John J. Hamilton, Esq.

John Hamilton

California Managing Partner
17 years experience.
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“A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events, and outcomes. It is a catalyst… a spark that creates extraordinary results. I believe in you. I believe in your case. I will not stop fighting for you until you’re satisfied.”


The first person you’ll meet at our San Diego office is John J. Hamilton, Esq. Mr. Hamilton will handle your case personally. He is a roll-up-the sleeves, hands-on attorney.

Mr. Hamilton’s client work ethic is that he involves himself in all aspects of your case. All of his clients can expect that he will personally write every legal letter and legal document, make every phone call, and conduct any trial, if necessary, on a client’s behalf. Once you retain our firm, you may call him any time day or night regarding the handling of your case. His personal cell phone number is (949) 463-9902.

Unique Qualifications:

Attorney John Hamilton has a unique blend of practical business experience in addition to an extensive legal background. Prior to earning a law degree in 1993, Mr. Hamilton had over 20 years experience in the securities, insurance and banking industries including being Senior Vice President of one of the nation’s largest financial institutions in the 1980’s. This prior business experience gives Mr. Hamilton not only a legal perspective but also a practical business perspective in seeking solutions to clients’ legal problems. His character is best characterized as hard work, thorough preparation, unwavering determination and personal commitment to his clients.

Mr. Hamilton has extensive, invaluable experience in handling personal injury claims through settlement or trial. Because of his high level of expertise, over 50 attorneys in Los Angeles, Riverside, and Orange Counties have engaged Mr. Hamilton to do trials, arbitrations, mediations, and make Court appearances for them in the past five years.

Because of his demonstrated success in the practice of law, Mr. Hamilton has aspired to the position of partner in our firm. He is well-respected by both his clients and his peers. Mr. Hamilton is a tremendous asset to you and to our legal team at The firm, Attorneys & Counselors at Law, LLP.

State Bar Admissions: California and Florida
Federal Court Admissions: Central District of California; Southern District of California


J.D. , William Mitchell College of Law – St. Paul, Minnesota 1993 (ABA-accredited – Alma Mater of former U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Berger and where U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmunn was a professor prior to his appointment at the U.S. Ct. of Appeals.)
Member: Trial Advocacy Team that went to National Championship Competition (ATLA Tournament of Champions – Ohio State University)
Member: Moot Court Honors Program
MBA, Minnesota State University
B.S. Business Administration, University of Minnesota

Practice Areas During His Legal Career:

Business/Commercial Law; Consumer Fraud; Contract Law; Credit/Collections; Criminal Law; Discrimination/Employment; Domestic Violence; Driving While Intoxicated (DUI); Employee Benefits/Labor Law; Insurance Litigation; Juvenile Crimes; Personal Injury; Sexual Harassment/Abuse; Traffic/Moving Violations.

Because Mr. Hamilton’s residence is in close proximity to our San Diego offices, Mr. Hamilton is involved in and manages all serious injury and death claims arising in San Diego County, California.

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