Desmond Nakamoto
Partner
Founded Nakamoto Chou LLP. Desmond Nakamoto has been recognized for his outstanding work and contributions in Workers’ Compensation by being named a “Southern California Super Lawyers-Rising Star” by Los Angeles Magazine.
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David Chou
Partner
David M. Chou has been a partner of Nakamoto | Chou LLP since 2009. David’s background in medical science has enhanced his ability to process and organize complex medical and legal concepts.
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Scott Aramaki
Partner
Scott has promoted an environment of teamwork with clients, and has continued to put forth the dedicated, hands-on attention to detail that meets the needs of our clients in the ever changing field of Workers Compensation.
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Ariel Favela
Partner
Ariel joined Nakamoto Chou because he believed that a boutique law firm mentality was a better fit for his approach to Workers’ Compensation case handling. His main goal is client communication, accessibility and case resolution …
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David Wu
Attorney
David shares Nakamoto | Chou LLP’s appreciation to align case handling with client objectives and achieve early resolution. David enjoys the opportunity to work on a myriad of cases and think outside of the box …
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Andrew Lam
Attorney
Andrew within his first two years of practicing workers compensation defense had taken several expedited hearings to full trials, regularly cross examined orthopedic doctors and filed several successful petitions for reconsideration.
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Susan Liu
Attorney
In November 2013, Susan joined Nakamoto Chou, LLP and provides aggressive and efficient claims defense to all types of companies which include third party administrators, self-insured employers, and insurance companies. Ms. Liu is fluent in Korean.
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Matthew A. Keces
Attorney
Matthew is an experienced practitioner in the workers’ compensation field and skilled in the defense of claims against third-party administrators, insurance carriers and self-insured employers, including claims for serious and willful misconduct and Labor Code Section 132(a) violations.
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Vahram Balumyan
Attorney
Vahram earned a Distinguished Public Service Certificate and was trained as a certified preparer in state and federal tax filings through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). He has been actively practicing law in the areas of personal injury, civil litigation, real estate transactions and Workers Compensation.
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Hanna Siddiqui
Attorney
Hanna began her career representing applicants in both Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability cases. After several years of acquiring valuable experience on the applicant’s side, Hanna joined Nakamoto | Chou bringing her constructive insight to the table.
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Duncan Cox
Attorney
Duncan Cox graduated from the University of La Verne in 2008 with a degree in Sociology. At La Verne, he played three NCAA sports: water polo, swimming, and tennis. In 2012, Duncan earned his Juris Doctorate from Whittier Law School. During law school, he interned with a personal injury firm and a sports representation firm.
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April Remigio
Attorney
Ms. Remigio received her JD from Western State University College of Law in 2011. While in law school, Ms. Remigio was the Vice President of the Student Bar Association and also served as an editor of the Law Review and the President of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association.
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