Also known as John W. Phillips

John Winston Phillips

John Winston Phillips

Personal Injury Lawyer
Woodland Hills, CA




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About Me

Following his graduation from Loyola Law School in 1979, John became a prosecutor for the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office.  As a city attorney, John conducted over 100 jury trials, including many for driving under the influence and petty theft – charges which most often arise in private criminal defense. He was appointed director of the Career Criminal Unit, and later worked in the Housing...

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Payments & Fees


Contingent (30%-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Client Reviews

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John is an extremely skilled attorney and a pleasure to deal with

Posted by: a Personal Injury client about 4 years ago.

I was involved in a serious car accident and the insurance company attempted to exclude part of my damages on a legal technicality. John and his...
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Dmitriy Shakhnevich
Dmitriy Shakhnevich

Brooklyn, NY

6 months ago

Relationship: Other

I endorse this lawyer.
John M O'Brien
John O'Brien

Sacramento, CA

11 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. A brilliant and highly respected attorney in the legal community.
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1980 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 02/26/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1988 – present

Phillips & Associates


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Undergraduate in

University of California - Los Angeles


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Dean's List

University of California -- Los Angeles


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2000- present

Consumer Attorney Association of Los Angeles

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2011 Recent Changes to the 'Make-Whole Rule'

The California Injury Blog

2000 Sign of the Cross: The Prosecutor's True Story of a Landmark Trial Against the Klan

Hardback Book

Speaking Engagements

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2011 Obtaining a Criminal Expungement

at Criminal Law Seminar

2003 Prosecution of the Ku Klux Klan in Los Angeles

at Arrest & Trial