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The Law Offices of Jon M. Woods is here to help you. Get to know more about our firm on our "About Us" Page here or see below for our biographies.
Jon M. Woods
Mr. Jon M. Woods graduated from East Los Angeles Community College, receiving an Associate of Arts Degree in General Education in 1981. In 1986 he graduated from California State University at Los Angeles, receiving a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. In 1994 he graduated, Cum Laude, receiving a Juris Doctorate in law. In 2002, he opened the Signal Hill office. Mr. Woods is an experienced trial attorney representing civil litigation and personal injury claims.
Adam Banda, Esq.
Adam Banda joined the Law Offices of Jon M. Woods in November 2005.
After receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree from University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2001, he attended Western State University College of Law. Mr. Banda received his Juris Doctorate degree, cum laude, in 2005. During law school, Mr. Banda received the Witkin Award in Criminal Procedure and a Civil Externship. He also completed an externship with the California Court of Appeal, and was an editor of the Law Review.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Banda worked at State Compensation Insurance Fund as a workers' compensation claims adjuster. While in Law School he worked as a law clerk in the workers' compensation division of Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.
Hearing Representative / Office Administrator
Ms. Emma Szuksztul graduated from Santa Ana College in 2002 earning an Associate Degree in Liberal Arts and ABA Paralegal Certification. Ms. Szuksztul has worked for the Legal Aid Society addressing unlawful detainers, representing the best interest of tenants by assuring that their legal rights were maintained. She also was in charge of a government sponsored hotline that assisted seniors in the community. She has extensive experience organizing unlawful detainer clinics and in working on issues that affect the community. Her focus, however, is on the progressive legal approaches to addressing issues that impact the Latino community. Born and raised in Mexico, Ms. Szuksztul is extraordinarily passionate about protecting the rights of injured workers; in particular, undocumented workers. With over 10 years experience handling workers' compensation claims, she aggressively advocates for her clients. Emma Szuksztul is bilingual and is dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals least able to advocate for themselves.
The attorneys and staff of Jon M Woods went after the insurance company after I was denied benefits. The staff was amazing and kept me informed on the process of my case. Within a short time. I received my compensation, medical and got back on my feet.
- J. MENDOZA, LOs angeles