, CA 94607

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Updated: 05/01/2018

Oakland Catastrophic Personal Injury Lawyer


Christopher Viadro is a partner at Butler Viadro, LLP. He litigates catastrophic personal injury cases primarily arising from industrial accidents, dangerous premises, defective products, maritime accidents, elevator accidents, refinery accidents and auto accidents, as well as professional negligence matters. Mr. Viadro simultaneously litigates workers' compensation cases where present. Many of his clients are injured union workers, e.g...

About Christopher A. Viadro

Practice Areas

  • Catastrophic Personal Injury 80%
  • Workers' Compensation 20%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


Bar Admissions

  • California, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1993

Other Affiliations

  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, 2001 - 2011 (Board of Directors Member)
  • Community Involvement Committee (Past Chair)
  • Carlene Caldwell Scholarship Committee (Past Chair)
  • Alameda-Contra Costa County Trial Lawyers Association, 2002 - 2007 (Board of Governor)
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (Member)
  • The American Association for Justice (Member)
  • Alameda County Bar Association (Member)


  • University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, California
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: With Honors
    Law Review: University of San Francisco, Member, 1991 - 1992
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1989
    Minor: Biology

Past Positions

  • The Veen Firm, P.C., Team Leader, 1996 - 2009

Pro Bono Activities

  • Early Settlement Conference Panelist - SF Superior Court, 2003 - 2011
  • Fee Dispute Arbitrator, 2007 - 2011


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Included on the 2023 Northern California list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Northern California Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Christopher A. Viadro on Super Lawyers


  • Super Lawyers, 2010 - Present
  • Trial Lawyer of the Year Nominee - San Francisco Trial Lawyers' Association, 2007
  • American Jurisprudence Awards in Torts and Constitutional Law

Representative Clients

  • Injured Union Workers
  • Personal Injury Victims

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Office Information


111 BroadwaySecond Floor Oakland, CA 94607


  • 510-287-2401

Offers Free Initial Consultation


Office Hours

8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.



  • Minimizing the Workers' Compensation Carrier's Reimbursement Claim, Forum, September, 2005
  • Avoiding Malpractice with C.C.P. 998: A Review of Deocampo v. Ahn, Forum, December, 2003
  • "Reconciling the Rift in American Judicial Treatment of the Qualified Pollution Exclusion", International Insurance Law Review, Vol. 2, Issue 4, 1994

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