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Mark H. Barber, the firm's Managing Attorney, is available for telephone consultations, seminars, and case evaluations. Drawing upon his large firm background, Mr. Barber uses his unique experience to enhance the quality and efficiency of case handling in a smaller firm environment.
 
EDUCATlON

California Community College Instructor Credential - 1982
University of San Diego, School of Law, Juris Doctor - 1978
California State University, Humboldt, Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude - 1975
   
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Certified Specialist, Workers' Compensation, California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization
   
January 2008 - Present Law Offices of Mark H. Barber, P.C.
San Diego, California
Principal of firm devoted primarily to the defense of workers' compensation matters within the State of California.
 
January 2001 - December 2007 Wismar & Barber
San Diego, California
Partner of firm devoted primarily to the defense of workers' compensation matters within the State of California.
   
June 2000 - January 2001 Klein, Testan & Brundo
San Diego, California
Managing Attorney of San Diego office of statewide firm devoted exclusively to workers' compensation defense.
   
September 1997 - June 2000 Laughlin, Falbo, Levy & Moresi LLP
San Diego, California
Managing Partner of ten-attorney San Diego office of statewide workers' compensation defense firm, handling all aspects of the defense of workers' compensation and related matters. Management of attorneys, interaction with personnel matters, supervised associate training and client development.
   
January 1985 - September 1997 Laughlin, Falbo, Levy & Moresi LLP
San Francisco, California
Associate Attorney 1985- 1987. Became Partner in 1987. Chairman of the firm's Marketing Committee, 1993-1995. Extensive trial experience in all areas of workers' compensation with emphasis on the defense of fraudulent claims. Participated in employer level audits, conducted seminars and associate training. Assisted in publication of the firm's newsletter and legal updates.
   
September 1982 - January 1985 Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold
San Francisco, California
Associate Attorney handling the defense of workers' compensation matters.
   
January 1979 - September 1982 Digidyne Corporation
San Diego, California
General Counsel, responsible for commercial litigation, business counseling and support for complex computer hardware antitrust litigation.
   
September 1978 - January 1979 General Atomic Corporation
San Diego, California
Law clerk, then associate counsel, supporting major antitrust litigation.
   
SPEAKING PRESENTATIONS
Presenter: California Workers' Compensation Issues, Sterling Education Services, April 19, 2012
Presenter: Advanced Workers' Compensation, Sterling Education Services, April 14, 2011
Presenter: Medicare Set Asides for CorVel Corporation, February, 2009
Presenter: Workers' Compensation Case Preparation Techniques, National Business Institute, December 10, 2008
Presenter: Workers' Compensation Hearings: Techniques and Strategies for Success, National Business Institute, December 1, 2006
Presenter: Reducing Workers' Compensation Claims and Costs, National Business Institute, May 18, 2006
Presenter: Return to Work Issues and Workers' Compensation in California, Lonnan Education Services, April 7, 2005, April 15, 2004 and April 30, 2003
Presenter: Workers' Compensation Fraud: A Legal Perspective, Industrial and Sports Medical Center, July 16, 2002
Presenter: ADA, FMLA and Workers' Compensation in California, Lorman Education Services, May 31, 2002
Presenter: Fundamentals of Workers' Compensation in California, Sterling Education Services, May 16, 2002
Presenter: Advanced Joint Medical Management, CAAA, September 22, 2001
 
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

California State Bar, Admitted 1978