David L. Winnett

David L. Winnett

David L. Winnett is a skilled trial attorney representing catastrophically injured plaintiffs. Since starting his career as a prosecutor over 20 years ago, he has tried dozens of civil and criminal cases to verdict. He is CAOC’s 2018 Consumer Attorney of the Year, a two-time finalist for SFTLA’s Trial Lawyer of the Year, and a past finalist for MTLA’s Trial Lawyer of the Year.

Articles written by this author:

Avoiding the voidable

Ensuring contingency fees and fee-sharing agreements are enforceable

David L. Winnett

2014 November


Legal malpractice: Proving the case-within-a-case

The critical element of a legal malpractice action is causation. This requires that a plaintiff prove the case-within-a-case

David L. Winnett

2015 November


Unintended death sentences

Unintended death sentences

Prosecuting prisoner suicide cases against the state when a loved one dies while in custody

David L. Winnett

2016 November


What not to share

The perils of providing confidential mediation briefs to experts, and what to do when the other side crosses the line

David L. Winnett

2017 September