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Attorney

John D. Winer, Senior Partner

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California Injury and Employment Law Attorney
John D. Winer is recognized statewide by his colleagues as an outstanding litigation and trial attorney. He has obtained record-setting verdicts and settlements over the last 36 years, often in cases in which his client’s economic survival and ability to overcome serious trauma and the death of a loved one were at stake.
Practice Areas
 Legal Services  Employment Law  Workers' Compensation
 Auto (Accidents, Insurance)  Injuries & Accidents  Wrongful Death
 Discrimination/Harassment  Personal Injury  Wrongful Termination
Certifications
 Juris Doctor (J.D.)
Bio
Mr. Winer is frequently asked to lecture to other attorneys in his areas of specialty and emphasis including wrongful death, serious personal injury, psychological injury, employment litigation, psychotherapist malpractice, healthcare provider sexual abuse, workplace sexual harassment, elder abuse, traumatic brain injury and catastrophic injury cases. See Practice Areas page for complete list.

Work Experience:
Winer, McKenna, & Burritt, LLP (Senior Partner) 1990 - Present
John D. Winer (Mediator) 2006 - 2014
Law Offices of John D. Winer (Principal) 1990 - 2005
Winer & McKenna, LLP (Senior Partner) 1990 - 2012
Less, Weaver & Winer, San Francisco, CA (Partner) 1986 - 1990
Lewis & Lewis, San Francisco, CA (Associate) 1980 - 1986

Awards:
A/V rating (Martindale-Hubbell) 2014
Top Attorney (SuperLawyers) 2014
Top Attorney (SuperLawyers) 2013
Top Attorney (SuperLawyers) 2012
Top 100 Harassment Lawyers in the United States (E-BossWatch) 2011
Top Attorney (SuperLawyers) 2011
Finalist for California Consumer Attorney of the Year, 2006 (Consumer Attorneys of California) 2006
1 of 4 Finalists for SFTLA Trial Lawyer Of The Year (San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association) 2006
Outstanding Service Award (State of California by CA-PAC)
Outstanding Achievement Award (California Trial Lawyers Association)
Presidential Award of Merit (California Trial Lawyers Association)
Presidential Award of Merit (California Trial Lawyers Association)
Presidential Award of Merit (California Trial Lawyers Association)
Trench Soldier Award (CA-PAC)
Presidents Club (California Trial Lawyers Association)
Presidential Award of Merit (California Trial Lawyers Association)

Publication:
ws6 (Aviation Accidents -- How to Achieve Justice for the Victims of Aviation Accidents and their Families) 2006
James Publishing publication (Proving Mental and Emotional Injuries) 2005
Education/Training
University of San Francisco: School of Law (JD - Juris Doctor) 1979
University of Florida (BA - Bachelor of Arts) 1976
Memberships
Co-Founder of the National Advocacy Network for Abused Patients, 1993 – Present
California Trial Lawyers Association Recognition of Experience Board, 1989 – Present
San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Education Chair, 1999 – 2001
San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, President, 2000
Other Languages
English
Bar Admissions
California, 1979
Free Consultation
Yes
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Location
1999 Harrison Street, Suite 600
OaklandCA 94612
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