New “Of Counsel” Attorney Joins Fendon Law Firm, P.C.

The Phoenix workers’ compensation law firm has teamed up with a new “of-counsel” lawyer—a certified workers’ compensation specialist who has decades of experience.
PHOENIX - Sept. 13, 2013 - PRLog -- Mr. J. Victor Stoffa has recently joined Fendon Law Firm, P.C. as an “of counsel” attorney. Attorney Stoffa’s extensive and diverse legal background provides valuable resources to the workers’ compensation law firm, which serves injured workers throughout the Phoenix, Arizona area. In addition to workers’ compensation, the law firm also helps individuals with Social Security Disability claims. Fendon Law Firm’s new “of-counsel” attorney has been a certified workers’ compensation specialist since 1979, and he has garnered a wealth of knowledge within his field through the various professional positions he has held over the past three decades.

After receiving his law degree, Attorney Stoffa worked as staff counsel for the State Compensation Fund during the 1970s. Today, this entity is SCF Arizona, the state’s largest worker’s compensation insurance provider. The lawyer next moved into the role of partner and shareholder of O’Connor Cavanagh, and he also served as partner and co-founder of Cross & Lieberman—a position he held until September 2001. From 2001 through the end of 2008, the attorney represented provided legal services as the Law Offices of J. V. Stoffa. The lawyer then switched gears, working as an Administrative Law Judge of the Industrial Commission of Arizona from 2009 to 2012. The Industrial Commission of Arizona is the state agency that holds the responsibility of enforcing Arizona laws that are related to workers’ compensation, payment and wages, occupational safety and health and other areas that have to do with the wellbeing and safety of Arizona workers. Through his career, Mr. Stoffa has been successful in obtaining more than 75 published opinions through the litigation of appellate cases.

Mr. Stoffa co-founded the Arizona Compensation Defense Counsel Association and has served as a past president for the organization. This group later turned into the Arizona Defense Counsel Association’s Workers’ Compensation Section. Furthermore, the attorney has shared his professional knowledge with others by lecturing and writing on topics related to workers’ compensation law.

While Attorney Stoffa is originally from Cleveland, Ohio, he moved to Arizona and has spent a great portion of his life in this state. He went to high school in Phoenix and graduated from Arizona State University before attending law kktd school at the University of Arizona College of Law. At his law school, Mr. Stoffa was given the honor of being the 1969 Morris K. Udall scholar.

Fendon Law Firm is pleased to be bringing on another worker’s compensation specialist to its legal team. Adding Mr. Stoffa on as an “of-counsel” lawyer provides Fendon Law Firm with valuable support in helping individuals fight for the workers’ compensation they truly deserve after they are hurt on the job. Fendon Law Firm provides assistance for those who are filing workers’ compensation and Social Security Disability claims, dealing with denied clams, reopening closed cases and more. The law firm offers free initial consultations. More information about Fendon Law Firm is available at
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