G. Julie Oktanyan

Top rated Workers' Compensation attorney in Pasadena, California

Julie O Law, APC
G. Julie Oktanyan
Julie O Law, APC

Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in California since: 2002

Education: Southwestern Law School

Languages Spoken: Armenian, English, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020
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Julie O Law, APC

155 N Lake Ave
Suite 800
Pasadena, CA 91101 Visit website


A respected trial attorney with 20 years of experience handing injury claims, G. Julie Oktanyan is the founder of Julie O Law, APC. She primarily focuses on cases involving catastrophic injuries, workers' compensation, orthopedic injuries, traumatic brain injuries and motor vehicle accidents in Los Angeles, California.

Early in her legal career, Ms. Oktanyan worked for an insurance defense firm, where she gained invaluable insight into the industry and the tactics insurance providers use to reduce or deny claims. Armed with this experience, she is able to better address her clients' issues and increase their chances of obtaining the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve. She has been successful in securing numerous substantial settlements – over $30 million in settlements for her clients within a decade.

In addition to receiving many testimonials from her satisfied clients, Ms. Oktanyan is listed in the 10 Best Attorneys by the American Institute of Legal Counsel and among the Top 10 Workers’ Compensation Attorneys by Attorney and Practice magazine. Furthermore, she was recognized among the Top Ranking Attorneys by the American Association of Attorneys Advocates and is a recipient of Martindale-Hubbell’s Anniversary Honoree Award for Proudly Serving the Community in Law. She is rated “Excellent” through Avvo.

A graduate of the University of California, Ms. Oktanyan completed her Bachelor of Arts in psychology in 1998 and obtained her Juris Doctor from Southwestern Law School in 2002. While there, she received multiple "Exceptional Achievement Awards" for her academic contributions in the areas of tort law, products liability and intellectual property law.

Throughout her career, Ms. Oktanyan has established herself as a leader in her field and is a Women’s Caucus committee member of the California Applicants' Attorneys Association. She is a highly compassionate attorney who ensures that each client at her firm receives the highest level of advocacy and support possible.

Practice areas

Workers' Compensation: Claimant, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Brain Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents

  • 90% Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 10% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2002, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.julieolaw.com/about-the-firm/

Educational Background:
  • University of California, B.A., Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 1998
  • Super Lawyers, 2020
  • Top Ten Workers' Compensation Law Award, Attorney and Practice Magazine, 2022
  • 20th Anniversary Honoree Award for Proudly Serving the Community in Law, Martindale-Hubbell, 2022
  • Best of the Best Top 10 2020 Workers' Compensation Award, Best of the Best Attorneys, 2020
  • Top Ranking Attorney 2020 Member Workers' Compensation Division, American Association of Attorney Advocates, 2020
  • 10 Best Attorney 2019 Award in Workers' Compensation Law Division, American Institute of Legal Counsel, 2019
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • California Lawyers Association, Workers' Compensation Division, 2022
  • Member, Communications Committee - California Applicants Attorney Association (CAAA), 2023
  • Member, Latino Committee - California Applicants' Attorney Association (CAAA), 2022
  • Member, Education Committee - California Applicants' Attorneys Association (CAAA), 2022
  • Member since 2013, California Applicants' Attorneys Association (CAAA), 2022
  • Member, Emerging Issues Committee; California Applicants' Attorneys Association (CAAA), 2022
  • Member, Women's Caucus Committee; California Applicants' Attorneys Association, 2022
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • CAAA Winter Convention Panel Speaker - January 21, 2023: Exposing MPNs for What They Are! , 2023
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Gloria Garcia v. Beach Resort Hotel; Settled for $153,994.00 - Applicant suffered specific injury to her back and lower extremities., 2023
  • Rene Gonzalez v. Food Delivery Company; Settled for $275,000 - Applicant suffered a serious back injury due to a cumulative trauma during the course and scope of his employment heavy lifting and delivery items, 2022
  • M. Aguirre v. Travel Agency; Settled for $325,000 - Applicant was a travel agent who suffered a minor heart attack at work and later at home due to stress on the job, 2016
  • Social Services Supervisor v. Healthcare Facility; Settled for $170,000 - Applicant was a social services assignee who suffered multiple orthopedic injuries to her back, knees, upper extremities, and neck after 11 years of working at her job for her employer., 2018
  • Nathan Gay v. Air Conditioning & Heating Company; Settled for $170,000 - Applicant suffered multiple orthopedic injuries to his hands and lower extremities when he slipped and fell at work., 2019
  • Aaron M.-Sanchez v. Restaurant; Settled for $210,000 - Applicant suffered an ankle injury that led to amputation below the knee due to uncontrolled diabetes during the course and scope of his employment as a dishwasher for a restaurant., 2021
Industry Groups:
  • Automotive
  • Commercial Buildings
  • Construction Sites
  • Factories
  • Food Chains
  • Restaurants
  • Retail Stores
  • Trucking
  • Warehouses

Office location for G. Julie Oktanyan

155 N Lake Ave
Suite 800
Pasadena, CA 91101

Phone: 818-805-2272


1 Year Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020

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