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Alicia Valencia

Alicia Valencia
T (310) 392-8101
F (310) 392-8057
Santa Monica avalencia@lflm.com V-card

Ms. Valencia received her BA in Law and Society from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2006.  She received her JD from the University of San Francisco School of Law in May 2011. Ms. Valencia is admitted to the State Bar of California.  She practices Workers' Compensation Defense with the firm in the Santa Monica office.

Ms. Valencia is fluent in reading, writing, and speaking Spanish. 

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Nicholas Valenzuela


T (619) 233-9898
F (619) 233-6862
San Diego nvalenzuela@lflm.com V-card

Mr. Valenzuela received his Bachelor of Arts from University of California, San Diego in 2005 and his Juris Doctor from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in 2014.  He practices Workers' Compensation Defense with the firm. 

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Johann L. Van Kolken

Johann L. Van Kolken
T (909) 890-2265
F (909) 890-2377
San Bernardino jvankolken@lflm.com V-card

Mr. Van Kolken received his BS from California State University San Bernardino in 1993 and his JD from the University of La Verne College of Law in 1999. He practices Workers' Compensation Defense with the firm.

Mr. Van Kolken initiated his career in Workers' Compensation law prior to law school in 1991, on the Applicants' side as a Hearing Representative. He thereafter switched to the Defense after law school. Mr. Van Kolken is a California native, married with a child and dog; likes golf, running, biking, beach/mountain activities, and cooking. 

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Lindsay A. Wagenman


T (415) 781-6676
F (415) 781-6823
San Francisco lwagenman@lflm.com V-card

Ms. Wagenman received her Bachelor of Arts (with Honors) from San Diego State University in 2004 and her Juris Doctor from San Francisco Law School in 2008. She practices workers' compensation defense with the firm.

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Erin L. Walker

Associate
T (510) 628-0496
F (510) 628-0499
Oakland ewalker@lflm.com V-card

Ms. Walker received her Bachelor of Arts from Stanford University in 2002 and her Juris Doctor from Golden Gate University School of Law in 2008. Upon graduating from GGU she received the National Association of Women Lawyers Outstanding Student Award for her class. She practices Workers' Compensation Defense with the firm and is also a member of the LFLM Diversity Committee.

Ms. Walker is an involved member of a variety of professional organizations including Stanford Professional Women, Queen's Bench Bar Association, Black Women Lawyers of Northern California and the Defense Research Institute (DRI) Young Lawyers Committee. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Lend A Hand Foundation, a local non-profit organization.

Ms. Walker has served on the Board of Directors of the Diablo Valley Industrial Claims Association (DVICA).  She was DVICA President from 2013 - 2014 and is currently the Sponsorhsip Chair. Ms. Walker is also serving as Vice-Chair of the DRI Workers' Compensation Membership Committee.

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Heidi L. Warffuel

Heidi L. Warffuel
T (714) 385-9400
F (714) 385-9055
Anaheim hwarffuel@lflm.com V-card

Ms. Warffuel received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Westmont College and her Juris Doctor from Western State University College of Law. She practices workers' compensation defense with the firm. 

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Corin West


T (530) 222-0268
F (530) 222-5705
Redding cwest@lflm.com V-card

Ms. West received her Bachelor of Arts degree from University of California, Davis in 2006 and her Juris Doctor also from University of California, Davis (School of Law) in 2009. She practices workers' compensation defense with the firm. 

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Colleen M. Whitney


T (916) 441-6045
F (916) 441-7067
Sacramento cwhitney@lflm.com V-card

Ms. Whitney received her Bachelor of Science degree from State University of New York at New Paltz.  She earned her Master of Economincs and Science from University of Wales and her Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University School of Law in 2014 (Cum Laude). She practices workers' compensation defense with the firm. 

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Lisa G. Wilson

Lisa G. Wilson
T (415) 403-4335
F (415) 781-6823
San Francisco lwilson@lflm.com V-card

Ms. Wilson is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania (inactive) and California. Lisa received her law degree from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1993. Her practice areas include federal administrative law, Longshore and Harbor Workers Act, and Defense Base Act. 

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Darren W. Wong

Darren W. Wong
T (510) 628-0496
F (510) 628-0499
Oakland dwong@lflm.com   V-card

Mr. Wong received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley in 1999 and his JuriS Doctor from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 2003.  He practices Workers' Compensation Defense with the firm.  

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Kristina F. Woo

Kristina F. Woo
T (310) 392-8101
F (310) 392-8057
Santa Monica kwoo@lflm.com V-card

Ms. Woo received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science form University of California, Los Angeles om 1994 and her Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law inJune 1999. Ms. Woo was admitted to the State Bar of California in June 2000.  She practices Workers' Compensation Defense with the firm in the Santa Monica office. 

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Carolyn M. Wood

Carolyn M. Wood
T (916) 329-3656
F (916) 441-7067
Sacramento cwood@lflm.com V-card

Ms. Wood received her BA from the University of California Berkeley in 1974 and her JD from U.C. Hastings College of Law in 1981. She practices Workers’ Compensation Defense with the firm.

Ms. Wood has 10 years experience as a trial lawyer in Superior Courts throughout the Bay Area, 18 years experience as a workers’ compensation defense attorney and  5 years experience in Family Law Mediation. Ms. Wood spent a year in Australia recently on sabbatical.  Personal interests include painting and running.

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Ryan Zalesny

Ryan Zalesny
T (530) 222-0268
F (530) 222-5705
Redding rzalesny@lflm.com V-card

Mr. Zalesny received his Bachelor of Arts from San Francisco State University in January 2007 (Magna Cum Laude).  In May 2011 he received his Juris Doctor from Chicago-Kent College of Law. He practices Workers' Compensation Defense with the firm.

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Sevan Zulikyan

Sevan Zulikyan
T (714) 385-9400
F (714) 385-9055
Anaheim szulikyan@lflm.com V-card

Mr. Zulikyan received his Bachelor of Arts from California State University, Long Beach (cum laude) in 1999 and his Juris Doctor from Whittier Law School in 2004. He practices Workers' Compensation Defense with the firm.

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