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Bill Bender


Bill Bender is the principal and managing partner at Bender Kurlander Hernandez & Campbell. As a litigation and trial attorney, Mr. Bender focuses on representing individuals with significant injuries. He handles catastrophic personal injury matters including wrongful death, automobile accidents, brain injury, construction site cases dog bites, and premises liability matters. He is involved in all aspects of the firm’s injury litigation practice, from initial case strategy through trial, and has substantial experience handling complex injury cases. Mr. Bender has personally recovered in excess of 150 million dollars for his clients, through trial, alternate dispute resolution procedures, and pre-litigation settlement.

Bill is a lifetime San Diego resident who loves the San Diego Padres and he still remains loyal to the Chargers and Clippers. He has two daughters, Bailey, 22 and Riley, 19.

Contact Info:

Bill Bender, Esq. | Managing Partner
Bender, Kurlander, Hernandez & Campbell, APC
501 W. Broadway, Suite 1500
San Diego, CA 92101
E-Mail: Bill@bkhclaw.com

Bar Admissions:

Supreme Court of the State of California, 1993
Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2002
United States District Court, Southern District of California, 1993
United States District Court, Central District of California, 1994


San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 1989
Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, California, 1992

Areas of Practice:

Personal Injury Litigation and Trial
Wrongful Death
Premises Liability
Construction Site Injuries
Traumatic Burn injuries
Products Liability
Traumatic Brain Injury
Serious Injury Auto Accidents
Motorcycle, Scooter & Bicycle cases
Rideshare-Uber, Lyft, Door Dash
Class Actions


Super Lawyers – 2015 to present
AVVO – 10.0 Superb Rating
Top Lawyers-San Diego Magazine
Top Attorneys in San Diego-New York Times & Los Angeles Magazine
America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators
Best of the Best-Top 10


Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
Consumer Attorneys of California
American Association for Justice
Orange County Trial Lawyers Association
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
San Diego County Bar Association


Plaintiffs’ Personal Injury from Start to Finish
National Business Institute 2015

Auto Injury Litigation: The Ultimate Guide
National Business Institute 2019