“Kibler v. Northern Inyo was one of the first cases I ever worked on as a lawyer and it went all the way to the California Supreme Court. When the decision came down in our favor, I knew we changed the law for the better.” – Srinivas Hanumadass
Srinivas Hanumadass is a personal injury trial attorney. Friendly, sincere, and sharp, Srinivas develops close relationships with his clients to best learn how to tell their individual stories. He believes being asked to be the voice of another in their search for justice is a high honor and righteous duty. This approach has resulted in numerous multi-million-dollar recoveries for his clients and the respect of the legal community.
Srinivas has been recognized as one of California’s Top 40 Attorneys under the age of 40 by the Los Angeles Daily Journal, a SuperLawyers Rising Star for 2015 and 2016, and a San Diego SuperLawyer 2017-2019.
In addition to his dedication to clients, Srinivas is highly committed to the legal community, especially in promoting diversity. He is a member of the Board of Directors and a PAC Board Member for the Consumer Attorneys of California. He is a member of several committees at the American Association of Justice including, the Diversity Committee, the Minority Caucus, and the Membership Oversight Committee. He is also part of the 100% Club Task Force for the San Diego County Bar Association.
He has served two terms as President of the South Asian Bar Association, one term as Vice President of the San Diego County Bar Association, and was past Scholarship Committee chair of the Lawyers Club of San Diego.
Srinivas frequently speaks to rank and file police officers with attorney Scott O’Mara of the Law Office of Scott O’Mara on legal issues pertaining to asset protection and security. In addition, he mentors several younger lawyers and law students throughout the year. He regularly volunteers to speak on panels involving networking, and since 2012, has volunteered with Just in Time, an organization that assists foster youth in transition.
Srinivas earned a J.D., cum laude, from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where he was a member of Thomas Jefferson Law Review, a fellow at the Center for Global Legal Studies. He earned the Cal-Witkin Award and Jefferson Medal for the highest grade in criminal law and received high honors in trial practice and advanced trial practice.
A native of Chicago, Illinois, Srinivas enjoys cheering for his hometown sports teams, hearing live music, and attending performances at the San Diego Civic Theatre and the Old Globe Theatre, especially the Shakespeare festival season.