Kevin L. Shaw
Cell Phone: (707) 334-6912
Glendale University College of Law, Glendale, CA Juris Doctor, 1993
Glendale University, Glendale, CA Bachelor of Science, Law, 1991
Shaw, Jacobsmeyer, Crain & Claffey, July 2006 to present
Founding Partner, San Francisco office of multi-office Workers' Compensation Defense Firm
Adelson, Testan & Brundo, August 1998 to July 2006
March 2004 - July 2006, San Francisco, CA. Managing Partner of Client Relations.
June 2003 - November 2004, San Francisco, CA. Managing Partner.
1998 - June 2003, Concord, CA. Associate Attorney
Responsible for all aspects of workers' compensation defense.
Tobin, Lucks & Goldman, April 1997 to August 1998
Sherman Oaks, CA. Associate Attorney. Represented insurance carriers and self-insured employers in all aspects of the defense of workers' compensation claims.
The Pacific Rim Assurance Company, 1992 to April 1997
April 1996 - April 1997, Woodland Hills, CA. Assistant Vice President: Oversaw the workers' compensation claims offices in California and 11 other states.
1994- 1996 Pacific Rim Law Offices of Chatfield & Popalardo, Woodland Hills, CA Supervising Attorney. Workers' compensation in-house firm. Supervised 17 attorneys, each of whom handled a case load up to 180 files. Numerous court appearances, depositions, administrative trials, and some civil liability litigation.
1992 - 1994 The Pacific Rim Assurance Company, Woodland Hills, CA Director of Claims. Trained, directed and developed supervisors and other personnel. Provided technical and procedural training and assisted claims Vice President in the overall claims strategy and direction of branch offices. Managed reinsurance and large loss units.
Tobin, Lucks & Goldman, 1989 to 1992
Sherman Oaks, CA. Workers' Compensation Hearing Representative. Workers' compensation litigation experience involving in excess of 200 case files. Represented clients in court, negotiated settlements of cases and liens, and maintained extensive communication with insurance company claims staff.
Drasin & Polan, 1988 to 1989
Century City, CA. Workers' Compensation Hearing Representative. Workers' compensation hearing representative experience involving in excess of 300 applicant case files. Represented clients at depositions as well as in court.
Pan American Underwriters, 1987 to 1988
Los Angeles, CA. Workers' Compensation Litigation Specialist. Organized case files for trial, monitored the master legal calendar, and rated medical reports. Maintained a case load of 255 cases.
INA/CIGNA, 1985 to 1987
Northridge, CA. Workers' Compensation Claims Examiner. Workers' compensation case management of case load up to 400 files. Responsible for all aspects of file handling including PD rating, file review meetings, vocational rehabilitation and negotiated settlements.
California State Bar, 1993
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1993
U.S. District Court, California 1994