LOS ANGELES

Office Manager: Rosanna Renteria
Direct: 323-935-6669

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.

GEORGE WOOLVERTON

Position: President / Firm Manager
Email: contact@stockwellharris.com
Categories: Attorney, Leadership
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.

GEORGE WOOLVERTON

President / Firm Manager

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JAMIE BETH FOX

Position: Sr. Vice-President
Email: contact@stockwellharris.com
Categories: All, Attorney, Leadership
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.

JAMIE BETH FOX

Sr. Vice-President

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Rosanna Renteria

Position: Office Manager
Phone: 323-935-6669
Email: contact@stockwellharris.com
Categories: Office Manager
Location: Inland Empire, Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento, San Luis Obispo, Ventura

With over 15 years of experience in Workers’ Compensation and a track record of strong performance in high-volume, high-pressure environments, Rosanna is a seasoned manager. As the law Office Manager, Rosanna ensures the smooth operations of the firm with her robust knowledge of Workers’ Compensation and efficient handling of client inquiries. She skillfully manages the office staff by providing training and coaching to ensure that they are performing their jobs effectively. She is active in her community and volunteers her time with Childhood Cancer Awareness foundations. Rosanna has been with the firm for over 10 year and has brought positive change to Stockwell, Harris, Woolverton & Fox.

Rosanna Renteria

Office Manager

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JESSE EVAN KOZMA

Position: Vice President
Email: contact@stockwellharris.com
Categories: All, Attorney
Location: Los Angeles, Ventura

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.

JESSE EVAN KOZMA

Vice President

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MATTHEW B. WOOLVERTON

Position: Vice President
Email: contact@stockwellharris.com
Categories: Attorney
Location: Los Angeles, Ventura

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)

Matthew Woolverton is a Partner in the Los Angeles office of Stockwell, Harris, Woolverton, and Fox. Since 2008 he has defended employers and insurance companies in all aspects of workers’ compensation claims including multiple trials and appeals. Matt also handles civil claims, including, but not limited to, the defense of discrimination claims under Labor Code §132a and Serious and Willful Misconduct claims under Labor Code §4553. Mr Woolverton has spent more than 14 years litigating on behalf of prominent domestic and international companies including restaurants, super markets, hotels, airlines, manufacturers, movie studios, professional sports teams, and entertainment companies.

MATTHEW B. WOOLVERTON

Vice President

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NEDA Y. SWEDELSON

Position: Vice President
Email: contact@stockwellharris.com
Categories: All, Attorney
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.

NEDA Y. SWEDELSON

Vice President

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AURORA VASQUEZ

Position: Vice President
Email: contact@stockwellharris.com
Categories: All, Attorney
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.

AURORA VASQUEZ

Vice President

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LISA A. VIDMAR

Position: Vice President
Email: contact@stockwellharris.com
Categories: All, Attorney
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

LISA A. VIDMAR

Vice President

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MENELY LARI-JONI

Position: Vice President
Email: contact@stockwellharris.com
Categories: Attorney
Location: Los Angeles

Admitted to the State Bar of California in 2007

Education:
University of California Santa Barbara (B.A. 2003), Southwestern University School of Law (J.D. 2007). Member: State Bar of California, Workers Compensation Section. Joined the firm in 2012.

MENELY LARI-JONI

Vice President

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LISA R. KERNER

Position: Vice President
Email: contact@stockwellharris.com
Categories: All, Attorney
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

LISA R. KERNER

Vice President

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JANET ORMOND ANDRIZZI

Position: Attorney
Email: contact@stockwellharris.com
Categories: All, Attorney
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.

JANET ORMOND ANDRIZZI

Attorney

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JASON S. COLLIER

Position: Senior Vice President
Email: contact@stockwellharris.com
Categories: Attorney
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.

JASON S. COLLIER

Senior Vice President

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CAMELIA GAMBOA

Position: Vice President
Email: contact@stockwellharris.com
Categories: All, Attorney
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.

CAMELIA GAMBOA

Vice President

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JEFFREY W. GREATHOUSE

Position: Attorney
Email: contact@stockwellharris.com
Categories: Attorney
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 W. GREATHOUSE

Attorney

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JEFFREY S. MARSILIO

Position: Attorney
Email: contact@stockwellharris.com
Categories: All, Attorney
Location: Los Angeles, Ventura

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.

JEFFREY S. MARSILIO

Attorney

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FREDERIC J. PHANEUF

Position: Attorney
Email: contact@stockwellharris.com
Categories: All, Attorney
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.

FREDERIC J. PHANEUF

Attorney

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ALEXANDRA KABBAZ SZABO

Position: Attorney
Email: contact@stockwellharris.com
Categories: All, Attorney
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

ALEXANDRA KABBAZ SZABO

Attorney

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JOHN BILLINGSLEA

Position: Vice President
Email: contact@stockwellharris.com
Categories: All, Attorney
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 04/15/2002.

JOHN BILLINGSLEA

Vice President

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Sean Hermes

Position: Attorney
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Categories: Attorney
Location: Los Angeles

Sean Hermes

Attorney

Nareg Ploozian

Position: Attorney
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Categories: Attorney
Location: Los Angeles

Nareg Ploozian

Attorney

Peter Hermes

Position: Attorney
Email: contact@stockwellharris.com
Categories: Attorney
Location: Los Angeles

Peter Hermes

Attorney

Lien Representatives

ROXANA VAMVULESCU

Position: Lien Representative / Manager
Email: contact@stockwellharris.com
Categories: Lien Representative
Location: Los Angeles LR

ROXANA VAMVULESCU

Lien Representative / Manager

RICHARD GARCIA

Position: Lien Representative
Email: contact@stockwellharris.com
Categories: Lien Representative
Location: Los Angeles LR

RICHARD GARCIA

Lien Representative

SHERRI SHABESTARI

Position: Lien Representative
Categories: Lien Representative
Location: Los Angeles LR

SHERRI SHABESTARI

Lien Representative

RINA DEL ROSARIO

Position: Lien Representative
Email: contact@stockwellharris.com
Categories: Lien Representative
Location: Los Angeles LR

RINA DEL ROSARIO

Lien Representative