Jim Missler is a co-founder and shareholder of the firm. He served as managing partner of Cuneo, Black, Ward & Missler twice during the history of the firm. Jim has been a practitioner of Workers’ Compensation Defense since 1978. Jim has worked with several public agencies and large self-insured employers. With more than 38 years of experience, he works with employers and their insurers to maximize cost-effective representation.

Professional & Bar Association Membership:

  • California State Bar
  • California State Bar Workers’ Compensation Section
  • Sacramento County Bar Association
  • Sacramento County Bar Workers’ Compensation Section


  • Bowling Green State University 1973
    • Bachelor of Science
  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law 1977
    • Juris Doctor (J.D.)


  • AV rating – Martindale-Hubbell
  • California State Bar Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist since 1991
  • California Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys Association
    • Past President
    • Board of Directors

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