Roger A. Cartozian is an associate attorney in our Sacramento office. After finishing Law School in 1975, Mr. Cartozian began in private practice as a General Practitioner for a period of about 10 years in the Sacramento area. Areas of practice at that time included family law, adoptions, criminal defense, Bankruptcy, personal injury, corporate and business transactions, juvenile matters, wills, probate, collections, mechanics liens, etc. In 1985, he became associated with Industrial Indemnity – House Counsel and focused his concentration on the defense of workers’ compensation claims, workers’ compensation subrogation, defense of §132a and Serious and Willful Misconduct claims. After 10 years, he opened his private practice with a partner and continued the same type work. From 1997 to 2007, he was associated with and became a partner with the workers’ compensation defense law firm of Gray & Prouty. Mr. Cartozian has been with the FSML law firm since October 2007.
Mr. Cartozian thus brings with him a 10 year general practice background and over 32 years of workers’ compensation defense experience where his clients have included insurance companies, third party administrators, private employers, school districts, and public agencies. He has made presentations on a variety of topics in the workers’ compensation arena to groups of varying size and experience.
Mr. Cartozian is licensed to practice before all state Courts of the State of California, has appeared at most of the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board District Offices in California, and in June 2005, was admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Cartozian is Certified by the State Bar of California as a Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist.