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I come from a large family of attorneys. I can proudly say that we all fight the fight for the underdogs. We all became lawyers, because we wanted to help people, and I am proud that I remain true to that creed. Our firm's mission is protect the rights of employees, to fight for those harmed in personal injuries, and to represent medical providers in the DWC or WCAB. Our practice focuses primarily on (1) plaintiff's side employment and civil rights litigation (which includes, harassment, retaliation, and discrimination based on race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, sex, pregnancy, disability, marriage, denial of leave to care for self or another, and veteran status), as well as housing, defamation, and privacy matters, (2) catastrophic personal injuries, and (3) representation of medical providers in the workers compensation system. Please NOTE- WE DO NOT REPRESENT INJURED WORKERS in their Workers Compensation cases, just the medical providers.

 Ms. Hinden is a certified as a mediator. She became certified after completing a course offered by Ron Kelly which was presented by the Bar Association of San Francisco and Co-Sponsored by the Alameda, Contra Costa and San Mateo County Bar Associations, and the ADR Sections of Marin and Sonoma County Bar Associations. She is available to handle all types of disputes. Please inquire with us for rates and specifics.


Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Employment: 75%
  2. Workers Compensation: 15%
  3. Personal Injury: 10%



Contingent (30-50%), Retainer (sometimes)

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  • Genevieve Kathryn Guertin

    Traci fights for her clients with an arsenal of intellect, experience and determination. I would want her on my side if I needed help in any employment issue!


    Genevieve Guertin Employment and labor Attorney
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  • Jeannette A Vaccaro

    Traci is an incredibly talented and passionate advocate who truly cares about her clients. I highly endorse this lawyer.


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Contact info

Law Offices of Traci M. Hinden

1 Sansome Street, Suite 3500
San Francsico, CA, 94104

1 Sansome Street Ste 3500
San Francisco, CA, 94104



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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Northern California Superlawyers Rising StarsSuperLawyers2015
2014 Northern California Superlawyers Rising StarsSuperLawyers2014
Northern California Superlawyers Rising Stars Top Women LawyersSuperLawyers2014
2013 Northern California Superlawyers Rising Star2013 Northern California Superlawyers Rising Star2013
2012 Northern California Superlawyers Rising StarsSuperlawyers2012
Northern California Rising StarsSuperLawyer2010
Northern California Rising StarsSuperlawyers2009
Member of Southwestern's Honors Trial Advocacy ProgramSouthwestern University School of Law2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/AThe Law Offices of Traci M. Hinden2007 - Present
Attorney at LawDietz Gilmor2006 - 2007
Attorney at LawHinden & Breslavsky2005 - 2006
Certified Law ClerkLos Angeles County District Attorney's Office2004 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Francisco Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2011 - Present
CABALMember/Organizer2011 - Present
CELAMember- Leg & Tech- Chair- Mentor committee2007 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2005 - Present
CAAAMember and Committee Member- for Civil Rights and Social Justice2005 - Present
San Francisco Bar AssociationMember2008 - 2011
Publication nameTitleDate
Med-Legal MagazineHow Injured Workers Can Help Themselves in Getting Back to Work2011
CAAA SeminarHow to maximize your collections2010
MedlegalHow Functional Capacity Assessments Impacts Third Party Litigation2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern University School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Occidental CollegePhilosophyOther - BachelorsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Traps for the UnwaryDisability Discrimination and Workers Compensation Crossover2015
The Nuts and Bolts of Workers' CompQMEs obligations2015
QME Ethics and ComplianceEthics & Compliance2015
Winter ConferenceEmployer's Concerns after SB 8632014
Strategic Tips for Compelling Discovery ResponsesDiscovery2014
California Employment Lawyers AssociationMarketing your Law Practice2014
East Bay CAAA Chapter MeetingEmployment and Workers Compensation Crossover2013
CSIMS 2013 Annual ConferenceEmployee Rights2013
Gender Discrimination (Employment)Gender Discrimination2012
Deposition Skills SeminarDeposition Skills Seminar2012
2012 ConferenceMedical Billing & Collection in Workers Compensation2012
Preparing your Lien for Successful RecoveryPreparing your Lien for Successful Recovery2011
Labor/Employment Law - What You Don't Know About Worker's Comp Can Hurt YouWorkers Comp/ Employment Crossover2011
Headline Business News UpdateEmployees Rights2011
CSIMS ConferenceBilling & Lien Collection in Workers Compensation2011
CEBPre trial litigation tactics2011
MAXIMIZE YOUR COLLECTIONSLien Collection in Workers Compensation2010
CSIMS Annual ConventionBilling and Collections in Workers Compensation2010
CELAFEHA and Workers Compensation Crossover2010