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Gerald F. Batchelder

Gerald F. Batchelder

Law Offices of Gerald F. Batchelder
  • Workers' Compensation
  • California
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Mr. Batchelder is certified by the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California, as a Specialist in Workers Compensation Law. For more than a decade, he has frequently served as a Workers Compensation Judge Pro Tem. He has served as a member of the Education Committee of the California Applicants Attorneys Association, putting together educational programs in workers compensation law for California attorneys.

He was admitted to the California Bar in December 1976, and is a member of the bar of the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
Mr. Batchelder has represented thousands of injured workers in workers’ compensation cases since 1977. For the past several years he has limited his practice almost entirely to helping those who are injured at work.

He has successfully handled cases in all areas of California workers’ compensation law, including death benefit matters, permanent total disability cases, serious & willful misconduct claims, discrimination and wrongful termination proceedings, medical treatment disputes, temporary disability issues, uninsured employer litigation, job retraining and rehabilitation litigation. He understands the relationship between workers’ compensation benefits and Social Security Disability entitlement, State Disability benefits, Long Term and Short Term Disability policy rights, and works to make sure that his clients resolve their matters in such a way as to maximize their combined benefits from all these sources.

California St Univ Hayward
Undergraduate Degree
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Law Degree
Professional Experience
Workers Compensation Judge Pro Tem
Workers Compensation Appeals Board, Oakland District Office
- Current
Law Offices of Gerald F. Batchelder
- Current
Certified Specialist, Workers' Compensation Law
State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization
Peer Review Rated
American Jurisprudence Award
Bancroft-Whitney Law Publisher
1974, 1975
Professional Associations
Attorneys for Injured Workers of California
California Applicants' Attorneys Association
California State Bar # 70091
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
9th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
United States District Court for the Northern District of California
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
    Ordinarily 12-15% of settlement amount or award after trial
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    No fees unless you win
Practice Area
  • Workers' Compensation
  • English
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Websites & Blogs
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Contact & Map
39111 Paseo Padre Pkwy.
Ste. 316
Fremont, CA 94538
Telephone: (510) 797-5799
Fax: (510) 797-8694