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Jacqueline Ravenscroft

Jacqueline Ravenscroft is a partner at Tobener Ravenscroft. She attended the University of California, Santa Cruz, graduating summa cum laude. Ms. Ravenscroft earned her Juris Doctor degree cum laude from the University of California, UC College of Law, San Francisco (formerly UC Hastings) in 2011.  

As a tenant advocate for more than a decade, Ms. Ravenscroft has represented thousands of tenants in wrongful eviction, habitability, and personal injury claims.  She has extensive experience in cases involving fraudulent owner and relative move-in cases, fires and post-fire failure to re-rent, transgender discrimination, and sexual harassment by property managers and landlords.  In addition to litigating on behalf of her clients, she has volunteered hundreds of pro-bono hours to the San Francisco Housing Rights Committee.  She is experienced in trials, arbitrations, and Rent Board hearings.  Ms. Ravenscroft is a regular guest on several Bay Area news stations and has been featured in the San Francisco Chronicle.   She teaches landlord-tenant courses at San Francisco State University and has given presentations for the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Bar Association of Alameda County, San Francisco Apartment Association, San Francisco Association of Realtors, Bar Association of San Francisco, and several Bay Area nonprofits.  She regularly hosts MCLEs on how to maximize insurance policies in landlord-tenant and premise liability litigation.  

Jacqueline was selected to the 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024 Northern California Rising Star list by Super Lawyers, an honor reserved for lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 2.5% of attorneys in Northern California receive this distinction. 


  • JD, University of California, College of Law, San Francisco (formerly UC Hastings)
  • BA, University of California, Santa Cruz

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