Certified Specialists

Certified Specialists in Workers' Compensation Law

As a firm, Sacks & Zolonz, LLP, places great importance on excellence in the practice of law, integrity, and professionalism. The firm's attorneys constantly strive to stay abreast of changes in the law and the issues facing their clients through continuing education.

Sacks & Zolonz, LLP, is proud of the professional achievements of its lawyers. The majority of the firm's attorneys have been named Certified Specialists in Workers' Compensation Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.

The Rigorous Requirements for Certification

Certification of specialist status is made by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Each attorney seeking this status must meet a number of rigorous requirements, including:

To become a certified specialist in workers' compensation law, an attorney must:

  • Pass a written exam
  • Demonstrate a high level of experience in workers' compensation law by meeting specific task and experience requirements
  • Receive favorable evaluations by attorneys and judges familiar with the attorney's work
  • Complete at least 45 hours of continuing education in the specialty field
  • Have been engaged in the practice of workers compensation law for at least 25% of the time the attorney has spent in practice during the last five years
  • Be an active member of the State Bar of California
  • Be in good standing before the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board

The Advantages of Being a Certified Specialist

When their attorney is a Certified Specialist, clients can take confidence in the abilities and training of that attorney. Whether in court or across the negotiating table, specialization status conveys credibility — opposing counsel and judges respect lawyers who have received the training and scrutiny required to become a Certified Specialist.

By many of their colleagues in the legal profession, Sacks & Zolonz, LLP, are considered the best workers' compensation attorneys in California. Other attorneys respect the fact that the firm's lawyers have all made the commitment needed to achieve Specialist status.

Sacks & Zolonz, LLP, delivers excellence in the practice of workers' comp defense law.

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