RANDALL L. WINET was born in Los Angeles and grew up in San Diego, California. He was awarded a full scholastic and golf scholarship to the United States International University, graduating summa cum laude in 1981 as the Class Valedictorian. He then attended the University of San Diego Law School, graduating cum laude in 1984.
Mr. Winet has been a member for more than 20 years of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates, an organization of trial attorneys who have been recognized by their peers as demonstrating courtroom excellence. In this organization, Mr. Winet was elevated to the status of Advocate and has successfully tried more than 90 jury trials to verdict.
At the request of his clients, Mr. Winet has tried numerous cases involving significant personal injury, wrongful death, employment, insurance, public entity, school district disputes, and business litigation.
The Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers has provided its preeminent (AV) rating to Mr. Winet for more than 20 straight years. This rating is for both professional performance and ethics. Super Lawyers Magazine attempts to identify the top five percent of attorneys in their field. Since Super Lawyers Magazine has started rating attorneys in San Diego County, Mr. Winet has been selected as one of the top lawyers in his field.
Mr. Winet has been recognized by San Diego Magazine as one of the top lawyers in San Diego County and Los Angeles Magazine as one the top lawyers in Southern California. He was named as Attorney of the Year by the San Diego North County Bar Association in 2014.
Presently, Mr. Winet is a Master in the Fiorenzo Lopardo Inn of Court, and takes special pride in mentoring lawyers and working with judges and other experienced lawyers in that organization. He is a member of the San Diego Defense Lawyers, having served on the board of directors as a chair of the Educational Committee, and has also served as an instructor and arbitrator for the San Diego Inn of Court Evidence Workshop.
Mr. Winet’s community service activities include involvement in the Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church and support of Father Wassen's Orphanage for Haitian Children, the YMCA, the Humane Society, and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.