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Lyo Figueroa has been practicing law for over a decade. His goal has always been to strengthen his local neighborhoods through increasing access to legal representation.

The Figueroa Firm is not like other firms. Lyo genuinely cares about the community and cares about getting his clients the best outcome.

Every member of The Figueroa Firm has experience in the areas of workers’ compensation and personal injury law. We are a values-based firm that is genuinely dedicated to your health and your family’s well-being.

Our team members are bilingual and are here to help you from start to finish.

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The Figueroa Firm has a deep understanding of the legal, medical, and emotional needs of injury litigation.

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The Team

LYO FIGUEROA

Attorney

Lyo clerked for the Honorable William Monroe in Orange County Superior Court while attending Whittier Law School. After graduating in 2006 with honors, he specialized in civil litigation and employment law before opening up his own practice in 2010 to focus on workers’ compensation so that he could help hardworking people get what they deserved. Born and raised in Santa Ana, it is important for Lyo to be able to bring his smart, savvy, and caring approach back to the community and give a voice to those that are often unrecognized for their contribution to the workforce. Additionally, Lyo also practices personal injury and is proud to serve anyone who needs legal representation. He is a former President of the Orange County Hispanic Bar Association, an active member of the California Applicant’s Attorney Association, and was recognized as a Rising Star in 2019 Super Lawyers Magazine. Lyo loves to spend his spare time with his family and volunteers as a basketball and soccer coach in Irvine, California.

JEANNIE WONG

Hearing Representative, Juris Doctor

Jeannie entered the workers’ compensation arena in 1987 when she joined California’s largest workers’ compensation insurance company, State Compensation Insurance Fund. After gaining invaluable experience, she entered the med-legal industry where she served as a marketing liaison between applicant attorneys and physicians. She discovered that her heart was for the underdog and she went to law school at Chapman Law to finesse her skills. She joined the applicant side of workers’ compensation in 1998 and has never looked back, relishing the opportunity to advocate for the injured worker. In her spare time, she plays Texas hold’em and is an NBA aficionado.

JACQUELINE LEMUS

Assistant

Jacquie comes from a background of medical workers’ compensation. She has vast experience as a receptionist, medical biller, and patient coordinator. Her passion is to help injured workers understand their right and benefits, and make their process to recovery go as smoothly as possible. She is excited to join the Figueroa Firm to showcase her talents and continue helping others. She always has a ready smile and a willing personality to assist whenever and wherever she can. In her spare time, she enjoys being with her family and working on her side ventures of fitness and eating healthy.

CRISTINA GARCIA

Case Manager

Cristina has had a wealth of experience in workers’ compensation having started in the field in 2009. She has predominantly worked on the applicant/injured worker’s side and finds it especially rewarding because of the opportunity to help the Latino community. Since joining the Figueroa Firm in 2014, she has grown into her role as a case manager and is readily able to give her guidance to clients to make their case more understandable and less stressful. In her spare time, Cristina loves to explore new adventures with her daughter Sofia. She is a music and movie enthusiast.

RICHARD TALAVERA

Marketing Director

Richard graduated from The University of Nevada, Reno with a double major in Journalism and Psychology in May 2020. He has an extensive background in digital media and content creation, honing his skills since he was in High School. He understands the importance of digital presence in the modern world and how it can help share The Figueroa Firm’s services to the community. In his free time, Richard enjoys being in the outdoors, especially during the winter season so he can go snowboarding.

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