Attorney in Oakland, CA

John D. Winer, Senior Partner

John D. Winer | Senior Partner | Attorney photo
Winer, Burritt & Scott, LLP
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.
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, Burritt & Scott, 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

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)

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
Practice Areas
 Legal Services  Online / Video Legal Consultation
 Auto (Accidents, Insurance)  Personal Injury
 COVID-19-Related Legal Help  Workers' Compensation
 Discrimination/Harassment  Wrongful Death
 Employment Law  Wrongful Termination
 Injuries & Accidents
 Juris Doctor (J.D.)
University of San Francisco: School of Law (JD - Juris Doctor) 1979
University of Florida (BA - Bachelor of Arts) 1976
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
Bar Admissions
California, 1979
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1999 Harrison Street
Suite 600
OaklandCA 94612
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