Richard is a shareholder of the firm. Mr. Weyuker has defended employers and carriers in Workers’ Compensation related matters since 1987. He specializes in Workers’ Compensation Defense and Subrogation. He has over 26 years of experience in Workers’ Compensation in public entity cases, appellate work, complex cases, and subrogation. He has lectured extensively and has served as an instructor for the State Bar of California, Continuing Education of the Bar, University of California Davis Occupational Medicine Symposium, Peace Officers’ Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.), PARMA, CSAC, PIWC, ACWA, VICA, and other organizations. He has also taught labor relations law at Sierra College and has experience in public sector labor relations and in general civil legal practice.

Professional & Bar Association Membership:

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


  • Oral Roberts University (1978)
    • Bachelor of Arts in History magna cum laude
  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (1983)
    • Juris Doctor (J.D.)

Past experience:

  • Instructor
    • Labor law – Sierra College 1986-1989
  • General Civil Practice 1986-1987


  • AV rating – Martindale-Hubbell since 2004
  • Certified Specialist – Worker’s Compensation since 1994
  • Super Lawyers from 2008 – 2012


  • Phillips v. SMUD (1998) 63 CCC 585
  • Sacramento County Office of Education v. WCAB (2000) 82 Cal App 4th 107
  • Fireman’s Fund v WCAB (2010) 181 CC App 4th 752
  • DWC Quarterly (Vol 2 Num 4) Spring 1998, “The Wilkinson Rule”

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