Mr. Beltran attended Long Beach State University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice, with an emphasis in law enforcement. He then attended Loyola Law School, graduating with the degree of Juris Doctor. While at Loyola Law School, Mr. Beltran was initially a staff writer, and then selected Technical Editor of the Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Journal, now known at the Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review. He also worked for the Legal Aid Society of Orange County, providing legal services, under the supervision of an attorney, to low income individuals.
After law school, Mr. Beltran worked briefly for a medical malpractice defense firm, and then for a well-known personal injury firm. Subsequently, he began working for a national workers’ compensation defense firm, being named a partner in that firm in 2009. In 2013, Mr. Beltran was elevated to the level of co-managing partner for that same firm.
Mr. Beltran’s practice includes all aspects of claims within workers’ compensation, including the defense of serious and willful claims, and claims brought pursuant to Labor Code 132a. Additionally, Mr. Beltran has particular expertise in the handling of claims brought by former professional athletes, having extensive experience defending the interests of professional sports teams and their insurance carriers against claims brought by former professional athletes.
In the course of his practice, Mr. Beltran has taken numerous cases to trial, with excellent results for his clients. In addition to cases at the trial level, Mr. Beltran has also taken cases up on appeal to the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board, and also the California Court of Appeals.
Mr. Beltran takes pride in providing his clients with a zealous and cost-efficient defense of claims, all with the goal of expeditious closure of claims.
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, CA
California State University, Long Beach, CA
Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice