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Ralph J. Moreno Partner / San Diego and Southern California workers' compensation defense attorney

With extensive experience in all areas of Workers’ Compensation, Mr. Moreno, principal at Siegel Moreno & Stettler, has built his practice on the representation of insurance Companies, self-insured employers and third party administration.

Professional History

  • Founded and built the firm of Siegel, Moreno & Stettler after joining McCormick & Mitchell in 1985.
  • Successfully argued before the California Court of Appeals with decisions published in the California Appellate Reports and in California Compensation Cases.
  • Taught law school courses.
  • Conducted seminars for employers, insurance companies, physicians, Workers’ Compensation professionals and students.
  • Worked as a high school teacher in rural Idaho, and also coached varsity athletics.

California Practice Specialties

  • Defense of Workers’ Compensation claims
  • Serious and Willful Misconduct and 132(a) discrimination claims
  • Representation of insurance companies, self-insured employers and third party administrators
  • Worker’s compensation subrogation

Education

  • J.D. – California Western School of Law – Graduated with distinction. Served as Editor-in-Chief of the law review and served as a teaching assistant tutoring students while working as a volunteer Research Assistant for the Superior Court.
  • M.Ed. in Counseling – University of Idaho, Albertson’s College
  • Ed.D. in Secondary Education – University of Hawaii
  • B.A. in Political Science – UCLA (1969)

Professional Memberships and Honors

  • California Bar Association
  • Presented at the American Public Health Convention.

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