About Us

At Krankemann Petersen LLP we are committed to excellence, operate with the highest standards of ethics, and above all are passionate about helping people.  We are proud to be a client-driven firm and strongly believe that our first responsibility is to the client.

To best serve our clients Krankemann Petersen LLP has offices in Sonoma County, Mendocino County and the East Bay Area.  With years of legal experience, our attorneys demonstrate insightful litigation tactics, provide expert legal advice, and have the ability to accurately identify the strengths and weaknesses of any client's case.

Team Details

Chris Krankemann

As the Co-Founder and managing Partner of Krankemann Petersen LLP, Chris Krankemann has practiced law in Sonoma County for over a decade and is an active member of the charitable community.  Learn More »

Erik Petersen

Erik R. Petersen is Co- Founder and Partner of Krankemann Petersen LLP, a full service law firm with offices in Sonoma County, Mendocino County and the East Bay area.  Learn More »

Martin Reilley

Martin Reilley is an attorney with Krankemann Petersen LLP and has been a trial lawyer his entire professional life, trying more than 50 jury trials to conclusion.  Learn More »

Sarah M Lewers

Ms. Lewers has a general civil litigation practice including landlord-tenant, real property, personal injury, employment, and elder abuse matters.  Learn More »

Robert C. Petersen

Robert C. Petersen was the managing partner and owner of Petersen Law Offices, a Mendocino County based law firm specializing in personal injury, civil litigation, real estate, and Worker’s Compensation.   Prior to Petersen Law Offices, Mr. Petersen was managing partner in the firm of Petersen, Larson, and Lonengan.  Over his long spanning legal career, Mr. Petersen has practiced a wide variety of law including personal injury, wrongful death and real property.  Learn More »

Matthew Chavez

Mr. Chavez’s areas of practice have included government contract fraud recovery, internal corporate investigations for Fortune 500 companies, mortgage fraud recovery matters, environmental insurance coverage litigation and appellate amicus briefing, telecommunications and international trade and tariff litigation. Mr. Chavez has also served as supervising attorney for legal aid programs in New Mexico and California.  Learn More »

Pano Stephens

With more than 45 years of legal experience in handling difficult and demanding personal injury and wrongful death claims, Pano Stephens’ exclusive devotion to personal injury law ensures that his clients receive the knowledgeable support and assistance they require.  Learn More »