Mr. Navarrete excels in providing legal representation for clients who are typically workers’ compensation insurance carriers, to defend workers’ compensation claims filed by applicants

Professional Experience

Associate Attorney: Floyd, Skeren & Kelly, LLP, Long Beach, CA (2013 – 2016 )

  • Responsibilities included case assessment; consulting with clients, witnesses and claims personnel to develop litigation strategies; attended hearings, depositions and trials; drafted and responded to a multitude of case-related documents including standard workers’ compensation forms and pleadings, position papers and related documents.

Project Manager, Design & Construction: Navarrete & Associates, Los Angeles, CA (June 2013-December 2013)

  • Drafted design services agreements, fee statement schedules, and correspondence to clients regarding the status of their project.
  • Presented design solutions to clients and negotiated services agreements.
  • Organized appointments with engineers, draftsmen, and city inspectors.
  • Managed daily business operations.

Advocate/Translator, Center for Children’s Rights: Whittier Law School, Costa Mesa, CA (Aug. 2012 – Dec. 2012)

  • Advocated on behalf of children with developmental disabilities.
  • Conducted legal research, drafted memoranda regarding case status to clients and supervising attorneys, drafted compliance complaints.
  • Managed multiple cases simultaneously, maintained regular client contact, and quickly answered client inquiries.
  • Translated written and verbal material from English to Spanish.

Legal Assistant: Floyd, Skeren & Kelly LLP, Culver City, CA (July 2009 – July 2010)

  • Managed assignments from five attorneys, successfully prioritizing tasks.
  • Transcribed memoranda regarding case status to clients and attorneys.
  • Organized appointments with various entities and closed all office files.

Volunteer Experience

  • Lanterman Special Education Law Clinic (Oct. 2013 – Dec 2013)

Education

J.D.: Whittier Law School, Costa Mesa, CA (2013)

  • Graduated magna cum laude
  • Class Rank: Top 10% (20/210)
  • Dean’s Merit Scholarship (Two Years)
  • CALI Award (Highest grade),
  • Uniform Commercial Code 1

Language Skills

  • Fluent in Spanish