Certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization Workers’ Compensation Law
Retired Workers’ Compensation Judge
J. BARRY COLLINS joined the firm after most recently serving as a Workers Compensation Administrative Law Judge with the Workers Compensation Appeals Board. Mr. Collins retired from his position as a Judge and now practices workers’ compensation defense law full time representing solely employers and insurance carriers.
Mr. Collins is a Certified Specialist in Workers Compensation Law from the State Bar of California (Certified Specialist, Workers’ Compensation Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization).
Mr. Collins began his career working seven and a half years as a defense attorney with the State Compensation Insurance Fund. He then owned and managed his own applicant’s law practice for six years, prior to becoming a Judge.
With extensive experience from the bench and the bar, Mr. Collins is an experienced and aggressive attorney who is skilled in both procedure and law. He also has extensive experience in Sports Law cases, having tried numerous published cases and currently representing several NFL teams as well as several Major League Baseball teams, Minor League Hockey and football franchises.
Mr. Collins is married and has five wonderful children.