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Kevin Shaw
Richard M. Jacobsmeyer Esq.
Michael V. W. Crain
James H. Claffey
Sam Lebovitz
Melissa Price Matovich
Jorge Moreno Rodriguez




Melissa Price Matovich

Cell Phone: (408) 482-4389

Southwestern University School of Law, 1990
Juris Doctorate

California State University, Long Beach 1987
BA, English Literature

Shaw, Jacobsmeyer, Crain & Claffey, San Jose, CA 2014 - Present
Associate attorney

Adelson, Testan, Brundo & Jimenez, San Jose, CA 2011 - 2014
Managing attorney of the San Jose branch of nationwide insurance defense firm.

Matovich & McLean, San Jose, CA 2004 - 2011
Founding partner of a California Insurance defense law firm with offices in Sacramento, Salinas, San Francisco, San Jose & Glendale. Actively defended insurance companies, third party administrators & self-insured employers against workers' compensation claims.

Adelson, Testan, Brundo & Popalardo, San Jose, Ca 2001-2004
Managing attorney/Associate attorney
Responsible for initial start-up, subsequent development & day-to-day management of a nine attorney, thirteen staff regional office of this state-wide insurance defense law firm. Activeley practicing workers' compensation and employment law for cases venued in San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose & Salinas.

Armstrong & North, San Jose, CA  1996 - 2001
Associate Attorney
Handled litigated workers' compensation & employment cases. Prepared and filed multiple appeals before the California Court of Appeals and California State Supreme Court.

Law Offices of Joseph J. D'Andre. San Jose, CA 1994 - 1996
Associate Attorney
Handled caseload of 150 litigated workers' compensation cases at this small boutique workers' compensation defense firm.

Kegel, Tobin & Truce, Long Beach, CA 1990 - 1994
Associate Attorney
Handled caseload of litigated workers' compensation cases at this large Southern California firm and obtained eight "Take Nothing" awards following trial.

Certified Workers' Compensation Specialist, 2003

Honorary Co-Chairman to the Silicon Valley Business Advisory Council, 2002 - 2003

President, South Bay Industrial Claims Association, 1997 - 1999

Moot Court Honors Program, 1990

American Jurisprudence Award, Appellate Advocacy, 1990

Admitted to California State Bar, 1990



Certified Specialist, Workers' Compensation Law The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

Shaw, Jacobsmeyer, Crain & Claffey, PC
1600 Riviera Avenue, Suite 305, Walnut Creek, CA 94596 Phone:(510) 645-7172 Fax (866) 563-0092

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