Floyd Skeren and Kelly LLP Law Firm

Los Angeles, California Workers' Compensation Law Practice


 

OFFICE DETAIL

 

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Los Angeles County Office
Louisa M. Graw, Managing Attorney
Workers Compensation Law Practice Address 100 Oceangate, Suite 645
Long Beach, CA 90802
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Call our Law Practice (562) 200-7400
Fax our Law Practice (562) 200-7401
WCAB's or NDA's Served Los Angeles, Long Beach, Santa Monica, Van Nuys

PERSONNEL

   

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JIM L. ZOELLNER

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

Email our Worker Comp Law Firm jim.zoellner@fsklaw.com
Call our Law Practice (562) 200-7400 ext. 7883
Fax our Law Practice (562) 200-7401

BIOGRAPHY

    Jim L. Zoellner is currently a partner with Floyd, Skeren & Kelly, at our firm's Long Beach office location.
     Mr. Zoellner began his career in workers’ compensation in 1984 as a claims representative for Travelers Insurance Company in Orange, California. Mr. Zoellner also received claims experience with Pacific States Casualty in Chino, California. At Pacific States, Mr. Zoellner started the company’s highly respected Hearing Representative Program. He handled numerous hearings and depositions while attending law school at Western State University College of Law.  Upon graduation in 1992, Mr. Zoellner continued his workers’ compensation career by passing the California State Bar examination and joining a firm specializing in the defense of workers’ compensation claims.
     Mr. Zoellner joined the firm of Floyd, Skeren & Kelly in 2002 as the Managing Attorney of the Orange Office.  His litigation experience includes all levels of Hearings before the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board (WCAB) and Appellate Courts. Mr. Zoellner is a member of the State Bar of California, the Supreme Court of the United States, and several local bar associations. He is a Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.

     
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LOUISA M. GRAW

Attorney at Law
Managing Attorney

Email our Worker Comp Law Firm louisa.graw@fsklaw.com
Call our Law Practice (562) 200-7400 ext. 7880
Fax our Law Practice (562) 200-7401

BIOGRAPHY

   Louisa M. Graw is the Managing Attorney in our firm’s Long Beach office. She graduated magna cum laude from California State University, Los Angeles with an emphasis on Pre-law and Political theory. She earned her Juris Doctorate Degree from Loyola Law School where she was a member of the Environmental Moot Court Team. During the competition, she won Best Oralist in a preliminary round. She externed for the Honorable Fred Woods at the California Court of Appeals, Second Appellate District, Division Seven. Furthermore, through her legal externships, she defended numerous government entities including the Attorney General of California Environmental Law Department, the Los Angeles City Attorney, and the Santa Ana City Attorney. Ms. Graw's experience extends beyond workers' compensation to include civil litigation, employment law, and environmental law, and she managed a workers’ compensation firm handling all aspects including 132a and serious and willful claims.

     
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KATHY D. GARCIA

Hearing Representative

Email our Worker Comp Law Firm kathy.garcia@fsklaw.com
Call our Law Practice (562) 200-7400 ext. 7882
Fax our Law Practice (562) 200-7401

BIOGRAPHY

   Kathy D. Garcia is a Hearing Representative in our firm's Long Beach location. Ms. Garcia earned her Bachelor’s of Arts Degree from California State University, Los Angeles. She has over 35 years of workers’ compensation claims experience and began her career in 1975 with CNA Insurance Company. Ms. Garcia has held various positions in claims for several companies and still holds her self-insured certificate.

     
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GARY S. HARR

Attorney at Law

Email our Worker Comp Law Firm gary.harr@fsklaw.com
Call our Law Practice (562) 200-7400 ext. 7881
Fax our Law Practice (562) 200-7401

BIOGRAPHY

   Gary Harr is an associate attorney at our Long Beach office. Mr. Harr received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science / Law and Society from University of California, Riverside and then his Juris Doctorate Degree from Trinity Law School. His reputation centers around early, proactive, and aggressive handling to bring about swift file closures. He practices all workers' compensation defense related matters.

     
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CLAUDIA C. MCGERR

Hearing Representative

Email our Worker Comp Law Firm claudia.mcgerr@fsklaw.com
Call our Law Practice (562) 200-7400 ext. 7957
Fax our Law Practice (562) 200-7401

BIOGRAPHY

   Claudia C. McGerr is a Hearing Representative in the firm’s Long Beach location. Ms. McGerr brings the distinct advantage of having over 15 years of experience as a Hearing Representative and a dedicated Lien Specialist. This unique experience allows Ms. McGerr to appear before the Workers' Compensation Appeal Board on not only lien trials but also on case-in-chief hearings, both with the utmost scrutiny and thoroughness. With an in-depth review of cases and liens, Ms. McGerr aggressively handles litigation and negotiates resolution prior to hearings and in collaboration with the attorneys.

     
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GHAZAL YOUSSEFI

Attorney at Law

Email our Worker Comp Law Firm ghazal.youssefi@fsklaw.com
Call our Law Practice (562) 200-7400 ext. 7898
Fax our Law Practice (562) 200-7401

BIOGRAPHY

   Ghazal Youssefi is an associate attorney with our Long Beach office, where she practices exclusively workers’ compensation defense, including 132a and serious and willful claims. Ms. Youssefi was born in Germany, raised in Hawaii and attended college at Portland State University in Oregon. She then moved to California and earned her Juris Doctorate Degree from Western State College of Law. While in law school, Ms. Youssefi interned at the Orange County District Attorney’s Office for two years with both the Gang Unit and Special Prosecutions. She was also part of the Negotiations Team at Western State College of Law. In her spare time, Ms. Youssefi volunteers as a certified instructor at the J.F. Shea Center, a therapeutic horseback riding facility for people with disabilities.