Attorneys

Lisa Diane Kollitz, Managing Partner

B.A. Anthropology, 1982, University of California at Los Angeles

Juris Doctor Degree, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 1985, Magna Cum Laude, Class Rank - 3rd


Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review Staff 1983-84, Managing Editor 1984-85

Deans List 1983-85 

St. Thomas More Honor Society 

Alpha Sigma Nu Honor Society


Admitted to the California State Bar 1985

Admitted to the Practice, Central District of California 1986


Law Clerk to the Honorable Judge David Kenyon United States District Court 1986-87

California State University, Los Angeles, Teaching Credential Program 1999-2002


Professional Experience:

Workers’ Compensation Defense

Labor Arbitrations 

American with Disabilities Act

Family Medical Leave Act

Sexual Harassment Training


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Ronald R. Kollitz, Partner

B.A. Psychology, Cum Laude, 1971, University of California at Los Angeles

Juris Doctor Degree, 1974, University of California at Los Angeles, School of Law 

Senior Member, U.C.L.A. - Alaska Law Review


Admitted to California Bar and U.S. Central District Court, 1974

Engaged in Workers' Compensation law since 1975 

Certified Specialist, Workers' Compensation Law, State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization since 1981

Senior Attorney WCAB Writs, California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District,  1977-1981 


Workers' Compensation Judge 1981-1983 and Presiding Workers' Compensation Judge 1983-1985 

WCAB Los Angeles District Office  


Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry and the Law, Lecturer in California Workers’ Compensation Law 1978 to present -  class for Psychiatrists and Psychologists 


Associate Adjunct Professor of Law, Southwestern University School of Law,  1978-1979 (Classes Taught: Workers’ Compensation; Legal Ethics)


Lecturer, University of Southern California Law Center, Advanced Professional Program in Workers' Compensation, 1982 to 1998   


Lecturer, California Applicant’s Attorneys Association - University of California Los Angeles, Workers’ Compensation Series, 2000 to 2008  


Special Counsel, Workers' Compensation Advisory Committee to California Assembly, 1986 

Member, Labor Law and Workers' Compensation Sections of California State Bar  

Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association Workers' Compensation Section  

Technical Editor - Hampton, Workers' Compensation Claims - Desk Book 2 (1993)  

Technical Editor - Hampton, Workers' Compensation Benefits Manual (1997)  

Martindale-Hubbell ® AV Preeminent Rating, 1995 to present  

Named as among Southern California Superlawyers in Workers’ Compensation, 2005 - present


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Juliana M. Cipriano, Associate

BA English and Social Sciences Interdisciplinary; Political Science & Sociology

University at Buffalo English Honors Program


Juris Doctor Degree, California Western School of Law, 2 year accelerated program


Certified Mediator  

Admitted to the California State Bar 2000  Specializing in Workers’ Compensation Defense Law 2002  

Certified Specialist, Workers’ Compensation Law, State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization 2017   


Professional Experience:

Workers’ Compensation Defense General Civil Litigation San Diego County District Attorney’s Office 


Pro Bono Experience:

Mediated disputes in Small Claims Court, Girls Rehab Facility & Juvenile Hall

Volunteer at the Legal Aid Society,

Volunteer at the American Arbitration Association


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