Peter Lomhoff graduated from Reed College in Portland, Oregon, did graduate work at the University of Chicago and Harvard University, and got his law degree at Boalt Hall at the University of California at Berkeley in 1974. He spent the next two years as a law clerk for a Federal District Court judge in San Francisco, and then opened his own law practice in Oakland where he has continued to work up to today. He is also a 2007 graduate of Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College.
Mr. Lomhoff is co-author of the leading textbook for lawyers, California Elder Law Litigation, An Advocate's Guide, published by California Continuing Education of the Bar, and he has written numerous articles in his field.
He has also participated in several of the most significant elder abuse cases in California including the two leading California Supreme Court cases that established the law on elder abuse, Delaney v. Baker (1999) 20 Cal.4th 23, and Covenant Care v. Superior Court (2004) 32 Cal.4th 771.