Ben-Thomas Hamilton

BAR NUMBER: 222601

Mr. Hamilton is a partner at Hamilton & Associates, APC .. He has represented individual and corporate clients in various matters including business litigation, personal injury, general tort liability, medical malpractice, estate planning and probate litigation.

Mr. Hamilton’s Alma Mater is the University of California, San Diego, where he graduated in 1999 with a B.A. in Psychology. He then went on to receive his J.D. from the University of San Diego, in 2002.

He has been a member of the California State Bar since 2002 as well as a member of the San Diego County Bar Association.  He was admitted to practice before the United States District Court, Central and Southern Districts of California. Mr Hamilton is a rotary club member.

Donald E. McInnis


Mr. McInnis has been an attorney for over 30 years. Early in his career he was a Research Attorney for the California Superior Courts. Later he became a Deputy District Attorney for two different counties in Northern California and a Deputy Public Defender in San Diego County.Mr. McInnis has also served as a Superior Court Judge Pro Tem, has been an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association and a referee/arbitrator for the California Superior Courts.

For the past twenty years Mr. McInnis has centered his practice around civil litigation, with an emphasis on business law, personal injury, wrongful death, construction defect, banking, real estate, medical malpractice, civil rights, entrepreneurial development and business funding.

With over a hundred jury trials and hundreds of negotiated settlements, Mr. McInnis is admitted to all State Courts and Federal District Courts in California.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Who’s Who in American Law
  • Who’s Who in California
  • Member of the Mexican Academy of International Law, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree, San Jose State University
  • Juris Doctorate Degree, Santa Clara University Law School
  • International Law Diploma in European Integration Law, Europa Institute, University of Amsterdam.

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Hamilton & Associates, APC
3110 Camino del Rio South, Suite 203
San Diego CA 92108
Telephone: (619) 299-4877
Fax: (619) 299-4787

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About Us.

Hamilton & Associates, APC is a full service law firm in Southern California specializing in personal injury matters, criminal law/defense, corporate/business law, HOA governance and disputes, wills and trusts, and more. We are committed to serving our clients with effective representation, affordable counsel, and positive results. Our experienced and professional team of lawyers will work side by side with you to strategize the most aggressive and ideal plan for settling your case. If you believe you have a personal injury case, we can help you resolve it with either an informal settlement or formal lawsuit. If you need a criminal law/defense attorney, we will help you select the best type of criminal law defense to quickly and easily resolve your case. If you’re in need of corporate/business law counsel or advice, trust our expert corporate and business law experts to resolve your issue, whether it deals with titles, guarantees, partnerships, or something else related to corporate/business law. If you’re in need of someone to help with you HOA governance and disputes, no matter which side you’re on, our attorneys can assist you in resolving your HOA governance and disputes as quickly as possible. If you need assistance with wills and trusts, whether in their creation, amending, or interpretation, Hamilton & Associates, APC can help. Our entire staff seeks to assist you as best we can by offering guidance, counsel, and representation in several matters of law, including personal injury, criminal law/defense, corporate/business law, HOA governance and disputes, and wills and trusts. We serve all of San Diego, San Bernardino, Riverside, Los Angeles, El Centro, Orange, Temecula, and Murrieta.