Jose A. Mendez

Attorney at Law, Long Beach

Long Beach/ Orange County Workers' Compensation Defense Attorney

Certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization Workers’ Compensation Law


Jose A. Mendez received his Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1998, and his Juris Doctor as well from UCLA School of Law in 2004. He was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2004.


Mr. Mendez is a member of the State Bar of California.

Jose began his legal career as deputy district attorney, Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office, in Eureka, California, in 2005, and transferred to the district attorney’s Modesto office in 2007. He subsequently worked as an associate attorney in Long Beach and in Pasadena before joining DGC’s Long Beach office in 2012.

His experience includes all aspects of workers’ compensation defense, including conducting administrative trials, depositions, doctor cross-examinations, and complex lien negotiations.

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    The firm is pleased to announce that “Jose Mendez” (DGC Long Beach) has earned his specialist designation. He is now a certified workers’ compensation specialist, State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization.