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Meet Gary W. Allen

Gary W. Allen

Senior Associate Attorney & Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law

Mr. Allen received his Bachelor of Science degree from California State University Los Angeles in 1991. He went on to complete his Masters studies and received his degree in Public Administration from California State University Northridge in 1996. He then continued his studies and obtained his Juris Doctorate in 1998 from the Southwestern University School of Law.

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He received his Certificate of Specialization in Workers' Compensation from the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California in 2008. Throughout his career, he has routinely appeared before nearly every Workers' Compensation Appeals Board office throughout the State of California, familiarizing himself with the practices, procedures, and locally applied rules of each individual board. He further lends his expertise in analyzing and conducting in-house permanent disability ratings, utilizing both the new and old rating schedules, as each individual situation warrants.

Prior to dedicating his career to the area of workers' compensation, Mr. Allen practiced law as a prosecutor and has an extensive background in law enforcement.

As a Senior Associate Attorney, joining the firm in 2000, Mr. Allen often mentors Junior Attorneys and provides educational assistance to our clientele and legal staff in several key legal fields, including the oftentimes highly complex area of permanent disability ratings.

Education

  • Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, CA
    • Juris Doctorate, 1998
  • California State University Northridge, Northridge, CA
    • Masters, Public Administration 1996
  • California State University Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
    • Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice, 1991

Professional Affiliations

  • Recognized as a Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California, 2008
  • State Bar of California, 1999
  • American Bar Association, 1999undefined

Experience

  • Ventura County District Attorney’s Office, Ventura, California
    • Extra-Help Deputy District Attorney, June 1999 – September 1999
  • Law Offices of F. Glen Olives, San Gabriel, California
    • Law Clerk, February 1999 – June 1999
  • Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, Los Angeles, California
    • Volunteer Law Clerk, Police Litigation Unit, November 1998
  • Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, Los Angeles, California
    • State Bar Certified Law Clerk, March - May 1998

A Firm You
Can Rely On

  • 19 Years of Experience in the Santa Clarita Valley in Your Corner
  • Attorneys Allen and Bridgeford Are Certified Workers' Compensation Specialists by the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California
  • Open Lines of Communication and Direct Attention from Our Dedicated Attorneys
  • Personalized Legal Care Where We Treat All Clients Like Family
  • We Take the Time to Listen to Your Needs During a Confidential Initial Assessment

Client Testimonials

  • At least this new year will be starting on a far better note than last year at this time.

    “At least this new year will be starting on a far better note than last year at this time. Thanks to your efforts this year at least my bills are paid, my medications are here, I'm not facing eviction. Thanks!”

    Anonymous

  • They are exceptional at what they do.

    “I was a client for this law office a few years ago. I have nothing bad to say about Mr. Allen as well as Mr. Bridgeford. They are exceptional at what they do. I thank you all for helping when I needed it most!”

    Wendy G.

  • They made me feel like a person rather than a number.

    “Very nice, and made me feel like a person rather than a number. Thanks!”

    William Mount

  • I am eternally in your debt. Again, thank you.

    “You have lightened my stress level considerably due to your legal expertise; and the fact that you genuinely care about me as a person, not just a client. I am quite certain that ALL of your clients receive the same level of quality.”

    Anonymous

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