505 East Colorado Boulevard, Suite 200
Pasadena, CA 91101
(+1) 626 844 6616
dominic @ lmlalaw.com
Summary: Mr. Lopez, the firm’s general managing partner, has been practicing workers’ compensation law exclusively since 2007. He is a Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist who represents insurance carriers, third-party administrators and self-insured employers in the defense of workers’ compensation matters, alleged Labor Code Section 132(a) violations as well as Serious & Willful Misconduct claims.
Mr. Lopez provides strong legal representation, aggressive case resolution, and successful litigation with a focus on client driven results. Prior to joining Llarena, Murdock, Lopez & Azizad, APC, Mr. Lopez was a Senior Attorney at a state-wide workers’ compensation defense firm. There he earned his reputation for quick, decisive and tactical case handling. The settlement of claims became a trademark of his practice and resulted in a large number of file closures in a short period of time. He has been innovative in setting up large informal settlement conferences and has taken the lead on multiple file closure projects.
As General Managing Partner for the Firm, Mr. Lopez handles client relations, manages attorneys and administrative staff, as well as oversees finances and day to day executive activities. He is a direct communicator whose focus on action driven results, and commitment to finding the most talented workers’ compensation personnel in the industry, has been an integral contributor to the firm’s tremendous growth. Under Mr. Lopez’s leadership the firm continues to expand throughout the State of California.
Mr. Lopez obtained his double major undergraduate degrees in History and Latin American studies at the University of California, Los Angeles and his Juris Doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.
Education: J.D., University California Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco; 2007 | B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; 2001
Admissions: United States Supreme Court | California State Courts | U.S. District Court, Central District of California | U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
Professional Association and Memberships: State Bar of California | Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law | Mexican American Bar Association – Los Angeles | Los Angeles County Bar Association | Member of the National Organization of Veterans’ Advocates (NOVA) | Accredited U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Attorney