Stockwell, Harris, Woolverton, & Helphrey

Los Angeles

The Los Angeles office serves the following Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board locations: Los Angeles, Marina Del Rey, Long Beach, & Van Nuys.
This office also handles legal work in the Municipal and Superior Courts of Southern California and the US District court in Los Angeles. 

Office Manager: Rosanna Renteria

Direct: 323-935-6669  Email: Rosanna_Renteria@shwhlaw.com

Steven I. Harris

Co-President Firm Manager

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George Woolverton

Co-President / Firm Manager

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Jamie Beth Fox

Sr. Vice-President

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Paula N. Harris

Sr. Vice President

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Jesse Evan Kozma

Vice President

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Matthew B. Woolverton

Vice President

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Joel Allan

Vice President

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Neda Y. Swedelson

Vice President

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Aurora Vasquez

Vice President

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Lisa A. Vidmar

Vice President

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Menely Lari-Joni

Vice President

Lisa R. Kerner

Vice President

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Shelly Hay Anderson

Attorney

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Janet Ormond Andrizzi

Attorney

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Monique Pride Brooks

Attorney

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Jason S. Collier

Attorney

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Camelia Gamboa

Attorney

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Jeffrey W. Greathouse

Attorney

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Jeffrey S. Marsilio

Attorney

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Frederic J. Phaneuf

Attorney

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Aaron M. Prosin

Attorney

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Samuel L. Tolwin

Attorney

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Sean Taliaferro

Attorney

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Alexandra Kabbaz Szabo

Attorney

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John Billingslea

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Steven I. Harris

Position: Co-President Firm Manager
Phone: 323 935-6669
Email: steve_harris@shwhlaw.com
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in 1966. Education: University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., 1962, LL.B. 1965). Joined the firm March 17, 1970. Member: Council on Litigation Management, Los Angeles County Bar Association, State Bar of California, American Bar Association.

George Woolverton

Position: Co-President / Firm Manager
Phone:  323 935-6669
Email: gw@shwhlaw.com
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in 1975.
Joined the firm in 1995.

Education:
California State University, Dominguez Hills (B.A. 1972)
Southwestern University School of Law (J.D. 1975)

Associations:
Member of the Southwestern University School of Law Board of Trustees
California Insurance Guarantee Association Board of Governors
Former Chairman of The Fair Employment and Housing Commission
Southwestern Law Review
Council on Litigation Management
State Bar of California
Los Angeles County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Member of the Defense Research Institute

Mr. Woolverton was appointed on September 27, 1999 by Governor Gray Davis to serve as Commissioner and Chairman of The Fair Employment and Housing Commission. He was then reappointed in 2003 by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on two occasions where he served as Chairman until he left in 2011.  Mr. Woolverton was appointed by both democratic and republican governors to head the Fair Employment and Housing Commission.  Mr. Woolverton has been sought out as a lecturer in all aspects of both Workers’ Compensation law as well as Fair Employment and Housing issues.

2009 Mr. Woolverton was selected as a Member of the Council on Litigation Management upon recommendation of its Advisory Board and following evaluations of the highest ethical standards and integrity, accomplishment in the profession of law and adherence to the Canons, ethical considerations and disciplinary rules of the Model Code of Professional Conduct.

In 2011 Mr. Woolverton was appointed by Senate Pro Tem Steinberg to the California Insurance Guarantee Association Board of Governors where he still serves as governor.

Jamie Beth Fox

Position: Sr. Vice-President
Phone: 323 935-6669
Email: Jamie_Fox@shwhlaw.com
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in 1980. Education: Temple University (B.A. 1975),California Western School of Law (J.D. 1980). Member: State Bar of California, Workers Compensation and Litigation Sections. Joined the firm in 2012.

Paula N. Harris

Position: Sr. Vice President
Phone: 323 935-6669
Email: Paula_Harris@shwhlaw.com
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in 1983. Admitted to the New York Bar in 1982. Education: University of California Los Angeles (B.A.1977), Southwestern University School of Law/New York Law School (J.D. 1981). Admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit. Member: State Bar of California Association, LA County Bar Association and Council on Litigation Management . Joined the firm on May 1, 2005.

Jesse Evan Kozma

Position: Vice President
Phone: 323 935-6669
Email: Jesse_Kozma@shwhlaw.com
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in December of 2007. Education: California State University Northridge (B.S. 2003), University of West Los Angeles (J.D. 2006). Joined the firm on September 8, 2008. Member: State Bar of California, American Bar Association, National Association of Subrogation Professionals and Council on Litigation Management.

Matthew B. Woolverton

Position: Vice President
Phone: 323 935-6669
Email: Matthew_Woolverton@shwhlaw.com
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in 2008. Education: University of California Santa Barbara (B.A. 1998), University of West Los Angeles (J.D. 2007). Joined the firm on May 21, 2008. Member: State Bar of California and Council on Litigation Management.

Joel Allan

Position: Vice President
Phone: 323 935-6669
Email: Joel_Allan@shwhlaw.com
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in 2003. Education: Rice University, Houston, Texas (B.A. 1999). University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA (JD/MBA 2003). Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association,Workers’ Compensation Certified Specialist. Joined the firm June 18, 2012.

Neda Y. Swedelson

Position: Vice President
Phone: 323 935-6669
Email: Neda_Swedelson@shwhlaw.com
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in 1996, the Texas Bar in May of 1995. Education: Baylor University, Waco, Texas (B.A. 1989), Southwestern University School of Law (J.D. 1994). Joined the firm June 30, 2003. Member: Texas Bar Association, State Bar of California Association and Council on Litigation Management.

Aurora Vasquez

Position: Vice President
Phone: 323 935-6669
Email: Aurora_Vasquez@shwhlaw.com
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in 1988. Education: Western State University (J.D. 1987), Loyola Marymount University, B.A., in Political Science and Spanish. Member: Mexican American Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, California State Bar, Wilshire Bar Association and Council on Litigation Management. Joined the firm August 15, 2000.

Lisa A. Vidmar

Position: Vice President
Phone: 323 935-6669
Email: Lisa_Vidmar@shwhlaw.com
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in 1991. Education: University of California Los Angeles (B.A. 1988); Loyola Law School (J.D. 1991). Joined the firm September of 2001. Member: State Bar of California and Council on Litigation Management.

Menely Lari-Joni

Position: Vice President
Phone: 323-935-6669
Email: Menely_LariJoni@shwhlaw.com
Location: Los Angeles

Lisa R. Kerner

Position: Vice President
Phone: 323 935-6669
Email: Lisa_Kerner@shwhlaw.com
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in 1997. Education: California State University, Northridge (B.A.1993), Whittier College of Law (J.D., 1996). Joined the firm April 20, 1999. Member: State Bar of California, San Fernando Valley Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association and Council on Litigation Management

Shelly Hay Anderson

Position: Attorney
Phone:  323 935-6669
Email: Shelly_Anderson@shwhlaw.com
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in 2008. Education: University of California, Santa Barbara, (B.A., English, 2002). Western State University (J.D. 2007). Joined the firm December 6, 2010. Member: State Bar of California and Council on Litigation Management.

Janet Ormond Andrizzi

Position: Attorney
Phone: 323 935-6669
Email: Janet_Ormond-Andrizzi@shwhlaw.com
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in 1982. Education: Loyola Marymount University (B.A. 1978), Loyola Law School (J.D. 1981). Joined the firm on June 19, 2006. Member: Los Angeles County Bar Association, State Bar of California and Council on Litigation Management.

Monique Pride Brooks

Position: Attorney
Phone: 323 935-6669
Email: Monique_Pride@shwhlaw.com
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in April, 1996. Admitted to the State Bar of Illinois in July, 2008. Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Education: Dillard University, New Orleans, LA (B.A. cum laude 1992), Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, LA (J.D. 1995). Joined the firm on May 11, 2009. Member: State Bar of California, State Bar of Illinois, American Bar Association, National Bar Association and California Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys Association and Council on Litigation Management.

Jason S. Collier

Position: Attorney
Phone: 323 935-6669
Email: Jason_Collier@shwhlaw.com
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in 1998; Education: University of Alabama (B.A. in 1993); Southwestern University School of Law (J.D. 1997). Joined firm: September 4. 2012; Member of State Bar of California.

Camelia Gamboa

Position: Attorney
Phone: 323 935-6669
Email: Camelia_Gamboa@shwhlaw.com
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in 1999. Education: University of California in Los Angeles (B.A. 1995), Pepperdine University School of Law (J.D. 1999). Joined the firm August 5, 2002. Member: Los Angeles County Bar Association and Council on Litigation Management.

Jeffrey W. Greathouse

Position: Attorney
Phone: 323 935-6669
Email: Jeffrey_Greathouse@shwhlaw.com
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in 1999; Education: California State University, Fullerton CA (B.S. 1991), Western State University, Fullerton CA (J.D. 1998). Joined firm: October 23, 2012; Member of State Bar of California.

Jeffrey S. Marsilio

Position: Attorney
Phone: 323 935-6669
Email: Jeff_Marsilio@shwhlaw.com
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in 2003. Education: East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (B.A. 1999), Pepperdine University School of Law (J.D. 2003). Joined the firm July 2011. Member: State Bar of California and Council on Litigation Management.

Frederic J. Phaneuf

Position: Attorney
Phone: 323 935-6669
Email: Frederic_Phaneuf@shwhlaw.com
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in 1984. Education: Antioch College (B.A. 1977), University of Santa Clara School of Law (J.D. 1984). Joined the firm February 9, 2004. Member: American Bar Association, State Bar of California and Council on Litigation Management.

Aaron M. Prosin

Position: Attorney
Phone: 323 935-6669
Email: Aaron_Prosin@shwhlaw.com
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in 2001. Education: University of California at Riverside (B.A. 1996), Southwestern University School of Law (J.D. 2000). Joined the firm November 12, 2002. Member: State Bar of California, Los Angeles County Bar Association and Council on Litigation Management.

Samuel L. Tolwin

Position: Attorney
Phone: 323 935-6669
Email: Samuel_Tolwin@shwhlaw.com
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in 1992. Education: University of Wisconsin (B.A. 1996), University of Southern California Law Center (J.D. 1991). Joined the firm November 12, 2002. Member: State Bar of California, Los Angeles County Bar Association and Council on Litigation Management.

Sean Taliaferro

Position: Attorney
Phone: 323 935-6669
Email: Sean_Taliaferro@shwhlaw.com
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in 2014. . Education: U.C. Santa Barbara (B.A. 2001), Southwestern Law School (J.D. 2013). Joined the firm 4/20/2009. Member: State Bar of California.

Alexandra Kabbaz Szabo

Position: Attorney
Phone: 323 935-6669
Email: Alexandra_Szabo@shwhlaw.com
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in 2016. Education: Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles CA (B.A. 2011); Southwestern Law School, 2016. Joined firm January of 2017. Member of State Bar of California

John Billingslea

Position: Attorney
Phone: 323 935-6669
Email: John_Billingslea@shwhlaw.com
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in 2001; Admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit. Education: California State University, Northridge (B.A. in 1997); Southwestern University School of Law (J.D. 2000). Member: State Bar of California; California Association of Black Lawyers. Joined the firm on 11/01/2016.

 

Lien Representatives

Roxana Vamvulescu

Lien Representative / Manager

Phone (323) 935-6669

Richard Garcia

Lien Representative

Phone (323) 935-6669

Sherri Shabestari

Lien Representative

Phone (323) 935-6669

Kong Chan

Lien Representative

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Rina Del Rosario

Lien Representative

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3580 Wilshire Boulevard 19th FL  Los Angeles, California 90010

(323) 935-6669 - (310) 277-6669

Fax: (323) 935-0198