More Than 100 Years of Combined Experience

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Nestor A. Michelena

Practice Areas

  • Workers Compensation


Mr. Michelena has extensive experience in the handling of Workers' Compensation claims.  In the 1960's he worked as a claims examiner and became claims manager for a major Workers' Compensation Insurance company.  However, in 1970 he changed his focus and began representing injured workers and has done so since that date.  This knowledge of the inner workings of insurance companies helps ensure that he obtains the best results for his clients.  He has served as a Judge Pro Tem in the Los Angeles Municipal Courts and has served in numerous positions in Workers' Compensation Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association culminating in his position as the Chairperson of the section.  He has lectured and sat as a moot court Judge at various Law School competitions.


  • Whittier College School of Law, Los Angeles, California

Current Employment Positions

  • Partner

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1970
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1970
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1979