John McBride

Attorney / Retired Founding Partner
Mr. McBride was one of the founding partners of Wylie, McBride, Platten & Renner in 1967. 
Although Mr. McBride retired as founding partner in 2016, he continues his thriving practice in the firm.
His practice focuses on civil trials, including personal injury, employment, real estate, public sector labor law and product liability.
Mr. McBride has tried dozens of matters before judges and juries in federal, state and administrative forums.
A skilled practitioner, Mr. McBride achieved recognition in the matter of White v. Uniroyal, where he represented a worker badly injured.  He has represented workers and consumers in various matters of law.
  • Born in Walton, New York
  • Married over 25 years with 3 daughters and 5 grandchildren
  • Interests include golfing, wine and beer tasting and Irish folklore music
  • State Bar of California
  • All California state courts
  • California Court of Appeal
  • Appellate Court
  • United States District Court, Northern, Eastern and Central
  • United States Court of Appeal
  • California Supreme Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association
  • State Bar of California
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • DiQuisto v. City. of Santa Clara
    181 Cal. App. 4th 236, (2010)
  • White v. Uniroyal, Inc. 
    155 Cal. App. 3d 1 (1984)
  • Carlisle v. Kanaywer 
    24 Cal. App. 3d 587 (1972)
  • Williams College, B.A., (1961)
  • Stanford University, LL.B. (1964)