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Richard M. Jacobsmeyer Esq.
Michael V. W. Crain
James H. Claffey
JASON A. CHLOWITZ
SOLOMON SOULEMA
KIRK M. JOHNSON
Sam Lebovitz
Melissa Price Matovich
Jorge Moreno Rodriguez

 

 

SAM LEBOVITZ 

Sam Lebovitz

Email: slebovitz@shawlaw.org

EDUCATION
California State University Northridge, B.A. Political Science, 1973 

University of San Fernando Valley College of Law, J.D.  1976 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Law Office of Sam Lebovitz, 1976 

Developed an applicants practice and some defense cases.

Green & Diamond, Encino, Ca., 1979  
Represented applicants.  Exclusively, safety, police, fire, Dept. of Corrections, Dept. of Forestry,  L.A. County Sheriffs, CHP.  Handled cases throughout the state.

Grancell, Lebovitz, Stander, Reubens and Thomas,Ventura, Ca and Calabasas, Ca., 1981
Ultimately became their first new partner.  Managed their Ventura and then the Calabasas offices for several years.  Along with workers’ compensation defense for years, handled subrogation with several jury trials. Ultimately developed a specialization in handling safety officer cases and representing cities, as well as representing cities on industrial disability retirement cases with safety officers under CalPERS and before the Office of Administrative Hearings.

Legal  Counsel to COSIPA (Council of Self Insured Public Agencies), 1982-2012 
Presented case law summaries 3-4 times a year at seminars and occasionally participated in panels on safety officer topics.


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Certified Specialist, Workers Compensation Law, State Bar of California.

Directly participated in 4 workers compensation fraud cases leading to convictions, 2 with jail sentences and restitution,  2 involving police officers, one with jail time.

While in college I was a civilian employee of the Los Angeles Police Department for 2 years.

 

 

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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