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Joanna Stevenson (OAK)

Joanna Stevenson (OAK)

Associate Attorney

Joanna Stevenson (OAK)

Associate Attorney
  • Overview

    Joanna Stevenson is an Associate Attorney in our Oakland office. She joined LFLM in 2017, and currently represents insurance carriers, third-party administrators, and self-insured employers in all areas of state workers’ compensation law. Prior to joining LFLM, Ms. Stevenson worked at workers’ compensation defense firms in the Bay Area, as well as briefly practicing as an applicant attorney.

    Ms. Stevenson earned her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley in political science. She went on to earn her law degree (JD) from Ventura College of Law where she graduated with High Honors and her Masters in environmental law (LLM) at Golden Gate University College of Law, where she graduated with Honors.

  • Industry Involvement

    Professional or Trade Affiliations

    • CLA Workers’ Compensation Executive Committee (Appointed) – September 2020 – Present
    • Member of LatinoComp


    Speaking Engagements

    • Presentation to Clients: Strategies for Effective Management of Public Safety Officer Claims
    • Diablo Valley Industrial Claims Association, Bad Ethics at the WCAB, January 2020
    • Diablo Valley Industrial Claims Association, CRPS and Pain Syndromes, When Things Go From Bad to Worse, November 2018

    Honors & Awards

    • Witkins Award of Excellence for highest grade in Contracts
    • Witkins Award of Excellence for highest grade in Remedies
    • Witkins Award of Excellence for highest grade in Criminal Procedure
    • First year scholarship for Highest Score on LSAT
    • Second year scholarship for Highest cumulative GPA, 1st year
    • Second year recipient of CPA/Law Society scholarship
    • West Award for Excellence – highest cumulative GPA, 1st year
    • Third year scholarship for academic excellence awarded by the Board of Trustee’s for Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law
  • Beyond the Office


    Ms. Stevenson is married with two wonderful dogs (Brittany’s) and a tolerable cat. In her rare down time she enjoys traveling, wine tasting, running, hiking, kayaking, skiing, playing poker, listening to live music, and generally enjoying the natural beauty that is the Bay Area.