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To better serve our Association's membership, the California Applicants' Attorneys Association is organized into 18 local chapters. The chapters provide regular opportunities to meet continuing education requirements and information on the latest in California's workers' compensation industry. Our chapters meet on a regular basis and are always accepting new members. Current members can click the chapter name to view officers, meeting details, and e-communities. Prospective members should email the contact provided. To sponsor a chapter meeting, become a speaker, or submit general inquiries, please contact chapters@caaa.org

Local Chapters
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President:
Keith Gilmetti
Leviton, Diaz & Ginocchio

Meetings: Varies
Location: Varies
Attendance fee: Varies
WCAB: Bakersfield 1800 30th Street Room 100 Bakersfield, CA 93301 (661) 395-2723

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President:
Crystal Forsher
Edwin K. Stone, Attorney at Law

Vice President:
Kyle Walker
Law Office of Wolff & Walker

Treasurer:
Kristen Cortez
Stout & Kaufman APLC

Secretary:
Erika Martin Del Campo
Edwin K. Stone, Attorney at Law

Meetings: 4th Tuesday of the month at 12:00 pm
Location: Varies
Attendance fee: $65.00 CAAA Members / $75.00 Non-Members / $45.00 WCAB 
$85.00 At-Door for All
WCABS: Oxnard 1901 N. Rice Ave, Suite 200, Oxnard, CA 93030 (805) 485-2533
Santa Barbara 130 E Ortega Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (805) 884-1032
San Luis Obispo 4740 Allene Way #100, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

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President:
Kristin Siemens
Bozquez & Siemens

Vice President:
Carlos Leyva
Quinlan Kershaw & Fanucchi

Meetings: 4th Thursday of the month at 11:30 am

Location: Joe's Steakhouse Downtown Fresno, 831 Van Ness Ave., Fresno, CA 9372
Attendance fee: $60.00 Member / $70.00 Non-Member / $30.00 WCAB / $75.00 At-Door
WCAB: Fresno 2559 Mariposa Street, #4078 Fresno, CA 93271 209.445.5051

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President:
Sarah Carr
Uriarte & Carr, LLP

Treasurer:
Zach Frost
Frost Law Offices

Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of the month at 12:00 pm
Location: TBA
Attendance fee: $30.00 CAAA Members / $40.00 Non-Members / $45.00 At-Door
WCAB: Oakland 1515 Clay St. 2nd Floor Oakland, CA 94612 

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President:
Jennifer Jones
Jones Legal

Vice President:
Angelina Romano
Rose, Klein & Marias

Treasurer:
Andrew Smith
Law Offices of Smith & Garfunkel, LLP

Secretary:
Kathleen Juarez
Law Offices of Sandra H. Castro

Meetings: 2nd Thursday of the month at 5:30 pm

Location: Ontario Airport Hotel Conference Center (Corner of Haven and E. Inland Empire Blvd) 700 North Haven Avenue Ontario, CA 91764
Attendance fee:  $65.00 Member / $75.00 Non-Member / $45.00 WCAB / $85.00 At-Door
WCABS: Pomona 732 Corporate Center Drive, Suite 100 Pomona, CA 91768
San Bernardino 464 W. 4th Street, Room 239 San Bernardino, CA 92401
Riverside 3737 Main St., Suite 300 Riverside, CA 92501

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President:
Thomas Nantais
Gaylord & Nantais

Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:00 pm  (except Jan, June & Dec)
Location: KINGS FISH HOUSE 100 West Broadway Long Beach, CA
Attendance fee: $60.00 Member / $70.00 Non-Member / $30.00 WCAB / $75.00 At-Door.  
WCAB: Long Beach 300 Oceangate, Suite 202 Long Beach, CA 90802 (562) 590-5001

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President:
Bret Graham
Law Offices of Nava & Graham

Vice President:
Bernardo de la Torre
Law Offices of Bernardo de la Torre

Meetings: 2nd Thursday of even numbered months at 12:00 pm
Location: Bugis Street Brasserie (In Biltmore Hotel)
Attendance fee: $75.00 CAAA Members $90.00 Non-Members
WCABS: Los Angeles 320 West 4th Street, 9th Floor Los Angeles, CA 90013 (213) 897-1554
Pomona 732 Corporate Center Drive Pomona, CA 91768
Anaheim 1065 N. Pacific Center Dr. Anaheim, CA 92806

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President:
Kimberley Pryor
Law Offices of Kimberley J. Pryor

Vice President:
George Savin
Savin & Bursk

Treasurer:
Patrick Duffy
Goodchild & Duffy, APC

Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:00 pm

Location: Athenea Restaurant & Hookah Lounge 14755 Ventura Blvd. Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Attendance fee: $55 members, $60 non-members / $45 WCAB Judges & State Employees
WCAB: Van Nuys 6150 Van Nuys Blvd., Suite 105, Van Nuys, CA 91401 (818) 901-5367

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President:
Robert Farahmand
Wilson & Wisler, LLP

Meetings: 3rd Wednesday of the month at 12:00 pm
Location: Varies
Attendance fee: Varies
WCAB: Salinas 1880 North Main Street, Suite 100 & 200, Salinas, CA 93906 (831) 443-3060

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President:
Roshele Snyder
RSnyder Law Firm, PC

Meetings: 4th Wednesday of the month at 6:00 pm 
LocationZov's Bistro, 17440 E. 17th St., Tustin, CA 92780
Attendance fee: $55.00 CAAA Members/ $65.00 Non-Members
WCABS: Anaheim 1661 N. Raymond Ave., #200 Anaheim, CA 93003 (714) 738-4000
Santa Ana 28 Civic Center Plaza, #451, Santa Ana, CA 92701 (714) 558-4121

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President:David Lusby
Law Office of Richard J. Meechan

Meetings: Last Wednesday of the Month at 12:00 pm 
Location: 703 2nd Street, First Floor Conference Room, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Attendance fee: $25 CAAA Members / $35 Non-Members
WCAB: Santa Rosa 50 "D" Street, Ste 420, Santa Rosa, CA 95404

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President:
Mark Steinberg
McMonagle, Steinberg & Hester

Vice President:
Ilona Manzyuk
Eason & Tambornini

Treasurer:
Seamus Hanrahan
Law Office of Cogan & Hanrahan

Secretary:
Hollie Rutkowski
The Compensation Law Center

Meetings: 1st Wednesday of the month at 12:00 pm (no meetings in January, February, July or December)
Location: Logan's Roadhouse, 3698 N. Freeway Blvd, Sacramento (Natomas), CA 95834
Attendance fee: $30.00 Regular Members / $35.00 Non-Members
WCAB: Sacramento 160 Promenade Circle, Suite 300 Sacramento, CA 95834 (916) 263-2735

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President:
Andrew Lockard
Hewgill, Cobb & Lockard, APC

Vice President:
Eric Overholt
Hiden, Rott & Oertle, LLP

Treasurer:
Matthew Verduzco
The Law Office of Matthew A. Verrduzco

Secretary:
Lisa Hernandez
Bender & Gritz
 

Meetings: Last Thursday of the month at 5:30 pm (social from 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm and program runs from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm)
Location: The Godfather, 7878 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92111
Attendance fee: $35.00 CAAA Members/ $45.00 Non-Members
WCAB: San Diego 7575 Metropolitan Drive, Second Floor San Diego, CA 92108 (619) 525-4206

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President:
Robert Mack
Kurlander and Burton

Meetings: 3rd Thursday of the month at 12:00 pm
Location: TBA
Attendance fee: $30 members/ $40 Non-members $50.00 AT-DOOR for ALL
WCAB: San Francisco 455 Golden Gate Ave 2nd Floor San Francisco, CA 94102 (415) 557-0680

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President:
Jon Marlowe
Law Office of Jon Marlowe

Vice President:
William Mayen
Law Offices of Mayen and Herrera

Treasurer:
Christopher Cramer
Robbins, Strunk & Cramer

Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of the month from 12:00 pm (except January, June or December)
Location: Mayan Law Office Conference Room, 300 S. First Street, Suite 335, San Jose, CA 95113
Attendance fee: $20.00 CAAA Members & Non-Members
WCAB: San Jose 100 Paseo de San Antonio, Suite 241 San Jose, CA 95113 (408) 277-1246

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President:
Benjamin K. Helfman
Law Offices of Benjamin K. Helfman

Meetings: 1st Thursday of the month at 12:00 pm
Location: Law Office of Benjamin K. Helfman Library
Attendance fee: Varies
WCAB: Redding 2115 Akard, Suite 15 Redding, CA 96001 (530) 225-2845

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President:
Robert Schlemmer
Ford & Wallach

Vice President
Roxanna Soltani
Law Firm of Rowen, Gurvey & Win

Treasurer:
Lauren Trenor
Mallory & Stern

Secretary:
Amy Leung
Gordon, Edelstein, Krepack, Grant, Felton and Goldstein

Meetings: 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:00 pm

Reception: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Dinner & Program Begins 7:00 p.m.
Location: California Yacht Club, 4469 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
Attendance fee: $75.00 Members / $85.00 Non-Members / $40.00 WCAB / $90.00 At-Door
WCABS: Los Angeles 107 South Broadway, Suite 4107 Los Angeles, CA 90012 (310) 575-4585
Marina Del Rey 4720 Lincoln Blvd Marina Del Rey, CA 90292 (310) 482-3820
Van Nuys 6150 Van Nuys Blvd. Suite 105 Van Nuys, CA 91401-3373 (818) 901-5367 ext. 3501

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President:
Markus Urstoeger
Rockwell, Kelly & Duarte & Urstoeger, LLP

Meetings: 3rd Friday of the month at 12:00 pm
Location: Varies
Attendance fee: Varies
WCAB: Bakersfield Stockton - 31 E Channel St, Stockton, CA 95202

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