About John D. Winer

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.

Education:
University of San Francisco: School of Law (JD - Juris Doctor) 1979
University of Florida (BA - Bachelor of Arts) 1976

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

Publication:
(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

Contact:
Winer, McKenna & Burritt, LLP
1999 Harrison Street, Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510-433-1000
Email: winermckenna@gmail.com

 

Employer
Winer, McKenna, Burritt & Tillis, LLP
Membership

California, 1979

Associations

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

Award and Honors

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)

State Bar Number
****1078
Law School
University of San Francisco School of Law
Law School Graduation Date
Apr 01, 1979
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1999 Harrison Street
Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
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