George J. Ashkar
GEORGE J. ASHKAR
After working a union job for a major airline for almost one decade, Mr. Ashkar decided to change career paths and chose the law. Mr. Ashkar attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where he received his Bachelor's Degree in Economics with an emphasis in Spanish. After, Mr. Ashkar attended Southwestern Law School where he graduated in the top 10% of his class. Mr. Ashkar received Cali Awards (top grade in the class) in four law school courses: Property, Contracts II, Constitutional Law I, and Business Associations. While in law school, Mr. Ashkar was a notes and comments editor for The Southwestern Journal of International Law, having his law journal article published at:
17 Sw. J. Int'l. Law 143 (2011). Furthermore, Mr. Ashkar served as extern for The Honorable Magistrate Judge Patrick J. Walsh, U.S. District Court, Central District of California, Western Division where he assisted Judge Walsh in drafting various habeas corpus decisions and social security disability (SSDI) decisions
Mr. Ashkar has defended insurance carriers and third-party administrators before the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board at two well-known defense firms prior to representing applicants for an applicant-side law firm. Then, Mr. Ashkar joined the prominent and acclaimed applicant-side law practice of Roland Law, PC where legendary attorney George P. Roland's 45 years of law practice experience is invaluable to clients and attorneys alike. Mr. Roland is a well-known State Bar of California Certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation Law. Mr. Ashkar is honored to collaborate with such an esteemed and upstanding colleague.
Mr. Ashkar is admitted to practice law before the Supreme Court of California in addition to admission to practice law before the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
Mr. Ashkar is a member of the California Applicants' Attorneys Association (CAAA), where he regularly participates in the many events held to advocate on behalf of injured workers throughout our great state of California