Established in San Diego in 1999, the law firm of Mitchell & Shea, APC, specializes in Workers' Compensation & Personal Injury Law
Professional Sports Players may be entitled to receive long term medical care for work-related injuries. Insurance companies will sometimes offer a lump sum payment as incentive for the athlete to waive his or her rights to future coverage of injury related treatment costs.
Over 25 years combined legal experience in fighting for injured clients. We have successfully tried and settled over 1000 Personal Injury cases by zealously representing our clients and fighting to maximize their recovery.
Mitchell & Shea Attorneys are certified in Workers Compensation Law by the California State Bar
$2.5 Million Recovered PRODUCTS LIABILITY CASE
$1.4 Million Recovered MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE
$1,062,000.00 Recovered PERSONAL INJURY CASE
$1.1 Million Recovered WORKERS COMPENSATION Compromise & Release Claim
$975,000.00 Recovered DEATH BENEFIT CASE Benefits Obtained For Surviving Child
$990,000.00 Recovered WORKERS COMPENSATION Compromise & Release
A graduate of Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, Brian Mitchell has been practicing since 1996. He got his start for the City Attorney's Office in San Diego, focusing on Criminal Law in the Alternative Dispute Resolution Division, and serving an internship with the Public Defender's Office. A San Diego resident since 1972, Mr. Mitchell was admitted to the California State Bar and Federal District Court in 1996. Shortly thereafter, he began practicing Civil Litigation as an associate for a San Diego firm which specializes in Workers' Compensation and Personal Injury. There, he gained valuable experience litigating cases before the San Diego Superior Court and Workers' Compensation Appeals Board.
Mr. Mitchell went into private practice in 1999, focusing on Personal Injury and employment-related law. In 2003, Mr. Mitchell became a certified specialist in Workers' Compensation and the following year was appointed by his colleagues to serve as San Diego Chapter President of the California Applicant Attorneys Association (CAAA). In 2006, Mr. Mitchell was appointed to a lifetime post on the CAAA Board of Governors.
An alumnus of the University of Arizona, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and a minor in Spanish, Mr. Mitchell has negotiated and won thousands of favorable settlements on behalf of injured workers and individuals in San Diego County and throughout California. He has participated in panel discussions, has lectured on a wide range of legal, work-related legal topics, and has trained numerous legal professionals on representing Workers' Compensation claimants and interacting with insurance providers.
Mr. Mitchell, who is fluent in Spanish, takes great pride in the communities in which he lives and works, and aggressively advocates for the rights of individuals and employees in those communities.
If you have a question regarding a possible legal matter, call Attorney Mitchell at (619) 702-6517 or send an eMail to receive a response within 24 hours.