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Teri W. Fellman

Managing Partner 

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Teri W. Fellman is the Managing Partner with Fellman & Associates, focusing her practice in workers' compensation defense, with additional experience in the following areas:


Labor Code §132a Claims

S&W Claims

Premises Liability

Personal Injury

Automotive Liability

General Liability

Ms. Fellman has practiced law since 1986, with appearances made in workers' compensation and injury cases. Her trial experience includes workers' compensation, auto and premises liability jury trials, bench trials, mediations, and binding arbitrations. She has presented programs on Labor Code §132a claims, Serious and Willfull Claims, coverage, and proper investigation techniques for use in claims defense.

Prior to forming Fellman & Associates in 2002, Ms. Fellman was an associate partner at Dale, Braden & Hinchcliffe from 1998 to 2002, where she supervised the workers' compensation department.

Ms. Fellman also developed the in-house counsel program for the May Department Stores, where she worked from 1989 - 1998. While at the May Department Stores she handled matters in workers' compensation, auto and premises liability, general liability, and subrogation.

Ms. Fellman also worked as an associate at Early, Maslach, Nutt & Peterson from 1986 - 1989,

and as a law clerk in the corporate legal department for Farmer's Insurance from 1985 - 1986.

In 1977, Ms. Fellman graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles, majoring in Spanish/Linguistics. She obtained her law degree from Pepperdine Universtiy in 1985.

Ms. Fellman is proficient in the Spanish Language.

Ms. Fellman is admitted to practice in California and is a certified specialist in Workers' Compensation. She is also admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court Bar, the U. S. District Court for the Central and Southern Districts of California and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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