Glen E. Rosenberg, Esq.
Glen Rosenberg received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan in 1973, and received his Juris Doctorate degree in 1977 from Valley University School of Law.
He has practiced Workers' Compensation law exclusively for over thiry years representing self- insureds, insurance carriers, and employers in all aspects of Workers' Compensation defense, including 132a, Serious and Willful misconduct claims and coverage matters. Mr. Rosenberg is a Certified Workers' Compensation Specialist.
Lance E. Peatman, Esq
Lance Peatman received his undergraduate degree from UCLA in 2002 and earned his Juris Doctorate from The George Washington University School of Law in Washington, D.C. in 2008.
He has handled numerous civil trials through to successful verdicts and presently defends insurance carriers and self insured entities in all aspects of Workers' Compensation claims, including 132a and Serious and Willful Misconduct claims as well as coverage matters.
Mr. Peatman is a Certified Specialist in California Workers' Compensation law.
Kristin A. Schallert, Esq
Kristin Schallert received her undergraduate degree from the University of California at Riverside in 2010. She received her Juris Doctor degree from Pepperdine University School of Law in 2014 while jointly earning her Master’s in Public Policy from Pepperdine University School of Public Policy. Prior to practicing Workers’ Compensation law, Ms. Schallert worked on preparing legislation for the Indian Parliament related to anti-slavery law. She also prepared legal manuals for Indian attorneys to reference when appealing government non-compliance with social services to the underprivileged populations.
Ms. Schallert has represented insurance carriers, TPAs and self-insured employers in defending all aspects of Workers’ Compensation claims including 132a, serious and willful, and coverage issues. She is a member of the State Bar of California and a partner at Rosenberg, Yudin & Peatman.
Jon N. Yudin, Esq
Jon Yudin attended Long Island University where he received his undergraduate degree. He received his Juris Doctorate from Valley University School of Law in 1977.
For the past 20 years, he has represented self- insureds, insurance carriers, and employers in all aspects of Workers' Compensation law including 132a and Serious and Willful claims.
Prior to the practice of Workers' Compenstion law, he served as a Deputy District Attorney and as an Assistant District Attorney administering the Monterey and Salinas District Attorney offices in Monterey County. Mr. Yudin is a Certified Workers' Compensation Specialist.
Hal G. Watchman, Esq
Mr. Watchman received his undergraduate degree from Arizona State University in 1981 and his Juris Doctor degree from Southwestern University School of Law in 1985, earning an Exceptional Achievement Award in Pre Trial Lawyering Skills. Prior to practicing Workers’ Compensation law, Mr. Watchman specialized in the area of employment and business litigation, representing clients in all aspects of State and Federal Court litigation including trial and appeal.
Mr. Watchman has represented insurers and uninsured employers in the defense of Workers’ Compensation claims including 132a, serious and willful, and coverage issues. He has also represented insurers in State Court subrogation litigation. Mr. Watchman is a member of the State Bar of California, and the State Bar of Arizona. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Central District of California, and the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit. Mr. Watchman is a certified specialist in workers' compensation.
Byron Lansford, Esq
Byron Lansford received his undergraduate Bachelor of Arts in Political Science degree at the University of California at San Diego in 2017.
Byron then attended Law School at Southwestern Law School graduating with a Juris Doctorate in May 2021. At Southwestern, he was an oralist in the Moot Court Hours program from 2019 to April 2021. He is also a recipient of numerous awards at Southwestern Law School including the Wildman|Schumacher Scholarship, Deans Merit Scholarship; CALI Excellence for the Future Award; Legal Writing; Constitutional Law as well as First place in Brief Writing.
Larry Kirk, Esq
Mr. Kirk is a 1960 honors graduate of UCLA and a 1963 Juris Doctor graduate of the UCLA School of Law, where he served as Senior Editor of the Law Review and was elected to The Order of the Coif (the top 10% of his class).
Following service in the California Army National Guard, Mr. Kirk began his career in workers’ compensation defense in 1964 and is a certified specialist in workers’ compensation law.
The former Central Coast managing partner of a major statewide defense firm, Mr. Kirk is an appellate specialist who has successfully briefed and argued landmark cases for prominent national employers before the California Courts of Appeal and the California Supreme Court.
Married to an attorney and the father of three, Mr. Kirk has completed four New York City Marathons and is an avid golfer.
Sara Philbrick, Esq
Sara Philbrick received her undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley in 2004 and earned her Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine Law School in 2009.
Sara's first job upon passing the California State Bar was in the field of Workers Compensation in 2011. She has been practicing Workers Compensation since then with a total of 11 years of experience. She has worked on both the applicant and defense side of comp.
Sara also has experience in employment and labor law.
She has handled trials through to successful verdicts and presently defends insurance carriers and self insured entities in all aspects of Workers' Compensation claims. including 132a and Serious and Willful Misconduct claims as well as coverage matters.
In her free time, Sara loves the out doors, spending time with her 8 year old daughter and shopping.