Winer, John D.

1999 Harrison StreetSuite 600Oakland, CA 94612

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Updated: 04/20/2017

Overview

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...

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Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Personal Injury

Representative Cases

  • Webster v. DeAnda
  • 0'Hehir v. Kaiser
  • Rahn v. Lowinger. M.D.
  • Walker v. Parzen
  • Curtis v. Dizmang
  • Hettick and Bryant v. FedEx

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1979

Specialties and Certifications

  • Arbitrator, 1985-Present
  • Mediator, 1995-Present
  • California Trial Lawyers Association (Consumer Attorneys of California), Experienced Trial Lawyer
  • California Trial Lawyers Association (Consumer Attorneys of California), Professional Negligence
  • California Trial Lawyers Association (Consumer Attorneys of California), Products Liability
  • California Trial Lawyers Association (Consumer Attorneys of California), General Personal Injury
  • California Trial Lawyers Association (Consumer Attorneys of California), Public Entity Liability

Other Affiliations

  • 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, 1999 - 2001 (Education Chair)
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, 2000 (President)
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (formerly California Trial Lawyers Association), 1994 - 1999 (Vice President)
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, 1998 - 1999 (President)
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, 1996 - 1997 (Treasurer)
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, 1995 - 1996 (Parliamentarian)
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, 1995 - 1996 (Education Chair)
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, 1998 (Parliamentarian)
  • CTLA, 1992 - 1994 (Financial Secretary)
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, 1997 - Present
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (formerly California Trial Lawyers Association), 1980 - Present (Sustaining Member)
  • American Trial Lawyers Association, 1980 - Present (Sustaining Member)
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, 1980 - Present
  • CAOC Tahoe Seminar , 1998 - Present (Chair)
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, 1998 - Present (Education Chair)
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association , 1996 - Present (Education Chair)
  • CTLA Annual Convention , 1995 - Present (Chair)
  • CTLA Annual Convention, 1993 - Present (Chair)
  • CTLA Annual Convention , 1992 - Present (Co-Chair)

Honors

  • CTLA Outstanding Achievement Award, 1991
  • CTLA Presidential Award of Merit, 1992
  • CTLA Presidential Award of Merit, 1993
  • CTLA Presidential Award of Merit, 1995
  • CA-PAC Trench Soldier Award, 1996
  • Outstanding Service Award on Behalf of the Consumers of the State of California by CA-PAC, 1996
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Presidential Award of Merit, 1998
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Presidents Club, 1998
  • Finalist for California Consumer Attorney of the Year, 2006
  • One of four finalists for San Francisco Trial Lawyer Association Trial Lawyer Of The Year, 2006
  • Recognized by Northern California Super Lawyers, which means John is in the top 5% of Lawyers in Northern California
  • Super Lawyers, 2013 - 2015
  • Webster v. DeAnda - Arbitration award
  • 0'Hehir v. Kaiser - Arbitration award
  • Listed in The Top 100 Discrimination and Harassment Employment Lawyers in the United States by eBossWatch
  • Martindale-Hubbell's AV Rating

Classes and Seminars

  • Faculty, Hastings College of Trial Advocacy, 1988 - 2000
  • Faculty Examiner, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 1988 - 1990
  • Faculty, ATLA National College of Advocacy, Ultimate Trial Advocacy Course, 1996

Past Positions

  • Law Offices of John D. Winer, Principal, 1990 - 2005
  • Less, Weaver & Winer, San Francisco, Partner, 1986 - 1990
  • Lewis & Lewis, San Francisco, Associate, 1980 - 1986

Education

  • University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, California, 1979
    J.D.
  • Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California
    Major: Judge Trial Advocacy Program
  • University of Florida, 1976
    B.A.

Fees

Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards

Articles

Published Works

  • Lead Author of Proving Mental and Emotional Injuries

Office Information

Address

1999 Harrison StreetSuite 600Oakland, CA 94612

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