JOSUE S. VILLANUEVA

Josue S. Villanueva is a seasoned attorney with over twenty-seven years of experience. While his practice is now devoted solely to the defense of workers’ compensation cases, he also has in-depth experience representing workers’ compensation applicants. His workers’ compensation clients have included Ace American Insurance Company, Arch Indemnity Insurance Company, and Zurich Insurance. He has also represented publicly traded companies such as Atlas Van Lines, Inc., Denny’s, Cast & Crew Production Services, Inc., Iron Mountain, Inc., and Waste Management, Inc. In addition, he has experience in the areas of dual employer and professional employer organization representation. 

Josue has in-depth experience representing various types of businesses and public entities, including start-ups and multi-national corporations in the high-tech, scientific, manufacturing, and academic fields. In addition to practicing civil litigation in the state of California, Josue has significant civil and criminal litigation experience in trial and appellate advocacy with the Office of the Solicitor General in Manila, Philippines. 

Josue received his Bachelor of Science degree in Pre-Medicine from the University of Santo Tomas and a Legum Baccalaureus (LLB) degree from San Beda College of Law, both in Manila, Philippines.  

He is admitted to all four California Districts of the U.S. District Court. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, and the California Applicants’ Attorneys Association. 

A life-long scholar, Josue especially enjoys increasing his knowledge base and can be found studying newly published cases and current legal trends after work and on weekends.