Kimberly Wong

Kimberly Wong: Attorney with The Veen Firm, PC AV stamp icon
  • Attorney at The Veen Firm, PC (8 Attorneys)
  • 20 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Biography

Kimberly Wong is an attorney on the Peters Trial Team. Ms. Wong is an experienced litigator of complex catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases involving industrial accidents, defective products, construction accidents, dangerous property, automobile accidents, and dangerous roadways. She represents individuals who have suffered a spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, loss of limb, and other serious and life-changing injuries. For nearly a decade, Ms. Wong has devoted her practice to representing injured clients and their families with compassion and tenacity to obtain favorable results. The Recorder's annual report of "California's Million-Dollar Settlements" have featured several settlements that Ms. Wong has obtained on behalf of her clients.

Ms. Wong has been selected by her peers to the Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Star list each year from 2012 to 2016 - a recognition given to no more than 2.5 percent of California attorneys. Ms. Wong is a frequent lecturer and author of published articles on various topics related to personal injury litigation, including third-party liability claims arising from workplace accidents.

A native San Franciscan, Ms. Wong is an avid fan of the San Francisco Giants.

Presentations

• Small Property Owners Institute, “Premises Liability,” Guest Speaker, September 2016

• 35th Annual State Bar of California Real Property Law Section Retreat, “Premises Liability: Avoiding Traps for the Unwary,” Speaker, May 2016

• SFTLA Ski and CLE, “Taking the Road Less Traveled – Tips for Litigation and Trial,” Speaker, January 2016

• BASF, “The Frontier of Ethics, Social Media and Marketing,” Speaker, September 2015

• SFTLA, Social Media Ethics, Speaker, January 2015

• SFTLA New Lawyers Division, “Unlicensed Contractors,” Speaker, January 2015

• CAOC Hawaii Travel Seminar, “Turning Contractors into Employees,” Speaker, December 2014

• SFTLA, “Litigating Trucking Cases,” Speaker and Moderator, July 2014

• Asian American Bar Association’s Legally Asian, “Perspective from a Plaintiff’s Attorney,” Speaker, February 2014

• Golden Gate University School of Law, “Advanced Legal Research,” Speaker, February 2014

• SFTLA New Lawyers Division Ski and CLE, California, “Exceptions to Workers’ Compensation Exclusive Remedy,” Speaker, February 2014

Publications

• Discovery Can Be Key to PI/Workers' Compensation "Crossover" Cases, October 1, 2016

• Construction Site Injuries: Strategies to Defeat the Privette Defense, October 1, 2015

• The 5 Exceptions to the Workers’ Compensation Exclusive Remedy Rule that Every Personal Injury Attorney Should Know, October 10, 2014

• Debunking Myths about Plaintiff Attorneys and the Practice of Personal Injury Law, November 23, 2013

• Looking Beyond the Driver’s Seat to Find Liability in Motor Vehicle Accident Cases, October 01, 2013

• The Liability of a Parent Company to a Subsidiary of an Injured Worker, October 01, 2012

• Protecting Employees Working Abroad for Federal Government Contractors, June 01, 2011

• Staffing Agency Employees Injured on the Job: A Double-Edged Sword, July 01, 2010

Honors and Awards

• Selected to the Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars List, 2012-2016 – Top 2.5% under age 40 as voted by peers

• Selected to the Top Northern California Female Lawyers (Super Lawyers), 2012-2016

• Avvo Superb Rating 10.0

• Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers

• Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers

• Outstanding Volunteer Award, Bar Association of San Francisco, Volunteer Legal Services Program, 2008

• AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale Hubbell

Areas of Practice (20)

  • Personal Injury
  • Accidents
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Brain Injury
  • Bodily Injury
  • Bus Accidents
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Head Injury
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Slip and Fall
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Spinal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Third Party Wrongful Death

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
415-673-4800  Phone
415-771-5845  Fax
www.veenfirm.com
University Attended:
Tufts University, BA, magna cum laude, Major: Psychology, 2004
Law School Attended:
Golden Gate University School of Law, J.D., Class Rank Top 16%, Dean's List, Honors Lawyering Program, Moot Court Board, Award for Excellence in Pretrial Civil Litigation, Award for Excellence in Property I, Award for Excellence in Writing and Research I, Award for Excellence in Writing and Research II, 2007
Year of First Admission:
2007
Admission:
2007, California; 2007, U.S. District Court, Northern and Eastern Districts of California
Memberships:
American Association for Justice, Member
Asian American Bar Association, Judiciary Committee
Bar Association of San Francisco, Member – Lawyer Referral and Information Service
Consumer Attorneys of California, Education Chair, Diversity Committee
New Leaders Council, Fellow
Queen’s Bench Bar Association, Co-Chair – Mentorship Committee
San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Member
ISLN:
922095443
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Peer Reviews

4.8/5.0 (27 reviews)
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    4.9/5.0
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    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.6/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 11/16/16 in Personal Injury

    Kimberly has the highest ethical standard and has a comprehensive foundational knowledge paired with the ability to analyze and synthesize information. She is an excellent attorney I would trust with the most complex legal matter.

    Kimberly has the highest ethical standard and has a comprehensive foundational knowledge paired with the ability to analyze and synthesize information. She is an excellent attorney I would trust with the most complex legal matter. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Principal on 11/07/16 in Plaintiffs Personal Injury

    Kimberly is an excellent lawyer.

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