Janice Dwyer is the current President of Cuneo, Black, Ward, and Missler. She has been with CBWM since 1986 and has been a shareholder since 1991. She is a frequent lecturer of IEA, AWCP, PARMA VICA, and other organizations. Ms. Dwyer is a DWC-approved arbitrator. Her practice includes case management, discovery implementation, negotiation & settlement, trial and post-trial appellate work. Ms. Dwyer’s experience includes peace officer claims, toxic exposure, Almaraz Guzman and AMA Guides Ratings, AOE/COE defense and general Workers’ Compensation defense.

Professional & Bar Association Membership:

  • Nevada State Bar
  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar Workers’ Compensation Section
  • California Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys’ Association
  • Sacramento County Bar
  • Sacramento County Bar Workers’ Compensation Section
  • Valley Industrial Claims Association
  • Association of Workers’ Compensation Professionals


  • University of Santa Clara 1980
    • Bachelor of Science
  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law 1984
    • Juris Doctorate (J.D.)

Past experience:

  • Personal Injury Plaintiff Work
  • Civil Insurance Defense
  • Sacramento and Placer County Judicial Clerk


  • California State Bar Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist since 1993
  • Arbitrator since 2013

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