September 1997 – May 2001
Whittier Law School, Costa Mesa
Law Degree (J.D.)
September 1987 – June 1991
University of California, Irvine
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
Self Insurance Certification
Insurance Education Association Certificate
June 2003 – Present
Bolen & Massino, A Professional Law, LLP
Partner. Currently managing a worker’s compensation caseload as well as running day to day issues at my present firm.
August 2001 – May 2003
Samuelsen, Gonzalez, Valenzuela, & Brown, Glendale
Associate Attorney: (December 2001-May 2003) Managed a worker’s compensation caseload which included several clients including AIG Claim Services, CIGA entities, County of Los Angeles, Majestic Insurance and Accelerated Claims Inc.
Paralegal: (August 2001 – December 2001) Assisted attorneys with correspondence, research, and customer service.
July 1992 – May 2001
AIG Claim Services, Costa Mesa
Hearing Representative: (January 1999 – May 2001) Attended Mandatory Settlement Conferences, Lien Conferences, etc. Conducted depositions. Occasionally assisted claims adjusters with caseloads.
Claims Adjuster: (January 1994 – December 1998) Handled claims increasing in complexity. Started as medical only examiner and was promoted until I was a Senior Claims Adjuster. I was in charge of high profile accounts including some self-insurance business.
Clerk: (July 1992 – December 1993) Closed file room, mail clerk, bill payer a and claims assistant.
2012 and 2013 Legal Counsel to Southern California Insurance Professionals in Workers’ Compensation.