Andje Morovich Medina

Attorney
Location:
711 Van Ness Avenue
Suite 220
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone:
888-504-0157
Fax 415-771-5845

Andje Morovich Medina is an attorney on the Label Trial Team, which focuses on serious personal injury cases. She represents individuals who have suffered catastrophic personal injuries that have life-changing, career-changing, life-ending, or career-ending impact. Her clients include victims of mild and severe traumatic brain injury, spinal cord trauma, nerve damage, fractures, and severe orthopedic injuries arising from construction accidents, industrial accidents, dangerous premises, auto accidents, wrongful death, governmental or public entity liability, and professional negligence. Mrs. Medina is passionate about the rights of injured individuals. She has a deep appreciation for her role as a counselor and advocate, and she understands that she is assisting people coping with major losses and life changes. As such, Mrs. Medina operates with true compassion and vigor.

Mrs. Medina joined The Veen Firm, PC in 2010 and she is experienced in every aspect of the litigation process from evaluation to trial. She previously worked for a large civil defense firm in San Francisco, which arms her with a unique perspective and insight into the evaluation process conducted by insurance companies and private businesses. Her diverse background helps her build a winning strategy for injured people.

She was born and raised in California and has made San Francisco her home.

Areas of Practice

  • Construction Accidents
  • Workplace Injuries
  • Personal Injury Accidents
  • Dangerous Property
  • Defective Products

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Education

  • Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California
    • Juris Doctor - 2007
    • Honors: with Honors – Class Rank 16/249
    • Honors: Specialty Certificate in Litigation
    • Honors: Moot Court Board
    • Honors: Mock Trial Competition Team
    • Honors: Honors Program
    • Honors: Dean’s List all Semesters
    • Honors: Witkin Award for Academic Excellence – Legal Writing and Research
    • Honors: CALI Excellence Award – Trial Advocacy
    • Honors: CALI Excellence Award – Constitutional Law II
    • Law Review: Golden Gate University Law Review Journal, Senior Editor
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
    • B.A. - 2003
    • Honors: Honors Program
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: Law and Society
  • Publications
    • The Bunkhouse Rule New decision shines light on an old rule regarding the exclusive workers’ comp remedy when employee lives on his employer’s premises, June 15, 2015
    • Motor Vehicle v. Domestic Animal Whether it’s a cow, horse, dog or chicken that crosses the roadway, here are the rules that apply, May 01, 2014
    • Course and Scope of Employment, May 01, 2013
    • Sanctions – To Ask or Not to Ask: That is the Question, June 01, 2012
    • “Criminal” Torts – Maximizing Your Client’s Recovery Through Effective Use of Victim Restitution, August 01, 2011
    • Don’t Let a Remains-Mishandling Case Haunt You, August 01, 2010
    • Voir Dire Racial Discrimination Under a 'Comparative Juror Analysis', Kesser v. Cambra, 37 Golden Gate U.L. Rev. 657, 2007
  • Speaking Engagements
    • Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers’ Association, “What’s New in Tort & Trial: 2015 in Review,” Speaker, February 2016
    • SFTLA Ski and CLE, “2015 Mini Case Review,” Speaker, February 2016
    • San Joaquin County Trial Lawyers Association, “What’s New in Tort & Trial: 2015 in Review,” Speaker, January 2016
    • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, “What’s New in Tort & Trial: 2015 in Review,” Speaker, January 2016
    • Consumer Attorneys of San Diego/San Diego County Bar Association, “What’s New in Tort & Trial: 2015 in Review,” Speaker, January 2016
    • CAOC Hawaii Seminar, “Motor Vehicle v. Domestic Animal,” Speaker, December 2015
    • SFTLA Tahoe Ski and CLE Seminar, “Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road? The Rules That Apply to Vehicle vs. Domestic Animal Collisions,” Speaker, January 2015
    • CAOC Hawaii Travel Seminar, Moderator, December 2014
    • SFTLA New Lawyers Division Ski and CLE, California, “Other Accidents: Relevance and Admissibility” Speaker, February 2014
    • SFTLA Women’s Caucus MCLE Event, “Understanding Gender to Master Negotiations” Chair and Speaker, May 2013
    • SFTLA Women’s Caucus MCLE Event, “It’s A Man’s World… or is it?” Co-Chair and Speaker, June 2012
    • SFTLA Tahoe Retreat MCLE Event, “The Bunkhouse Rule and Workers’ Compensation Exclusivity” Speaker, February 2012
    • SFTLA Tahoe Retreat MCLE Event, “Maximizing Value with Restitution” Speaker, January 2012
  • Honors and Awards
    • Avvo Superb Rating
    • Best Lawyers in America
    • Top 40 Under 40. The National Trial Lawyers
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers
    • Rated AV-Preeminent for Ethical Standards & Ability, Martindale-Hubbell since 2014
    • Selected to the Northern California Rising Stars List, 2012 - 2016
    • Selected to the Top Northern California Female Lawyers (Super Lawyers), 2012 - 2016
    • Distinguished LRIS Panel Member Award, BASF, Lawyer Referral & Information Service, 2012
    • Marin County Jury Verdict listed in The Recorder “California’s Top Verdicts of 2011” – Torres v. Fleming
    • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys Top 10 Under 40 in California
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
    • American Association for Justice, Member
    • American Bar Association, Member
    • Bar Association of San Francisco, Active Member – Lawyer Referral & Information Service
    • California Women Lawyers, Active Member
    • Consumer Attorneys of California, Board Member, Board of Governors at Large for the Northern District
    • New Leaders Council, Fellow
    • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Active Member, Women’s Caucus Co-Chair, Board of Directors
    • The Lawyers' Club of San Francisco Inn of Court, Member
  • Professional Experience
    • San Francisco Superior Court: Commissioner Marjorie A. Slabach, Judicial Extern
    • Santa Barbara District Attorney’s Office, Clerk
    • Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP, Attorney
    • Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP, Summer Associate
    • Tenderloin Housing Clinic/HLP, Intern
    • Hager & Dowling, Legal Secretary
  • Pro Bono Activities
    • Copper's Dream Rescue, Volunteer
    • Food From the Bar, San Francisco and Marin Food Banks, Volunteer
    • Glide, Volunteer
    • Golden Gate University School of Law, Oral Advocacy Judge
    • University of San Francisco, Mock Trial Judge
  • Ratings

    1. Rated By super lawyers Andje M. Medina superlawyers.com
    2. AV Martindale Hubbell Preeminent Peer rated for highest level of profeesional excellence 2016
    3. Avvo Rating Superb Top Attorney Personel Injury
    4. The national Top 40 under 40 trial lawyers
    5. NATIONAL PREMIER | NAOPIA | TOP TEN ATTORNEY | PERSONAL INJURY
    6. 10 Best 2016 Client satisfaction Under 40 American Institute of personal Injury attorneys
    7. ANDJE M. MEDINA 2017 | RECOGNIZED BY | Best Lawyers