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Joshua T. Goldsmith Associate / San Diego and Southern California workers' compensation defense attorney

An associate attorney with Siegel, Moreno & Stettler, Mr Goldsmith specializes in Worker’s Compensation with an emphasis in professional athletic claims.

Professional History

  • Successfully litigated hundreds of claims from opening to closing, settling hundreds of cases and preparing dozens more for trial at the WCAB.
  • In California, served as the lead attorney on over 500 sport-related workers’ compensation claims.
  • In Ohio, argued successfully in front of the 10th District Court of Appeals and submitted briefs to the Ohio Supreme Court.
  • Practiced workers’ compensation law as an Applicant’s attorney in Cincinnati, Ohio
    While in law school, clerked at The Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati on the housing and family law teams, and interned at an environmental NGO in Bangkok, Thailand.

California Practice Specialties

  • Defense of all aspects of workers’ compensation claims
  • Extensive experience with sports-related workers’ compensation claims
  • Serious and Willful Misconduct and 132(a) discrimination claims

Education

  • J.D. – University of Cincinnati College of Law – was a four-time member of the Dean’s List and an Arthur Russell Morgan Fellow in International Human Rights.
  • Studied Art History at Cambridge University in England as an ESU Scholarship recipient.
  • B.A. in English Literature and minor in Art History – Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky – graduated magna cum laude as a William T. Young Scholar.

Professional Memberships

  • Ohio Bar Association
  • California Bar Association

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