George J. Savin, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Granada Hills, CA

Law Offices of Savin & Bursk
 | 10663 Yarmouth Avenue, Granada Hills, CA 91344
Phone: 818-368-8646
Fax: 818-368-9547
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1975
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Attorney Profile

A co-founder and senior partner at the Law Offices of Savin & Bursk, located in Granada Hills, California, George J. Savin Jr. focuses his practice primarily on workers' compensation. He provides assistance to clients throughout the southern portion of the state who have been injured on the job or contracted an occupational disease, and who are trying to obtain their rightful benefits under their employer's insurance coverage. Mr. Savin also handles claims that have been filed with the Uninsured Employers Benefits Trust Fund when employers are illegally uninsured and have failed to pay benefits that have been awarded by the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board. In addition, he also has extensive experience representing plaintiffs in personal injury and wrongful death litigation as well as defendants who have been charged with criminal offenses.

A native of California, Mr. Savin attended California State University, Long Beach, where he majored in criminology and received a Bachelor of Science in 1970. He then enrolled at the Washburn University School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1973. After law school, Mr. Savin joined the Sedgwick County District Attorney's Office, where he was an assistant prosecutor and gained extensive trial experience. In 1975, he moved back to California and was in-house counsel to a major corporation before entering private practice in 1978. He is admitted to practice before all California state courts.

Mr. Savin is frequently asked to deliver lectures on workers' compensation matters at continuing legal education seminars. A member of the Workers' Compensation Section of The State Bar of California, he is also a member of the California Applicants' Attorneys Association and the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles. Highly respected by his fellow professionals, Mr. Savin has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
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Workers' Compensation (100%)

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Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020

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About George Savin, Jr.

Admitted: 1975, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.savinbursklaw.com/george-savin/

Honors/Awards:

  • 10.0 Avvo ‘Superb’ Rating
  • Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition, Member of Congress - Brad Sherman, 2009
  • Civic Leaders, Leaders of Character, Boy Scouts of America, 2010
  • Outstanding Small Business Award, United Chambers of Commerce of the San Fernando Valley, 2010
  • Outstanding Small Business Award, Los Angeles City Council, 2010
  • Readers Choice Favorite Law Office, Daily News, 2011-2012
  • Small Business Award, Granada Hills Chamber of Commerce, 2011
  • Readers Choice Best Law Office, Daily News, 2013-2015
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Member
  • Kansas
  • California
  • The State Bar of California, Attorney, 1975
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association, Member, 1981
  • California Applicants' Attorneys Association, Member, 1983
  • Los Angeles Valley Applicant Attorney Association, Secretary, 2016

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, What Civil Employment Attorneys Must Know About Workers' Comp, 2014
  • Author, Serious and Willful Misconduct, State Bar of California, 2010
  • Speaker, Uninsured Employers Benefits Trust Fund
  • Speaker, 100% Workers' Compensation Awards
  • Speaker, Labor Code 132A Discrimination Claims

Educational Background:

  • California State University, Long Beach, Bachelor of Science, Major: Criminology, 1970
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Office Location for George J. Savin, Jr.

10663 Yarmouth Avenue
Granada Hills, CA 91344

Phone: 818-368-8646

Fax: 818-368-9547

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Last Updated: 8/14/2019

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