Mr. Fields has practiced Workers’ Compensation defense throughout California since 2000. He is certified as a specialist in Workers’ Compensation by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. For several years he practiced personal injury law before representing injured workers before the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board. Mr. Fields currently practices Workers’ Compensation defense on behalf of insurance companies, self-insured employers, and Third Party Administrators (TPAs). John excels in handling claims and cases with positive early outcomes. He is a frequent lecturer and presenter at industry seminars and in-house client training in Workers’ Compensation laws, best practices, and claim strategies. Mr. Fields became a shareholder of the firm in 2012.

Professional & Bar Association Membership:

  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of California Workers’ Compensation Section
  • California Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorney Association
  • Sacramento County Bar
  • Sacramento County Bar Workers’ Compensation Section


  • CSU Fullerton 1980
    • Bachelor of Arts in Biology
  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law 1985
    • Juris Doctor


  • DWC-approved arbitrator 2013