P. Matias Paez

P. Matias is a senior associate focusing his practice primarily in the area of workers’ compensation defense. He defends insurance companies and employers in the California Workers’ Compensation, Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation, and Maritime arenas.

In addition to the work he does for the firm, he completed the Trojan Horse Method course to further jury trial skills, and provided pro bono services to enforce employment contracts and defend against wage and hour claims filed with the Labor Commissioner’s Office. His background is in handling civil lawsuits.

He applies his past civil litigation experience to be an assertive adversary in the fields of Workers’ Compensation and Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation.

Practice Focus

California Workers’ Compensation and Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation.. He also practices in the area of civil litigation.

Professional Associations

California State Bar Association; San Diego County Bar Association; Risk Management Society (RIMS) San Diego; Workers Compensation Defense California;


He received his Juris Doctor from Western Sierra Law School.

Admitted to Practice

California Workers’ Compensation; California State Bar Association; US District Court for the Southern District of California; US District Court for the Eastern District of California;

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