Dirk Stemerman focuses his practice on representing injured workers in workers’ compensation and Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits cases.
He is certified as a Specialist in workers’ compensation law by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. He is a much-in-demand speaker and presenter at numerous legal conventions.
Dirk is also involved in the local legal community, serving as a volunteer with the Watsonville Law Center, which provides free legal services to low-income individuals with predominate focus on the agricultural community and workers’ rights and as a Sustaining Member of the Workplace Injury Law & Advocacy Group, a non-profit organization that advocates on behalf of injured workers.
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
J.D., Whittier Law School
Comparative Program, University of the Western Cape School of Law, Cape Town, South Africa
B.A., Political Studies, University of Illinois at Springfield
Monterey County Bar Association
American Bar Association
California Applicants’ Attorneys Association (Member, Board of Directors)