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DGC Partner, Alan Cooper (Greater Los Angeles) selected as “Best of the Best” Defense Attorneys in Southern California by award-winning Super Lawyers Magazine

DGC is pleased to announce that Alan Cooper, DGC Partner (Greater Los Angeles) is to be honored in the July 2022 Edition of Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars Magazine. Only 2.5% of eligible attorneys are selected each year.

Patented by The United States Patent and Trademark Office, the Super Lawyers Rising Stars selection process includes an evidence based rating system of awarding points that includes not only extensive research and regional peer evaluations but also formal credentials and certifications within an area of legal specialization.

Known in Southern California workers’ compensation circles for his rigorous defense and timely settlements of complex workers’ compensation cases, Alan earned his Certificate of Specialization in Workers’ Compensation Law from the State Bar of California’s Board of Legal Specialization in April of 2021.  Statewide, Certified Specialists are recognized as authorities on issues of importance in their field.

Rising Stars for Super Lawyers Magazine must be 40 years of age or under.  Read more about Alan here: https://dgcattorneys.com/alan-cooper/

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Company Name: Dietz, Gilmor & Chazen, APC
Full Name: David Jankosky, DGC Client Services (213-278-1513)
Email Address: djankosky@dgcattorneys.com

April 5th, 2022|News Articles|

DGC Attorney, Brandon Thorson (Long Beach Office) Certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization for Workers’ Compensation Law

DGC Attorney in Long Beach, Brandon Thorson, as of December 28, 2021, has earned his Certificate of Specialization in Workers’ Compensation Law from the State Bar of California’s Board of Legal Specialization.

Becoming a Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law with the State Bar of California is a process which can only be undertaken every two years.

The process begins with a comprehensive exam lasting 6 ½ hours.  There are eight essays to write in a morning session lasting 4 hours, and 75 multiple-choice questions to answer in an afternoon session lasting 2 ½ hours.

In addition, applicants must submit written evaluations from judges and other attorneys, along with at least 45 MCLE hours.  Subsequently, a final decision on certification generally takes six months.

Certified Specialists are recognized as Statewide authorities on issues of importance within their specialization and are identified as such when interviewed by media.  Only specialists can be searched by practice area on the California State Bar website.

Dietz, Gilmor & Chazen Congratulates Brandon Thorson on his most recent accomplishment.

More information can be found here:

http://www.calbar.ca.gov/Attorneys/Legal-Specialization/About-Certified-Specialization

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Company Name: Dietz, Gilmor & Chazen, APC
Full Name: David Jankosky, DGC Client Services (213-278-1513)
Email Address: djankosky@dgcattorneys.com

December 29th, 2021|News Articles|

Our DGC Long Beach Office has relocated.

Effective as of Monday, November 1, 2021, our new Long Beach office mailing address is 3780 Kilroy Airport Way, Suite 240, Long Beach, CA 90806.
Please note all phone and fax numbers will remain the same.

October 30th, 2021|News Articles|

Our DGC Orange County Office has relocated.

Effective as of Monday, October 4, 2021, our new Orange County office mailing address is 1851 E. First Street, Suite 640, Santa Ana, CA 92705.
Our New Phone and Fax Numbers are: Phone: 714.462.3180 / Fax: 714.868.5177.

October 5th, 2021|News Articles|

Dietz, Gilmor & Chazen Announces Su Lai as New Firm Partner

Dietz, Gilmor & Chazen, APC, is proud to announce the promotion of Su Lai to firm Partner.

Long Beach, CA – 08/03/2021– Dietz, Gilmor & Chazen, APC, a California statewide law firm practicing exclusively in workers’ compensation defense, Labor Code §132a, and serious and willful misconduct claims, promotes Su Lai, Esq. to firm Partner.

Dietz, Gilmor & Chazen is honored to have Su Lai continue her duties with the firm as its newest Partner. Su has shown exceptional leadership in managing firm associates and developing new client relationships as managing attorney for the Long Beach office.

Managing Partner Mark Gilmor, speaking also on behalf of colleague Avery Chazen, said “Our firm is pleased to share this news and recognize Su Lai. Su is a superb workers’ compensation defense litigator for clients and a first-class managing attorney. We are very happy she is now a firm Partner.”

About Dietz, Gilmor & Chazen, APC

DGC was established in 1997 and has now grown to eight California Offices, with 41 attorneys, providing defense for insurance carriers, brokers, third-party administrators, private and public employers, and large self-insured groups. The firm’s guiding principles are based on providing exceptional customer service and legal representation. DGC provides the expertise needed to reduce claim costs and achieve prompt case resolution. Please visit the firm’s website for more information at https://dgcattorneys.com

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Company Name: Dietz, Gilmor & Chazen, APC
Full Name: David Jankosky, DGC Client Services (213-278-1513)
Email Address: djankosky@dgcattorneys.com

August 3rd, 2021|News Articles|

Dietz, Gilmor & Chazen Announces Jonathan M. Freeman as New Firm Partner

Dietz, Gilmor & Chazen, APC, is proud to announce the promotion of Jonathan M. Freeman to firm Partner.

San Francisco, CA – 07/19/2021– Dietz, Gilmor & Chazen, APC, a California statewide law firm practicing exclusively in workers’ compensation defense, subrogation, asbestos, Labor Code §132a, and serious and willful misconduct claims, promotes Jonathan M. Freeman, Esq. to Partner.

Joining Dietz, Gilmor & Chazen in 2015 as an experienced workers’ compensation defense litigator, Mr. Freeman became managing attorney in 2016 and has since provided skilled leadership and unparalleled legal expertise in all areas of workers’ compensation defense for the firm and its clients.

Managing Partner Avery Chazen, speaking also on behalf of colleague Mark Gilmor, said “Jonathan’s litigation achievements for clients and mentoring of associates for the firm have combined to advance workers’ compensation defense throughout Northern California. Many people in the industry will recognize and celebrate Jonathan’s partnership.”

About Dietz, Gilmor & Chazen, APC

DGC was established in 1997 and has now grown to eight California Offices, with 41 attorneys, providing defense for insurance carriers, brokers, third-party administrators, private and public employers, and large self-insured groups. The firm’s guiding principles are based on providing exceptional customer service and legal representation. DGC provides the expertise needed to reduce claim costs and achieve prompt case resolution. Please visit the firm’s website for more information at https://dgcattorneys.com

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Company Name: Dietz, Gilmor & Chazen, APC
Full Name: David Jankosky, DGC Client Services (213-278-1513)
Email Address: djankosky@dgcattorneys.com

July 19th, 2021|News Articles|

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