Margot E. Simington, Esq.
Chief Executive Officer
Firm Office Location: San Diego
Areas of Practice:
· Workers’ Compensation Law
· Labor Code Section 132a
· Serious & Willful Allegations
· Creation of Employer Programs:
Medical Provider Networks
Return to Work Programs
· Appellate Law
· California Certified Workers’ Compensation Law Specialist
· Submitted first MPN Application in State of California
· 2008 President Southern California Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys’ Association
· 2009 President California Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys’ Association
California Western School of Law – Juris Doctorate
West Virginia University – Bachelor of Science in Journalism – Magna Cum Laude
During law school, Margot studied International Law at Uppsala University in Sweden and Cambridge University in England.
Prior Work Experience:
After admission to the bar, Margot practiced a short time in civil litigation including subrogation. She then joined a statewide workers' compensation defense firm handling natiionwide clients. From 1993 until joining the Firm in 2001, Margot served as Senior Trial Attorney for Kemper National Insurance Companies. Margot enjoys finding creative solutions to complex legal problems.
Margot has created multiple custom Medical Provider Networks on behalf of clients, including the first one approved in California. She often counsels clients on programs designed to decrease workers' compensation costs such as return to work, safety and fraud detection programs.
Margot is the mother of two boys. Her interests include family time, travel, and writing.
Recent Articles & Lectures:
· SB 749 “A Gift to the Applicant”
· MPN Creation & Use – A Tangled Web
· Sexual Harassment – You Know It When You Feel It
· SB 227 & AB 228 – “They Call This Reform?”
· SB 899 – “Oh My!”
To learn more about how we can help you with your case, please contact us today!
Heggeness, Sweet, Simington & Patrico, A P.C.
4180 Ruffin Road
San Diego, CA
Phone (858) 874-2100
6180 Quail Valley Court
Phone (951) 656-1944
600 West Santa Ana Boulevard
Santa Ana, CA
Phone (714) 550-1133
1633 Bayshore Highway
Phone (650) 350-1908
210 Capitol Street, Suite 1
Phone (831) 676-3255