Floyd Skeren and Kelly LLP Law Firm

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MARK G. CUNNINGHAM

Of Counsel

Email our Worker Comp Law Firm mark.cunningham@fsklaw.com
Call our Law Practice (714) 558-8892 ext. 3272
Fax our Law Practice (714) 558-8759

BIOGRAPHY

   Mark G. Cunningham is affiliated with the Law Offices of Floyd, Skeren & Kelly in an of counsel position. He was admitted to the State Bar in 1985. Mr. Cunningham is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, the premier trial organization in the United States – only the most qualified attorneys with jury trial experience are admitted. Examples of large exposure injury cases he has tried include: traumatic brain injury resulting from a ruptured chlorine tank, traumatic brain injury resulting from a commercial trucking accident, spinal injury resulting in paralysis from a motor vehicle accident, spinal injury resulting from a fall from a defective tank car and death of a minor in a bicycle accident. He is married and has three children.

     
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RENE T. FOLSE

Of Counsel

Email our Worker Comp Law Firm rene.folse@fsklaw.com
Call our Law Practice (818) 715-0018 ext. 7028
Fax our Law Practice (818) 591-3572

BIOGRAPHY

   Rene Thomas Folse, J.D., Ph.D. is affiliated with the Law Offices of Floyd, Skeren & Kelly, LLP in an of counsel position. He works closely with the legal staff located in the firm’s statewide offices. Mr. Folse earned his Undergraduate Degree in Business Administration from California State University, Long Beach, before going on to earn his Juris Doctorate, Summa Cum Laude, from the University of the San Fernando Valley College of Law. Mr. Folse also has the distinction of having earned his Masters of Arts Degree in Clinical Psychology as well as his Doctorate in clinical psychology. He is licensed as both a psychologist and an attorney in California.
   Prior to joining Floyd, Skeren & Kelly, Mr. Folse had the distinction of co-founding one of Southern California’s most reputable law firms, Miller & Folse, in 1974.
   Throughout his career, Mr. Folse has focused his attention on all aspects of workers’ compensation litigation. Mr. Folse has acted as a Judge Pro Tem with the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board, has been appointed to numerous faculty and teaching positions and has co-authored a leading treatise discussing psychological injury claims.
   In addition to his many other accomplishments, Mr. Folse is a highly sought after speaker.
   Mr. Folse currently works with Floyd, Skeren & Kelly in an of counsel position assisting the firm in matters of complex litigation in all aspects of workers' compensation.

     
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RICHARD M. JACKMAN

Of Counsel

Email our Worker Comp Law Firm richard.jackman@fsklaw.com
Call our Law Practice (818) 715-0018
Fax our Law Practice (818) 591-3572

BIOGRAPHY

   Richard Jackman is affiliated with the Law Offices of Floyd, Skeren & Kelly in an of counsel position. Mr. Jackman graduated from UCLA with a major in political science, with his graduate studies in the same discipline at Purdue University. He earned his Juris Doctorate at Loyola Law School, where he was on Dean’s list, and a member of both the Student/Faculty Curriculum Committee and the Student Council. He is a member of the State Bar of California and Los Angeles County Bar Association. Prior to embarking on his legal career, he worked for Matthew Bender in their Electronic Publishing Division, and was the administrator and program director for a juvenile delinquency prevention foundation. He continues to be actively involved in non-profit organizations.
   In nearly thirty years of workers’ compensation practice, he has provided representation to insurance carriers, third party administrators, school districts, governmental entities, and uninsured employers in all areas of workers’ compensation defense, to include Labor Code 132a discrimination and Labor Code 4553 serious and willful misconduct matters. Experienced in all aspects of workers’ compensation, Mr. Jackman has lectured for both applicant and defense bar associations.

     
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TIM SIMMEN

Of Counsel

Email our Worker Comp Law Firm tim.simmen@fsklaw.com
Call our Law Practice (714) 558-8892 ext. 3253
Fax our Law Practice (714) 558-8759

BIOGRAPHY

   Tim Simmen is affiliated with the Law Offices of Floyd, Skeren & Kelly in an of counsel position. He specializes in civil litigation and currently handles a variety of personal injury litigation involving high exposure cases. Examples of cases he has handled include: severe disfigurement from a motor vehicle collision, dismemberment and amputation from a power press, loss of an eye from a fight, spinal injury resulting in disc replacement from a motor vehicle collision and traumatic brain injury from a fall. He has extensive experience in the areas of law and motion, discovery and trial preparation in multi-party and complex litigation.
   Mr. Simmen possesses a strong academic background. He received multiple awards related to his academic achievement, earned academic scholarships and graduated summa cum laude with highest honors. During law school, he worked for the Ventura District Attorney. Before becoming an attorney, he worked in law enforcement. Mr. Simmen is licensed to practice before all state Courts of the State of California. He is married and resides in Ventura.