John L. Michelena

John L. Michelena

Los Angeles, California

Mr. Michelena has spent his entire career representing the injured workers of California.  He has served as a Judge Pro Tem for the Los Angeles Workers' Compensation Appeals Board.  He served as an officer on the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Workers' Compensation Section and has been a member and supported numerous organizations which fight for the rights of workers who have been injured in accidents, such as the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles and the California Applicants' Attorneys Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1996


  • Whittier College School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • Juris Doctor
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles