John Douglas Winer

John Douglas Winer: Attorney with Winer, McKenna, & Burritt, LLP AV stamp icon
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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.

Areas of Practice (15)

  • Litigation and Trial
  • Wrongful Death
  • Serious Personal Injury
  • Psychological Injury
  • Employment Litigation
  • Psychotherapist Malpractice
  • Healthcare Provider
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Workplace Sexual Harassment
  • Elder Abuse
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Catastrophic Injury Cases
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Personal Injury

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
510-379-4938  Phone
(510) 433-1000  Phone
510-433-1001  Fax
University Attended:
University of Florida, B.A., 1976
Law School Attended:
University of San Francisco, J.D., 1979
Year of First Admission:
1979, California
State Bar of California; San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (President, 2000); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Consumer Attorneys of California (Vice President, 1999).
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
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  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Oakland, California

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