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Law Offices of Leonard S. Becker, APC

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Law Offices of Leonard S. Becker, APC is a personal injury and employee rights firm located in Hayward, California that serves clients in the Bay Area and across northern California, as well as out-of-state clients. Personal injury practice areas include car and other vehicle accidents, bicycle and pedestrian accidents, premises liability such as slip/trip & fall and dog bites, catastrophic injuries, sexual abuse civil cases, construction accidents, and wrongful death. The firm also represents employees in cases of wrongful termination, sexual harassment, and whistleblower claims.

For 30 years, the Law Offices of Leonard S. Becker, APC, has provided a high level of compassionate service and seasoned legal judgment to families who have suffered the death of a loved one. Our attorneys have decades of combined experience helping families through this difficult time, and ensuring their rights — and the legacy of the person they have lost — are protected.

When you have lost a loved one, it can be difficult to know what to do, but it is important to contact a lawyer promptly. A skilled personal injury attorney can help you document evidence of liability, protect your rights and pursue the compensation that your family needs. At the Law Offices of Leonard S. Becker, we get to work without delay on behalf of our wrongful death clients while remaining sensitive to families’ need to gather and mourn their lost loved ones in peace.

At the Law Offices of Leonard S. Becker, APC, we understand that you need the chance to grieve without worrying about things like medical bills and funeral costs. We handle fatality cases on a contingency basis, which means we do not collect attorney fees unless we are able to secure compensation for your losses. More importantly, we take care of our clients, providing them with legal, practical and emotional support that they need during these difficult times.

Jacquelyn Andree Ruiz has dedicated her career to advocating for victims, giving a voice to those rarely heard. From her time with the District Attorney’s offices to her dedication in Personal Injury, Jacquelyn is an advocate for individuals who are unable to stand against a system setup to ignore them.

Growing up in the bifurcated border town of Nogales, Arizona, Jacquelyn’s desire to be an advocate for individuals was instilled at a young age. As native bilingual Spanish speaker, Jacquelyn watched individuals flounder in systems designed to thwart their need for help, pushing her to excel in school and pursue her passion for Law. Jacquelyn’s drive to be a voice drove her to attend Gonzaga University School of Law where she excelled as a Law Review Editor; additionally, highlighting her desire to help those in need, Jacquelyn graduated with a Pro Bono distinction for charitable legal work. After graduating, Jacquelyn was admitted to the California State Bar on her first attempt in January of 2018.