Bradford F. Ginder

Ginder BradfordBrad Ginder is a trial lawyer with 40 years of experience in state and federal courts, and handles litigation in a wide range of areas, including product liability, personal injury, construction, architectural and engineering disputes, commercial and real property disputes, employment law, trade secrets,  business competition, government contracting and whistleblower actions.  He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a national organization of experienced jury trial lawyers.


With a long career trying a wide variety of cases before juries, judges and arbitrators, Mr. Ginder has successfully represented hundreds of individuals and business entities in litigation.


Mr. Ginder is a frequent speaker at professional education, law school and management programs.  Topics of his oral and written presentations include product liability, jury selection, sexual harassment, selecting and examining expert witnesses, and employment law practices.


Mr. Ginder has also served on the boards of a number of professional and community organizations, including United Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Barbara County, Santa Barbara Courthouse Legacy Foundation, California Coast Chapter of ABOTA, CAL-ABOTA and Santa Barbara County Bar Association.  Mr. Ginder is an AV-rated attorney, the highest peer rating awarded by Martindale Hubbell, Inc.

  • J.D. 1975, University of Southern California
  • B.A., 1970, M.A. 1971, University of California, Santa Barbara
Memberships-Offices Held:
  • California Bar Association (Admitted 1975)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (President, California Coast Chapter  2011)
  • United Boys & Girls Clubs (President 2001-2002)
  • Santa Barbara County Bar Association (President 1993)
  • William Gordon Inn of Court (Charter Member: Master)
  • University of Munich Law School, Fachsprachenzentrum, Instructor 2012, 2013, 2016  (U. S. Product Liability)
  • Santa Barbara College of Law, Instructor 2007(Product Liability)
  • Council on Education in Management
  • Lorman Education Services
  • Santa Barbara County Bar Association
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation
  • Construction & Design
  • Product Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Employment
  • Intellectual Property