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John D. Winer - Oakland, CA

1999 Harrison Street#600 Oakland, CA 94612

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Updated: 06/07/2018

Oakland Sexual Harassment Lawyer

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.

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About John D. Winer

Practice Areas

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

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner
  • Attorney

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1979

Specialties and Certifications

  • Arbitrator, 1985-Present
  • Mediator, 1995-Present
  • 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, California Trial Lawyers Association (Consumer Attorneys of California)

Other Affiliations

  • National Advocacy Network for Abused Patients, 1993 - Present (Co-Founder)
  • 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)

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.

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

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

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About John D. Winer

Included on the 2022 Northern California list


Past Lists

  • 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Northern California Super Lawyers list

View the profile for John D. Winer on Super Lawyers

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 - 2017
  • 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

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Address

1999 Harrison Street#600 Oakland, CA 94612

Offers Free Initial Consultation

Yes

Websites

Publication

Articles

  • Lead Author of Proving Mental and Emotional Injuries

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

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