Jan D. Metheny, Esq.

Jan D. Metheny, managing attorney of the Anaheim office, obtained his Juris Doctor Degree from Whittier School of Law in 2001. In addition to the Juris Doctorate Degree, Mr. Metheny also has a Masters Degree in Education/Linguistics from Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania graduating Magna Cum Laude in 1995. Undergraduate work consists of a business degree from Marywood University, Magna Cum Laude, in 1994, and an Undergraduate Degree from Pacific Western University in communications in 1987.

Mr. Metheny began his career with the Public Defenders Office in Orange County as a clerk before moving into the field of workers’ compensation in 2002.

His previous work in criminal law, court appearances, and trials has proven invaluable for case development including all stages of discovery, witness interviewing, conducting depositions, and presenting the workers’ compensation cases at trial in a clear and coherent manner.

Mr. Metheny takes an aggressive and proactive approach to the handling of cases while overseeing each new case from beginning to settlement or trial. This proactive and aggressive approach has resulted in a number of “Take Nothings” at trial.

Mr. Metheny speaks fluent Japanese and has lived and worked abroad for many years. He became a Senior Partner with Bradford & Barthel in 2011.


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Executive Managing Partner, Attorney Training, Development & Procedures, Managing Attorney – Anaheim Office

Area of Practice
California Workers’ Compensation Insurance Defense

Office Location
222 South Harbor Boulevard, Suite 1000
Anaheim, California 92805
(714) 526-9120 (main)
(714) 526-9130 (fax)


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