Lawyer Profiles

Our firm appears at boards from Bakersfield to San Diego on a regular basis. We are familiar with the doctors in the various regions and maintain a good rapport with the bench and bar. We also provide on-site training and claim evaluation, round table assessments and litigation plan development.

Mitchell F. Hoffer

2200 W. Orangewood Ave Ste. 200
Orange, CA 92868
Tel: 714-935-0444
Fax: 714-935-9944

Professional Experience:

GODFREY, GODFREY & ORTEGA, LLP, Orange, CA 2021 - Present
Associate Attorney

GODFREY, GODFREY & ORTEGA, LLP, Orange, CA May 2016 - 2021
Associate Attorney

    Aggressively negotiate and settle lien disputes for workers compensation claims. Perform case research for jurisdiction and statute of limitation issues. Prepare letters to clients, lien claimants, opposing counsel, and co-defendants regarding updates and settlement. Take depositions of applicants to further discovery. Attend hearings to expedite settlement of claims on behalf of the employer, their insurance carrier and adjusting agency.

Anaya Law Group, Westlake Village, CA, December 2014 March 2016
Associate Attorney

    Manage all areas of default collection cases from inception to entry of judgment. Draft pleadings such as motions for summary judgment for submission in California Courts. Represent Clients in Bankruptcy proceedings and assist in preparation of pre-trial mediations documents. Attend various hearings, in person and via Courtcall, including ORAPs, Case Management Conferences, and other civil proceedings.

Anaya Law Group, Westlake Village, CA, March 2009 - December 2014
Legal Assistant

    Managed ongoing cases including preparation of all collection default documents. Shadowed several hearings under the supervision of the handling attorneys. Drafted some discovery and served upon opposing counsel.

Law Offices of Santiago, Rodnunsky & Jones , July 2008 - September 2008

    Researched legal precedents and statutes for ongoing cases using Rutter guides along with online research via Westlaw and Lexis Nexis.

Education and Honors:

Whittier Law School - Costa Mesa, CA, 2014

  • Juris Doctor, May 2014

University of California, Irvine, California

  • Bachelor of Arts; Criminology, Law, & Society and Social Ecology; June 2011
  • Activities: Pre-Law Society, Member

Admissions to Practice:

State Bar of California, November 2014

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